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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight) Feature
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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)

Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.

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.

HPV After 50? It's No Joke
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HPV After 50? It's No Joke

You can develop HPV after age 50 when a virus that was dormant for years "reactivates" decades later.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

Best Teas for Sleep
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Best Teas for Sleep

If you have trouble getting to sleep, give tea a try. The best teas for sleep contain ingredients to help you get a better night's sleep.

5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)
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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)

Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.

Where Do You Want to Travel in 2018?
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Where Do You Want to Travel in 2018?

Blogger Judy Freedman attends the New York Times Travel Show and shares some of the top travel destinations for 2018.

12 Simple Ways to Fight Prediabetes
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12 Simple Ways to Fight Prediabetes

As many as 60 million people in the United States have prediabetes, yet more than 90 percent of them don’t know it. Find out if you're one of them and learn how to take action today.

Tanning Without the Sun
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Tanning Without the Sun

Try a self-tanning product to give you that bronzed look without the sun damage that can cause wrinkles and skin cancer.

11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
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11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

We all have senior moments occasionally, but if you want to reduce your risk of dementia, try these strategies to keep your mind active and sharp.

Midlife Stress and Alzheimer's: What's the Connection?
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Midlife Stress and Alzheimer's: What's the Connection?

Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life. But this link isn’t found in men, according to a new study.

Cost, Choice and Equity: Lifting the Health Care Burden on Women
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Cost, Choice and Equity: Lifting the Health Care Burden on Women

Rising health care costs and surprise hospital bills often weigh most heavily on women, who must navigate confusing billing and insurance rules to take care of themselves and their families.

Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
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Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?

There's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease.

New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain
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New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain

Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer from chronic back pain and cut the need for opioid painkillers.

How Healthy Is Your Health Care Provider Network?
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How Healthy Is Your Health Care Provider Network?

If your insurance plan’s network of health care providers is too narrow, it can limit your access to sufficient care and in the end, raise your health care costs by forcing you to visit out-of-network providers.

Celebrating Mother's Day After Your Mom Has Passed Away
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Celebrating Mother's Day After Your Mom Has Passed Away

Ideas for remembering and celebrating the family and friends we never want to forget.

Omega-3s in Seafood May Keep You Healthier, Longer
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Omega-3s in Seafood May Keep You Healthier, Longer

Tuna, salmon, mackerel, cod: Whatever your preference, eating more seafood may help you stay healthy as you age.

Short Bout of Exercise Might Boost Your Memory
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Short Bout of Exercise Might Boost Your Memory

Just a little bit of light exercise can immediately improve a person's memory.

New Toolkit Aims to Help Educate Women About Prescription Opioids
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New Toolkit Aims to Help Educate Women About Prescription Opioids

Pain management is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Research shows that women are more likely to be prescribed opioids than men and tend to become persistent users of opioids.

It's Time for Women to Get Brain Healthy, Too
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It's Time for Women to Get Brain Healthy, Too

Women make healthy choices for their bodies every day but rarely think about their own brain health. Here's what we should be doing to care for our most important organ.

Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia in Later Life
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Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia in Later Life

New research suggests preeclampsia might also make women more vulnerable to a specific type of dementia.

U.S. Alzheimer's Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060
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U.S. Alzheimer's Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060

This study shows that as the U.S. population increases, the number of people affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will rise.

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.

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.

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.