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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 Ultimate Guide to Surviving the Winter Blues
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The Ultimate Guide to Surviving the Winter Blues

As days get shorter and colder, you may feel tired, moody and depleted of energy. A little self-care can help you fight the winter blues.

How Does a Hysterectomy Affect Menopause?
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How Does a Hysterectomy Affect Menopause?

When will you go through menopause after a hysterectomy and how will you know it? It depends on the type of hysterectomy.

Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

How to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk
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How to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

You can't change your gender, age or genes, but there are lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your breast cancer risk.

5 Tips for Talking to Your HCP About Weight Loss and Eating
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5 Tips for Talking to Your HCP About Weight Loss and Eating

Make the most of this important discussion.

Bring a 'Health Buddy' to Your Next Doctor Visit
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Bring a 'Health Buddy' to Your Next Doctor Visit

For many people, going to a doctor's office for even a routine examination is enough to spike anxiety. To get more out of your visits, consider taking someone with you.

How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?
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How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?

Canadian researchers say it may become unnecessary in women aged 55 or older who have one negative result with the test.

New Study: Many Reasons Sex Declines After Menopause
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New Study: Many Reasons Sex Declines After Menopause

Lack of desire and vaginal dryness are often given as the reason sex declines for women after menopause. But a new study finds many more reasons.

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.

Why Men and Women Feel Pain Differently
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Why Men and Women Feel Pain Differently

Men and women experience pain differently, and women may be treated for pain differently than men. Here are some ways you can manage your pain.

A Surprising Way to Fight Fatigue
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A Surprising Way to Fight Fatigue

If you find yourself frequently fighting midday fatigue, the solution may surprise you. How about a leisurely walk to energize you?

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.

Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.