• Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks

    Aug. 4

    Women and blacks lose more years from their expected life spans to heart attacks than white males, according to a new study. On average, women lost 10.5 percent more of their expected life than men ...
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  • Pregnant Women, New Moms Should Be Screened for Depression

    Aug. 3

    One in seven women experience depression during pregnancy or the first year after giving birth, yet many may not realize it or report their concerns to clinicians. A new proposal by the U.S. Preventive Services ...
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  • Breastfeeding Linked to Healthier Arteries

    Aug. 3

    Young women who breastfeed may have healthier-looking arteries years later, compared with those who bottle feed, according to a new study. Ample research shows breastfeeding is the healthiest option for babies, but the new study, ...
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  • The Busy Mama’s Guide to Meal Planning

    Aug. 3

    Find yourself staring into the refrigerator every day after work wishing it would magically prepare a meal for your family? Or are you frequently reaching for your phone to order after a busy day? We’ve ...
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  • Exercising to Manage High Blood Pressure

    July 31

    If your blood pressure is elevated, you should start an exercise regimen. Physical activity is one of the keys to reducing your blood pressure, lowering it by as much as five to 15 points. If ...
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  • The Benefits of Being Kind

    July 30

    You’ve seen the bumper stickers: “Practice random acts of kindness,” they say. Whether it’s having your latte paid for by the man in the car in front of you or a getting a smile from ...
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  • Liven Up Your Health With Limes

    July 29

    Put a little more tang in your summer by working limes into your diet. Limes, like other citrus fruits such as lemons and oranges, have more health benefits than their status as a flavor additive ...
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  • Make Your Own Lip Gloss

    July 29

    Are you nearing the bottom of the tube of your favorite lipstick? Turn that loss into lip gloss. Using a spoon, mash up the remaining lipstick in a bowl. Mix in a little Vaseline or ...
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