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What You Don't—But Should—Know About Genital WartsFeature
What You Don't—But Should—Know About Genital Warts

Until there is a better understanding of genital warts, how can we expect to reduce the prevalence of this common STD?

How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss
How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, consider drinking more green tea. Just 2.5 cups per day can help you drop unwanted pounds.

What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?
What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?

If you have low sex drive, you may have a form of female sexual dysfunction called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills
How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are effective at preventing pregnancy if you use your contraceptives correctly and consistently.

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

Trying to get pregnant? Learn how smart eating can help fertility and pregnancy, Get food ideas and more.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

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

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.

Even a Hysterectomy May Not Protect Against Ovarian Cancer
Even a Hysterectomy May Not Protect Against Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer can occur, often without symptoms or warning, even after a total hysterectomy with ovaries removed.

Surgical Adhesions from Gynecologic Surgery
Surgical Adhesions from Gynecologic Surgery

Are you preparing for gynecologic surgery? Learn about this common complication from pelvic and abdominal procedures

Be Inspired: This Boomer Girl Designs Activewear for Post-50 Women
Be Inspired: This Boomer Girl Designs Activewear for Post-50 Women

Jacqueline Hook decided to leave her corporate job and start her own business. The result was a company that makes activewear for mature women.

A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes
A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, but new research suggests a surprising linkage to a warming Earth—more cases of type 2 diabetes.

The Most Popular Meal Delivery Services
The Most Popular Meal Delivery Services

Meal delivery services take care of the planning and shopping for your dinners. All you do is follow the recipe and cook the meal.

Saving Women’s Preventive Care Services
Saving Women’s Preventive Care Services

Learn more about HealthyWomen and MSLGROUP's #KeeptheCare initiative.

Beware of Foods Labeled 'Healthy'
Beware of Foods Labeled 'Healthy'

Food products that claim to be no-fat, no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt aren't necessarily healthier, researchers say.

Keep Up with HealthyWomen Policy
Keep Up with HealthyWomen Policy

Sign up to stay informed and to find out when we launch our #keepthecare advocacy toolkit.

The Major Issue With Poor Sleep in Preschool Years
The Major Issue With Poor Sleep in Preschool Years

Preschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying attention, controlling their emotions and processing information later in childhood, a new study suggests.

Healthy Fats You Should Be Eating
Healthy Fats You Should Be Eating

Use this healthy fats list the next time you’re grocery shopping. 


Could It Be Adult ADHD?
Could It Be Adult ADHD?

If you regularly have trouble completing tasks or following through or find that hyperactivity or impulsivity interferes with your life, you could have adult ADHD.

French Spinach Frittata
French Spinach Frittata

Add scallions, spinach and feta cheese to this classic oven-baked egg dish for a healthy frittata you can serve for breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner.

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?
How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Individual sleep needs vary, but most adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Adequate sleep is essential to physical and mental health.

People With THIS Should Practice Yoga
People With THIS Should Practice Yoga

The calming poses and meditation of yoga may be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to beating depression, new research suggests.

12 Daily Habits of Fitness Professionals and Nutritionists
12 Daily Habits of Fitness Professionals and Nutritionists

Fitness professionals and registered dietitians stay on track because they arm themselves with these effective daily habits.

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.

Signs You Need Glasses
Signs You Need Glasses

Vision changes, so it's important to see an eye care professional if you experience any signs of vision problems. You may just need glasses.

Beet Sliders
Beet Sliders

Entertaining vegetarians? These meaty tasting sandwiches make a great meatless treat with some surprising flavors.

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.

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.

Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do
Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do

According to a new expert study, men don’t seek support to deal with the end of a relationship.

Recipes
Recipes

Looking for easy and healthy recipes? You've come to the right place. From quick weekday meals to simple appetizers and delicious desserts, you'll love our recipes.

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 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.

French Lentil With Potato Soup
French Lentil With Potato Soup

This French Lentil With Potato Soup is healthy, filling and perfect for lunch or dinner.

Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Coping
Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Coping

Learn about lifestyle changes that can help prevent Alzheimer's. Plus, strategies for caring for someone that's been diagnosed.