Women's life expectancy on track to hit 90

Life expectancy in wealthy nations has risen almost continuously since the 19th century, from roughly 50 to 80 years.

Exercise helps manage hot flashes

A study has found that regular exercise can help postmenopausal women lose weight and control hot flashes.

Manual work, night shifts may harm women's eggs

Women who work nights and do heavy lifting on the job may have fewer and inferior eggs than nine-to-fivers, said a study.

Genetic testing overlooked for cancer risk women

Doctors often fail to recommend or discuss genetic testing of women at high risk for mutations associated with breast or ovarian cancer.