Women’s Health

Can pregnancy after 30 have health benefits?  Featured
Can pregnancy after 30 have health benefits?
Women choosing to have children later in life may face a number of health risks. But new research finds that older moms-to-be have a lower risk for uterine cancer.
Suicide rate among middle-aged Americans on the rise 
Suicide rate among middle-aged Americans on the rise
Deaths from suicides have exceeded deaths from vehicle crashes in recent years, says a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Twitter helping Americans lose weight 
Twitter helping Americans lose weight
Harnessing the power of social media, some people have been using Twitter as a way to achieve their weight loss goals.
Painless radiation stops dangerous brain tumor 
Painless radiation stops dangerous brain tumor
A minimally invasive radiation procedure called Cyberknife, shrinks tumors without hospital stays and long recovery periods. Here’s a success story.
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says 
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says
According to new research, your weight and the amount of alcohol you consume may increase your chances of developing chronic liver disease or even liver cancer.
Is a cure for HIV on the horizon? 
Is a cure for HIV on the horizon?
Danish researchers say they may be “months away” from HIV cure.
Dental van delivers smiles to those in need  Featured
Dental van delivers smiles to those in need
From grade schoolers to seniors, smiles are an expression of happiness and confidence. Read how one mobile dentistry program is delivering much needed dental care across Chicago.