women's health

  1. Conditions

    Global awareness for World AIDS Day

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    December 1 marks World AIDS Day, a time when people are reminded to join the fight against acquired immune deficiency syndrome...
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    Are you at risk for HIV and AIDS?

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    World AIDS Day is December 1, but every day is an opportunity to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. The statistics on HIV are as...
  3. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    5 Things you don't know about women's magazines

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    Many of us page through a favorite glossy magazine every month. Harmless enough, right? Maybe not. Women can have self-worth issues...
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    Can you reprogram your body to ward off cancer?

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    Is it possible to transform your internal landscape into one that defends against cancer? Scientific research tells us there are...
  5. Wellness

    6 Tips for women's brain health

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    Recent news reports say that stress might cause women’s brains to age more rapidly. Add that to nutrient-deficient diets, lack of...
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    5 Reasons you aren't pregnant

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 6.7 million women in the US are struggling with infertility. If you're one...
  7. Television

    Tina Fey talks women's reproductive rights

    Comedian Tina Fey gave a fiery speech this week at the Center for Reproductive Rights Inaugural Gala. Women's reproductive rights...
  8. Stress

    10 Ways to soothe yourself without food

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    How many times have you found yourself at the bottom of a pint of Peanut Butter Cup Ben & Jerry’s after a bad day? Though every...
  9. Exercise & Fitness

    Real fitness for real women

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    Bulimic as a young woman, Rochelle Rice discovered a way to turn her darkness into light by developing a fitness program for...
  10. Happiness & Friendship

    7 Simple steps to forgive others and yourself

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    Whether you yearn to feel free, lose weight, be more loving or break a sugar habit, you may not be able to move forward until you...
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    Can wearing a bra cause breast cancer?

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    It's been going around the rumor mill (for years) that wearing a bra, especially an underwire bra, has links to breast cancer. While...
  12. Dieting & Nutrition

    4 Natural energy boosters

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    How energetic do you feel at two in the afternoon? If you're like most women, you'd pay off the janitor to let you nap in the broom...
  13. Dieting & Nutrition

    The anti-inflammatory diet: Eating foods to heal your body

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    According to Karen Lamphere, MS, CN, most diseases have an underlying etiology involving inflammation. Conditions like arthritis,...
  14. Wellness

    Body image and the myth of perfection

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    It's unlikely we'll ever see a typical American woman on the cover of any woman's print or online magazine. It is the media's job to...
  15. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Foods that fight breast cancer

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    Diet is a deliciously powerful defense against breast cancer and other types of cancers. Incorporating the following cancer-fighting...
  16. Wellness

    Drug warning: Over-the-counter drugs that may be making you sick

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    When we get a headache or stomachache, have insomnia or aches and pains, we often reach for quick relief in the medicine cabinet....
  17. Kitchen & dining

    Indulge for the cause: Cookies by Shar

    Most of us feel at least a slight rush of guilt when reaching for a delicious cookie to satisfy our craving, but thanks to Cookies...
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    Breast cancer: New findings and treatment options

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    October is designated as a time to promote breast cancer awareness and share information about breast cancer issues. And no matter...
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    8 Pink ribbon products we love

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    Whether you walk for the cure, arm yourself with knowledge or donate your time or money to the cause, it’s time to do your part for...
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    Dense breast tissue can hinder breast cancer detection

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    Many women diligently perform monthly breast self-exams. They’re looking for the slightest aberration so they can seek medical care...