| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:57 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series on menopausal hormone care.
The following is a hypothetical but typical scenario.
Leann is a 50-year-old woman whose menstrual periods have stopped. She is gaining weight, flashing all night...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who exercise moderately may be less likely than their inactive peers to develop breast cancer after menopause, a study published Monday suggests.
Researchers found that of more than 3,000 women with and without breast...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:49 PM
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Hollye Jacobs felt like she lost her health, her breasts and her mind. But when she finished with radiation and started settling in at home, she was hit with another loss: She missed having treatment.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:52 PM
After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:56 PM
When Sarah Lisle was diagnosed with breast cancer at 25, she didn't remember anyone cautioning her about how treatment might affect her fertility. And children were nowhere on her radar; unmarried and poised to go to graduate school, Lisle just wanted...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Now this is the kind of research we like hearing about. Drink up because it’s good for your bones. But sorry guys, this one's just for the ladies.
A study published in the journal Menopause says moderate doses of alcohol keeps women`s bones...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Editor's note: This is the last in a three-part series on menopausal hormones.
Put simply, bioidentical is a marketing term, first introduced into contemporary parlance by celebrities endorsing products.
The medical community has embraced this...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Q: For about six years, my wife and I have not had sex. We've talked about it, and she says she has no interest anymore. I've tried different things, like role-playing, and even have tried to touch her very gently, but that won't work. We've been...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The next show at the Royal George Theatre mainstage will be "Motherhood the Musical," a carefully targeted commercial show with mothers of all stripes in its marketing sights. "We have high hopes for a nice long stay in Chicago," said producer Alan Glist,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Some days it's all you can do to not eat the whole chocolate cake, covered with chocolate ice cream and slathered with chocolate syrup.
I had my annual visit to my doctor so she could write me an order to get my annual mammogram. She said the bone...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The study could be misleading.
That’s the concern of Melanie Manary, a doctor with the Bone Health Center at Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan in Petoskey.
Manary is referring to a recent study reported in the New England Journal of...