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Fat Is Coming Out of the Closet

Monica Parker | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Monica Parker

It wasn't long ago that the mere whisper of the word "fat" would have people plugging their ears in avoidance. All the other descriptors were somehow acceptable: overweight, obese, porcine, pudgy, plump, tubby, portly... But that little three-letter word "FAT" scared the bejesus out of everyone.

10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.30.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Hand me a microphone, ladies! I've got an announcement: I'm thankful for menopause!

My Definition Of Healthy Is Better Than Yours

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

For me, health means strength. Health means trying each day to treat my body well. That kind of health goes beyond just diet and exercise. It comes in a variety of sizes. And if you don't carry that size in your store, I'm happy to take my money elsewhere.

The Key To Midlife Health: Take More Steps

Posted 11.29.2012 | Fifty

While the benefits of joining a gym are innumerable, the first step to healthy living may just be taking the stairs instead of the elevator. By walkin...

How to Find Reliable Menopause Information Online

Staness Jonekos | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

There are millions of menopause websites, many with misinformation about menopause, treatment options, tests, and strategies. How do we find reliable menopause information online so we can have a productive conversation with our health care providers?

Secrets Of Women Who Don't Get Sick

CNN Health | Posted 01.02.2012 | Women

Ever wonder why you always seem to come down with a life-interrupting virus this time of year, while other women you know sail through the season snif...

When Calling a Woman "Skinny" Isn't a Compliment Anymore

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tabby Biddle

Being "skinny" in our culture is a little more accepted than being fat, but does this make it okay to tell a woman she looks "so skinny" when you greet her?