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New Toolkit Aims to Help Educate Women About Prescription OpioidsFeature
New Toolkit Aims to Help Educate Women About Prescription Opioids

Pain management is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Research shows that women are more likely to be prescribed opioids than men and tend to become persistent users of opioids.

7 Things to Ease Your Flu Miseries
7 Things to Ease Your Flu Miseries

Flu season is winding down, but it's not over. Learn how to lessen your flu risk and how to feel better if you get the flu.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

Sex After 50
Sex After 50

If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts
5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts

Keep full, stay healthy, lose weight.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

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Could You Have Low Estrogen?
Could You Have Low Estrogen?

Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause
The Beginner's Guide to Menopause

When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.

What's Your Heart Disease Risk? Important Numbers to Know
What's Your Heart Disease Risk? Important Numbers to Know

The risk of heart disease goes up as you age. Here are some important numbers to know to help keep your risk in check.

Depression and Alzheimer's: What's the Connection?
Depression and Alzheimer's: What's the Connection?

New research is untangling the complex relationship between symptoms of depression and losses in memory and thinking that often emerge together with Alzheimer's disease.

CBD for Women: What Are Women Using CBD For?
CBD for Women: What Are Women Using CBD For?

These days, CBD—cannabidiol, a chemical derived from cannabis—is being sold in many forms and used for many things. Find out what women are using it for.

How Do You Feel About Mammograms?
How Do You Feel About Mammograms?

If you are a woman 40 years or older, we want to ask you some questions about mammograms so we can better understand how you’re feeling about this medical test.

How to Know if You Have Urinary Incontinence
How to Know if You Have Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence comes in many forms and affects millions of people. But there are simple things you can do to manage it.

Taking Prilosec or Other Potent Acid Blocker? Who Should Reconsider and How to Stop
Taking Prilosec or Other Potent Acid Blocker? Who Should Reconsider and How to Stop

Potent acid blockers (called proton pump inhibitors) work well to block stomach acid, but generally they're intended to treat short episodes of heartburn or reflux. There are risks to long-term use.

Finding Wellness Trends at the Fancy Food Show
Finding Wellness Trends at the Fancy Food Show

The 2019 Fancy Food Show in New York featured wellness trends from kombucha and specialty waters to jerky and dark chocolate.

5 Easy Tips to Sleep Better This Summer
5 Easy Tips to Sleep Better This Summer

Sleep can be especially tricky in summer months. Check out these tips to improve your summer slumber.

Estrogen and Weight Gain: What's the Connection?
Estrogen and Weight Gain: What's the Connection?

Many menopausal women experience weight gain, especially around the abdomen. Estrogen loss is partially to blame, but there are ways to fight back.

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Summer Sex Tips
Summer Sex Tips

To enhance your summertime, here are some tips from Nurse Barb Dehn to boost your sexual pleasure and satisfaction.

Coaxing Back Desire After Menopause
Coaxing Back Desire After Menopause

Loss of sexual desire is a major menopause-related problem for many women. Dr. Barb DePree shares some expert tips for dealing with loss of sex drive.


The Bottom Blood Pressure Number Matters, Too
The Bottom Blood Pressure Number Matters, Too

Yes, you need to make sure you pay attention to the blood pressure bottom number. Here is what you need to know.

How Do You Feel About Mammograms?
How Do You Feel About Mammograms?

If you are a woman 40 years or older, we want to ask you some questions about mammograms so we can better understand how you’re feeling about this medical test.

Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory
Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory

A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life
This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know
Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know

Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

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Steer Clear of Falling
Steer Clear of Falling

Falls can be more serious as we get older, so take steps to improve your balance and remove causes of falls from your home.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.