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Birth Control Pill May Alter Part of Women's Brains

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 – A small, preliminary study suggests that a brain area called the hypothalamus appears to be about 6% smaller in women who use birth control pills. But exactly what that...

Major Study Gives Women More Guidance on Hormone Therapy During Menopause

THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 – Women who receive hormone therapy to help ease menopausal symptoms have an increased risk of breast cancer, which can persist long after they stop the therapy, a new study...

Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: Study

FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 – Giving U.S. female military veterans a year's supply of birth control pills would reduce their risk of unwanted pregnancies and lower health care costs, a new study finds....

Hormonal Birth Control Won't Raise Depression Risk: Study

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 – There's no evidence of a link between hormonal birth control and depression in women, researchers report. "Depression is a concern for a lot of women when they're starting...

Most Say Health Workers Shouldn't Refuse Care on Moral Grounds: Poll

THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 – Most Americans are not on board with President Donald Trump's recent decision to further protect health care workers who refuse to treat patients on religious or moral...

The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 – It's known that use of the birth control pill is tied to lower odds for ovarian cancer, but new research shows the benefit extends to smokers or women who are obese....

Conceiving Despite IUD Use Is Tied to Higher Odds for Pregnancy Complications

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 – Millions of women use an IUD as a safe, reliable means of birth control. But a new study finds that in rare cases where conception occurs despite IUD use, the rate of...

Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 – Newer versions of the birth control pill carry a similar increased risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that were abandoned in the 1990s, a new study reveals. Women taking...

Health Tip: Talk to Your Child About Sexting

-- "Sexting" refers to sending a text message with pictures that are inappropriate, especially involving nudity. According to a recent survey by the American Academy of Pediatrics, about 20 percent...

IUD May Lower Cervical Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, Nov. 7, 2017 – IUD contraceptive devices may reduce a woman's risk of cervical cancer by about a third, a new review concludes. Researchers think IUDs might promote an immune response that...

Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 – Smoking and oral sex may be a deadly combo that raises a man's risk for head and neck cancer, a new study suggests. The key factor is transmission of oral strains of the...

Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2017 – Women who suffer from migraines may be able to safely use hormone therapy to treat menopause symptoms, a new study suggests. The study of 85,000 U.S. women found no...

White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans

FRIDAY, Oct. 6, 2017 – In a move that could affect millions of American women, the Trump Administration is poised to roll back a federal mandate requiring that birth control be available as part of...

Nearly Half of the World's Abortions Are Unsafe

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 – More than 25 million unsafe abortions are performed worldwide each year, a new study says. That means nearly half of the 55.7 million abortions that take place annually...

STDs Hit All-Time High in U.S.

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 – New cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States reached an all-time high in 2016, federal health officials reported Tuesday. There were 1.6 million cases of...

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