Breast Cancer Caused By More Than Just Genetics; Quiz Helps Women Identify RiskBreast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the second most deadly kind of cancer found in women, with nearly one in eight women diagnosed.
Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemoMost women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient's risk.
Report: Minneapolis Has 3rd Highest Birth Costs In U.S.More babies are born in July than any other month, and if you're giving birth in Minneapolis, you're paying more than most women in the U.S.
It's 'Go Red Day'!You may have noticed a lot of people, including some WCCO personalities, are wearing red Friday. It's not a coincidence – it's national Go Red Day! The American Heart Association is working to raise awareness of the toll that heart disease takes on women.
Minnesota Mothers Warn Of Permanent Birth Control ProductWomen are planning protests across the country this week against a form of permanent birth control. The FDA announced it will take another look at Essure, the device marketed as being safer and cheaper alternative to getting your tubes tied.
WCCO Women Strike A Pose For Heart HealthNew York fashion week is wrapping up, and now it's our turn. The Minnesota Red Dress Collection is an annual fashion show that pairs locally-designed red dresses with celebrity models to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
Coon Rapids Allina Clinics Closed Due To Power OutageOfficials with Allina Health said two clinics in the north Twin Cities metro are closed Friday morning due to a power outage. Tim Burke, the public relations manager for Allina Health, said the Allina Women's Health Medical Clinic and the Midwest Surgery Medical Clinic, both in Coon Rapids, are closed until further notice.
Magazine Names Tiger Athletics Best Workout In MinneapolisMinnesotans have hundreds of fitness options. They can run the Stone Arch bridge, pedal the greenway, maybe hop on a yoga mat. But according to Women's Health Magazine, there is only one place that offers the best workout in Minneapolis: Tiger Athletics.
Magazine Says Twin Cities Among Nation's HealthiestMinneapolis and St. Paul do not want for top ratings on various surveys of superlative civic qualities, but in case anyone needed a reminder, both earned top 10 rankings in women's health.
Study: Women, Moderate Drinking Linked To Healthier BonesA new study finds women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol can help prevent bone loss and that lowers their risk of getting osteoporosis.
New Procedure To Get Rid Of Varicose VeinsSummertime is here and it's time to show off more skin. But many women don't want to bare their legs because of unsightly and painful varicose veins.