| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:19 PM
A Russian lawmaker has asked parliament to give women two days paid leave a month when they menstruate, a move that has irked rights activists worried over creeping conservatism since Vladimir Putin resumed the presidency.
Mikhail Degtyaryov, a member of...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
You may be used to seeing me behind the anchor desk on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
But for last few months, a lot of my time has been spent at the Blue Ridge Cancer Care.
I have ovarian cancer. I was diagnosed right before Christmas.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women trying to get pregnant, moderate exercise is tied to more success, according to a new study. However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive....
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Rush Limbaugh is an attention-hogging, obnoxious and ignorant loud mouth ("Rush to judgment on birth control," March 7). His crudeness sicken me. The controversies about oral contraceptives are passe. Yes, insurance companies have to make them available...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:45 PM
When Nicole Bachtell talks about living with a rare cancer, don't expect a pity party.
She'll have none of that.
Instead, she prefers dwelling on the positives: the friends she has made, women who have become like sisters, the love and support of her...
| Dec 6, 2012
Ameet Mehta hooked his audience at the Chase Auditorium on Wednesday with this opening line: "We're two males in our early 20s starting a feminine hygiene business."
With that, Mehta launched his "Shark Tank"-esque pitch to potential investors at Impact...
| May 28, 2012
If you wish you didn't have to bother with a monthly period, you're not alone. In fact, more than 30 percent of women in a recent survey said they'd rather go to the dentist than deal with menstrual woes. But Bahar Takhtehchian, SHAPE's Editor-at-Large,...
| Sep 7, 2010
Women who have their cholesterol checked only to be taken aback at an oddly high level of HDL or LDL might want to check the calendar. Was the appointment at the latter end of the menstrual cycle? The beginning? Their estrogen level at the time might be a...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As a patient navigator at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Kristin Smith guides newly diagnosed cancer patients through a hopeful …...
| Apr 1, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen.
"I would just die the week of my period,"...