Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare'

TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Out-of-pocket costs for prescription birth control have dropped significantly since the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as "Obamacare," took effect in the United States, a new study finds.

Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together

MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The best-looking guys usually land the prettiest girls, but knowing people before dating them might help level the romantic playing field.

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds

MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with epilepsy may have more than a higher risk of dying during delivery, a new study suggests.

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates

MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ovarian cancer patients who are overweight or obese are often given lower doses of chemotherapy per pound of body weight, but this may reduce the odds of survival, a new study suggests.

Regular Mamograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing "widespread overdiagnosis," with some women treated for tumors that would not have caused sickness or death, a new study contends.

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk that any one American will die from cancer -- the cancer death rate -- is going down, regardless of sex or race, a new government study reports.

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart attack than did men of similar ages.

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women, Hispanics and blacks are less likely than white men to receive optimal treatment for atrial fibrillation in the United States, researchers say.

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.