News tagged with hispanic women

Use of morning-after pill on the rise: CDC

(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. women using the "morning-after" contraception pill has risen dramatically in the last decade, federal health officials report.

Feb 14, 2013
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Binge drinking serious problem for US women

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem for US women, nearly 14 million of whom engage in it about three times a month, downing about six drinks each time, says a study released Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2013
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Baby's health is tied to mother's value for family

The value that an expectant mother places on family—regardless of the reality of her own family situation—predicts the birthweight of her baby and whether the child will develop asthma symptoms three years later, according ...

Dec 03, 2012
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Study links age, insurance, but not race, to chemo rates

(HealthDay) -- For women with breast cancer, disease characteristics correlate significantly with chemotherapy receipt, with no indication of racial barriers to treatment, according to a study published online ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Racial disparity in diabetes mostly due to lifestyle

(HealthDay) -- For postmenopausal women there are large racial/ethnic differences in diabetes incidence, but these are mostly attributable to lifestyle factors, according to a study published online July 25 ...

Jul 27, 2012
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More than a third of births 'unintended': CDC

(HealthDay) -- More than a third of births in the United States stem from unintended pregnancies, a number that's remained steady in the United States from 1982 to 2010, a new government report indicates.

Jul 24, 2012
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Many women still smoke during pregnancy

(HealthDay) -- Too many American women still smoke during their pregnancies, a new report finds, and rates of such smoking vary widely depending on race.

May 10, 2012
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