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After Her Skiing Accident, An Uphill Battle Over Snowballing Bills

Sarah Witter couldn’t get a break even though her leg had gotten several. As she lay on a ski trail in Vermont last February, Witter, now 63, knew she hadn’t suffered a regular fall because...

Breast infections: What to know

Breast infections can happen for a variety of reasons. They are more common when a person is breastfeeding, but they can also affect people who are not. Learn more in this article.

The Year Of The Vape: Teen E-Cigarette Use Spikes

New data suggest that vaping isn’t a passing fad: Teenagers across the country are doing it in record numbers. More than one-third — or 37.3 percent — of 12th-graders reported vaping at least once in...

Judge Strikes Down ACA Putting Law In Legal Peril — Again

The future of the Affordable Care Act is threatened — again — this time by a ruling Friday from a federal district court judge in Texas. Judge Reed C. O’Connor struck down the law, siding...

Health Care Industry ‘Pays Tribute’ To California’s Influential Lawmakers

When the powerful leaders of California’s legislative health committees return to Sacramento, they will arrive with a clear mandate from voters who ranked health care as their No. 1 issue. But voters’ voices weren’t the...

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our Daily Edition, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday! Apologies for unexpectedly going MIA...

How to stop bleeding on Depo-Provera

Depo-Provera is a birth control shot that can sometimes cause spotting. It is a common side effect, and there are home remedies that can help stop it. Learn more here.

The uterus plays a role in memory, study finds

According to a recent study conducted in an animal model, the uterus appears to interact with the brain, and its removal can affect some cognitive skills.

Endometriosis after a cesarean delivery: What to know

Having a C-section can increase the risk of receiving an endometriosis diagnosis. Learn more about the connection between cesarean deliveries and endometriosis in this article.

Why are my breasts sore before a period?

Fluctuations in hormones before a period are a common cause of sore breasts. In this article, learn more about why breast pain or tenderness often occurs before a period.