| Jun 21, 2010
Density. It's a less obvious feature of the female breast than, say, size. But at least when it comes to good health, it's probably more important.
In fact, it just might be the greatest cancer risk you've never heard of.
Study after study has found...
| Sep 10, 2010
You can't do much about those deposits of fat and waste products that dimple the skin on your thighs and buttocks, but you can do something. Here's what:
Lose extra pounds. Yes, thin people can get cellulite. But extra fat in the body tends to increase...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:33 PM
When it's hot and humid outside (even at 8 in the morning, ugh!), the last thing you want is a heavy breakfast like oatmeal or to heat up the skillet for eggs. You could go the cold cereal route — and believe me, I love cereal — but if oat...
| Jun 18, 2010
When a woman stops making estrogen, her body notices. Hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, foggy thinking — all can be part of the menopausal package.
At first blush, the solution seems obvious: Take extra hormones, and the symptoms of menopause...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 4:37 AM
Characters were pairing up in this episode, titled âTequila Sunrise,â faster than hormone-addled teens at a school dance. Drama and John Stamos tested their on-screen brotherhood, while Turtle and Alex went south of the border to continue their w...
| May 7, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm wondering if I have hypothyroidism. My thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is normal, but my free thyroxine is on the low end of the normal range. My doctor recommends I take a small dosage of a synthetic thyroid hormone. Do I need...
| Jul 27, 2010
Simple shortcuts that will help slim you down from "Look Better Naked!" by the editor of Women's Health:
1. Eat Dessert: A small amount can signal that the meal is over. A piece of high-quality chocolate is a good choice.
2. Get a Mustache: Consuming 1,...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 4:35 PM
According to a poll published earlier this year by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, seven in 10 pregnancies in the 18-to-29-year-old age group are unintended, and men and women in their 20s have among the highest rates of...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:35 AM
We watched “Knocked Up” again last night. I'm pretty sure I've seen it 27 times before, yet I still could relate to every childbearing freakout: the shock, the weight gain, the hormonal bawling over everything from doctor's appointments to...
| Aug 23, 2010
As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation.
With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 5:13 PM
This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details.
African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...