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Friday, Aug 21st 2009

In Case You Missed Them: Five Health Highlights This Week

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Just in case you were away on a blissful vacation this week and missed the news...or were too busy to notice...

Here's some of the top health news from the week.

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Thursday, Aug 20th 2009

More on Lymphedema and Weights

authored by Sheryl Kraft

The other day, I shared some information on a new study that disproves the old notion that women who have had breast surgery cannot lift anything heavy for fear of developing lymphedema in their arm.

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Wednesday, Aug 19th 2009

A Trip to a Cosmetic Dermatologist : Watch This

authored by Sheryl Kraft

If you're a regular reader, you might have read about my visit last month to NYC dermatologist Dr. Arielle Kauvar. We talked about ways to erase some pesky signs of aging. You know, the W word: Wrinkles.

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Sunday, Aug 16th 2009

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Lately, my days seems to fly by that it's hard to fit in everything I want- I always want to stay up late to stretch the day even more. But I need at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night to feel rested, and envy the person who can get along with just five or six hours of shuteye a night.

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Wednesday, Aug 12th 2009

Have Breast Cancer? Don't Stop Lifting Those Weights

authored by Sheryl Kraft

If you are a regular reader, then you know that exercise is one of my addictions.

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Tuesday, Aug 11th 2009

Does Exercise Make You Hungrier?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

A reader writes:
"I recently turned 50 and decided to finally begin - and stick to - a serious exercise routine. I've been going to the gym four days a week doing 45 minutes of cardio and lifting weights. I'm so frustrated...it's been over 3 months and I've gained three pounds! What gives?"

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Tuesday, Aug 11th 2009

If Your Child is Going Away to College...A Helpful Health Guide

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Maybe it's because I saw some leaves on the ground this morning (it's hard to believe the trees are already beginning to shed) that I started thinking about college. If you're getting ready to send your child off to college, you're probably getting real busy right about now.

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Friday, Aug 07th 2009

Fixes for Aging Skin: A Top NYC Dermatologist Shares the Latest

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Recently I visited well-known Board-certified dermatologist Dr.

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Wednesday, Aug 05th 2009

Aging + Sports = Boomeritis

authored by Sheryl Kraft

If you exercise regularly, you probably know that your body does not bounce back like it once did. How's this for a sign of aging: Last week we my husband found out he needs a hip replacement. Something that was always associated with old age is now upon us, and it's not as uncommon among baby boomers as I once thought.

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Monday, Aug 03rd 2009

Five Reader Favorites (In Case You Missed Them)

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Are you a new reader? Or maybe you've been with Midlife Matters from the beginning - but don't get to tune in regularly. In any case, here's a chance to play catch-up on some things you might have missed.

Scroll down for some of Midlife Matter's most popular posts.

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