Cancer and Bone Health: Important Questions for Women

Cancer and Bone Health: Important Questions for Women

DXA Scanner. Photo courtesy of Northwestern Medicine’s Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center For women facing a cancer diagnosis, there are…

Heart disease is a woman’s disease

Heart disease is a woman’s disease

Environmental Nutrition In the U.S., 1 in 4 women will die from heart disease — almost half a million deaths…

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Who do you picture when you think of a typical heart disease patient? Most people think of an older, overweight…

Beating the Biological Clock

Beating the Biological Clock

Eggs without an expiration date offer women fertile hopes Starting at age 30, women may hear their biological clock ticking.…

Why Do Women Sleep Worse Than Men?

Why Do Women Sleep Worse Than Men?

By Kevin Sterne You lie in bed staring at the clock, trying not to count the hours until the alarm…

What Doctors Know: The leading cause of female infertility

What Doctors Know: The leading cause of female infertility

By Bonnie Ward, UC San Diego Health As women, we’re used to hearing jokes about our fluctuating hormones causing problems.…

When Everything Hurts

When Everything Hurts

Diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia are often elusive By Nancy Maes Diagnosing this disease isn’t easy. It usually takes years, following…

Institute of Women Today Maintains 40-Year Focus on Social Health

Institute of Women Today Maintains 40-Year Focus on Social Health

Photo courtesy of the Institute of Women Today By Megy Karydes When the Institute of Women Today (IWT) started in…