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Latest Treatment for Osteoporosis
A Nationwide Survey shows women with Osteoporosis need more information.
May 26, 2008, 22:58
New Web Site Tells It Like It Is
A new Web site offers a very personal, humorous and somewhat tongue-in-cheek approach to a topic that affects virtually every woman.
Jan 14, 2008, 20:18
A New Kind of Cramp: Migraines Linked to Menstrual Cycles
They're debilitating, excruciating and incredibly painful. Migraines -; a condition that may be linked to family history and that affects approximately 28 million Americans, of which 21 million are women -; can be triggered by a host of factors such as stress, eyestrain, noise and even menstrual cycles.
Dec 2, 2007, 22:49
The Hourglass Is Half Full: Women's Views On Aging
A good number of women are optimistic about growing older, but this is tempered by fears about losing one's independence and memory.
Dec 2, 2007, 22:24
Manage Menopause…In Style!
Women don't have to let their age and menopause define their lives. By making changes such as "hot flash proofing" their wardrobe, wearing "sweat-free" makeup and finding the right treatment option for managing symptoms, women can feel confident, both inside and out, according to celebrity stylist Jeanne Yang and menopause expert Karen Giblin of the Red Hot Mamas.
Nov 6, 2007, 01:10
Women And Neurological Conditions
The last decade has seen dramatic changes in understanding the underlying causes of many neurological conditions. This has led to new methods of treatment and, in some cases, the promise of prevention.
Nov 4, 2007, 17:14
Women's Tips To Prepare For Retirement
How can you turn $15,000 into more than $100,000?
Oct 22, 2007, 22:12
Honoring Mothers, Grandmothers, and the Women of the Future Do You Know an Outstanding Mom Who Has Survived Breast Cancer?
Every three minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. In fact, one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year according to the Komen for the Cure Foundation. Each diagnosis affects everyone in that person's life.
Mar 30, 2007, 23:46
Learning How To Save More Women's Lives
More women are learning the facts about diagnosing a potentially fatal kind of breast cancer that even a mammogram can miss. More than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, and about 6 percent of all invasive breast cancer cases involve a condition called inflammatory breast cancer (IBC).
Mar 9, 2007, 20:49
New Web Site Fills Need for Menopausal Information KnowMenopause.com Provides an Interactive Resource for Health Care Professionals and Patients
Recently, 491 menopausal women participated in a nationwide poll and reported that there is a lack of credible information about menopause – a potentially confusing time in a woman’s life. In fact, this new survey found that 67 percent of the women felt that there is a great deal of confusion about treatments for menopausal symptoms.
Feb 20, 2007, 21:25
25 Valuable Phone Numbers For Small Businesses Success
Starting and growing a small business can be a daunting and sometimes lonely process we have compiled a list of 25 helpful phone numbers for agencies and services that work with small businesses. They can give you information, ideas, and resources to help you be more successful.
Jul 12, 2006, 00:42
12 Interesting Facts to Know About Candles
If you're considering some type of marketing plan involving candle sales consider the following: The Candle industry is growing; more so because of our society’s stressful lives and everyone’s quest for relief.
Jul 12, 2006, 00:38
10 Free Romantic Gifts
Being in love does not mean that you should turn overnight to be an extravagant spender. Love is beautiful when it is simple and true. If you are running out of cash and yet your heart is full of love for your other half, you don't have to sigh in despair. There are some free gifts which you can give to your lover without spending a dime. Unrealistic?
Jul 10, 2006, 23:19
5 Quick Tips for Great Holiday Hair and Makeup
This holiday season you might say that old fashioned glitter and glamour is back. The online beauty tips web site http://www.1-minute-beauty-diva.com has snooped out what’s hot this season: a modernized version of the old Hollywood glamour look.
Jul 10, 2006, 20:40
New Test For Breast Cancer Making Individualized Treatment Decisions A Reality
Widely hailed as the next frontier in medical advances, the promise of individualized medicine is becoming a reality thanks to progress in understanding the molecular basis of diseases such as breast cancer. Scientists can now develop treatments that are tailored to individual genetic profiles, as well as tests to predict how a patient will respond to existing therapies.
