To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them

Your next medical visit could include a scribe listening or watching remotely; what that means for your health and your privacy

Expert Perspectives

Important Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About High Cholesterol

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, so it's important to discuss risk factors and high cholesterol with your health care provider.

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There’s a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Pain is impacted by psychological and social factors; it's time to treat it that way.

Chronic Care Issues

Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

Hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities have flouted that simple guidance, pressuring workers who contract COVID-19 to return to work sooner than public health standards suggest.

Your Care

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

Health care workers of color were more likely to care for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, more likely to report using inadequate or reused protective gear, and nearly twice as likely as white colleagues to test positive for the coronavirus.

Your Care

Staying Healthy: Vaccines for Women Living with Diabetes

As we age, so do our immune systems, making it increasingly hard for them to fight off infections.

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Health Care Access for Transgender Women

Health care is complicated for everyone, but trans women face extra hurdles.

Your Care

Rapid Changes to Health System Spurred by COVID Might Be Here to Stay

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced sudden major changes to the nation’s health care system that are unlikely to be reversed.

Your Health

Exclusive: Nearly 600 — And Counting — U.S. Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19

The tally includes doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as crucial health care support staff such as hospital janitors, administrators and nursing home workers, who have put their own lives at risk during the pandemic to help care for others.

Your Health

LIVE with HealthyWomen: Webinar Series

HealthyWomen is hosting a series of webinars convening experts and advocates in women’s health together in live conversations to address concerns experienced and anticipated in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.


How to Protect Yourself Against Medical Errors

Medical professionals are human, and medical errors occur. But there are many steps you can take to protect yourself against medical errors.

Menopause & Aging Well

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

The excessive testing, Corl said, stemmed from a model of emergency care that forces doctors to practice "fast and loose medicine."

Your Care

What You Need to Consider Before Making Health Care Decisions

When it's time to make important healthcare decisions, you need know all of your options before you choose your treatment.

Your Health

Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain

There's still much to learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but imaging techniques can help determine whether women using hormone therapies during the menopausal transition are receiving any brain benefits.

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Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter

The new staging system for Alzheimer's disease uses brain changes found via biomarkers before symptoms appear, as well as clinical symptoms, to diagnose the disease.

Menopause & Aging Well