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
The first – and easiest – step you should take towards becoming more healthy is so, so simple; it’s eating breakfast. Breakfast eaters get myriad benefits including:
a revved up metabolism started early so that it burns t... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu... Read more
Weight loss, muscle strength, a release of happy endorphins—it's no secret that with exercise comes a lengthy list of positive benefits. And while these physical and emotional benefits are often among the top reasons people hit the gym, kee... Read more
I've been watching my food intake since Wednesday, and Thursday I took a 3 mile walk. Friday was a vigorous workout in the morning and a mile walk in the afternoon. I'm also doing an Ab challenge for 24 days. Hoping to lose 2 lbs a week, 40 by Jan!... Read more
If you're looking to lose weight, look no further! Cut out all refined sugars from your diet and I can promise you you will lose weight. Continue it for over a month and you won't be craving anymore. You'll focus better and feel better too!... Read more
I feel terrible!!! I poorly planned my week food and ran out today, I ordered out some Greek salad and crispy wings. Now feel like I cheated myself eating bad food. It's been a whole month for me dieting to the D so today really brought my moral down... Read more
Age-related drops in sex hormone levels sometimes cause undesirable symptoms. But is hormone therapy safe for the heart?A decline in sex hormones is a natural part of growing older. Still, it's only natural to want to feel robust, mentally sharp, a... Read more
Hormones have a bad reputation. Feeling bloated? Cranky? Craving carbs? Blame it on that time of the month. But hormones provide a host of health benefits and can help you lose weight, sleep better and stay sharp. Click through to learn five ways the... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
My past menopause blogs have dealt with some of the less than pleasant cha... Read more
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