Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may blunt the effectiveness of a certain kind of breast cancer treatment, new research suggests.

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise and eating nutritiously can lower your risk of developing cancer by as much as 45 percent, a new evidence review concludes.

Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- At least 10 pregnant women in the Dallas area have been infected with Zika, Texas officials confirmed Wednesday.

Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fears over birth defects from mosquito-borne Zika may be driving up abortion rates in Latin American countries affected by the virus, a new study finds.

Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive cardiac arrest are less likely than men to get aggressive, lifesaving care at the hospital, researchers report.

Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's evidence that the position a woman is placed in during her pre-surgical breast MRI could influence -- for better or worse -- the scan's accuracy.

Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many male primary care doctors regard heart disease as a man's issue and don't assess risk in female patients, a new French study finds.

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health -- and that's especially true for women, new research says.

Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may benefit both mom and baby during pregnancy, but it's always best to consult with your doctor before you begin.

Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Single working moms, who are often pressed for time and money, may have to worry about their heart health, too.