Women's Health
Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Posted August 16, 2014 FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brisk walking and other forms of exercise reduce a black woman's risk of breast cancer, U.S. researchers report. They followed more than 44,000  ...
Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Even normal-weight women may be at greater risk for colon cancer if they have certain traits, such as elevated levels of blood fat, high blood sugar, high  ...
Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Posted August 12, 2014 MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older women intent on keeping breast cancer at bay may want to start and maintain a regular exercise regimen, a new study shows. The researchers  ...
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
Posted January 15, 2016 By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women in their 40s should talk with their doctors and then decide whether they need regular mammograms  ...