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Friday, Nov 21st 2014
When you count your blessings this Thanksgiving, will you be grateful for good health?
HealthyWomen wanted to know, so we conducted an informal online poll and asked survey participants to share what they'll give thanks for this holiday. We're gratified to find out that 92% of you are thankful for your health. Here's how it broke down:
Thursday, Oct 23rd 2014
Thursday, Oct 16th 2014
Arm jiggle. Most of us have it to some degree. This week’s exercise helps tone the jiggliest part of your arm while challenging your core with stabilization work.
SO … ARE YOU READY?
Tuesday, Oct 14th 2014
No matter how many times you wash your hands or how conscious you are about not touching your face, seasonal influenza—the flu—has a simple way of sneaking into your system: through conversation.
That's right: the flu can spread by talking.
Thursday, Oct 02nd 2014
I love a good plank exercise. I’ve cranked out this do-anywhere move while playing with my 13-month-old, during TV commercial breaks, while dinner is cooking, etc.
Thursday, Sep 25th 2014
Sure, you likely know someone who has had a Botox treatment to erase wrinkles. But what do you really know about this multipurpose medical treatment?
Researchers have looked at botulinum toxin, from which Botox is made, for more than 100 years. The protein and neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinumm was first studied as the cause of botulism, an illness people sometimes get from improperly prepared meats.