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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.

What's Your Heart Disease Risk? Important Numbers to Know
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What's Your Heart Disease Risk? Important Numbers to Know

The risk of heart disease goes up as you age. Here are some important numbers to know to help keep your risk in check.

Taking Prilosec or Other Potent Acid Blocker? Who Should Reconsider and How to Stop
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Taking Prilosec or Other Potent Acid Blocker? Who Should Reconsider and How to Stop

Potent acid blockers (called proton pump inhibitors) work well to block stomach acid, but generally they're intended to treat short episodes of heartburn or reflux. There are risks to long-term use.

Coaxing Back Desire After Menopause
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Coaxing Back Desire After Menopause

Loss of sexual desire is a major menopause-related problem for many women. Dr. Barb DePree shares some expert tips for dealing with loss of sex drive.


5 Easy Ways to Get Healthier This Summer—and All Year Long
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5 Easy Ways to Get Healthier This Summer—and All Year Long

With its longer days and warmer weather, summer gives you the perfect opportunity to develop good habits that will carry you into the colder months.

How to Know if You Have Urinary Incontinence
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How to Know if You Have Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence comes in many forms and affects millions of people. But there are simple things you can do to manage it.

Summer Sex Tips
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Summer Sex Tips

To enhance your summertime, here are some tips from Nurse Barb Dehn to boost your sexual pleasure and satisfaction.

5 Easy Tips to Sleep Better This Summer
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5 Easy Tips to Sleep Better This Summer

Sleep can be especially tricky in summer months. Check out these tips to improve your summer slumber.

Clues to Why Women Have Higher Odds for Alzheimer's
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Clues to Why Women Have Higher Odds for Alzheimer's

Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why.

Estrogen and Weight Gain: What's the Connection?
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Estrogen and Weight Gain: What's the Connection?

Many menopausal women experience weight gain, especially around the abdomen. Estrogen loss is partially to blame, but there are ways to fight back.

Finding Wellness Trends at the Fancy Food Show
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Finding Wellness Trends at the Fancy Food Show

The 2019 Fancy Food Show in New York featured wellness trends from kombucha and specialty waters to jerky and dark chocolate.

The Best Products for Hair Removal
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The Best Products for Hair Removal

As hormones change around menopause, many women notice an increase in unwanted facial hair. There are many options for managing that hairy situation.

Constipation and Menopause: Are You a No-Go?
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Constipation and Menopause: Are You a No-Go?

Constipation may become a problem in menopause, and, yes, hormones may be to blame. So, what can you do about it?

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.