Women's Health

Women's Health

A glass-walled office offers no privacy when you’re hunched over a trash can with a nosebleed. So says Michelle Cecil,...Read More
As many as 2 million American women have bleeding disorders and do not know it, according to the Office on...Read More
Although they outnumber people with hemophilia by a large margin, those with von Willebrand disease (VWD) feel practically invisible at...Read More
The number one cause of hospitalizations for women is not breast cancer, stroke or heart attack—it’s fractures caused by osteoporosis....Read More
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is replacing its previous A-X system of rating the risk of prescription drugs...Read More
For six months during 2014, representatives of 14 NHF chapters from across the country gathered virtually once a month to...Read More
Pregnant women, young children, women with heavy periods and people with bleeding disorders have at least one thing in common—they...Read More
Kari Peepe, 35, has platelet storage pool disorder and laughingly describes herself as a bit of a klutz. This Rohnert...Read More
Women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they are to be diagnosed with breast...Read More
When it comes to music and movement, everyone has an innate rhythm. The pulse of reggae, the gliding feel of...Read More
In April 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the cobas human papillomavirus (HPV) test as a stand-alone...Read More
Although men and women both experience strokes, an interruption of blood flow to the brain, their symptoms can vary. That’s...Read More
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