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What's Making You Anxious Now? Feature
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What's Making You Anxious Now?

If you are a woman between the ages of 45 and 60 years old and experience anxiety, we would like to hear from you.

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.

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause
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The Beginner's Guide to Menopause

When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.

What's Making You Anxious Now?
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What's Making You Anxious Now?

If you are a woman between the ages of 45 and 60 years old and experience anxiety, we would like to hear from you.

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.

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 You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?
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Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?

If you are a woman 50 years and older, we want to know more about the things you're doing to take care of your health. 


How to Get a Deep Sleep Tonight
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How to Get a Deep Sleep Tonight

A chronic lack of sleep is bad for your moods and your health. Try these tricks to get a deep sleep tonight.

Dry Skin and Menopause
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Dry Skin and Menopause

Estrogen declines as you approach menopause which decreases your skin's ability to produce and hold on to moisture. Find out what you can do about dry skin.

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.

The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy
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The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy

Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.

How We Get Turned On
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How We Get Turned On

The female sexual response cycle—how women experience sex—is complicated, unpredictable and different from men's sexual response. Find out more about sexual satisfaction.

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40
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Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time to Share My Story
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It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time to Share My Story

Blogger Judy Freedman shares the story of her bladder cancer diagnosis to help raise awareness during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.

Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health
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Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

As if older women didn't already worry enough about their bone health, new research suggests that anxiety may up their risk for fractures.

Menopause and Osteoporosis: How to Take Charge of Your Bone Health
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Menopause and Osteoporosis: How to Take Charge of Your Bone Health

The sharp decline in estrogen that comes around menopause leads to a weakening of women's bones. That's why it's important to know how to take charge of your bone health and prevent fractures.

Sex and Your Hysterectomy: The Options
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Sex and Your Hysterectomy: The Options

There are several types of hysterectomy and several surgical options for performing a hysterectomy. It's important to talk with your doctor about all the options before your surgery.

5 Quick and Easy Tips for Keeping Your Sanity When You're in Pain
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5 Quick and Easy Tips for Keeping Your Sanity When You're in Pain

From deep knead massage to deep breathing, here are some tips to help manage pain.

How to Boost Your Memory
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How to Boost Your Memory

Use memory consolidation to translate new memories into long-term memories.

In Praise of the New RBG Documentary
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In Praise of the New RBG Documentary

RBG, a new documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, paints a captivating portrait of the justice's strength and intelligence and reminds women of the hard fight for women's rights.

Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy
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Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy

To detect colon cancer earlier, it’s critical to know your options and understand that colonoscopies aren’t the only colon cancer screening option available.

How to Make the Most of Living a Longer Life
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How to Make the Most of Living a Longer Life

Some experts project that it won't be that long before people routinely live to be 100 years old, so it's time to examine the implications of living to 100.

New Medicare Perk: Diabetes Prevention
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New Medicare Perk: Diabetes Prevention

Millions of U.S. seniors can now take part in a Medicare program designed to prevent prediabetes from progressing to type 2 diabetes.

Try These Alternatives to Kegel Exercises
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Try These Alternatives to Kegel Exercises

There's more to strengthening your pelvic floor muscles than just Kegels. Try these pelvic floor exercises to help prevent urinary incontinence and contribute to your sexual health and pleasure.

How Chronic Loneliness Harms Your Health
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How Chronic Loneliness Harms Your Health

It's OK to be alone sometimes. It's not OK to feel lonely much of the time. Feeling the pain of loneliness can harm your health.

Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy
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Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy

To detect colon cancer earlier, it’s critical to know your options and understand that colonoscopies aren’t the only colon cancer screening option available.

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.

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.

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.