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Your World at Home
Monday, February 3, 2014
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
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.
Midlife Matters
Monday, February 3, 2014
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
The other night, I slapped my husband. No, not hard and awful in a mean-spirited way, just a slap on the wrist. I'd had enough. The sound of his cracking knuckles had officially driven me over the edge (for the umpteenth time) and my hand just flew out reflexively toward his. "Why do you always have to do that?" "It just feels good." It takes a lot of patience to sit next to someone who loves to crack their knuckles.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
When my grandmother was alive, she always kept a neatly folded piece of paper in her wallet. It contained a list of all the medications she took. I remember looking at it one time and being shocked at the sheer length of the list.
Midlife Matters
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
As if the recent controversy about vitamins and supplements (http://www.healthywomen.org/content/blog-entry/scoop-taking-multivitamins) isn't enough to confuse you, when was the last time you took a good, hard look at a label wrapped around a vitamin or supplement bottle? My guess? Probably never.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Many of us wrestle with whether or not we should take a daily multivitamin. And recent news reports may have left some of us more undecided than ever. Here's the scoop on taking multivitamins from an interview with Duffy MacKay, ND, vice president of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition. Q. We're reading in the news that multivitamins are unnecessary; in fact, they may even cause harm.

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