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Hormones are chemical messengers secreted by a cell or gland. These messengers are sent out ...
Hormones are chemical messengers secreted by a cell or gland. These messengers are sent out from one part of the body to affect cells in other parts, according to About.com.
For women heading into their 50s, the thought of aging can bring some uncomfortable and conflicting emotions to the surface.
The media is abuzz this week with the news that megastar Angelina Jolie underwent a prophylactic double mastectomy after learning she tested positive for the BRCA gene mutation.
It is estimated that 1.3 million Americans are affected by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an inflammatory form of arthritis. Of that number, 75 percent are women.
The introduction of the new laborist program at Saint John’s Health Center played a crucial part in the decision by Peter Weiss, MD, and the three physician-partners in his busy Beverly Hills ...
Skilled clinicians, leading-edge technology and TLC make a difference
Not only was Susan having her second baby just 10 months after her first, but she was going into labor more than two months ...
Women are still being dealt with by many of the same standards and methods as men are, but more and more we're seeing that this isn't working for women.
If you like to eat junk food, you may want to add fish oil to your diet. Researchers at the University of Liverpool gathered data from more than180 studies to reach that conclusion.
On Mother’s Day I sat and reflected on all the fabulous women that have raised me up into adulthood.
Spinach is low in calories and full of essential nutrients that our bodies need.
Angelina Jolie made headlines and shocked many as she announced that she had made the decision to have a preventive double mastectomy.
You’ve tried dietary supplements, relaxation techniques, exercise — even warm milk, but you can’t fall or stay asleep.
You’re not alone.
Twenty years ago, there were almost no cases of diagnosed bipolar disorder in children. Now, some estimates say almost 3 percent of all adolescents are living with this mental health ...
Depression and anxiety can affect anyone, and the elderly are no exception.
I remember the first time I sat down to read about the symptoms and effects of menopause.
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, “arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States.” It is estimated that one out of ever
Sunscreen guidelines were finally revised for 2012 by the FDA to reflect changes that have been in progress for over 20 years.
Sunday was Mother’s Day and many were celebrating with cards, calls, flowers and brunch to honor the women in their lives.
We all love the summer. But during the season that we spend more time outdoors, it is important to take extra precautions when it comes to our skin.
If you’ve ever had a hot flash, you know they are no fun. I found out the hard way at age 42 after my complete hysterectomy.
An intrauterine device (IUD) is a T-shaped piece of plastic about the size of a quarter placed inside the uterus by a doctor to prevent pregnancy, according to KidsHealth.org.
Mother's Day comes every May and brings with it loads of handmade cards, last minute flower deliveries, and often a breakfast in bed.
When it comes to sunscreen, many of us grab the nearest bottle and slather it on before hitting the beach.
National Women’s Health Week is coming up May 12-18, 2013 and it’s an important reminder for women to take their mental and physical health seriously, not just for this one week, but for ...
There is no question we are an aging population, with baby boomers making up nearly one-third of our numbers. They have long held the reputation of a generation that takes control of ...
EmpowHER Founder & Chairman Michelle King Robson shares her own personal health story and explains why women need to advocate for their own health and wellness!