Jun 3, 2006, 14:43
Getting Together With Your Girlfriends
Sixty-one percent of women report they get more laughs from the time they spend with their girlfriends than from anything else they do. Female friendships are a constant source of amusement and inspiration and, according to a recent survey commissioned by Red Bicyclette® wines, 82 percent of women wish they had more time with their girlfriends.
May 23, 2006, 22:53
Break the Cycle of Bad Bone Health Learn the Steps to Fight Osteoporosis
Imagine having bones so fragile that everyday activities like bending over, lifting a vacuum cleaner or even coughing can cause a fracture. Unfortunately, this may become a reality in the future for 44 million Americans – 80 percent of them women – threatened by osteoporosis, the “brittle bone” disease. In the United States, 10 million people already have this disease, and 34 million more have low bone density, placing them at increased risk for developing osteoporosis and getting bone fractures.
May 20, 2006, 14:55
The Power In Women
A new book may help many women close the gap between dreams and success. Called "Inside Every Woman: Using the 10 Strengths You Didn't Know You Had to Get the Career and Life You Want Now" (Wiley, $21.95), it shows how the most successful women do not subvert their feminine qualities. In fact, they rely on them, says author Vickie L. Milazzo.
Feb 25, 2006, 23:57
Tool Talk for Women
When it comes to basic home maintenance and home improvement projects, more and more women are doing it for themselves. Tapping this trend, many tool manufacturers now offer a range of products designed to appeal to this fastest-growing segment of the home improvement market.
“Market research shatters the stereotype of the husband’s ‘honey-do’ list,” says Terry Tuerk of power tool manufacturer Metabo. “Today, women are not intimidated by home repair and improvement. They know it can be cheaper and more satisfying to do it themselves, rather than always hire a professional.
Jan 26, 2006, 22:37
Lose 10 Years In 10 Minutes
We've all heard that 40 is the new 30, but is it now 50? Baby boomers are fervently seeking out ways to turn back the clock by living, feeling and looking younger-acting not as baby boomers, but "baby groomers." With a higher disposable income than past generations', these "sporty 40s" and "nifty 50s" are using more beauty products than generations before them-from anti-aging cream and teeth whiteners to multifocal contact lenses-to improve their appearance.
Dec 12, 2005, 23:18
Female College Students Study More Than Men
It may not be considered a varsity sport, but women are hitting the books more than men and for a better average. In a recent study, it was learned that America's female college students study more, are more likely to read their textbooks thoroughly and to earn "A"s in their courses, and expect to graduate in less time than their male counterparts. Male students study one-third less than women, party more often, are more likely to earn a "C" or less in their courses and expect to take longer to graduate.
Dec 12, 2005, 23:12
How To Dress To Feel Your Best
Clothes have the power to change the way women look on the outside and can affect the way women feel on the inside. An updated version of Mark Twain's adage might even be "the clothes make the woman." This is especially true when you're getting ready for an interview, when feeling positive about who you are can pay off with the ultimate dividend-a good job. The idea that being well dressed can literally help transform someone's life was the inspiration behind the creation of the not-for-profit organization Dress for Success®.
Dec 12, 2005, 23:10
Why Women Face Unique Retirement Challenges
It's no secret that there are great income inequities between women and men in America. But one rarely discussed part of that equation is how women fare in retirement compared with men. A new study I authored, recently released by Americans for Secure Retirement, called "The Female Factor: Why Women Face Greater Retirement Risk and What Can Be Done To Help Beyond Employer-Based Retirement Programs," shows that, because women on average earn less income, accumulate less retirement benefits and live longer than men, they are at far greater risk than men to experience a drop in living standard after they retire.
Dec 12, 2005, 23:07
Protecting Skin From Cold Weather Naturally
If you want your skin to look its best, it may be particularly important to change your skincare regimen as the weather changes. Dermatologists say skin becomes more sensitive, dry and irritated during colder seasons, leaving it prone to redness and overall facial irritation.
