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Jul 17, 2019, 09:07 ET HealthyWomen Hosts Science, Innovation and Technology Summit to Address Critical Challenges Associated with Chronic Pain in Women

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain,1 which has been linked to numerous health ...


Nov 13, 2018, 08:00 ET National Survey Reveals Widespread Misunderstanding about Postpartum Depression, the Most Common Medical Complication of Childbirth

HealthyWomen, the nation's leading independent, nonprofit health information source for women, today announced the results from a national survey of...


Sep 10, 2018, 15:37 ET WomenTALK® 2018 Survey Reveals Majority of Women Are Struggling to Understand Health Insurance Coverage

Even though almost nine in 10 women in the U.S. (86 percent) have some form of health insurance, a new national survey finds women are paying...


Aug 14, 2018, 09:00 ET Exclusive Survey In Woman's Day Magazine Reveals 96% Of Women Have Experienced Anxiety; Finances Cited As The #1 Cause

Woman's Day magazine today announced the results of an exclusive survey with HealthyWomen, the nation's leading independent, nonprofit health...


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

When did you have your first mammogram? Fibromyalgia: is it real? How do you achieve that elusive work–life balance? These are just a few of the...


May 08, 2012, 09:00 ET Women and Obesity: How Far Have We Come?

With more than 60 percent of women in the United States classified as overweight and one-third of those women being obese,[1] a new survey from...


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 friend....


Feb 09, 2012, 02:00 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 preventive...


Jan 11, 2012, 01:00 ET Despite Increased Focus on Healthy Eating, More Than Half of American Households Eat Fast Food Two or More Times a Month

HealthyWomen, the nation's leading nonprofit health information source for women, and Allrecipes, the world's #1 digital food brand, joined forces to ...


Nov 07, 2011, 09:00 ET New Survey Reveals Women Having Sex for Obligation Not Enjoyment

While many women seem to be on the perpetual "quest" for youth and the ultimate anti-aging remedies and products, it seems the key to staying young...


Sep 22, 2011, 01:00 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 nationwide ...


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?

You've renewed your passport and loaded up on tiny bottles of shampoo and lotions in an effort to travel light. And whatever's forgotten can be...


Jun 27, 2011, 10:00 ET What to Eat and What to Avoid at Your Fourth of July Barbecue

It seems harmless enough. A scoop here, a nibble there, a handful of this and a few of those. But if you're trying to stay healthy this Fourth of...


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 struggles...


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...

Despite rising awareness of America's obesity epidemic and the secondary health risks associated with excess weight, new research released today by...


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 by ...


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...