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This Simple Morning Ritual Can Help You Feel Better About Aging

OWN | Posted 04.28.2015 | OWN

As a board-certified ob-gyn and a passionate advocate in the spiritual side of healing, Dr. Christiane Northrup believes the mind and spirit have a di...

Why Surrounding Yourself With Positive People Is 'Crucial' To Your Health

OWN | Posted 04.24.2015 | OWN

Take a good look at the people you surround yourself with every day. Are they happy, positive people who make healthy life choices? Or naysayers who d...

Dr. Christiane Northrup Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | MarloThomas

What a treat it was to have Dr. Christiane Northrup join me on Mondays with Marlo! Dr. Northrup truly is an expert when it comes to health and vitalit...

11 Tips For A Happy Vagina

Pamela Madsen | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Vaginas need and enjoy attention; and knowing how to keep your vagina happy is very important -- because if your vagina isn't happy, nobody's happy!

I Knew New in the Spring

Lisa Guest | Posted 03.09.2015 | Los Angeles
Lisa Guest

New feelings of bliss can be introduced into the day, unexpected and simple. Life does go in cycles and circles and it shifts as we evolve. I've known about the healing potential of synchronicity and see it now unfolding daily in my life.

The Keys To Aging In Happy And Healthy Ways, from Dr. Christiane Northrup

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

What are the keys to aging happily? Dr. Christiane Northrup says that getting older increases our value and competence. "Our culture is ageist," Dr. N...

A Surprising Secret To Staying In Great Health, From Dr. Christiane Northrup (VIDEO)

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

What are the most important things to do in order to stay in great health? Dr. Christiane Northrup's answer may surprise you! According to Dr. Northru...

The Natural Secrets For Hormone Replacement, From Dr. Christiane Northrup (VIDEO)

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

If you're just starting menopause and don't want to resort to hormone replacement therapy, Dr. Christiane Northrup says there are a few things you can...

When Can I Stop Having Mammograms? From Dr. Christiane Northrup (VIDEO)

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

If there's no history of breast cancer in your family, how often should you have a mammogram? According to Dr. Christiane Northrup, the process of hav...

How To Deal With And Overcome Terminal Illness, From Dr. Christiane Northrup (VIDEO)

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

Dr. Christiane Northrup has studied people who have had near death experiences. One story that sticks in her mind was a woman with Hodgkin's disease, ...

What To Do When You Feel Stuck, From Dr. Christiane Northrup (VIDEO)

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

When you're feeling stuck, what are the best ways to pull yourself out of it? Dr. Christiane Northrup says that the best thing you can do when you fee...

How Much Vitamin D Do Women Really Need? From Dr. Christiane Northrup (VIDEO)

Posted 02.09.2015 | MarloThomas

How much vitamin D should women take daily? Dr. Christiane Northrup says that women over 30 should be getting at least 5,000 IUs of vitamin D per day....

Our Biography Is Our Biology

V-Day | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
V-Day

All war metaphors must go. You cannot fight for peace. Peace is the path. You cannot win a war on cancer or violence against women or anything else you don't want. Fighting something always makes it bigger.

Meet Another Woman Who's Learned to Love Her Body: Dr. Christiane Northrup

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

This woman, a world-renowned physician and bestselling author, came to body acceptance later in life, when she was 55. I was eager to ask this leading authority in the field of women's health and wellness to share her secrets to success.

Tips For Improving Your Sex Life

The Huffington Post | Lauren Rosenblum and Evan Allis | Posted 11.23.2011 | Fifty

For many post50s, sex at midlife is a concept sure to trigger fears of declining physical attraction and panic over new challenges as old certainties ...

Sugar Shock: The Path to Disease and More

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

The average American consumes some 170 pounds a year in foods, beverages and sweeteners. But millions don't realize that eating sugar and refined carbs could lead to many problems.

The Problem Of Women's Self-Expression: A Scientific Perspective

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Why are women so focused on the "other?" Are men also hung up on what others think? Louann Brizendine, M.D., a neurobiologist, says our distinct female biology provides an explanation.

The Limits of Antidepressants: Exploring the Alternatives

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

After he weighing the literature, Dr. Erick H. Turner determined that the most popular antidepressants were no more effective than a placebo for treating most depressive patients.

5 Natural Stress Busters

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

When we call upon stress hormones to boost us to heroic heights time and again, our bodies can do nothing else but operate in fight-or-flight mode. This could lead to all kinds of medical problems.

The Pill Turns 50: Taking Stock

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth control pill, which ushered in the sexual revolution of the 60s and gave women unprecedented freedom to explore their sexuality without worrying about pregnancy.

Ella, Week After Birth Control Pill: A Boon for European Women, But Will It Make It to America?

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

The FDA is studying a new morning-after pill. It is effective for preventing pregnancy up to 120 hours following unprotected sex and was approved for use in 44 countries in early 2009.

The Magic of Magnesium: A Mighty Mineral Essential to Health

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

When it comes to building healthy bones, magnesium is as important as calcium and vitamin D are! Without adequate magnesium too much calcium gets inside the cell, causing unforeseen complications.

Fearless Women

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Each time a woman shares her truth about her insecurities, questions, doubts, addictions, abuse as well as her feelings of power, it heals another woman.

We Need To Stop Circumcision

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Circumcision is an unnecessary procedure that is painful and can lead to complications, including death. No organization in the world currently recommends this.

Sleep: A Surprising Way To Lower Blood Pressure

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

New research shows that getting less than seven or eight hours a night (as an adult) increases your risk of high blood pressure, along with a host of other problems such as encouraging weight gain.