Pregnancy Employment Bias Suits Surge

Female employees charged pharmaceuticals giant Novartis with maternal bias as part of a $100-million gender-discrimination lawsuit last week. The case joins a surge in litigation brought by pregnant women charging job discrimination.

Spotlight Turns on Celiac Disease

Celiac disease affects millions of women, but often goes undiagnosed for years because doctors are unable to detect it. Now, with more studies and women speaking out, the disease is falling under the national spotlight.

One Study Finds AIDS Virus Transmitted Orally

The AIDS virus spreads very quickly after oral exposure, according to a new study of monkeys. If confirmed, the finding could be of grave consequence to women and girls around the globe who breastfeed or engage in unprotected oral sex.