Women's Health
Self Exams Important in Battle Against Breast Cancer
Columbian (Vancouver, WA) By Marissa Harshman,, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. While breast self-exams are no longer considered an essential early cancer detection method, health care providers say they still  ...
Women May Dismiss Subtle Warning Signs of Heart Disease
Posted March 26, 2018 TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Warning signs of heart disease in women, such as fatigue, body aches and upset stomach, may be shrugged off as symptoms of stress or a hectic  ...
Tall Women Have Increased Risk of Cancer
The taller a postmenopausal woman, the greater her risk for developing cancers of the breast, colon, kidney, ovary, rectum and thyroid, U.S. researchers say. Geoffrey Kabat, senior epidemiologist in the Department  ...
Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Posted August 12, 2014 MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older women intent on keeping breast cancer at bay may want to start and maintain a regular exercise regimen, a new study shows. The researchers  ...