If you are a woman 40 years or older, we want to ask you some questions about mammograms so we can better understand how you’re feeling about this medical test.
Flu season is winding down, but it's not over. Learn how to lessen your flu risk and how to feel better if you get the flu.
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If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.
Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.
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Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.
Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.
When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.
Unpaid care from a family caregiver is what makes home care work for most families but caregivers rarely get sufficient respect and support for their efforts.
Men and women experience pain differently, and women may be treated for pain differently than men. Here are some ways you can manage your pain.
Older women who get even light exercise, like a daily walk, may lower their risk of suffering a broken hip, a large study suggests.
Susan fell while roller skating with grandson, which caused a bone in her spine to collapse. Read her story.
When will you go through menopause after a hysterectomy and how will you know it? It depends on the type of hysterectomy.
About 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with primary liver cancer each year. Here’s what you need to know.
You can't change your gender, age or genes, but there are lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your breast cancer risk.
Women who enter menopause between ages 40 and 44 are 40 percent more likely to have a heart condition. Learn more about this and other health headlines.
For many people, going to a doctor's office for even a routine examination is enough to spike anxiety. To get more out of your visits, consider taking someone with you.
If you find yourself frequently fighting midday fatigue, the solution may surprise you. How about a leisurely walk to energize you?
Lack of desire and vaginal dryness are often given as the reason sex declines for women after menopause. But a new study finds many more reasons.
World Menopause Day means creating a new mental health mindset as part of your women’s health goal.
Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.
As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.
You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.
Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.
Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.
Falls can be more serious as we get older, so take steps to improve your balance and remove causes of falls from your home.
Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.
Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.
A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds.
Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.
Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.
Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.