Much back pain in pregnancy is related to the strain on your back from the weight of your growing baby. Using proper posture can help prevent and even relieve some of the pain.
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Hemorrhoids and varicose veins might seem to be two different, unrelated problems, but they are actually quite similar. And, many women, especially those in the third trimester of pregnancy, have them.
Pandemic Brought Big Drop in Breast Cancer Screening in Older, Low-Income Women TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many parts of the United States saw a significant drop in breast cancer screening of older low-income women during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. The analysis of data from 32 community health centers that serve […]
HRT Could Raise Odds for Asthma TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Millions of women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease their transition through menopause may be unknowingly upping their risk for asthma. The concern follows a study that spent more than two decades tracking a potential link between HRT and late-onset […]
Acne Can Take Big Emotional Toll on Women MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Acne is more than skin deep. This is the overarching message of a new study that looked at the mental and psychological toll that acne can take on adult women. “Some felt that their acne made them appear less professional […]
Screening Often Misses Endometrial Cancer in Black Women TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A noninvasive method of screening for endometrial cancer often fails to detect signs of it in Black women, a new study says. The findings raise questions about the use of transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) to determine the need for a biopsy […]