Women's Health

Cutting-edge stories about innovations in women’s health. Women’s Health editor, Anna Villarreal, can be contacted at info@annavillahealth.com.

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A Supermom’s Guide to Managing Stress

Being a working mother and being stress-free don’t have to be mutually exclusive if you address the factors that contribute to your stress head-on.
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The Best Ways to Pay for Fertility Treatments in the U.S.

There are a number of paths for alternative funding for your IVF cycle or other fertility treatments. Here are the best options.
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Discovery May Lead to New Fertility Treatments

A new study from the University of Montreal found that abnormal segregation of chromosomes in eggs from old mice is an important cause of age-related infertility.
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Why It’s Essential for Women to Care for Their Eyes

April is Women's Eye Health Month. Here are some tips for awareness, prevention, and screening of common ocular issues in women.
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Why Screening 3-D Mammograms Should Be a Covered Benefit

A new screening technology for breast cancer, 3-D mammograms, improves early cancer detection and reduces false positives. However, many insurers are denying coverage for this test even though it is only slightly more expensive than traditional mammography.

These Popular Cosmetic Procedures Aren’t as Safe as You Think

Fast results of a thinner, tighter, younger look within an hour are very alluring, but how many of these miracle procedures actually do what they claim to?
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4 Critical Numbers All Women Need to Know for a Healthy Heart

By knowing your numbers, you can take control of your heart health and treat risk factors with lifestyle changes and your healthcare provider's help.
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6 Metabolic Benefits of Strength Training For Women

Modern approaches to strength training tailored for women can result in significant metabolic benefits without bulking you up. Here's the evidence.

How to Minimize the Risk of ASD During Your Pregnancy

Although the exact cause of autism is unknown, there are some things you can do that might minimize the risk of your child being born with ASD.

Did You Know That Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships Too?

Did you know that many of sexual assaults occur in the context of a romantic relationship (husband and wife, partners, or dating)? Here are some questions to ask to see if you are experiencing abuse.

Domestic Violence is Harmful to Your Health

Domestic violence is a serious threat to health even in the absence of physical injuries. It affects huge numbers of women and men around the world. Here are proven steps to help you cope and improve your health.

Why Maternal Mortality is Rising in the United States

Despite a 44% decline in global maternal mortality since 1990, the rate of women dying from complications during and after pregnancy or childbirth is rising in the U.S.

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