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Lingering Baby Weight? Don’t Blame the Pregnancy

February 17, 2017. 10:00 AM EST. Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why By Kathleen Doheny
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‘Cooling Caps’ May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss

February 14, 2017 One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages

February 09, 2017 Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result

February 09, 2017 But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA

February 07, 2017 Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman’s Fertility?

February 07, 2017 It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey

February 07, 2017 Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control?

February 07, 2017 Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy

Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

February 06, 2017 Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

Obstetric Complications Tied to Slightly Upped Risk for Autism

February 03, 2017 Study suggests link, but one expert stressed that most complicated pregnancies result in babies without autism

2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility

February 03, 2017 Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk

February 02, 2017 Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don’t Get Life-Extending Therapy

February 02, 2017 Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Do Weekend Deliveries Pose Risks for Moms?

February 01, 2017 Women have slightly higher chances of complications if giving birth Saturday or Sunday, research suggests

Heart Risks May Boost Women’s Colon Cancer Risk, Too

February 01, 2017 This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women

February 01, 2017 Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause