Tag Archives: Women

HIV and Women

HIV and Women Last Reviewed: April 18, 2019 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2016, 23% of people living with HIV in the United States were women. The most common way that women get HIV is through sex with a male partner who has HIV. Several factors can increase the… Read More »

Scientists Study Bunnies Having Sex to Figure Out Why Women Still Have Orgasms

Jasmin MerdanGetty Images Scientists just published a new study looking at bunnies having sex while on prozac to determine their theory that the female orgasm is useful beyond just reproductive needs. Yep! (You can read that over again, but you read it right the first time.) Gunter Wagner, a professor at Yale, and Mihaela Pavlicev,… Read More »

Screening helps OSF HealthCare find women at risk for breast cancer

The counties surrounding OSF HealthCare, a not-for-profit Catholic health system with facilities in parts of Illinois and Michigan, have a high incidence of breast cancer, with 20 percent of diagnosed patients being younger than 50. In response, the delivery system is using genetic risk assessment software from CancerIQ to identify women with a genetic predisposition… Read More »