Can ovarian cysts have hair, teeth and skin?

One of the most common types of ovarian cysts that we see in young women is the dermoid cyst. These cysts form from very...

What you should know about mammograms

Can a mammogram save my life? Mammograms -- X-ray pictures of the breasts -- are a valuable but imperfect tool for detecting breast cancer. The...
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Breast Cancer – Start here…

How does breast cancer occur? Breast cells become cancerous when they mutate and start to multiply at an abnormally fast pace, crowding out healthy tissue....

Common myths about breast cancer

What's the disease that women fear the most? The answer is most likely to be breast cancer. And if you ask them the disease...
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Could gestational diabetes be linked to autism?

Pregnancy-related diabetes may increase the risk a child will develop autism, new research suggests. The blood sugar disorder, known as gestational diabetes, was linked to...

The 3 most and least healthy vegetables for women

Women of all ages should be paying more attention to their daily intake of vegetables. As I have said in the past, I think...

Exhaustion and your pregnancy

I'm so tired now that I'm pregnant. Is this normal? It's normal to feel absolutely dog-tired during pregnancy. In fact, most women find they need...

New study suggests mother nature is balanced

Many scientists believe human conception produces more male than female embryos, with male embryos less likely to survive. But, a new study suggests that equal...

How does weight loss surgery affect pregnancy?

This past Sunday in the New York Times, there was a wonderful article written by an OB-GYN talking about all the difficulties and dangers...

Angelina Jolie’s new revelation a step forward for women’s health

In an op-ed piece in the New York Times, Angelina Jolie has once again impressed me with her courage in discussing the very personal...