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Pregnancy is the first time many women may experience heartburn. Heartburn is one of the most very common complaints during pregnancy.
Winter is still going strong despite the fact that it's already March. Continued cold weather means more dryness, cracking and irritation to our skin.
I was listening to NPR this week and heard the announcer talking about a big medical news story that pricked up my ears.
Is there really a “middle child syndrome”? Does birth order really make all that difference? Are middle children really, truly neglected and forgotten compared to older or younger siblings?
Sibling rivalry is what happens when feelings of jealousy and competition erupts between brothers and sisters, often leading to fights and arguments.
When I watch the Olympics I am always amazed at how fit the competitors have to be just to get there, whether they win a medal or not. I don’t excel at any of those sports.
If this frigid, bleak winter has you longing to jet off to a tropical island to reap the benefits from a coconut, you may have to go no further than your local grocery store.
As we wrap up February it is important to remember to take care of our hearts year-round. February is American Heart Month, where awareness is heightened around cardiovascular disease.
The five main gynecological cancers are cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar.
Women learn to hide their problems and shortcomings at a young age, so it comes as no surprise that many women are so skilled at concealing their struggles with eating disorders.
A new study which included more than 38,000 people from 10 different countries found that children delivered via Cesarean section may have an increased risk of being obese later in life.
Nerve pain can be caused by inflammation or damage to the nerve either from chronic conditions like diabetes or damage from an infection, injury or surgery.
If you have diabetes, you may be at higher risk of a stomach disorder known as gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying.
In honor of American Heart Month, CEO of the American Heart Association Nancy Brown reflected on the past half century of U.S. awareness-raising for heart health.
Cholesterol. Does the word scare you? It strikes fear into many of my patients when I bring it up. When too much cholesterol is in the bloodstream we need to be concerned about our heart ...
UCLA researchers may be one step closer to finding a cure for a fast-growing and deadly blood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that affects infants, children, and more rarely, ...
Antioxidants have been long thought of as having a protective effect against cancerous tumors.
As the all-female rap group Salt-N-Pepa said, “Everybody has sex.
I have noticed an increased volume of Facebook postings by friends lamenting about being awake at 3 a.m. and unable to go back to sleep.
What is FLC Syndrome? Chances are you have it.
Vitamin K comes mainly from leafy green vegetables and from the good bacteria in our intestines. However at birth, a baby has very little vitamin K in its intestines.
Some beauty products on the market offer some rather amazing claims. How are we to know which ones are truly classified as drugs or are just considered cosmetics?
During the Sochi Olympics, 29-year-old Julia Mancuso walked away on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 with a bronze medal in the women's super-combined which couples the times of a downhill run and ...
The partnership of Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams gave the bobsled Olympic event at Sochi their all. It wasn't enough to win the gold. They missed the mark for that by only 10/100ths ...
Experts agree that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing is essential in stopping the spread of the disease.
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!