Women's Health
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Posted July 21, 2014 FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study involving data on more than 1 million women finds the HPV test outperforming the standard Pap test in assessing cervical cancer risk.  ...
Women Fall Short on Folic Acid
Taking a folic acid pill a day - a simple measure to prevent severe birth defects - is under-promoted in the media, under-recommended by health-care providers, and under-used by women of childbearing age, according to a  ...
Are You Tired or Toxic?
Are You Tired or  ...
Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Posted August 16, 2014 FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brisk walking and other forms of exercise reduce a black woman's risk of breast cancer, U.S. researchers report. They followed more than 44,000  ...
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