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Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls

Teen girls are much more likely to self-harm than boys, and the dangerous practice is on the rise. That's the conclusion of a new British study that also found a strong link between self-harm -- practices such as cutting or burning oneself -- and a higher risk of suicide. Researchers reviewed information from...

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How to Treat Vaginal Dryness In Menopause

Sex is supposed to be fun, and it’s definitely not supposed to hurt. But one of the consequences of menopause is vaginal dryness, which for many women means painful sex. With the loss of ovarian estrogen, vaginal walls that were once elastic, expandable, supple and sturdy can, over time, become tightened and...

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Lower-class drinkers face worse heart health risks, study says

There's an increased risk of dying from heart disease if you drink frequently -- especially if you are in the lowest socioeconomic class, according to a studypublished Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine...

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