But sensitive skin needs even more attention during the cold winter months. Dermatologist and author Dr. Susan Taylor says people should be sure to use a gentle cleanser on their faces and that skin needs to be moisturized every day, especially during cold weather.
Dec 12, 2005, 23:02
You Don't Have To Be Burdened With Back Pain During Pregnancy
More than four million women give birth each year in the U.S. An enormous number of changes occur within a woman's body during the nine months of pregnancy. Among them, hormonal changes cause ligament laxity, or a loosening of the ligaments, especially where the spine and pelvis connect. As the weight of the growing baby increases, a women's posture shifts to accommodate her changing body, applying additional pressure to the spine and lower back. It comes as no surprise that a large majority of expectant women will experience some type of back pain.
Nov 15, 2005, 21:12
Women Invading Cyberspace
There's been a surprising twist in an old game. The game of bingo can be traced back to 1530, to an Italian lottery called "Lo Giuoco del Lotto D'Italia," which is still played every Saturday in Italy. From Italy, the game was introduced to France in the late 1770s, where it was called "Le Lotto," a game played among wealthy Frenchmen. The Germans also played a version of the game in the 1800s, but they used it as a child's game to help students learn math, spelling and history.
Nov 3, 2005, 21:31
What makes a woman feel desirable? According to a new study, it has a lot to do with how comfortable the woman is with her body. The study reveals that feeling less self-conscious about feminine odor, among other factors, often has a powerful and positive influence.
Nov 3, 2005, 20:47
Ways To Love Your Heart
To the surprise of many, heart disease is the number- one killer of women in the U.S. The good news is that with education and research, doctors say risks can be reduced and lives can be saved. The American Heart Association offers these tips.
Nov 3, 2005, 20:09
When Health Issues Affect Relationships
Learning about health issues that can affect romance could help some women stay well and improve their relationships.
For instance, according to a recent study by Yale University, nearly 43 percent of women report a decreased sex drive. This can be caused by any number of factors including the natural effects of aging or side effects from prescription drugs. Doctors say this loss of desire affects both partners in a relationship.
Oct 18, 2005, 23:58
Eating Disorders Among College Women
Here's vital information for anyone who is or knows a college student. Eating disorders are rampant on college campuses across the country, especially among females. In fact, out of the nine in 10 college women who diet to control their weight, 35 percent become "pathologic dieters" and about one-quarter of these develop a clinical eating disorder. Considering the serious risks and consequences associated with eating disorders-many of which are life-threatening-these numbers are frightening.
Oct 8, 2005, 11:43
New Tool Line, Tips Prove Women Can Be Handy Too
Since many of us remain indoors during the winter months, it's the perfect time to dust off those home repair projects that have been neglected. But, before you call a repairman, consider that you can do many common home repairs yourself. When it comes to home improvement, do-it-yourself is quickly becoming do-it-herself. More and more women are realizing that this saves time and money. It can enhance your home while also providing a lot of fun.
Sep 25, 2005, 21:18
FDA-Approved Cream Reduces Facial Hair Growth
More than 22 million women in the United States struggle with unwanted facial hair each week. Many women report that this excess hair leaves them feeling self-conscious and unfeminine. Unwanted facial hair is a common condition that affects women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, and the causes are diverse, including heredity and hormonal disorders. It also can be a side effect of certain medications. Its severity can range from light growth on the upper lip to heavy growth that looks like a mustache or beard.
Sep 25, 2005, 13:10
Women Crews Build Homes and Dreams
With hammers in hand, women across the country are coming together to build homes and better futures with families in need. Habitat for Humanity International's Women Build program, sponsored by Lowe's, a home improvement retailer, is working to make homeownership a reality. The organization trains women volunteers and the future owners of Habitat homes to construct and maintain simple, decent and affordable homes.
Sep 25, 2005, 13:09
Women Fear They'll Have Little Gold in Their Golden Years
Nearly 40 percent of women aged 30 to 55 are worried about spending their retirement years at or near the poverty level because they cannot adequately save for retirement, according to a recent survey. The National Women's 2005 Retirement Survey found that women of color are most concerned about their ability to save for retirement. While 53 percent of women of color report that they expect to live at or near the poverty level in their retirement years, just 33 percent of all men expect to face the same dilemma.
