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Search Treatment Options for Cancer

If you have cancer, search available clinical trials with HealthyWomen's free and confidential Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

7 Things to Ease Your Flu Miseries
7 Things to Ease Your Flu Miseries

Flu season is winding down, but it's not over. Learn how to lessen your flu risk and how to feel better if you get the flu.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

Sex After 50
Sex After 50

If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts
5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts

Keep full, stay healthy, lose weight.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

Could You Have Low Estrogen?
Could You Have Low Estrogen?

Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause
The Beginner's Guide to Menopause

When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.

Fashionistas Will Love
Fashionistas Will Love "The Gospel According to André"

The Gospel According to André, a documentary about André Leon Talley, directed by Kim Novak, takes you from his humble upbringing in North Carolina to his role as Vogue editor and fashion curator.

Understanding Sunscreen Lingo
Understanding Sunscreen Lingo

A recent study found that fewer than half of people understand the meaning of "broad spectrum" or "SPF."

Menopause and Hair Loss
Menopause and Hair Loss

If you're nearing menopause or past it, you may be wondering why your hair seems thinner and drier and if there's anything you can do about it.

5 Quick and Easy Tips for Keeping Your Sanity When You're in Pain
5 Quick and Easy Tips for Keeping Your Sanity When You're in Pain

From deep knead massage to deep breathing, here are some tips to help manage pain.

High Blood Pressure in Your 50s May Set Stage for Dementia
High Blood Pressure in Your 50s May Set Stage for Dementia

Elevated blood pressure in your 50s might raise your risk of developing dementia later in life.

20 Things to Expect When You're Expecting to Be the Groom's Mother
20 Things to Expect When You're Expecting to Be the Groom's Mother

What does the mother of the groom go through before, during and after the wedding? A roller coaster of emotions.

Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know
Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know

Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.

How to Make the Most of Living a Longer Life
How to Make the Most of Living a Longer Life

Some experts project that it won't be that long before people routinely live to be 100 years old, so it's time to examine the implications of living to 100.

The Healthy Father's Day Gift Guide
The Healthy Father's Day Gift Guide

Not sure what to get Dad for Father's Day? This healthy Father's Day gift guide will appeal to his five senses—and his good health.

'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun
'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun

Where fear of skin cancer has little effect, vanity may succeed.

It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time to Share My Story
It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time to Share My Story

Blogger Judy Freedman shares the story of her bladder cancer diagnosis to help raise awareness during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.

Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health
Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

As if older women didn't already worry enough about their bone health, new research suggests that anxiety may up their risk for fractures.

Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know
Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know

Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.

Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory
Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory

A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life
This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

What Do You Know About Your Sexual Health After Menopause?
What Do You Know About Your Sexual Health After Menopause?

If you are a woman who is 45 years or older, we want to understand your knowledge and experience with menopause and sexual health. Please take this survey.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

Steer Clear of Falling
Steer Clear of Falling

Falls can be more serious as we get older, so take steps to improve your balance and remove causes of falls from your home.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.