| Feb 8, 2010
Susan Hill, a national women's rights advocate and the owner of several abortion clinics around the country, died Jan. 30 at a hospital in Raleigh, N.C. She was 61 and had breast cancer.
Hill focused on establishing clinics in rural areas where women had...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 1:02 PM
Cesarean deliveries have risen steeply nationwide over the last 15 years. In some parts of the country, women are denied the option to try for a vaginal birth after cesarean.
An independent panel of women's health experts said recently that more U.S....
| Aug 11, 2010
| 12:43 PM
| Jan 25, 2011
| 5:54 PM
The breast cancer drug tamoxifen may stall the progression of non-small cell lung cancer in those who take it after breast cancer treatment, a new study has found.
Tamoxifen is the oldest of a wide array of medications that block the action of the...
| Mar 20, 2011
The Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health is proud to sponsor the 11th annual KJLH Women’s Forum taking place on Saturday, April 2, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This event is free to the public.
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:51 AM
House Republicans are taking a brief detour from talk of deficits and deregulation on Thursday to take up a bill aimed at restricting access to abortions, a matter critically important to the party's base.
The House is slated to vote on the Protect...
| Aug 9, 2011
Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
| Nov 22, 2007
The debate over cloning embryos for stem cell research has been one of the most divisive and unpleasant public controversies of the last decade. Partisans on both sides have sought to polarize the issue for political advantage rather than look for middle-...
| Jan 28, 2006
She wanted to honor her son, to celebrate his life, however short. That's why she had refused an abortion, even after doctors told her that her little boy would be born without a brain.
Now he was here, squirming in his blankets, and Danielle Hayworth...
| Mar 5, 2008
Three years after they stopped hormone replacement therapy, women who took the drugs still had a 27% higher risk of developing breast cancer than those who took a placebo, researchers reported today.
The women were participants in the Women's Health...