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Dr. Octavia Cannon

A Conversation With Dr. Octavia Cannon About How Race Can Influence Menopause

Although every woman goes through menopause once they reach a certain age, it can be more difficult for women of color

2017 (Photo/Alina Oswald)

I Believe I’m Aging Faster Because I Have HIV

We don’t really know how HIV impacts aging, since surviving it was nearly impossible a generation ago

Sherell Flagg in 2021

Black Women Often Suffer in Silence During Menopause. I’m Going to Keep Talking.

I’m working to fight the stigma that leads so many women to being unprepared for the mental and physical changes of menopause

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D.

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D., Speaks With HealthyWomen About Hormone Therapy for Menopause

The former president of the North American Menopause Society explains its new position statement on hormone therapy

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is key to a healthy brain and a healthy body. Watch this video for some tips for sleeping well.

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Is It Menopause or Something Else?

Menopause shares symptoms with many health conditions — some of them serious

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What’s Hot About Menopause? Sex!

The big change can be a big plus in the bedroom

She’s Sweating, He’s Freezing — and Nobody’s Sleeping

She’s Sweating, He’s Freezing — and Nobody’s Sleeping

The challenges of middle age look different for men and women, but the result can be the same

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8 Foods to Eat for Healthy Bones

Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin D can help keep your bones healthy and possibly lower your risk of osteoporosis

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7 Ways to Prevent Bone Loss

You’re never too young to take steps to keep your bones strong and health

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And Just Like That … I Had a Flash Period

Are flash periods real or just TV drama?

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