Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
I just started the slim fast meal replacement shake today! Hopefully it works. I have always been a big girl and after having my first child my weight has not dropped at all. :( I'm drinking 2 shakes a day, and eating a healthy dinner
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I had my surgery 6 weeks ago the pain was so bad I didn't think I was going to survive it and it lasts for weeks not hours not days. In the hospital they gave me morphine, Percocet's, Tylenol, and tramadol yes all of that. I have never had so many dr... Read more
I'm not sure how to sync my new fitbit device with Spark People. I got a dire warning about disconnecting but I don't know if Spark People will automatically pick up on my device. Do they get their information from the device or from the FitBit app... Read more
I've been suffering terribly with hot flashes and night sweatsand didn't want to take synthetic hormone replacement.I bought Solgar's black cohosh, which also contains soy,and my results have been phenomenal.... Read more
If you are taking calcium supplements and iron supplements (or a multivitamin with iron), remember to allow a 2 hours time span between these two supplements. Calcium blocks the absorption of some of the iron so you would get the best benefit if you... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She blogs monthly on the topics of menopause, health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This is the third blog in the series on menopause... Read more
For more than 25 years, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. This is the time of year when the familiar pink ribbons and, in more recent years, pink in general becomes more prevalent in our communities and in the med... Read more
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