Take it slowly. Don’t overcommit. Words of wisdom from women around the country who are sharing their retirement stories for a new book. Read all about it and get ready to tell YOUR story.
As we age, our bones become less dense. For some people, it’s not a problem. For others, especially women, it can lead to osteoporosis or brittle bones. Here are some things you should know about your risk.
Be confident, be aware, be strong, be prepared. Then go for the vision, wind, and limbs. Self-defense lessons from a police officer that could save your life.
Two physical therapists at the University of New England believe that weak pelvic floor and hip muscles both contribute to a common form of incontinence in women. They’ve designed a study and are looking for participants. Read more …
Menopause is a normal part of a woman’s life, but it is a major shift. Hot flashes aren’t the only disruptive symptoms — we talk about them all in our podcast
One of the biggest myths about women lifting weights is that they’ll pack on the muscles and become big and bulky. What really happens?
If you’re a woman trying to be healthy, we’ve got all kinds of ideas for you. From getting physical to putting yourself first for once, it’s all about YOU.
When my friend Jan found out she had fallopian tube cancer, she was shocked. It happens to many women with GYN cancer. They can be difficult to detect early on.
For the first time ever, there are now guidelines for preventing strokes in women. A stroke, which is also known as a brain attack, happens when blood suddenly stops flowing to the brain. The most common reason why is because a clot has formed inside a blood vessel. About 20 percent of the time, a stroke […]
However you choose to acknowledge it, turning 50 is a milestone. For Susan Pillsbury, from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, it meant she was finally old enough to join the Maine Senior Women’s Basketball Team, which she did last year. The end of July she’ll be playing in her first National Senior Games tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. “I’m very nervous, but […]