Women's Health
It’s A Problem
Obesity is on the rise. Or bulge. Whatever. Look at these stats:
  • In 1962 only 13% of the population had too much fat, then
  • In 1994 over 30% of us weighed in heavy, and
  • In 2030 about 42% of us  ...
Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives
Posted August 1, 2016 WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women whose periods begin later and who experience menopause later in life are more likely to live to be 90, new research suggests. "Our  ...
A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk
Posted September 10, 2016 WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Excess weight may put women at increased risk for the most common form of stroke, but at lower risk for a less common stroke type, new  ...
Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study
Posted August 4, 2015 By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attacks take more years from the expected life spans of women and blacks than from white males, a new  ...
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