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Healthy Eating – More than Just Eating the Right Foods

By Shishir Rao – While a lot of emphasis is placed on the nutrition we get from foods, what we don’t realize is that looking at the nutrition value label on the back of a product isn’t enough to ensure a healthy life. As far as the diet goes, we

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The Hip Bone’s Connected To The Thigh Bone… And To Osteopenia?

The big “O” brings to mind mood music, our favorite lover, and moans of ecstasy. For those in menopause and postmenopause, the new “big O” can also bring to mind osteopenia or osteoporosis. You are probably familiar with osteoporosis, but may never have heard of osteopenia. Yet, according to the

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Health & Fitness
Ellen Dolgen

Light at the End of the Tunnel! Women Orgasm Enhancement

By Ellen Dolgen – Do you love those male enhancement commercials on television as much as I do? Ever notice that the men are 50-something and the women appear to be late 30’s, early 40’s? Is there an unwritten rule somewhere that men should have a healthy sex life until

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Faith & Relationships
Andrea Warshaw Wernick

Time Is Precious: Make Every Moment Count

By Andrea Warshaw-Wernick – Time is the essence of life. Why do people waste it? We must treat time like a special gift. It’s a resource that we can’t buy, rent, borrow, store, save, renew or multiply. All we can do is spend it! And don’t wait until something happens

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Mindfulness and Its Effects on the Body

Submitted by Health2Go – One of the hardest parts of creating a health regimen is sticking to it. We can talk all day about what we’d like to do or what we envision ourselves doing, even going so far as to come up with the series of steps that it

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Faith & Relationships
Carol Doyel

Becoming the Best “You” – You Can Be

By Carol Doyel – As a woman 50+ this is a season that many of us are faced with our own mortality. As we age we face the issues that go along with getting old. I’ve noticed that many of us hit what I’ll refer to as the “peak” years, which I

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Special, Yes You Are!

By Regina Gale – No woman is truly prepared for how great her life will be when she turns fifty. No matter what her life is like, there are some undeniable changes that happen within the life and soul of every woman. During this period, women tend to have the

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Fitness
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Prevent Back Injury with These 3 Tips

By Randall Sutton – By the time you read this, we’ll be well into the New Year. Positive emotions are running rampant. People are still excited and want to sprout and grow the fresh tendrils of new beginnings. This can only mean people across the U.S. are knee deep in their

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Eating Out — The Healthier Way!

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play Americans are eating out more than ever — and we have our expanding waistlines to show for it. But a restaurant doesn’t have to be a scary minefield filled with fatty caloric dishes. Dining out healthfully simply takes a little planning. “The

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Faith & Relationships
Barb Franzen

It’s Your Turn to Shine!

By Barbara Franzen – If you’re a mature woman over fifty, you might feel a pull when it comes to indulging yourself: When you were younger and taking care of the kids and up to you eyebrows with your career, all you could do was fall into bed at night,

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Manage Asthma on Your Own

By Meggie Haneckow − Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease which is incurable. In asthma, the airways remain in the inflamed state and any kind of stimulus can trigger the unwanted symptoms. The muscles become more swollen and tighten the chest which obstructs the airflow passage and causes unwanted symptoms. The only

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Little Things We Do Daily That Make a Big Difference

By Hugh Woodward – Medical research studies continue to confirm that maintaining our health is a far better option than fixing problems once they occur. Antonia Novello, M.D., the former US Surgeon General, summed it up well saying “It is easier to maintain good health than it is to recover

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Self-Care
Vicki Norris

REsponsibility: Response-to-YOUR-ability

Sometimes my newsletter comes later in the month than earlier. Know why? It’s not because I haven’t been thinking of you. It’s because I literally WAIT until I receive what I am supposed to share. I am getting inspiration all the time, but this [REstore] newsletter is to me a

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Stay Heart Healthy During Menopause

By Ellen Dolgen – Look to your left. Then look to your right. Of the three of you, one probably has heart disease, the number-one killer of women in the United States. More than one in three women have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association,

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Faith & Relationships
Carol Doyel

Are You Living an Intentional Life?

By Carol Doyel – Living intentionally may seem impossible in what may seem like an unpredictable world. “Intentional living” can be difficult when we face unexpected circumstances like a loss of a loved one, financial hardship, an accident, illness or any number of things that can impact how we live day-to-day. How

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Health & Fitness
Ellen Dolgen

Use Intuition to be Cancer Aware

By Ellen Dolgen – As women of 2014, we have grown to have a keen sense of intuition. This intuition has not only driven us throughout our lives, but has allowed us to act upon and make decisions regarding situations we are not fully comprehensive of, per say, a sneaky

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Prescription Medications – The New Stigma

By Brenda Abbott – In today’s society there is a stigma attached to prescription medications and respectively the people who need to take them for chronic pain, mental health, neurological and other health issues. The media consistently paints unrealistic image of prescription medication use and that has contributed to the

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