Two physical therapists at the University of New England believe that weak pelvic floor and hip muscles both contribute to a common form of incontinence in women. They’ve designed a study and are looking for participants. Read more …
Be confident, be aware, be strong, be prepared. Then go for the vision, wind, and limbs. Self-defense lessons from a police officer that could save your life.
Menopause is a normal part of a woman’s life, but it is a major shift. Hot flashes aren’t the only disruptive symptoms — we talk about them all in our podcast
One of the biggest myths about women lifting weights is that they’ll pack on the muscles and become big and bulky. What really happens?
If you’re a woman trying to be healthy, we’ve got all kinds of ideas for you. From getting physical to putting yourself first for once, it’s all about YOU.
When my friend Jan found out she had fallopian tube cancer, she was shocked. It happens to many women with GYN cancer. They can be difficult to detect early on.
In this podcast, best-selling author Dr. Christiane Northrup shares the essential truth she has come to understand and the wisdom she has gained throughout her life.
For the first time ever, there are now guidelines for preventing strokes in women. A stroke, which is also known as a brain attack, happens when blood suddenly stops flowing to the brain. The most common reason why is because a clot has formed inside a blood vessel. About 20 percent of the time, a stroke […]
However you choose to acknowledge it, turning 50 is a milestone. For Susan Pillsbury, from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, it meant she was finally old enough to join the Maine Senior Women’s Basketball Team, which she did last year. The end of July she’ll be playing in her first National Senior Games tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. “I’m very nervous, but […]
Thanks to the Pap test, cervical cancer is no longer the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Since it was introduced in the 1940s, the number of cases is down 70 percent and deaths 90 percent. But the Pap test only screens for cancer of the cervix, not other gynecologic […]