Women's Health

Women's Health

For six months during 2014, representatives of 14 NHF chapters from across the country gathered virtually once a month to...
Pregnant women, young children, women with heavy periods and people with bleeding disorders have at least one thing in common—they...
Kari Peepe, 35, has platelet storage pool disorder and laughingly describes herself as a bit of a klutz. This Rohnert...
Women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they are to be diagnosed with breast...
When it comes to music and movement, everyone has an innate rhythm. The pulse of reggae, the gliding feel of...
In April 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the cobas human papillomavirus (HPV) test as a stand-alone...
Although men and women both experience strokes, an interruption of blood flow to the brain, their symptoms can vary. That’s...
Few medical conditions mirror the pain of a burst appendix. But women with a ruptured ovarian cyst say it comes...
Heating pad. Salt and vinegar potato chips. TV remote control. These creature comforts help many women get through that time...
Many women with bleeding disorders deal with pain, and it’s not easy to handle. Heather Mary Doherty, 47, knows that...
Susan Willats, 55, grew up seeing her older brother struggle with severe hemophilia A. “It was before home treatment,” says...
Sarah Watson, MA, a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC), was 12 years old when her paternal grandfather passed away. She...
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