Extended postpartum blues may signal something else

Extended postpartum blues may signal something else

The birth of a baby creates many changes in a woman’s life, from the immediate responsibility of caring for a little one to the state of her emo...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Endometriosis diagnosis difficult despite symptoms

Endometriosis diagnosis difficult despite symptoms

Endometriosis greatly impacts the quality of life for millions of girls and women in the United States and yet it can often take up to 10 years before...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Preconception health should be a priority for women of childbearing age

Preconception health should be a priority for women of childbearing age

The day a woman finds out she is pregnant can be one of the most exciting moments in her life — setting into motion plans for the baby’s b...

February 15th, 2016 |  



House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Area briefs

Y offers basketball shooting clinicMIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is offering a basketball shooting clinic for youth and teens from K-12 o...

January 18th, 2016 |  


Women should make cervical cancer screening priority

Women should make cervical cancer screening priority

It’s been more than 60 years since the pap test has become a standard form of cervical cancer detection for American women, but could it be goin...

January 18th, 2016 |  


Proper perspective on menopause can help women get help needed

Proper perspective on menopause can help women get help needed

By Ashok BuddhadevContributing columnistWomen who have a healthy understanding of menopause as well as what the journey was like for their own mothers...

November 28th, 2015 |  


Depressed? Look for help from a human, not a computer

Almost 8 percent of Americans 12 and older dealt with depression at some point between 2009 and 2012. With that many of us feeling blue, wouldn’...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Medicare ‘Open Enrollment’ scams

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2015 Medicare open enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. It’s the time when Medicare recipients can...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Start mammograms at 45, not 40

CHICAGO (AP) — New mammogram advice from the American Cancer Society says most women should start annual screenings at age 45 instead of 40, a c...

October 24th, 2015 |