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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

The ultimate comfort food, this chicken pot pie offers protein, veggies, and great flavor--with less fat and sodium than traditional versions. Ingredients 4, 5-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1.25 lbs) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 onion, finely chopped 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced 1 cup baby carrots, thinly sliced [...]

Posted on: September 11, 2014

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Toned Muscles May Help Beat Diabetes

Toned Muscles May Help Beat Diabetes

Increase your muscle mass to decrease your risk of insulin resistance and prediabetes. Need another good reason to pump iron in the gym? New research indicates that the greater an individual’s total muscle mass, the lower the risk of insulin resistance, a precursor to Type 2  diabetes. Insulin resistance [...]

Posted on: September 11, 2014

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A Young Stroke Survivor Shares Her Story

A Young Stroke Survivor Shares Her Story

 “Mommy’s Brain Got Hurt” A young mother survives a stroke  determined to raise awareness and  embrace positivity. Katherine Wolf was a 26-year-old wife and new mother breaking into the commercial modeling business in Los Angeles when she felt a little “funky” one morning. She wondered if she might be pregnant again. That afternoon, as her six-month-old [...]

Posted on: September 11, 2014

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Fall Skin Care Tips

Fall Skin Care Tips

Adjust your skin care routine for fabulous fall skin. As the days grow shorter, the temperatures drop, and the air becomes drier, your skin may lose precious moisture. Autumn is a time of transition, and the best autumn skin care routines will correct any summer damage that has occurred and prepare [...]

Posted on: September 11, 2014

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In This Issue of Women Magazine


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Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation

Any way you slice it, caring for children and aging parents is a lot to manage—but it can offer rich rewards. By Laurie Wertich When Sue Morrison was young, she watched her parents care for their aging parents and remembers thinking to herself that when she grew up, she didn’t want to [...]

Posted on: September 4, 2014

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Women and Alcoholism

Women and Alcoholism

By Laurie Wertich The child of two alcoholics, Dawn King was never a big drinker. For years she and her husband would enjoy an occasional glass of wine, but alcohol just didn’t figure largely into their lives. Then several years ago, stress started creeping into Dawn’s life—and with it came alcohol. [...]

Posted on: September 4, 2014

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The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media

The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media

In this age of online communication, social media plays a bigger role in many women’s journeys. By Mia James Since its inception the Internet has played a role in healthcare. But what started as primarily a source of information, as patients learned the benefits—and the pitfalls—of “googling” a diagnosis, has now [...]

Posted on: September 4, 2014

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Calcium and Vitamin D May Improve Cholesterol

Calcium and Vitamin D May Improve Cholesterol

If you are a postmenopausal woman and are already taking calcium and vitamin D for bone health, you may be getting an added benefit from these nutrients: improved cholesterol. According to a recent study from the Women’s Health Initiative, published online in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, higher [...]

Posted on: September 4, 2014

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Feed Your Brain: 6 Tips for Better Brain Health

Feed Your Brain: 6 Tips for Better Brain Health

By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE Director of Nutrition California Health & Longevity Institute Spend some time with the 50-plus age group and it becomes clear that memory and brain function are hot topics. With many baby boomers encountering changes in their brain function—causing concern, and, let’s face it, amusement, at times— [...]

Posted on: September 4, 2014

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