Health News

Tick Tock, Fertility Game Locked
A woman's biological clock ticks on its own accord with some ladies aging more quickly than others. Before, guessing how long one remains fertile has been just that: a guess.
Low Vitamin D and Early Puberty
Having low levels of vitamin D has been associated with a host of health problems. Researchers now believe this deficiency could have a life-long impact on girls.
Declining Neighborhoods - Declining Minds
Older women are affected by the environment in which they live. New research suggests that the socioeconomic status of their neighborhoods can have an impact on their mental vitality.
Staying Alive and Fighting Back
Rape, sexual assault, and violence can happen to anyone, especially women. The aftermath of being attacked can be detrimental to the victim's health - more specifically mental health.
Avoiding Sudden Cardiac Death
At one time sudden cardiac death was viewed as rather random, but now new risk factors are regularly identified. One group that is at a higher risk is postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease.
Heart Disease Costly for Women
Some health conditions are considerably costlier to treat than others. When it comes to women, one of the big ones leads the pack -- heart disease.
Cranberries vs. Antibiotics
Botanical verses pharmaceutical. When it comes to urinary tract infections, women have to weigh the risks and benefits of both to find the remedy that's right for them.
New Mammogaphy Guidelines
Mammography guidelines have changed over the past several years regarding when to start and how often to  have the screenings. Now there's been yet another change in mammography guidelines.
New Dosing for Extra Strength Tylenol
McNeil Consumer Healthcare is lowering the maximum dosage of its Extra Strength Tylenol, which contains acetaminophen. The daily maximum dose is being lowered from 4,000 to 3,000 mg per day.
Natural PMS Relief
If you're a woman, you know those days before the flow can be difficult, even hellish, for you - and those around you. Do not despair, nature has a remedy that's now clinically proven to work.