Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls

THURSDAY, Oct. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Teen girls are much more likely to self-harm than boys, and the dangerous practice is on the rise. See...

Not Enough Women Are Doing This to Prevent Birth Defects

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Only a third of women are taking a multivitamin containing folic acid—a nutrient known to prevent serious birth...

Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Black American women are twice as likely as women in other racial/ethnic groups to develop a form of pregnancy-related...

When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?

MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Many American parents aren't sure when to rush their child to the emergency room, a new survey finds. "When...

Dads Enjoy More Leisure Time Than Moms

THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Here's news that may be familiar to many American women—young Dads are not taking on their fair share of...

Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk

THURSDAY, Oct. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy may reduce a child's risk of developing autism, a new study suggests. Analyzing more...

Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice as Long

MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Sports concussion symptoms linger twice as long in teen girls as in boys, a new study finds. "These findings...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, a new study claims. The risk persists...

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News)—A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn't surprise...

Even Teens Need to Watch High Blood Pressure

SUNDAY, Sept. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News)—High blood pressure can lead to organ damage—and the risk isn't limited to adults, new research suggests. Learn More....