Maryland Wins $3.6M To Address Opioid Abuse During PregnancyMaryland's Health Department has received $3.6 million in federal funding to address opioid use among pregnant and new mothers.
Air Pollution Particles May Reach Fetuses In Womb, Study FindsNew evidence has been found that air pollution can breach a mother's placenta and potentially reach fetuses in the womb, raising the possibility of future health problems.
1 In 16 US Women's First Experience With Sexual Intercourse Was Rape, Study SaysMore than 3.3 million American women ages 18 to 44 were raped the first time they had sexual intercourse, according to a new study, and "all demographic groups reported substantial roles of forced sexual initiation."
Morning People May Have A Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer, Says StudySleep traits could be a risk factor for breast cancer, new research suggests. Women who said they preferred to get out of bed early were found to have a lower risk of breast cancer than those who stay up late.
Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women’s Hearts. Here’s What To Do.Even with supportive spouses, many women still find themselves helping the kids with homework and cleaning up household messes, often while scrambling to make dinner after a 10-hour work day filled with deadlines and challenging colleagues.
Just 4,400 Steps A Day Tied To Women Living Longer, Study SaysWomen whose step counters reached 4,400 each day had a 41% lower rate of death than women who took 1,700 fewer steps each day, a new study of older women found.
Just 4,400 Steps A Day Tied To Women Living Longer, Study SaysWe've all heard the advice to take 10,000 steps a day, but is that precise number really necessary to reap health rewards?
Maryland Among States Suing Federal Government Over Rule Allowing Clinicians To Refuse AbortionsNearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.
3 In 5 Pregnancy-Related Deaths In US Are Preventable, Report SaysPregnancy-related deaths can happen up to a year after birth and are preventable in the majority of cases, according to a new report.
How a Woman’s Heart Attack May Differ from a Man’sHeart disease is the number one killer of Americans, and it kills more women than all cancers combined. Surprised?
US Experts Revisit Breast Implant Safety After New ConcernsU.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in an ongoing debate about their potential health effects.