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Women's Health

Reliable women’s health information to inspire you to live a happier, healthier life. Topics include safe medication use, pregnancy, food safety, and cosmetics safety. For more information: Privacy Policy:

Children under 2 years old are at risk for a rare, but serious—and sometimes fatal—condition that can result from the use of teething-relief products containing benzocaine. Learn the danger signs.

Is using hormones during menopause right for you? Read more about it, and then talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Learn about your risk for osteoporosis and treatment options.

Find our tips for keeping your make-up safe to use, and what to do if you have a bad reaction.

Vaccines can help keep your children safe from serious or deadly illnesses. Our guide has information about routine vaccines for children, and steps to take when your child is vaccinated.

Summer Fruit Guide This handy guide offers information on picking the best summer fruits and the nutritional benefits of each.

Million Hearts - Recipes & Lifestyle - Summer Fruit Guide

More and more moms are breastfeeding — saving lives and money. Repin this to show support for #breastfeeding moms!

Foods must now meet new requirements when labeled "gluten- free," "without gluten," "free of gluten," and "no gluten." Find out more.

What is Gluten-Free? FDA Has an Answer

There are many things to consider when choosing what breast pump to use. Find our top tips for choosing the right pump for you. #breastfeeding

Many women do not realize that certain pregnancy complications can increase their lifetime risk of cardiovascular (heart) disease. This infographic was produced by the CMQCC Taskforce on Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy and Sister to Sister: The Women's Heart Foundation, with support from the California Department of Public Health, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Division.

InfoGraphics | California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

How are you protecting your vision? Getting a dilated eye exam is the only way to detect eye diseases and ensure you are seeing your best. Schedule one today with your eye care professional!

What you need to know about the risks of tattoos before you get one. #ink

Get the information you need to have a healthy pregnancy. Click through for more on medicines, food safety, X-rays and ultrasounds, breast pumps and helpful tips for new moms.

Looking for a great way to use those fresh garden veggies? You’ve found it.  Eat them as a side dish or have two as a meal.  Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Kale and Rice #MillionHearts

It's National HIV Testing Day. Learn important facts about HIV/AIDS, including how to protect yourself and how to get tested. #TCTT #TakeChargeandTest

If you’re not careful, picnics and barbecues can lead to foodborne bacteria and illness. Read on for simple safety guidelines for getting your food to the picnic, and preparing and serving it safely once you've arrived.

Sunscreen can protect you against sunburn, and lower your risk of skin cancer or skin damage. Find our top tips for protecting your skin from the sun.