Doctor showing female patient bone density scan resultsOsteoporosis is a disease that weakens your bones and increases the risk of a fracture.  It’s a common problem for women over 50 and the National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that half of post-menopausal women will break a bone due to osteoporosis.

Eating DisorderA person with an eating disorder is often afraid to ask for help. They may struggle to start a conversation about their problem or have low self-esteem and don’t feel that they deserve help.  If you notice the warning signs of an eating disorder in a friend or family member, it’s important to speak up.  Here are some tips to help you start the conversation.

senior woman having trouble sleepingIf the symptoms of menopause seem to rule your life, here are some solutions to manage the most common problems associated with “the change.”  You can start by...

hands holding red heart on light blue backgroundHeart disease is the nation's leading killer of women. It’s a higher risk for women in mid-life when changes from menopause can affect your weight, body fat and cholesterol levels. That’s why it’s important to know the risk factors and healthy lifestyle choices that can help you avoid heart disease.

Cervical Cancer 300In the time it takes you to read this paragraph, a woman will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. That’s 13,000 women in the United States every year. Of those, more than 4,000 will die but that doesn’t have to happen because cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. 

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