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Health Screening For Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Health Screening For Women.

Your Guide to Health Screenings

You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

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

How to Stop a Migraine in Its Tracks

If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr...  Read more

Is Dating Making You Fat?

Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

Here for health
Updated 11/22/2015 9:19:50 AM

I am a recent cancer survivor and I have to be healthier. I am very overweight and sedentary. I love this site. I Know I can stick to this one. I am in the process of changing my life. 521...  Read more

Being Thankful for health. Although im not at a he
Updated 11/21/2015 12:47:10 PM

Being Thankful for health. Although im not at a healthy weight. Im able to exercise and choose mindfully to eat better. And that already is more than enough to be blessed. How about you. Anything already being grateful for?...  Read more

Is it possible for a 328 pound woman to get skinny
Updated 11/20/2015 7:06:29 AM

Is it possible for a 328 pound woman to get skinny and toned...  Read more

How can I find out WHY I want to improve my health
Updated 11/21/2015 9:28:47 AM

Hey everyone! I've been fairly quiet in this message board, but I believe it is time to come out from the back and ask for help. Sparkpeople, I've been on this journey for God knows how long and I've accomplished some AMAZING things on the...  Read more

work out health question
Updated 11/18/2015 9:20:18 PM

Hello All I would like to know if anyone can give some clarification because I am confused. When i was younger I worked out all the time not so much So I try to do low impact cardio (including lunges and squats ) for 30 min 3x a week...  Read more

Circuit Training Change-Up - Keeping it interesting

I do circuit training type exercises a the gym, where I push myself for an allotted time or amount of reps, then quickly move on to the next, I rest at the end of the circuit & go again. I find different exercises in magazines, online, through other...  Read more

Not sure you have diabetes?

Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo...  Read more

Dr. Birdie on the New Women's Health Guidelines

Being healthy is about far more than the number on your scale. Just because you lost weight and look fabulous does not guarantee you're healthy on the inside.  As a physician, I have seen many people who are thin and look healthy, but are ac...  Read more