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Jun 26, 2014, 09:48 ET

Bayer and HealthyWomen Launch Family Size Matters to Help Raise Awareness of Family Planning for Women Who are Done Having Children

 Bayer HealthCare and HealthyWomen today launch the Family Size Matters initiative to help educate women who are done, or think they may be...

Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

HealthyWomen and Men's Health Network Announce Strategic Partnership

HealthyWomen, the nation's leading health information resource for women, today announced a strategic partnership with Men's Health Network, the...

May 16, 2012, 12:01 ET

Join the Conversation! HealthyWomen Announces the Launch of Its New Online Community

A place where the wit and wisdom of everyday women and the knowledge of experts meet  When did you have your first mammogram?...

May 08, 2012, 09:00 ET

Women and Obesity: How Far Have We Come?

New survey reveals that women don't understand some of the health consequences associated with obesity or the support options available...

Apr 18, 2012, 08:30 ET

HealthyWomen Asks: Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms of von Willebrand Disease (VWD)?

 Although von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common hereditary bleeding disorder in the United States, affecting up to 1 percent of the...

Mar 22, 2012, 09:22 ET

HealthyWomen Launches New Resource for Caregivers

More than 65 million people, most of them women, are providing care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged spouse, child, parent, relative or...

Feb 09, 2012, 14:00 ET

New Family Health & Wellness Guide Helps Women Care for Family Members of All Ages and Stages

HealthyWomen's new Family Health & Wellness Guide provides insights and information on everything from first aid to medication safety to...

Jan 11, 2012, 13:00 ET

Despite Increased Focus on Healthy Eating, More Than Half of American Households Eat Fast Food Two or More Times a Month

70 Percent Report Feeling Guilty and Bad When They Do HealthyWomen, the nation's leading nonprofit health information source for women, and...

Nov 07, 2011, 09:00 ET

New Survey Reveals Women Having Sex for Obligation Not Enjoyment

National Women's Health Organization Highlights Wellness & Anti-Aging Benefits of Sex RED BANK, N.J., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --...

Sep 22, 2011, 13:00 ET

New Survey Explores Women's Contraception Decisions When They are Done Having Children

In preparation for World Contraception Day, HealthyWomen, the nation's leading independent health information source for women, released a...

Aug 17, 2011, 08:00 ET

New Survey Reports Some Postmenopausal Women Endure Vaginal and Sexual Symptoms of Menopause for More Than Two Years before Discussing with Health Care Professional

A new HealthyWomen survey of postmenopausal women reveals that many of them are embarrassed to discuss the vaginal and sexual symptoms of menopause...

Aug 01, 2011, 10:00 ET

International Travel in Your Summer Vacation Plans?

What Women Need to Stay Healthy Overseas You've renewed your passport and loaded up on tiny bottles of shampoo and lotions in an effort to...

Jun 27, 2011, 10:00 ET

What to Eat and What to Avoid at Your Fourth of July Barbecue

HealthyWomen Reveals the Top 5 List It seems harmless enough. A scoop here, a nibble there, a handful of this and a few of those. But if you're...

May 09, 2011, 09:30 ET

Mammogram? Colonoscopy? Tetanus Shot? There's an App for that

When it comes to navigating your health in today's world, do you know where to go? A new iPhone app can help keep you on course. HealthyWomen, the...

Nov 22, 2010, 07:45 ET

Delay in Diagnosis Significantly Impacts Lives of Patients With Fibromyalgia, New Survey Reports

Results released today from a national survey of U.S. women with fibromyalgia, illustrate the private and prolonged physical and emotional...

Oct 05, 2010, 07:47 ET

Leading Health Information Source for Women Offers Guidance on Children and Contact Lenses

Parents and children don't always see eye to eye when it comes to vision correction. Children often feel they are ready for contact lenses before...

Oct 04, 2010, 10:42 ET

Like Mother Like Daughter? Say It Isn't So...

New survey reveals majority of women underestimate their influence on children in combating the cycle of obesity Despite rising awareness of...

Sep 21, 2010, 07:00 ET

New Survey Shows Many Chronic Pain Sufferers Are Reluctant to Discuss Their Pain With Health Care Providers

Conversations with health care providers can be challenging at times for all patients, but a new survey commissioned by HealthyWomen and conducted...

Jul 21, 2010, 14:15 ET
Women Help Women Live and Cope with a Chronic Medical Condition in the Family.  Epilepsy Advocate(TM) and HealthyWomen Join Forces to Inspire and Empower Women Affected by Epilepsy.  (PRNewsFoto/Epilepsy Advocate and HealthyWomen)

Women Help Women Live and Cope with a Chronic Medical Condition in the Family

A new campaign explores the roles and responsibilities women uniquely encounter when living, or caring for a loved one, with epilepsy.  "Women...

May 04, 2010, 10:38 ET

Majority of U.S. Women Have Limited Knowledge of Stroke Symptoms, Risks

Although more than 425,000 women suffer from stroke each year, 55,000 more than men, a new survey showed that women may be dramatically...