Your Health

Keep Your Brain Healthy at Every Age

It's not just about memory games and puzzles. Diet, exercise and social connections also play a big part in brain health.

Real Women, Real Stories

I Survived a Stroke at 30

For years, I ignored my chronic stress and headache pain. It almost cost me my life.

Your Health

Vape Sellers Are Using Popular Music Videos to Promote E-Cigarettes to Young People – and It’s Working

Teens and young adults spend several hours a day looking at their phones and watching videos, many of which might contain product placements for vaping.

Your Health

15 Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

In the first part of our two-part interview, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses what it was like to operate on a brain for the first time, his personal connection to brain health and ways to keep your brain healthy

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The Personal and Financial Toll Alzheimer’s Takes on Women of Color

The costs of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease are high — and for women of color, they're even higher

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Important Questions to Ask About Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey shares what to ask your healthcare provider if you think you're developing dementia or notice signs in a loved one

Your Health

15 (More) Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

In the second part of our two-part interview, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why you should eat with your nondominant hand, why you should avoid sugar, the importance of connecting with other people, and more

Your Health

We Asked. You Answered.

This National Women's Health Month, we asked you to share your thoughts with us. Here's what you said.

Your Care

It’s Long Past Time to Invest in Women’s Health

A new report shows a huge return on investment — and better quality of life — for every dollar spent on women's health research

Programs

Celebrate Women’s Health Month With HealthyWomen

Every month is women's health month at HealthyWomen, but the rest of the world will be joining us this May during the official Women's Health Month. And we're celebrating in a big way!

Menopause & Aging Well

Retiring Early Can Be Bad For the Brain

New study finds that people who retire early can suffer from accelerated cognitive decline.

Menopause & Aging Well

Understanding Menopause: Brain Health, Sleep and the Health Benefits

In this second part of our two-part series, a leading menopause specialist discusses cognitive changes, insomnia and sexuality.

Menopause & Aging Well

Does Forgetting a Name or Word Mean That I Have Dementia?

Dementia, which is not technically a disease but a term for impaired ability to think, remember or make decisions, is one of the most feared impairments of old age.

Menopause & Aging Well

Racism Linked To Cognitive Decline in African American Women

African Americans have higher rates of dementia and Alzheimer's disease than white Americans.

Science and Technology

How COVID-19 Might Increase Risk of Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline

Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body, one of the more insidious is the effect of COVID-19 on the brain.

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