Tag Archives: 'Women’s Health Initiative'

Dr. Oz Takes on the Cholesterol Controversy

Dr. Oz Takes on the Cholesterol Controversy

Does He Get It Right for Both Sexes? You’ve heard it before, “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.”  True in many ways, but does this cliché apply to heart disease prevention and the role Read More

Latest HRT Study Needs a Critical Eye

Here’s the  latest entry in the decade-long debate over the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women: A report from Boston that says women who take hormones for more than 10 years have Read More

The Myth Decade: Hormones, Breast Cancer and WHI

The Myth Decade: Hormones, Breast Cancer and WHI

Do hormones cause breast cancer? Over the past decade, this is by far the most common question I’ve heard from women trying to decide whether to take hormone replacements to reduce the symptoms of menopause and Read More