ROCHESTER, Minn. — Social distancing guidelines have reduced the spread of COVID-19, but lockdowns and isolation also have created or aggravated other well-being concerns, reports [...]
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called leiomyomas (lie-o-my-O-muhs) or myomas, uterine fibroids aren't associated with [...]
Yes, it's safe to get a flu shot during pregnancy. In fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that all women who are [...]
Like it or not, eating for two isn't a license to eat twice as much as usual. Use healthy lifestyle habits to manage your pregnancy [...]
Gynecologic cancers start in a woman’s reproductive organs. The five main types are cervical, endometrial, ovarian, vaginal and vulvar cancer.
Every five minutes, a woman is diagnosed [...]
Question: I'm postmenopausal and often have vaginal dryness, which makes intercourse painful. Is there anything I can do about it?
Answer: Vaginal dryness can be a [...]
Pregnant women have suppressed immune systems, and that could make them more susceptible to COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says women who [...]
Following a cancer diagnosis, patients often ask many questions
about their treatment and possible side effects. One area that is often
overlooked is sexual health, which experts [...]
Pregnancy is a great time to talk about heart health. Dr. Sharonne N. Hayes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says that women should know that they are at [...]
Heart disease is often thought to be more of a problem for men. However, it's the most common cause of death for both women and [...]
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecological malignancy in the U.S. and the fourth most common cancer among women. In addition, endometrial cancer incidence rates [...]
Every 4½ minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the U.S. and birth defects happen in about 3 percent to 4 percent [...]
Vaccines are a part of many well-child visits. But they also should be part of the care moms-to-be receive to protect their unborn children.
"When we [...]