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Woman diagnosed with melanoma at 28 has 100 suspicious moles removed: 'I wear my scars proudly'

After her mom died from skin cancer, she went to get checked and was shocked to receive the same diagnosis.
Theresa Kurtz.
Theresa Kurtz.

Taylor Swift sings about being ‘a functioning alcoholic.’ What does it mean?

Is there such a thing as a 'functioning alcoholic'? Doctor explains.
Taylor Swift in "Fortnight" music video
Taylor Swift in "Fortnight" music video

Could delaying menopause boost women's health? 1 woman shares her story

Bonnie Discepolo participated in an clinical trial examining possibly delaying menopause to improve health outcomes. She hopes it gives women more agency.
Bonnie Discepolo
Bonnie Discepolo

Can the gender of your doctor affect the quality of your care? A new study points to an answer

The study adds to a growing body of research that explores why women and minorities tend to receive worse medical care than men and white patients.
Doctor examining female patient fat hospital
Doctor examining female patient fat hospital

Husband of former cheerleader who died after stillbirth describes what happened before her death

“It can’t be a one-size-fits-all,” Clayton Anderson said about prenatal care weeks after his wife died following giving birth to her second stillborn baby.
Former Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader Krystal Anderson.
Former Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader Krystal Anderson.

Padma Lakshmi on the body changes ‘nobody tells you’ about during perimenopause

The former "Top Chef" host said she's also been experiencing a slower metabolism that made it hard for her to host the show.
Padma Lakshmi
Padma Lakshmi

'Absolutely shocked': Mom, 40, says severe chills were sign of widowmaker heart attack

Jessica Charron knew something was wrong. Still, she was shocked to learn she was experiencing an often fatal heart attack.

Derek Hough's wife Hayley Erbert makes red carpet return 4 months after craniectomy

Erbert was also cleared to rejoin her husband on the “A Symphony of Dance” tour this month..
Hayley Erbert and Derek Hough
Hayley Erbert and Derek Hough

University of Kentucky dance team member Kate Kaufling dies at 20

The sophomore died after a battle with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer.
University of Kentucky dance team member Kate Kaufling died at the age of 20 from osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer.
University of Kentucky dance team member Kate Kaufling died at the age of 20 from osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer.

'Soaking through my sheets': What it's like to be in menopause in your 20s and 30s

Going through premature menopause, which starts before 40, can feel isolating and lead to health problems later.

These are the women who made IVF possible

These are the women who played a role in the development of IVF, from Miriam Menkin in the 1930s to Georgeanna Seegar Jones in the late 70s and 80s.