medicine

I’m a woman working as a surgeon. I don’t feel comfortable telling girls they should follow my footsteps.

The reality of life as a female surgeon is challenging in a profession where the boys’ club is alive and well

New FDA data linked a rare cancer to textured breast implants. Allergan has announced a worldwide recall.

The vast majority of the cases involved products from the Dublin-based company

Edith Irby Jones, a pioneering African American doctor, dies at 91

Dr. Jones was the first black student to matriculate in an all-white medical school in the South

Health officials are trying to spread accurate information about vaccines. Nurses play a critical role.

Nurses are teaching doctors how to treat anti-vaccine fears and myths

Suffering from persistent urinary tract infections? These new tests could help many get diagnosed and treated.

UTIs are one of the most common ailments women encounter

Forget gender reveals. In Brazil, it’s all about fancy C-section parties.

The operations have long been a status symbol among the country’s elite

Trump administration stops funding fetal tissue research by government scientists

The policy ‘to protect the dignity of human life’ was ‘the president’s decision’

Concerned about the risk of heart attack? Here are three steps to take.

Recent research has shown that heart attacks are on the rise for women, particularly younger women

Ovarian cancer is deadly and underfunded. But new tests and treatment plans are ushering in hope.

Doctors say that, for now, all women should take advantage of new genetic sequencing tools