Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich announced an expansion of the Illinois Healthy Women program to cover 45,000 more women each year.
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Trial comparing two traditional operations for stress urinary incontinence in women, a team of urologists and urogynecologists has found that a sling procedure helps more women achieve dryness than the Burch technique.
Governor John Hoeven has proclaimed May 13 through 19, 2007, as Women's Health Week in North Dakota.
The Florida Department of Health joins health professionals around the state in celebrating women's health during the month of May.
Menstrual suppression has been recommended for medical conditions such as endometriosis, but it is also being proposed as a lifestyle choice for women who dislike menstruation or find it inconvenient.
Women in Utah have largely ignored preventive care as evidenced by rankings released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A new survey reveals that 80 percent of women have never heard about "pelvic organ prolapse," even though one out of every 2 women who has given birth vaginally is at risk - more so with multiple births.
Recommendations for regular self-weighing appear to be equally beneficial for adults regardless of their depression status.
Neither induced abortion nor spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) appears to be associated with breast cancer risk in premenopausal women
University of Michigan searchers explore possible use of diabetes medication to treat endometriosis in women.
Women focus on short-term concerns prior to pelvic surgery, not lasting complications.
The Allegheny County Health Department now offers the HPV vaccine, which is highly effective in preventing Human Papillomavirus infections that cause most cervical cancers.
Women who take low to moderate doses of aspirin have a reduced risk of death from any cause, and especially heart disease related deaths.
Some womens' behaviors such as anger, hostility and aggression may be genetic, rooted in variations in a serotonin receptor gene.
A robotic hysterectomy performed by Karen Fish, M.D. and Dan Pesch, M.D., using the da Vinci Surgical System at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
Saint Josephs Hospital announced the launch of its Women's Health Initiative with the Heart Center for Women.
Raising awareness of the importance of breast screening during International Women's Week 4 -11 March.
The Changing Face of Women's Health, an interactive exhibit, has returned to Atlanta.
Update gives definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements.
It is only through achieving fuller participation that we can help to promote the issues facing women, particularly those from Minority Ethnic communities.
A project to improve the health of women and children in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea continues into its second year.
Nutrition information and food assistance to pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to five years of age.
Most cervical cancer deaths can be prevented if women receive regular health care check ups.
Group study shows that costs and utilization remain high for women for years following intimate partner violence.