Almost all maternal and newborn deaths are preventable. Millions of lives can be saved if women have access to skilled and trained midwives during pregnancy and childbirth.
I could have walked out of that yoga class and never gone back. I could have continued on my path of embracing all things yoga except the actual practice of yoga, but instead I am sitting with my discomfort (and intermittent embarrassment), and letting my Chakras evolve at their own pace.
The women of ZeroDivide.org's Health 2.0 panel were quick to point out, simple solutions go a lot farther to address the underserved market. And there is a lot of opportunity for entrepreneurship.
In just a few months, the new year will usher in the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) -- a series of eight goals created by the United Nations (UN) in 2000 intended to aid international growth and improvement.
Our capacity to learn an emotional language and our ability to relate primarily to ourselves, as well as to others, will dictate whether or not we can learn to process, understand and indeed move on from any of our past emotionally laden experiences.
Imagine a seesaw. When one side becomes too heavy, it means the other side is not heavy enough. In other words, by becoming too extreme in one area of our lives, we are surely neglecting something else.
Man flu is simply men doing what they know their bodies need them to do. REST! Yet for some reason women have it in their heads that men need to be chastised because they take the time to allow their bodies to heal.
Growing old is not a choice, there's a beginning and there's an end destination. Aging on the other hand- that we have control over -- and that control is just a matter of choice.
We need a nationwide conversation with young women. There's a difference between a bad relationship and an abusive one, and there's a difference between persistence and stalking.
Researchers, who analyzed data from 187 countries, reported that more than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above 2 grams per day. Almost no country or region is immune. Salt is fueling the global hypertension epidemic.
In the end, it is education and health that will determine if an adolescent girl becomes a woman with equal opportunity. And now we have data to help us to shift to a holistic approach to bring the two together in development programs.
What is it like to make a financial investment in a social change leader, every single day of the year? Since January 1, 2013, through the Pollinatio...
You can hate the song and you can demean it for its lyrics, but at least stop being lazy! The song is ridiculous in a lot of ways.
When a friend recently posted a Facebook status about Ashley Burnett, a part of me freaked out. Sometimes it's sort of disconcerting when people show ...
No matter how expensive shoes are or how high or low the heel height is, over time women's feet will start to scream help because of the lack of arch support provided and the way their foot structure is designed. By purchasing the proper arch support, it will allow you to wear the shoes you love to wear more comfortably and expand your shoe horizons!
Don't be a memory! Choose to be decisive, selfish and add exercise and all its amazing benefits to your daily to do list. Feel good, look good, set an example for your children that fitness isn't something you do when you have the time, but something you make the time to do because it matters.