| Jun 1, 2013
Author and activist Eve Ensler, creator of "The Vagina Monologues," is a survivor of sexual abuse and uterine cancer who has spent years working for women's rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her new memoir, "In the Body of the World," details...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:28 PM
A sampling of how it works for a rock 'n' roll band in middle age:
The bass player and drummer drive in for rehearsal from the suburbs where one of them is an interfaith counselor and the other, for a time, operated a fresh-bread franchise.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Faced with a family history of breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, and a high likelihood that she might get one or more of the cancers, Amy Byer Shainman underwent a preventive double mastectomy with reconstruction surgery and a hysterectomy.
| Feb 17, 2012
Laurie Linke is due for a screening mammogram, but she might not get one anytime soon. After filling out forms that qualified her for a state program for uninsured women, she was placed on a waiting list.
Linke was counting on getting a free mammogram...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 5:08 PM
Soon after Valerie Berry was diagnosed with breast cancer, her thoughts turned to money.
Even with private health insurance covering 80 percent of her costs, the bills soon stacked up. Her out-of-pocket share for the first three months of treatment added...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor.
Like many women, though, she...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Q: I've been battling a common cold this week. One night, in desperation, I coated the soles of my feet with Vicks, and the cough subsided. I have no idea how that could work, but I don't care. I slept!
A: We are as mystified as you are about this...
| May 27, 2012
| 6:02 PM
(Reuters) - Cancer treatment can sometimes lead to infertility, but young women are far less likely than young men to be informed of this, according to a Swedish study.
Findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that of nearly 500...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Steve Lopez: There's no way to predict when or if California will offer what's known in Oregon and Washington as Death with Dignity, or physician-assisted aid in dying, but I'll keep you posted on a case in New Mexico that could have implications here....
| Oct 9, 2010
| 9:08 AM
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| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:44 AM
CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease.
Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:10 PM
TV host Mayte Prida, a Miami transplant from Mexico City, survived four bouts of cancer. For her first cancer diagnosis, third-stage breast cancer, she had no medical insurance. Her father gave her the money to get a second opinion, during which a...