womenTALK: Wellness in Practice

Thursday, Aug 20th 2015

Genetic Testing: Getting the Results

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

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Wednesday, Aug 05th 2015

Sporty Teen Girls Likely to Live Longer—So Keep Them Active

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

A new study shows that teenage girls who are active in sports are less likely to die prematurely from cancer or other causes as they get older. That's great news—especially for a family like mine with a strong disposition toward cancer.

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Thursday, Jun 25th 2015

Summertime Brings Warmer Weather—and Body Image Worries


by Stephanie Setliff, MD
Medical Director, Eating Recovery Center of Dallas

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Tuesday, Jun 16th 2015

It's Men's Health Week: Time to Tend to Your Man's Health

authored by Elizabeth Battaglino, Co-Founder, Women's Health Expert, RN

In 1994, Congress passed a bill to institute June as Men's Health Month. Since that time, it's been wonderful to see hundreds of workplaces, health care professionals, sports franchises and other institutions encouraging healthy behaviors among men and boys.

But how can we, as women, encourage our loved ones to take charge of their health and learn about what screenings they need?

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Wednesday, Jun 10th 2015

Mothers and Daughters and Weight, Oh My!

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

If you are lucky enough to have daughters, you probably know what a minefield the subjects of weight, body image and self-esteem can be with girls. (Even if you don't have daughters, you may remember what it was like when you were a teenager.)

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Monday, Jun 08th 2015

Resetting Your Exercise Mojo

authored by Elizabeth Battaglino, Co-Founder, Women's Health Expert, RN

Now that the cold weather has retreated, it's a great time to get out and exercise. And while it's no secret that we should all be exercising, sadly, too many people aren't. According to studies, up to 60 percent of American adults are not getting the recommended amount of physical activity—and over 25 percent are not active at all.

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Tuesday, May 26th 2015

Low Sexual Desire Is a Very Real Disorder for Many Women

authored by Elizabeth Battaglino, Co-Founder, Women's Health Expert, RN

Nationally, there is an important dialogue taking place regarding female sexual dysfunction (FSD) and whether it is a legitimate medical condition that requires treatment. HealthyWomen, based on the data that is currently available, believes that FSDs are real disorders that affect millions of women in the United States. 

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Sunday, May 17th 2015

Get Ready for Your Big, Bold, Passionate Summer

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

When you think "summer," do you think about life slowing down, maybe even getting a bit boring? Nancy D. O'Reilly, a clinical psychologist and women empowerment expert, wants MORE for you. She wants you to have a big, bold, brave, passionate summer.

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