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How Do You Feel About Your Health? Feature
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How Do You Feel About Your Health?

Please take this survey, so we can better understand how women 30-60 years old think about managing their health and taking care of their families.

Pain Relief for Achy Joints
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Pain Relief for Achy Joints

Joint pain often comes with age, either from injury, overuse, disease or normal wear and tear. It may be inevitable, but there are ways to ease the pain.

Could You Have Low Estrogen?
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Could You Have Low Estrogen?

Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.

How Do You Feel About Your Health?
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How Do You Feel About Your Health?

Please take this survey, so we can better understand how women 30-60 years old think about managing their health and taking care of their families.

Menopausal Weight Gain: Fighting Back With Exercise
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Menopausal Weight Gain: Fighting Back With Exercise

A regular, moderately challenging exercise regimen will help you control menopausal weight gain and offer other health benefits from stress relief to better sleep.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
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Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
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7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

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

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

13 Things You Need to Know About Shingles
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13 Things You Need to Know About Shingles

Shingles can be extremely painful and sometimes cause lasting complications, so you may want to consider the vaccination. There's a new one coming soon.

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

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

Fight Menopausal Weight Gain: Your Diet
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Fight Menopausal Weight Gain: Your Diet

Weight gain during menopause is almost inevitable, so to keep it under control, you need to change the way you eat.

Do You Know the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment?
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Do You Know the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment?

Retinal tears or retinal detachment can happen in the blink of an eye, particularly as you age. Make sure you know the symptoms.

Is Your Bowel Irritable?
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Is Your Bowel Irritable?

Many suffer for years before getting an IBS diagnosis.

How to Create Your Family Health Tree
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How to Create Your Family Health Tree

A family health history can be key to your wellness.

7 Facts You Need to Know About Floaters
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7 Facts You Need to Know About Floaters

Floaters are those spots or specks that often float across our eyes as we age. Here's what you need to know about floaters.

13 Things You Need to Know About Shingles
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13 Things You Need to Know About Shingles

Shingles can be extremely painful and sometimes cause lasting complications, so you may want to consider the vaccination. There's a new one coming soon.

Pain Relief for Achy Joints
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Pain Relief for Achy Joints

Joint pain often comes with age, either from injury, overuse, disease or normal wear and tear. It may be inevitable, but there are ways to ease the pain.

Flu Can Have Dangerous Domino Effect on Older Adults
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Flu Can Have Dangerous Domino Effect on Older Adults

Even months after recovering from the flu, older people remain at increased risk for a heart attack, stroke or disability, a doctor who specializes in infectious diseases warns.

Care for Caregivers
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Care for Caregivers

Many of us will care for a parent at some point in our lives. If you're shopping or cooking for Mom or taking Dad to doctor visits, you're already a caregiver.

Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks
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Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks

Don't want to look old before your time? Put down the cigarettes and go easy on the alcohol.

Constipation: An Exclusive Q&A
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Constipation: An Exclusive Q&A

If you have fewer than three bowel movements a week, then you may have chronic constipation.

Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter
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Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter

The new staging system for Alzheimer's disease uses brain changes found via biomarkers before symptoms appear, as well as clinical symptoms, to diagnose the disease.

A New Healthy Holiday Tradition for Every Family
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A New Healthy Holiday Tradition for Every Family

The holidays are a good time to encourage your family to talk about the family's medical history, so you can get a better understanding of your inherited risks.

Menopausal Weight Gain: Fighting Back With Exercise
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Menopausal Weight Gain: Fighting Back With Exercise

A regular, moderately challenging exercise regimen will help you control menopausal weight gain and offer other health benefits from stress relief to better sleep.

I Tried Cryotherapy—and Here's What Happened
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I Tried Cryotherapy—and Here's What Happened

Cryotherapy, which involves a short time in a freezing cold chamber, claims to energize, ease pain, reduce depression, improve sleep, and speed metabolism, among other things.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
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7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

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

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

Celebrate Women's Health Month by Caring for Yourself
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Celebrate Women's Health Month by Caring for Yourself

Celebrate by taking care of yourself with healthy eating, exercising, sleeping and more self-care.

Celebrating Your Health at Every Age
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Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

Your body changes with each passing year, so it's important to be aware of and take care of your health needs and concerns at every age.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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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.

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

7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's
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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.