| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:37 PM
It didn't take long for the sweat to bead up on the 19 women and one man at the hot yoga class.
The temperature in the room, inside the Profiling Beauty building, 224 First Ave. S.E., was 104 degrees. Most of the participants, who had arrived early...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Many high school seniors can't wait to finish their final year but Fund the Future scholarship recipient Zoe Story is savoring every moment.
“Now that I think about it, I’m just thinking about everything that I need to do to be prepared to...
| Sep 3, 2013
Under California law, abortions may only be performed by medical doctors. But a new bill, which just won approval in the Legislature, would allow certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who complete special training to...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:17 PM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Life expectancy for women at 50 has improved, but the gap between poor and rich countries is growing and could worsen without better detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease and cancers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal.
The women on whom this approach has most recently...
| Aug 22, 2013
Kate Middleton made headlines a few weeks ago for delivering the heir to the throne of England, but the little guy's title didn't impress me nearly as much as his entrance into this world.
Despite being past her due date, the Duchess of Cambridge...
| Aug 12, 2013
New OB/GYN physicians
Breanne Mueller, M.D.
• Medical school: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
• Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Melissa Hieb, D.O.
• Medical school:...
| Aug 7, 2013
Northwestern University has launched a website to help women learn about menopause and decide whether hormone replacement therapy or an alternative remedy is the best way to address the health and emotional challenges that often accompany this change of...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Baltimore City Solicitor George Nilson claims pregnancy crisis centers engage in deceptive practices to lure women seeking abortions to their facilities ("Pregnancy center signs are necessary," July 24).
Give me a break!
The real threat to pregnant...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:04 AM
It's not enough to tell a woman who enters a crisis pregnancy clinic in Baltimore City that she will not be able to have an abortion there. A center must post a sign to share the information — or at least that is what City Council members voted...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:15 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers passed a bill that would give Texas some of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws and force most of its clinics to close, leading Democrats to promise a fight over the contentious measure in the courts...