Pennsylvania's Independent Regulatory Review Commission adopted regulations that will require hospitals in the state to provide access to emergency contraception to rape survivors.
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Women's health care in the U.S. is unsatisfactory overall and there are racial disparities for certain benchmarks.
In their quest to find out why women are at greater risk of tearing knee ligaments than men.
Women in their 40s should be encouraged to decide whether breast screening is right for them, rather than being told what to do.
Pennsylvania House bill would require hospitals in the state to provide access to emergency contraception to rape survivors.
Health Canada is advising Canadians, especially pregnant and breastfeeding women, not to use Calabash chalk because of the potential health risk due to high levels of lead.
Men are about 2-3 times more likely than women to receive an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for the prevention of sudden cardiac death.
Due to Sophie Currier's case USMLE offers circumstances that affect women who wish to express milk during USMLE Exam. Women may express milk during the 45 minutes for break time. If examinees complete the tutorial or examination blocks in less than the allotted time, they can add that time to their break time.
Female genital cutting has become a ferocious focus of debate in Egypt.
Endometriosis is a progressive and debilitating disease, impacting the lives of an estimated 5.5 million women and teenage girls in the U.S.
Only a few women care about protecting issues supported by Democratic presidential candidates, such as abortion rights and violence against women.
German, Cameroonian organizations have launched a campaign warning that the practice of "breast ironing" can stunt girls' natural development
Women who have dementia start losing weight at least 10 years before the disease is diagnosed.
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics last week released the Uganda Demographic Health Survey 2006, which found an increase in contraceptive use and the percentage of pregnant women who undergo childbirth at a health facility but also that many women do not receive prenatal or postnatal care, Uganda's New Vision reports.
Women who undergo medical abortions with the pills mifepristone and misoprostol have no greater risk of experiencing a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage in future pregnancies.
Metropolitan Police launched a campaign that aims to eradicate female genital cutting in the United Kingdom.
Recent news of state and local actions on women's health-related issues in Florida, Ohio and Delaware.
Number of abortions reported in England and Wales in 2006 increased 4% from 186,400 in 2005 to 193,700 last year
New study shows that younger postmenopausal women who take estrogen-alone hormone therapy have significantly less buildup of calcium plaque in their arteries compared to their peers who did not take hormone therapy.
At least one-third of all women (about 35 million) will be treated for a pelvic health condition by the age of 60, with the onset of these conditions highest among Baby Boomers.
Menstrual cups were developed in the 1930s and went on commercial sale at around the same time as the first tampon. Menstrual cups and washable sanitary towels really began to gain popularity during the 1980s as women began searching for eco-friendly (and cheaper) alternatives to disposable products.
County health officials released the first ever report, Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Insurance Status.
A noninvasive ultrasound procedure effectively shrinks uterine fibroids and significantly relieves fibroid-related symptoms in women.
The South Dakota Department of Health is concerned that many older women are not getting important medical screenings that can have an impact on their lives well into later life.