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Real Women, Real Stories
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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Imagine having itchy skin and fatigue with no explanation or diagnosis for your symptoms. This is what happened to Minnesota native Nishele, 44, who received a primary biliary cholangtis (PBC) diagnosis after years without any answers. Her journey, unfortunately, is like many others who have PBC.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
The older I get and the older my body parts get—in this case, my feet—the more I gravitate toward shoes manufactured in Italy. No wonder the country is shaped like a boot.
Wellness in Practice
Friday, March 18, 2016
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
If you live in a climate anything at all like where I live in coastal Virginia, then the pollens are about to attack your nasal passages with a vengeance—if they haven't already. And for those of us who suffer from seasonal allergies, it can take all the fun out of spring.
Midlife Matters
Friday, March 18, 2016
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authored by: Judy Freedman
Much has been written in the media about the post-50 invisible woman. It's been said that women of a certain age fade into the woodwork or fall out of favor as they age.
Midlife Matters
Thursday, March 17, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
As children, the statement "I dare you" was usually associated with dangerous or forbidden challenges, perhaps something like sneaking out of the house late at night, staying out past your curfew, cutting a day of school—or worse.

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