How Water Safety and Scarcity Affects Human Health

U.S. Water Usage

How often do we stop and think about where we will get our next glass of drinking water, when we will next bathe or where we will go the bathroom? Many of us take quick and easy access to clean, safe water for granted, but the fact is that an estimated 750 million people—roughly two and half times the U.S. population—lack that privilege in developing countries around the world, especially in rural … [Read more...]

What We Need to Know About Women's Cancers

Incidence of Women's Cancer

The doctors of the band N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease) are turning up the volume on the healing power of music by reaching out to women with gynecologic cancers and raising awareness of these lesser-known diseases. The Emmy Award-winning, self-titled documentary, which follows the six gynecologic oncology surgeons who span the country and the women they treat, aims to educate an even bigger … [Read more...]

How New Moms Can Find Their Way Back to Nutrition and Being Fit

Fit Moms

New mothers face a number of challenges to maintaining healthy balance in their lives, with increased stress, reduced sleep and less time to get everything done. As baby takes the majority of focus and attention, self-care often falls by the wayside, and many mothers neglect to pay attention to their own diet and fitness. Modeling and fitness expert—and fellow mom—Dale Noelle, … [Read more...]

How to Show Gratitude for the Health of it on Giving Tuesday

Michael J Fox Parkinson's Foundation on Giving Tuesday

After the rush of bargain buys from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, today the focus of the holiday season shifts to celebrating the charitable spirit with Giving Tuesday. This is the third annual global day of giving and generosity, where all are invited to give back to communities or charitable organizations in whichever ways they can—whether by donating their time and services, goods or … [Read more...]

How women can stay fit and feel fab while constantly on the go

Healthy Tips For Women On The Go

The following is a guest post by nutritionist and dietician Andrea Szebeni:  A common weeknight for many women after a busy day at the office might involve calling in takeout from a favorite restaurant or picking up fast food from the drive-through. But for many women, they may not be able to eat that last French fry without reaping serious consequences at the gym the next day. Why? Because … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Helps Women Get Through The Hormones, Hot Flashes, Stress and Insomnia of Menopause

Is it hot in here or is it just me?

Recently, I posed the following question to my friends and family: So what’s menopause really like? What I found was that the breadth of experiences during “The Change” is as diverse as my friends’ personalities. “Sailing through it,” one friend said. “It's effing hot,” another added. Ah, yes, hot flashes! That and weight gain seem to be the most common menopausal complaints of women in my … [Read more...]