Women's Health

Spare the Rod, Spur Better Behavior?

Before you let your parental frustration get the better of you, a new study suggests you should refrain from spanking your misbehaving youngster. Researchers analyzed...

Calm Parents Help Calm Kids With ADHD

As challenging as it can be to raise a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research offers biological evidence that calm, positive...

Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk

Smog might raise a woman's risk of miscarriage early in her pregnancy, a new study suggests. Chronic exposure seemed to increase that risk by more...

Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black...

Type 2 diabetes may increase the risk for an aggressive type of breast cancer among black women in the United States, a new study...

Prolonged Breast-Feeding May Guard Against Teen Eczema

Encouraging new mothers to stick with breast-feeding may halve the already small risk that infants will develop eczema when they hit their teens, new...

Many Women Miss Out on Lifesaving CPR

America's hang-ups over sexuality and gender could cost women their lives when their heart suddenly stops, a new study suggests. Simply put, women suffering from...

Childhood Spanking Could Heighten Adult Mental Health Woes

Adults who were spanked as kids may face heightened risk of certain mental health problems, a new study suggests. The study found that those who...

A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying

As if the idea of teen cyberbullying isn't harrowing enough, a new study warns of a strange twist in which kids anonymously post hurtful...

A Teen Mom’s Stress May Harm Her Heart

Women who give birth in their teens may face hardships, and new research suggests that stress might take a toll on the heart. The...

Even Partial Breast-Feeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk

New research confirms that breast-feeding for two to four months of a newborn's life can significantly reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome...
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