Why Are Older Women Less Healthier Than Older Men?

Genes that act late in life could explain why women have poorer health than men in older age, according to new research. Scientists have long wondered why older women are less healthy than older men, given that men at any given age are more likely to die than women (a …

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Workplace Flexibility Bias

Work-life balance is not an issue exclusive to women, particularly mothers — even men and those without children can suffer when they feel that their workplace culture is not family friendly, according to a new study. When employees think their careers will suffer if they take time away from work …

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Breast Cancer Linked To Bacterial Imbalances

In a recently published study, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue of healthy women vs. women with breast cancer. The research team has discovered for the first time that healthy breast tissue contains more of the bacterial species Methylobacterium, a finding which could …

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Take the National Women’s Health Week Pledge

May 10th – 16th is National Women’s Health Week in America. Take the pledge; challenge yourself take steps to become your healthiest you. Visit the Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  http://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw/pledge/  There you can select your age to receive targeted advice for what actions you …

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Nutrition for Women

Health on the Plate: Nutrition for Women

At least three times a day we have the opportunity to positively affect our health with the food choices we make. Balancing taste, cost, ease, time and nutrition can become unwieldy, but we do our best and hope that we are giving ourselves the basics that we need. Those needs …

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