What is Caregiver Stress?

Approximately 43.5 million caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child with an illness, injury, or disability in the past year. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it can also be challenging. Stress from caregiving is common, and women especially are at...

Can I Prevent Osteoporosis?

Did you know you have more than 200 bones in your body? They hold you up and, along with your muscles, keep you moving, so it’s important to take good care of your bones. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that causes bones to become weak and break easily....

Lupus: Facts and How to Manage Symptoms

Lupus is a lifelong autoimmune disease. With autoimmune diseases, the body’s immune system cannot tell the difference between viruses, bacteria, and other germs and the body’s healthy cells, tissues, or organs. Because of this, the immune system attacks and destroys...

Genital Warts: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

About 400,000 Americans get genital warts each year. Genital warts are a type of STI caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). While there is no cure for HPV, you can get treated for genital warts. This STI appears as a small bump or group of bumps in the genital...

Will I get Varicose Veins during Pregnancy? Risks and Options

Some women develop varicose veins during pregnancy, but will you? Where do they appear? And, what can you do to ease them? Keep reading to learn more about your risks and options. Will I get Varicose Veins during Pregnancy? During pregnancy, your veins adapt to the...

Graves’ Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Risks, & Treatments

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disease that damages the thyroid gland. It’s the most common cause of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland) affecting more women than men. Symptoms of the disease may include: bulging eyes reddened skin and weight loss....