Sep 25, 2005, 13:07
Olivia Newton-John is 'Stronger Than Before'
She's wondered "Have You Never Been Mellow," implored us to get "Physical" and made it clear she's "Hopelessly Devoted to You." Now singer, actress and breast cancer prevention advocate Olivia Newton-John wants us to know she's "Stronger Than Before." That's the title of the multi-Grammy-winning artist's newest compact disc, a 10-song collection inspired by her ongoing efforts to promote women's health. It is available only at Hallmark Gold Crown stores in September and October (National Breast Cancer Awareness Month).
Sep 25, 2005, 13:06
Surprising Facts About the Pill
First they say it's good for you. Then they say it's bad for you. "It causes cancer." "It helps prevent cancer." "It makes you more fertile." "It makes you less fertile." All of the conflicting information about the birth control pill is enough to make any woman's head spin.
Sep 25, 2005, 12:59
Female Hair Loss Affects 30 Million
Despite endless hours - and dollars - spent on their hair, every woman has had a bad hair day or two. Having great hair plays a key role in a woman's self-confidence and self-esteem. Yet according to the American Academy of Dermatology, 30 million women -one in four - experience thinning or hair loss at some stage of their lives, most commonly during menopause or post-pregnancy.
Sep 25, 2005, 12:57
New Supplement May Help Women With Perimenopause
For millions of women age 30 and older, dealing with the symptoms of perimenopause is a new and unwelcome way of life. As their hormones begin to fluctuate, they experience symptoms not unlike menopause - occasional hot flashes, restless sleep, mood swings, changes in their periods and lack of energy - that generally last for five to 10 years.
Sep 25, 2005, 00:59
Six Things Women Should Know About Their Health
American women lead extremely stressful lives today, trying to balance their professional, social and private lives while maintaining good health. Women's health and well-being are part of a complex balance of physical and emotional dynamics. Staying healthy is more than taking a trip to the doctor. It's about paying attention to one's body to know what is normal and what could be a sign of an infection or other health concern.
Sep 25, 2005, 00:46
Women Face Hair Loss With Fewer Options
Believe it or not, hair loss is common in women, too.
Some women, like men, lose hair in one area like the crown of their head. Other women tend to lose hair evenly all over the head, resulting in thin hair on the entire scalp.
While primarily a genetic problem, a variety of factors can contribute to female pattern hair loss, including stress, hormonal changes, change in diet and certain medications.
Sep 20, 2005, 21:58
Remind the Women in Your Life to Be Healthy
Being a grandmother, mother, sister, aunt, sister-in-law, niece or girlfriend is not always an easy task. All of these women deserve to hear how much we love and appreciate having them in our lives. Therefore, the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation would like to remind all women to stay healthy.
Sep 18, 2005, 22:39
When It Comes to Comfort, Women Stuck Between a Hot and a Cold Place Survey from American Standard Reveals that When It Comes to a Comfortable Home Environment, Women are Hard to Please
According to a recent survey by American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, 65 percent of respondents believe that women are more likely than men to complain about the temperature in the household. That’s why American Standard, a leading provider of heating and air conditioning systems, is providing comfort information and tips for women to make sure they are using the right heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for their needs and enjoying maximum comfort in the home.
Having a comfortable home environment is important.
Sep 13, 2005, 23:23
What's Inside The Pill Women Take Every Day?
Ask a woman about what's inside the food she eats and the clothes she wears and you'd probably get a quick answer. Ask one of the nearly 18 million women who take birth control pills what's inside her pill and it's a different story. A new survey of women ages 18 to 35, conducted by International Communications Research (ICR), shows 74 percent of women know what's inside their food and 60 percent know what's inside their clothing, but only 15 percent of women know what's inside their birth control pills.
