Women are twice as likely to contract HIV than men. In honor of World AIDS Day on December 1, we want to share these facts about how HIV affects women. Learn more about why you should protect yourself.
Cancer is a word that causes a host of bad emotions and feelings. Getting diagnosed with breast cancer may feel scary, but you have several reasons to maintain hope. Here are some encouraging facts about breast cancer treatments and more.
Abnormal bleeding is a relatively common problem for women, but it always warrants further exploration. Learn more about the possible causes of abnormal bleeding and when you may need medical treatment.
If you’re looking for contraceptive alternatives, you might wonder if the female condom is a viable option. Learn more about the effectiveness of female condoms and if this form of contraceptive is right for you.
Over 1 in 6 people have Herpes, making it a very common sexually transmitted infection, or STI. It can flare up periodically, causing problems. Learn more about how to manage when your herpes flares up.
Giving birth in a strange place can be bewildering and even frightening. When you give birth in the U.S., your child is automatically granted American citizenship. But there are some things you need to know, especially about the costs.
Getting a mammogram is an important screening tool for breast cancer. You don’t need to be nervous about it. Learn more about these five encouraging facts about mammograms and why you should not neglect this exam.
Getting a sexually transmitted disease (STD) is a potential risk of being sexually active, and certain behaviors can make it more likely you could contract an infection. Learn more about who needs to be tested for STDs.
Your cervical health is important to monitor because changes to your cervix can indicate signs of cervical cancer. Fortunately, this is often preventable, so taking the right precautions can protect you.
Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer that affects women. When detected early, the outcomes are usually very good. Learn more about breast cancer from our expert OB/GYN.
Experts say breastfeeding is the healthiest choice for babies, but there are some instances in which it might not be right for you and your baby. Learn more about the pros and cons of making this very personal decision.
Breast cancer can be a serious risk to your health, but early detection through mammograms can detect cancer before it becomes life-threatening. If you’re wondering when to get your first mammogram, here’s what you need to know.
You’ve heard that Kegel exercises strengthen your pelvic floor and the muscles that have weakened due to aging or pregnancy. But these moves aren’t always easy to do on your own. The assistance of a machine makes Kegels simple and effective.
If you aren’t one of the few lucky women who sail smoothly and symptom-free through menopause, you may find yourself wondering how you can put an end to the insufferable hot flashes and restless nights. Hormone replacement therapy can help.
Pregnancy is an exciting time but can be stressful for women who are deemed “high risk.” Some pregnancies start out as high risk; others develop during the course of the nine months. Find out what is considered high risk and how you can prevent it.
If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for a while to no avail, you may be wondering if it’s finally time to seek help. Learn what you should do before you see a doctor, and when to hand it over to a specialist.
Pregnancy is a time in your life when it’s important (and healthy) to gain weight. But how much should you gain? When should you gain it? And what should you eat? Find out what to expect when it comes to pregnancy weight gain.
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.