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Health Advances Every Woman Deserves to Know #17 (Last One)
Monday, April 16, 2018      20 comments

17. Lower your risk of breast cancer up to 62%. A recent study showed that women who ate a traditional Mediterranean diet enhanced with extra servings of olive oil had 62% fewer cancers than women who simply cut their fat intake. So go ah... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #16
Sunday, April 15, 2018      16 comments

16. My ibuprofen is expired. Is it still safe to take it? Yes. With the exception of the drug tetracycline, which shouldn't be taken after its expiration date, most drugs are fine. According to a study, 88% of 122 medications tested hel... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #15
Saturday, April 14, 2018      16 comments

15. Reduce your risk of falling by 31% with real-life exercises! A debilitating fall can happen in a split second and rob you of your independence. A recent study showed you can help reverse this problem through some real-life exercises... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #14
Friday, April 13, 2018      18 comments

14. Can I get an ultrasound instead of a mammogram? If ultrasounds are used in addition to mammograms for spotting cancers in women with dense breasts, why not skip the painful mammogram and just go for the ultrasound? Unfortunately ultra... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #13
Thursday, April 12, 2018      16 comments

13. Why am I gaining weight----I'm eating the same foods as I always have. Weight gain soon after menopause is common. Hormonal changes shift fat distribution to settle in the abdominal area. (Another fun thing about being a woman!) The... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #12
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      17 comments

12. Could calcium supplements harm your heart? Research has shown that high doses of calcium from supplements don't have much of an effect on bone density---and they could increase the risk of heart disease and kidney stones. If you aren'... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #11
Tuesday, April 10, 2018      15 comments

11. Exercise actually behaves like medicine to improve thinking skills and brain health. Best news: Some benefits are instantaneous. Doing aerobic exercise before an exam improved response time and performance. ... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #10
Monday, April 09, 2018      14 comments

10. Aspirin: Lifesaving first aid. Although not many of us take aspirin for our aches and pains, we'd all be wise to keep a bottle of un-coated, 325-mg aspirin on hand for emergencies. If anyone in your home has symptoms of heart attack ... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #9
Monday, April 09, 2018      15 comments

9. SHOCKING!!!!! One third of women who take hormones at menopause are using compounded hormones that aren't FDA approved. A study of 3,700 women ages 40-84 revealed that women using compounded hormones reported higher rates of vaginal bl... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #8
Saturday, April 07, 2018      15 comments

8. Dance your way to better health. Studies have shown regular activity builds muscle and bone, reduces fat, increases aerobic capacity, lowers blood pressure, and improves the ratio of "good" to "bad" cholesterol. Dancing gives you all t... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #7
Friday, April 06, 2018      16 comments

7. Women are more likely than men to overlook symptoms of heart disease. And to skip rehab once they're diagnosed even though completing programs has been shown to reduce the risk of death by 26%. Don't skip effective treatments. Take ca... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know #6.
Thursday, April 05, 2018      13 comments

6. Does flossing really matter? A recent report has some people thinking there's no benefit to flossing. But before you toss your floss, consider this: Flossing helps prevent periodontal disease, which is linked to a higher risk of diabe... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know.........#5
Wednesday, April 04, 2018      12 comments

5. Acupuncture provides better pain relief than medication! People with chronic pain are finding out that acupuncture may be just as effective as pain medication and may cause fewer side effects. Recently experts pooled the results from 1... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know...........#4
Tuesday, April 03, 2018      15 comments

4. Belly fat could nearly triple your risk for Alzheimer's disease! Studies have shown that having a large belly in middle age nearly triples the risk of developing dementia later in life. This is especially important for women because we... Read more
Health Advances Every Woman Deserves To Know...........3.
Monday, April 02, 2018      19 comments

3. Important news about afib in women. Atrial fibrillation (afib) carries a greater risk of stroke and death for women. Men are more likely than women to develop afib, but a new study shows women are twice as likely to have a stroke cause... Read more

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