| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:31 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Donating eggs does not appear to hurt a woman's chances of becoming pregnant in the years after the procedure, a small study from Belgium found.
Few other studies have looked at the effects of egg-harvesting procedures on...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:18 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women on birth control pills tend to have less painful menstrual periods than those not on the contraceptives, a new study finds.
Swedish researchers found that of 2,100 women followed from age 19 to 24, those on the...
| Jan 30, 2012
There is something surreal about a former champion bodybuilder lifting up her shirt to show you her abs in the middle of a coffee shop.
Sandra Bueckert is a 45-year-old mother of two and one of the best-known personal trainers in my hometown, and she...
| Mar 5, 2010
Kim Harper started a career before starting a family. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1990, she traveled, earned a law degree and began working as an attorney. When Harper married in 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, hoped a baby would...
| Jan 28, 2009
| 3:05 PM
Q: I'm a 15-year-old girl and I have had my period since I was about 11. But now I'm two months late. I have never been anywhere close to a guy, but my parents are convinced that I am pregnant and want me to go get checked out. I'm terrified of doctors...
| Apr 8, 2010
Egg donation programs offer hope to women who want to have babies, but whose ovaries don't produce enough healthy eggs to make conception possible, or whose biological offspring would risk being born with an inherited disease.
| Jan 30, 2007
Many women spend a lifetime trying to conceive a child; many spend a lifetime trying to avoid it. Learn about various methods of contraception and which is right for you. Discussions also include permanent sterilization.
Birth Control Options Over Age 40...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 1:22 PM
Join Suzanne Sullivan for an Endometriosis Awareness Walk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at New Quarter Park in York County, Saturday, March 27. She''ll be joined by 100-plus fellow sufferers with whom she has formed an online support group, "endosisters," on...
| Jan 14, 2008
The adage "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" doesn't always apply to distance runners.
Promising running careers can be interrupted or cut short -- and training goals derailed -- by overuse injuries known as stress fractures. Repeated pounding...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 8:39 PM
Sheldon J. Segal, who led the team that developed Norplant, Jadelle, Mirena and other long-lasting contraceptive agents that are used by more than 120 million women around the world and who promoted the idea that women did not have to have monthly...
| Oct 28, 2009
Q: I'm a 39-year-old female. In the last three to four months, I've been experiencing changes in my menstrual cycle marked by excessive bleeding and clotting. My gynecologist has suggested cryoablation of the uterus. Are there alternatives or is this...
| Dec 14, 2009
The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health -- if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...