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One in two women will break a bone in their lifetime due to osteoporosis, which is greater than that of heart attack, stroke, and breast cancer combined. Continue reading

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Wrinkles, and age spots, and cancer! Oh my!

The sun, although glorious, is also responsible for most of the loathsome wrinkles, age spots, and skin cancers. Then why, oh why, are only 14 percent of women wearing sunscreen? Continue reading

Monkey see, monkey do

Our children are watching everything we do, right down to how much we move. Continue reading

The hairy truth about laser treatments

For the last several years women have been allured by the promise of “permanent hair removal” with laser treatments. Never shave or wax again? Sounds like a dream come true, … and a dream it may be.

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Sitting, a health risk worth standing up for

The more you sit, the less physically active you are, which can lead to all sorts of health problems, including an early death. And for women, the risk increases by 60 percent for each extra hour a day of sitting. Continue reading