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Facing Menopause: Hormone Therapy Options
Some women experience few of the distracting symptoms of menopause. But for those who do, choosing a form of hormone treatment can help.
Go For a Low Pressure Pregnancy
Preeclampsia is a danger to mothers-to-be and their infants. Eating more of a Mediterranean diet can cut the risk of it by 25% or more.
Exercising While Pregnant
No, that's not a warning; it's a very good thing. Exercise leads to the production of a protein that cuts kids' risk of type 2 diabetes.
Tell It Like It Is
Feedback is more welcome than many realize. Most people appreciate it. So don't hesitate -- it's an important way to make things better.
Mammograms As Windows to the Heart
The arterial calcifications that etch some women's mammograms appear to predict a far greater risk of heart disease.
Sexual Violence and Hypertension
High blood pressure and heart problems are two of the little-known and long-term effects of sexual violence. More screening is needed.
Everyday Activities Help the Heart
Movements we make every day, walking from room to room, dressing, cleaning, not only count as exercise, they protect against heart disease.
Snooze More, Lose More
A good night's sleep is a good way to lose weight. People who slept seven hours a night instead of six cut 270 calories from their diets.
Painkillers May Be Behind the Ringing in Your Ears
NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, raise the risk of tinnitus, that maddening buzzing or ringing in your ears. What you can do.
Eating for Your Best — and Longest — Life
It doesn't matter how old you are: improving your diet can add years to your life. Here's what to eat to cut your risk of killer diseases.
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