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Can Teens Get Breast Cancer?

Should young women be concerned about breast cancer? What about after breast reduction surgery? Our expert answers.

By Ask HealthCentral

Anemia During Pregnancy: Causes and Treatments

Anemia can lead to symptoms that are hard to distinguish from those of pregnancy itself.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How to Take Care of Your Vision During Menopause

If you are a woman of menopausal age, taking a proactive approach to your eye health is key.

By Malaika Hill

How to Handle Weight Gain at Menopause

Learn why you may struggle with weight during midlife and get strategies to help.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Does Menopause Weaken Your Immune System?

Menopause is a time of many changes, and those changes can reduce your immunity. Here’s what you should know.

By Eileen Bailey

How to Know if You're in Perimenopause

What is perimenopause, anyway? And what are the symptoms? Learn more here.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Can I Still Get Pregnant If My Periods Are Irregular?

A reader with unpredictable periods writes in to find out whether she can still get pregnant. Here’s what our expert replied.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Is This Normal? A Teen Guide to Breast Health

When it comes to our breasts, what’s normal and what is cause for concern? Can teens get breast cancer?

By Phyllis Johnson

Could My Rash Mean I Have Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

A rash on the breast could spark panic — but this may put your mind at ease.

By Phyllis Johnson

Benign Breast Lumps: Symptoms and Treatment

Most breast lumps aren’t cancer. Learn about other possibilities, like cysts, fibroadenomas, and fibrocystic breast changes.

By PJ Hamel