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What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Make It a Habit: 5 Tips for a Pain-Free You
Make It a Habit: 5 Tips for a Pain-Free You

These 5 simple, healthy habits can help relieve chronic pain. Give yourself 21 days to adopt these healthy lifestyle habits.

Sex After 50: More Than Ever?
Sex After 50: More Than Ever?

Even couples who have been married 65 years or more still have sex with some frequency.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

Key Ways to Get the Sleep You Need (When Your Routine Gets Messed Up)
Key Ways to Get the Sleep You Need (When Your Routine Gets Messed Up)

Try these sleep tips the next time your normal routine gets interrupted, so you can get the sleep your body needs.

Want a Sharper Brain as You Age? Volunteer!
Want a Sharper Brain as You Age? Volunteer!

People who are active in local community groups may have slightly sharper mental skills at the age of 50, a new study suggests.

Must-Know Winter Makeup Tips
Must-Know Winter Makeup Tips

These winter makeup tips will help you look bright, radiant and cheery even in harsh winter weather.

Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening
Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening

Black and Hispanic women are less likely than white women to be screened for breast cancer, a large review finds.

8 Ways to Fail at Your New Year's Resolutions
8 Ways to Fail at Your New Year's Resolutions

Many of us make the same New Year's resolutions year after year. Here are some popular resolutions and why they may fail.

5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)
5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)

Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.

The One (and Only) Gift You Need This Holiday Season
The One (and Only) Gift You Need This Holiday Season

The best gifts we can get are sometimes the ones we give ourselves: health, wisdom, perspective, gentleness, empathy and understanding.

11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

We all have senior moments occasionally, but if you want to reduce your risk of dementia, try these strategies to keep your mind active and sharp. 


From the Expert: Beautiful Beauty Tips for Post-50 Women
From the Expert: Beautiful Beauty Tips for Post-50 Women

It's all about the skin care when it comes to beauty tips for older women. Think cream, cream and more cream.

It's Time for My Beautiful Post-50 Beauty Makeover
It's Time for My Beautiful Post-50 Beauty Makeover

Mature skin sometimes requires a different makeup technique. Department store beauty counters offer expert makeup tips.

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots

Many Americans will travel afar to celebrate the holidays, potentially putting themselves at risk for deadly blood clots.

5 Little Changes, 5-Plus Big Results
5 Little Changes, 5-Plus Big Results

Small changes in your daily routine may result in big improvements to your health.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.

Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Coping
Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Coping

Learn about lifestyle changes that can help prevent Alzheimer's. Plus, strategies for caring for someone that's been diagnosed.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

Steer Clear of Falling
Steer Clear of Falling

Falls can be more serious as we get older, so take steps to improve your balance and remove causes of falls from your home.

Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory
Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory

A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.

This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life
This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.