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Bone-building Moves

Bone-building Moves

  By Maryann Hammers Your bones have supported you all these years. Isn’t it time you returned the favor? Sure, you make certain your diet includes plenty of calcium and ample Vitamin D, but diet is just half the battle. Exercise—especially weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening moves—is the other 50 percent of the [...]

Posted on: August 25, 2015

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Open Yourself to Awe—It’s Good for Your Health!

Open Yourself to Awe—It’s Good for Your Health!

It’s no secret that our emotions seem to affect our physical health. You may have had an experience in which receiving bad news while you were recovering from illness or injury slowed your progress. And, on the other hand, many of us have found that a thoughtful visit from a [...]

Posted on: August 13, 2015

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Back Pain? Pick Your Pain Relievers Carefully.

Back Pain? Pick Your Pain Relievers Carefully.

If you reach for Tylenol® (acetaminophen) for an aching back, you may want to rethink your pain-management program. Recent research suggests that Tylenol and other brands of acetaminophen pain relievers, longtime family medicine cabinet staples, may not be the most effective or safest ways to manage certain conditions. Several recent [...]

Posted on: August 6, 2015

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You Get What You Give

You Get What You Give

By Maryann Hammers Debbie Spina Piperno has degrees in Pharmaceutical Science and Engineering Science. She’s worked in cancer research and drug development. So when she volunteered as PTA president at her children’s elementary school, she put her impressive education, experience, and management skills to work. She organized science fairs, charity softball [...]

Posted on: July 29, 2015

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In This Issue of Women Magazine


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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Why Is It So Hard to Explain?

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Why Is It So Hard to Explain?

By D.Z. Stone Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not easy to describe. How does one explain a chronic and progressive autoimmune illness that typically affects the small joints of the hands and feet but may also involve other joints as well as inflammation of the lungs, heart, and eyes? A disease where [...]

Posted on: July 14, 2015

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Reasons for Hope

Reasons for Hope

Advances in the management of colorectal cancer By Eleanor Mayfield Laura Hauser was 34, a busy mom of a five-year-old and a seven-year-old, with a full-time job and a business on the side. “When I saw my OBGYN for my annual checkup, I mentioned that I’d noticed blood in my stool,” [...]

Posted on: July 14, 2015

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Advances in Melanoma Research

Advances in Melanoma Research

By Meg Monday Melanoma is a potentially fatal type of skin cancer that begins in the melanocytes, which are the cells that are responsible for skin color. The incidence rate of melanoma has been climbing steadily since the early 1970s. Of the more than 1 million new diagnoses of skin cancer [...]

Posted on: July 14, 2015

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Tales for the Road…or Trail or Treadmill 

Tales for the Road…or Trail or Treadmill 

Two longtime mother runners offer a third installment in their series of inspiring guides for moms on the run. By Diana Price When I was training for my first marathon, I had a routine before my weekly long run: waking in the dark (far too early for a summer Sunday), I [...]

Posted on: July 1, 2015

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Know Before You Go: Farmers’ Market 101

Know Before You Go: Farmers’ Market 101

Planning to shop local for your produce this summer? If so, learning a bit about your neighborhood vendors and the produce they sell can ensure that you find the quality you are looking for. By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE The number of farmers’ markets across the country is growing, fueled by [...]

Posted on: July 14, 2015

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