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Proper Hydration Helps You Go the Distance

Proper Hydration Helps You Go the Distance

Is it best to hydrate before, during, or after your workout? The answer is all of the above. Proper hydration is an important part of your athletic performance—from preparation to recovery. If you’re preparing for a big event—such as a long-distance run, bike ride, hike, or a grueling game of soccer [...]

Posted on: July 24, 2014

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Acai is Awesome

Acai is Awesome

The berry is rich in flavor and antioxidants. A nutritious diet is one of the key factors to maintaining health. While there is no such thing as a miracle food, there are some foods that provide a higher level of nutrients than others. (These are often called nutrient-dense foods.) The latest [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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In This Issue of Women Magazine


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Telemedicine: Log on to Feel Better through Virtual Visits

Telemedicine: Log on to Feel Better through Virtual Visits

Expanding online access points to care providers means more women are booking virtual visits. By Diana Price You’ve had a stuffy nose for about a week. It has become progressively more congested, and you now have some pretty significant sinus pain. It’s feeling like a sinus infection, but you are just [...]

Posted on: April 7, 2016

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

By Diane L. Schneider, MD As we head into spring after a long winter, your vitamin D level right now is likely at the lowest point it will be all year, unless you are taking a vitamin D supplement or a multivitamin containing vitamin D. This is because sunshine is the [...]

Posted on: April 7, 2016

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The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

What your “poor circulation” may really mean By Ronni Shulman In the record books, Kristle Lowell is known as the USA Gymnastics Team athlete who won the 2013 world double-mini tram­poline title. To her teammates, though, she’s known affectionately as “Icy Toes.” That’s because the 22-year-old tumbling and trampoline cham­pion always [...]

Posted on: April 7, 2016

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Patients Rising: Voices of Value

Patients Rising: Voices of Value

Megan Sullivan never expected to be the face of a skin cancer diagnosis. By Terry Wilcox In 2014, after plummet­ing 50 feet from the side of a mountain at Yosemite Nation­al Park and jumping off her Ves­pa to avoid a car, Megan Sullivan finished off the two-week string of bad luck [...]

Posted on: April 7, 2016

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Strength Train at Home

Strength Train at Home

Maintaining muscle strength through regular exercise as we age can help combat natural muscle loss, or sarcopenia. By Joan Pagano Sarco-What? Sarcopenia is the natural loss of muscle strength and function that occurs with aging. If you are over 40, you are already experiencing creeping muscle loss. Is it reversible? Yes—but only with [...]

Posted on: March 24, 2016

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