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What's Making You Anxious Now? Feature
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What's Making You Anxious Now?

If you are a woman between the ages of 45 and 60 years old and experience anxiety, we would like to hear from you.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
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Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause
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The Beginner's Guide to Menopause

When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.

What's Making You Anxious Now?
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What's Making You Anxious Now?

If you are a woman between the ages of 45 and 60 years old and experience anxiety, we would like to hear from you.

Do You Know the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment?
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Do You Know the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment?

Retinal tears or retinal detachment can happen in the blink of an eye, particularly as you age. Make sure you know the symptoms.

Could You Have Low Estrogen?
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Could You Have Low Estrogen?

Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.

Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?
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Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?

If you are a woman 50 years and older, we want to know more about the things you're doing to take care of your health. 


How to Get a Deep Sleep Tonight
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How to Get a Deep Sleep Tonight

A chronic lack of sleep is bad for your moods and your health. Try these tricks to get a deep sleep tonight.

Dry Skin and Menopause
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Dry Skin and Menopause

Estrogen declines as you approach menopause which decreases your skin's ability to produce and hold on to moisture. Find out what you can do about dry skin.

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy
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The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy

Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.

How We Get Turned On
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How We Get Turned On

The female sexual response cycle—how women experience sex—is complicated, unpredictable and different from men's sexual response. Find out more about sexual satisfaction.

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40
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Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

The New Mindset You’ll Need to Get Through Menopause
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The New Mindset You’ll Need to Get Through Menopause

World Menopause Day means creating a new mental health mindset as part of your women’s health goal.

5 Reasons Why Keeping Your Medical Records Could Save Your Life
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5 Reasons Why Keeping Your Medical Records Could Save Your Life

With the complexity of today's medical system, it's vital that you keep control of your own medical records. It could save your life. 


5 Things Every Woman Must Know About Lowering Her Breast Cancer Risk
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5 Things Every Woman Must Know About Lowering Her Breast Cancer Risk

There are some breast cancer risks you can't change—like age and family history—but there are also risks you can reduce through lifestyle changes.

Dementia Can Happen to Anyone but Is Not a Normal Part of Aging
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Dementia Can Happen to Anyone but Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia affect many women and can happen to anyone. Yet, dementia is not a normal part of aging.

Ridiculously Easy Ways to Age Well
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Ridiculously Easy Ways to Age Well

Genes play a part in longevity, but so does a healthy lifestyle. Here are five easy ways to stay healthy and live longer.

The Case for Self-Care
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The Case for Self-Care

What is self-care? It varies from person to person but involves being intentional about doing something you know will preserve or improve your mental, emotional and physical health.

Taking Small Self-Care Steps to Heal My Mind, Body and Soul
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Taking Small Self-Care Steps to Heal My Mind, Body and Soul

Blogger Judy Freedman describes how she's slowing down to care for her mind, body and soul as she faces cancer and loss.

Another Study on Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer
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Another Study on Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer

A new study reopens the debate over whether hormone therapy used to treat the symptoms of menopause raises women's risk of breast cancer.


Wellness Talk: Iconic Athlete Kathrine Switzer Shares How to Stay Fit Over 50
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Wellness Talk: Iconic Athlete Kathrine Switzer Shares How to Stay Fit Over 50

Kathrine Switzer was the first official woman entrant to complete the Boston Marathon in 1967 and is still going strong—and still running—at age 72. Check out her advice on healthy aging.

Celebrate Healthy Aging Every Day With a Little More Self-Care
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Celebrate Healthy Aging Every Day With a Little More Self-Care

Healthy aging should be the no. 1 priority for women experiencing menopause each and every day.

What Happens When You Want to Have Sex, But It Hurts?
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What Happens When You Want to Have Sex, But It Hurts?

For many women, sex can become painful and difficult around menopause. While the symptoms of estrogen loss can be distressing, they can almost always be treated.


Setting a New Relaxation Game Plan for My Life After 60
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Setting a New Relaxation Game Plan for My Life After 60

Blogger Judy Freedman decides to pay attention to her health and take a step back from the rigors of weekly blogging, travel and other stressful demands on her life.

Understanding Your Bone Health as You Age
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Understanding Your Bone Health as You Age

As you age, postmenopausal osteoporosis is more likely to occur because your body's natural bone remodeling process becomes unbalanced. Here's what you need to know.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
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7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

Osteoporosis: Knowing – and Owning – Your Numbers
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Osteoporosis: Knowing – and Owning – Your Numbers

As with so many things, when it comes to aging, what’s on the inside ultimately matters most.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
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How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.

7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's
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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.

Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy
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Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy

To detect colon cancer earlier, it’s critical to know your options and understand that colonoscopies aren’t the only colon cancer screening option available.

This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life
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This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

Celebrate Women's Health Month by Caring for Yourself
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Celebrate Women's Health Month by Caring for Yourself

Celebrate by taking care of yourself with healthy eating, exercising, sleeping and more self-care.