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Cooking with Coconut

Cooking with Coconut

A new cookbook offers recipes and nutritional know-how to integrate this tropical superfood into your home cooking.  No longer limited to the novelty shelf in the produce section, coconut in myriad forms is popping up in every aisle in the grocery store: coconut oil, coconut butter, coconut yogurt, coconut milk, and [...]

Posted on: January 20, 2016

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Hit the Trail

Hit the Trail

Walking in nature is good for your mind, body, and soul. Longtime hikers describe their love of the activity and offer tips to get started. By Maryann Hammers  Cleo Everest recalls the exact moment she became a hiker. Her husband of 15 years was out of town on business, and she was [...]

Posted on: June 17, 2015

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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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Migraine: More than Just a Headache

Migraine: More than Just a Headache

Migraine is a complex and debilitating neurological disorder that disproportionally affects women. By Sharon Reynolds Like a game of medical Mad Libs, you likely hear the word “migraine” and immediately think headache. But migraine is far more than just a headache. It is a complex neurological disorder that affects many parts of [...]

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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The Naked Cookbook: Bare and Bold

The Naked Cookbook: Bare and Bold

Sustainable nutrition deliciously delivered is the goal of Tess Ward’s collection of recipes.   Classically trained at Le Cordon Bleu, Tess Ward has com­bined her professional culinary training with her expe­rience on staff in the kitchens of some of London’s best restaurants and her insight as a certified health coach to create [...]

Posted on: April 7, 2016

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