Heart disease has long been viewed as a male issue, but in reality, it is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Despite increases in awareness over the past
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When it comes to health, gender plays a role in how certain conditions or diseases affect us. Doctors don’t always know why one sex may be more prone to a disease than another, but the
You may have a sudden, severe headache, feel weak or numb on one side of your face or body, have trouble speaking or understanding, or experience confusion and/or difficulty with your vision or motor coordination.
While there are some people who seem to take everything that life throws at them in stride, the rest of us struggle with feelings of uncertainty, worry and fear of the unknown from time to
Chances are, you know a woman affected by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart and can cause a heart attack.
Birth control has come a long way since 1960 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA approved “the pill” to provide a more practical and effective alternative to the contraceptives used at the time. Since
The term “robotic surgery” can be frightening. There are so many questions surrounding the emerging technology and its efficacy and safety. However, robotic surgery is paving the way for less invasive options when it comes
It’s no secret depression is a major issue among Americans, affecting children, teenagers and adults of every age, race and income level. Depression was long seen as something to keep in the dark but has
Women are capable of amazing things, from giving birth to running marathons and everything in between. When our bodies start to behave differently, don’t cooperate as they used to or show signs of disease, it