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Conditions & Health

Prescribed a Painkiller? If It’s an Opioid, Read This First

Maybe you’ve been dealing with chronic pain for a long time. Maybe you’re recovering from surgery and you […]

Constipation: Causes and Prevention Tips

As many as one in five people experiences chronic constipation, a condition that’s even more common in women […]

New Breast Reconstruction Advances

You might be having a mastectomy because you have breast cancer or to prevent the disease if it runs in […]


Mind & Mood

Mental Health Among African-American Women

It’s true that everyone experiences temporary periods of sadness, and times of worry and nervousness. But what about […]

Recognizing and Getting Help for Mood Disorders

Everyone feels down from time to time. Work is busy. Your kids’ schedules are overwhelming. You’re not getting […]

Stress: What You Need to Know – Infographic

Do you feel stressed at times? Most people do. Get some tips to reduce your stress. View the […]


Nutrition & Fitness

Tips to Manage Stress Eating

This article is written by Erin Gager, R.D., L.D.N., a dietitian at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Have you […]

Finding the Hidden Sugar in the Foods You Eat

This article is written by Erin Gager, R.D., L.D.N., a dietitian at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Are you […]

The Benefits of Having a Healthy Relationship with Chocolate

If you’d characterize your relationship with chocolate as “complicated,” you’re not alone. About 45 percent of women in […]


Sexual & Reproductive Health

What Really Helps You Bounce Back After Pregnancy

Motherhood changes you inside and out. After having a baby, your clothing size, breast shape, hip width and […]

Fertility and Cancer: What Are Your Options?

Cancer is a frightening diagnosis no matter what your age. It’s especially hard during the reproductive years, when […]

Keep the Spark Alive in Your Marriage

Staying up late scrolling social media to avoid intimacy with your partner or, worse, pretending to be asleep, […]


Wellness & Rejuvenation

Got Adult Acne? Get Answers from an Expert

If you’re like a lot of women, you thought all you had to do was get through puberty […]

Double Chin Surgery: What You Need to Know

While many of us would like to see a streamlined profile when we look in the mirror, some […]

Facial Rejuvenation Surgery: 5 Things You Need to Know

In recent years, cosmetic anti-aging procedures have gained mainstream acceptance. And while many women start with less invasive […]