Sep 9, 2005, 01:06
Pinning On Hope
Raising awareness of treatments and ultimately finding a cure for breast cancer is vital to the estimated three million American women living with the condition.
To help, The Libby Ross Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer, has teamed with Swarovski crystal to create the Pink Hope Pin.
Sep 7, 2005, 20:52
Be Proactive About Health And Save Your Life
A recent study by Chicago Rush Presbyterian Medical Center revealed that women who engaged in both walking and vigorous activity for at least two and a half hours per week can substantially reduce their risk of cancer and heart disease-the latter being the leading cause of death among women. Lots of women, particularly those who are just starting out, aren't properly prepared when they start an exercise regimen. They don't warm up, they don't cool down, they don't have the proper workout bra or shoes and they overdo it on their very first workout attempt.
Sep 7, 2005, 20:50
Tips for Keeping in Touch with Special Friends Celebrate National Women’s Friendship Day
How long has it been since you talked to your best friend? A few days? A few weeks? Longer? As important as our friendships are, it can be tough to find the time to nurture them. In a way, that’s what makes special friendships stand out – you can go for a long stretch of time without talking, but then pick up right where you left off. On the other hand, if being with your friends lifts your spirits so much, why not find ways to keep in touch? In fact, those special friendships could even be good for your health. Past studies done at Harvard Medical School and UCLA found that women who have close friendships are not only happy but healthy. In a recent survey, General Foods International asked women nationwide if they feel that there are health benefits to having close friendships and 61 percent of them said yes.
Sep 1, 2005, 01:30
Why Will Wigs Never Go Out Of Fashion?
Quite simply because fashion exists, With every new fashion we are bombarded with a never ending parade of weird and wonderfull hairstyles that we would never in a million years be able to keep up with. Long hair short hair pink hair whatever the style the beauty of the wig is in its capacity to keep up with the latest trends. I don’t see many people wearing them you might say to yourself ! so is it simply not cool to wear such an accessory? Absolutly not… The reason that wigs do not seem prevelant is simply because they are just too well designed. With the latest technologies and tools it is now possible to create an array of superbly crafted specimens that are oblivious to all but the wearer. One reason is the investment made by the film industry, The sums invested in special effects and costumes nowdays have caused the science of wig making to rise to a whole new platau.
Aug 23, 2005, 22:11
Breast Implants---8 Tips You Must Know To Do Well
Nowaways, for hundreds of thousands of women a year, a breast augmentation can help boost self confidence, reconstruct breasts damaged by surgery or tumor removal, and correct asymmetrical breasts. Of course, the most common reason that women seek breast implants is for cosmetic purposes; they are unhappy with their appearance for one reason or another and want an enhancement to help them look and feel better. Currently, the most common way to increase breast size is via breast implants.
Aug 23, 2005, 22:10
Why Women Should Worry About Retirement More Than Men
Women earn an average of 76 percent of men’s salaries. Does that shock you? Yes, even in 2005, women are still way behind the earning curve in corporate America. But rather than get into a discussion of the fairness or unfairness of it all, let’s concentrate on just what women can do to ensure that they aren’t left out to dry in their retirement age! After all, because women typically live seven years longer than men, combined with the skyrocketing divorce rate, many women will find themselves alone in their older years.
Aug 23, 2005, 22:09
Survey Reveals Women Need More Information On An Important Health Issue
Did you know that sterilization is a leading form of birth control among women? Or that sterilization may not be 100 percent effective in preventing pregnancy? Are you also aware that there are other forms of long-term contraception that are just as effective? If not, you're not alone. According to a new national survey conducted by International Communications Research (ICR) in January 2005, women have widespread misconceptions about methods such as tubal ligation.
Aug 21, 2005, 00:04
Tips for Overcoming "Mommy Madness"
Television isn't the only place where housewives are desperate these days. Many of today's mothers are struggling with the intense demands of raising children in a climate of ever-rising societal standards for domestic perfection. Between exposing their toddlers to the benefits of classical music and yoga classes and heeding advice from a myriad of expert parenting manuals, mothers are practically driving themselves crazy.
Aug 14, 2005, 00:09