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Women's general health articles explore the various facets of caring for and maintaining women's health. Find information about promoting good health on a day-to-day basis.

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Checklist for Choosing a Bra

When your breasts begin to jiggle, feel sensitive when you run or feel heavy, it's time to consider a bra. Check out these tips that we have gathered for you on how to select a bra.


Preventing Female Hair Loss with Nutrition

 Preventing Female Hair Loss with Nutrition

Female hair loss can be embarrassing and disappointing. Learn how nutrition can help prevent and reduce female hair loss. See more »

Bathing Suit Blues: Coping With Self-Image

 Bathing Suit Blues: Coping With Self-Image

Coping with self image can be difficult for many people. Learn about coping with self image at Discovery Health. See more »

Why do women have more migraines than men?

 Why do women have more migraines than men?

Why do women have more migraines than men? Read this article to discover why women have more migraines than men. See more »

High Cholesterol and Women

 High Cholesterol and Women

Women are usually protected from high cholesterol by high levels of HDL cholesterol, at least until menopause. Find out more about women cholesterol. See more »

Checklist for Choosing a Bra

 Checklist for Choosing a Bra

Choosing a bra is important, and you should know what to look for. Check out this checklist for choosing a bra from Discovery Health. See more »

Premenstrual Syndrome

 Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about premenstrual syndrome from Discovery Health. See more »

 Premenstrual Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms

Premenstrual syndrome signs and symptoms is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about premenstrual syndrome signs and symptoms from Discovery Health. See more »

 Healing the Female Heart

Healing the female heart is different than that of a man's. Learn more about healing the female heart from Discovery Health. See more »

 The Basics of Osteoporosis

The basics of osteoporosis will help you understand its causes and treatments. Learn about the basics of osteoporosis at Discovery Health. See more »

 AIDS/HIV Q & A

These AIDS and HIV questions and answers will help you understand the conditions. Learn AIDS and HIV questions and answers at HowStuffWorks. See more »