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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.

Weight-Lifting Myths
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Weight-Lifting Myths

Strength training's benefits reach way beyond a toned body. It can help you avoid injury and can fight many effects of aging, such as bone loss and memory loss.

Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick
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Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick

As if the hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and sexual challenges weren't enough, now you can add weight gain to the menopausal whammy.

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.

7 Ridiculously Simple and Realistic Ways to Lose Weight After 50
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7 Ridiculously Simple and Realistic Ways to Lose Weight After 50

When it comes to shedding pounds, age factors into the equation. Find out how to counter the ways age works against you.

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.

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.

Menopause and Sleep: What's the Connection?
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Menopause and Sleep: What's the Connection?

If you're a woman in midlife, you may find yourself tossing and turning and waking up multiple times each night. The problem may be related to menopause.

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.

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.

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.

Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit
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Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit

Nix the unrealistic goals and the highly restrictive diets. Instead, think about small steps and lifestyle changes to get you fit and healthy.

Is Your Bowel Irritable?
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Is Your Bowel Irritable?

Many suffer for years before getting an IBS diagnosis.

A Storyteller With Breast Cancer Shares Her Stories
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A Storyteller With Breast Cancer Shares Her Stories

Antoinette Truglio Martin, a writer and storyteller with stage IV breast cancer, shares her stories in an essay titled "One Life, A Treasure Chest of Stories."

Healthy Workouts for Mother-Daughter Bonding Time
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Healthy Workouts for Mother-Daughter Bonding Time

Skip the mall for your weekly catch-up sessions with Mom, and instead discover mother-daughter bonding time over a healthy workout.

HealthyWomen Contributing Writer to Participate in Global Wellness Roundtable
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HealthyWomen Contributing Writer to Participate in Global Wellness Roundtable

HealthyWomen Contributing Writer Sheryl Kraft will participate in the Global Wellness Summit and be part of a media roundtable discussing health news and discerning what's real.

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.

Grieving the Death of My Sister
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Grieving the Death of My Sister

There's no one who can replace a sister, and the grief that follows can overwhelm at times, while the memories may comfort.

A Glimpse of Wellness From the Global Wellness Summit 2017
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A Glimpse of Wellness From the Global Wellness Summit 2017

Improve your health and wellness with these tips for making healthy lifestyle choices from blogger Sheryl Kraft, who attended the Global Wellness Summit 2017.

3 Common Breast Cancer Risks
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3 Common Breast Cancer Risks

Some breast cancer risk factors you can't control, but you do have some control over certain risk factors, like alcohol consumption and weight.

Why Does Diabetes Increase Fracture Risk in Seniors?
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Why Does Diabetes Increase Fracture Risk in Seniors?

Seniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they know why.

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.

Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes
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Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes

Talk therapy may help relieve menopause-related sleep problems and depression, a new study suggests.

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids
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1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids

One-third of older Americans take something to help them sleep, but most don't discuss their sleep problems with a doctor, a new survey finds.

Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit
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Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit

Nix the unrealistic goals and the highly restrictive diets. Instead, think about small steps and lifestyle changes to get you fit and healthy.

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.