Health Information and News

Have you heard the news?

This question used to be easier to answer. These days, there’s just too much coming much too fast. In this hectic environment, Women’s Health Research at Yale takes a careful, more helpful approach. We play a vital, deliberate role toward achieving equity in how medical science is conducted and translated into practice. And in doing so, improving your health. 

On this page, you can learn what you should do about the latest confusing health headlines. You can get tips about eating healthier. And you can see how the latest advancements in women’s health research are helping everyone to live longer, happier, and more productive lives.

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Our Latest Newsletter

Read the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter Innovations in Women's Health.

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Heart Health, Explained

Media reports can be tricky, but we're here to help clear things up.

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Safer U Survival Guide

People come in all different shapes and sizes. Here's what you need to know about how differences between men and women can influence your health.

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Sex and Science: You Don't Know the Half of It

Think you know about sex and science? Test your knowledge and play along.

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Healthier Eating Ideas

Simple swaps can make a big difference in your health. Here are some practical ideas to get you started!

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Preventing Osteoporosis

It's never too late to start doing the right things to improve your bone health.

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The Science Behind Quitting Smoking

Why is it harder for women to quit smoking, and what do you need to know when you're ready to quit?

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Articles, Books, and More

Further reading about WHRY and the science we support, including publications from international journals like JAMA and The Lancet.