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Monday, Jun 29th 2015
Some think of growing older with a sense of appreciation. They feel liberated, proud, vital—and even happier. They flourish. They get to spend more time with their families, travel more for pleasure and have more time to devote to hobbies, volunteer work or even starting a new career.
Yet others associate aging with the word "invisible." They think their opinions matter little; they feel cast aside and disparaged. They fear illness, disability and memory loss.
Tuesday, Jun 02nd 2015
New Chronic Migraine Screening Tool Available to Help You Communicate Headache Symptoms and Their Impact
Do you have frequent headaches, so severe that they interfere with your work, school or other activities?1 Do you often take medications for your headaches?
If so, you may have chronic migraine and should talk to a specialist about your symptoms. Chronic migraine is a medical condition defined by 15 headache days per month, with each headache lasting four hours or more, and at least eight of those headache days being associated with migraine.2
Wednesday, Apr 22nd 2015
We all know our moms are special, but Anna Jarvis wanted society as a whole to give moms their due. As a result, on the second Sunday in May, children around the country honor their moms in ways ranging from a simple homemade card to a weekend spa retreat.
Though we may celebrate in many ways—and we'd love to hear about your favorite Mother's Day tradition—Anna Jarvis preferred to keep it simple.
Mother's Day history
Tuesday, Sep 16th 2014
Anyone who's survived a kitchen remodeling knows it can feel like a war zone. And right now, I'm right in the middle of battle.
Monday, Feb 03rd 2014
Not only do we at HealthyWomen believe in the importance of healthy bodies, we also like to promote healthy relationships—healthy relationships with ourselves, our partners, our friends and our families. And we believe it's important to teach our children about healthy relationships, both through what we say and what we do.
Wednesday, Aug 07th 2013
This is a sponsored article from Bayer® Aspirin
In the movies, a heart attack is depicted as a dramatic moment—the person clutching his or her chest (usually his) and crying out in pain. In reality, women can suffer a heart attack without any chest pain. The experience might feel like extreme fatigue, pain in the back or jaw or light-headedness. With such apparently small symptoms, a life or death moment can be hard to spot.
Wednesday, Jul 10th 2013
You've been waking up in the morning with itchy, watery eyes and a stuffy nose and have been sneezing more than normal.
You know you're not allergic to the down or feathers in your pillows and comforters, so what gives?
It may be the dust mites lurking in your bedding.