Tag Archives: women

COVID Led More Women to Forgo Needed Health Care

By | June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021 — Morgan Tebeau has struggled with debilitating back pain all of her adult life. The 38-year-old mother from Harrisonburg, VA, was diagnosed with degenerative disk disease when she was 18 years old. Her pain worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic as she put off much needed care — something a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey found… Read More »

No Surprise: Apple Study Confirms Period Cramps Exist

By | March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 — The Apple Women’s Health Study released preliminary data on Tuesday that showed a wide range of menstrual symptoms reported by users, including the most common ones — cramps, bloating, and fatigue. The iOS Health app added period-tracking in 2019, and researchers hope the data will advance understanding around women’s health and destigmatize menstruation.… Read More »

Women Less Likely to Get Life-Saving Heart Treatments

By | December 21, 2020

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Women who are resuscitated from cardiac arrest are less likely to receive two common treatments once they arrive at the hospital, and are much more likely to die while hospitalized than men, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed data gathered on nearly 4,900 resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in… Read More »

COVID in Pregnancy Won’t Affect Outcomes: Study

By | November 19, 2020

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women with COVID-19 have little risk of developing severe symptoms, as do their newborns, a new study finds. In fact, 95% of these women have good outcomes, and just 3% of their babies test positive for COVID-19, researchers say. “For 5% of… Read More »