This legislation not only attacks women's rights, but it discriminates against people with low income and impedes other healthcare services as well.
I received my Valentine's Day gift in Guatemala City from an elderly woman living in a nursing home in Guatemala City. Her name is Florencia, and the gift she gave me was a very special love at first sight!
Today, I watched my father walk down the slippery porch steps in front of my mother and brush the cold snow from the railing with his bare hand so she...
Somalia is one of the worst places in the world to be a woman, especially a pregnant woman. According to recent statistics, one in 18 Somali women die from complications of pregnancy or childbirth -- one of the highest lifetime risks of maternal death in the world.
Throughout the years I struggled with food, battled my weight, and hated my body, books became my lifeline. I devoured anything related to helping me not feel like a crazy person around food. Books can be such a great tool to help you on your journey.
February is American Heart Month, a whole 28 days devoted to raising awareness about heart disease. But did you know that until about 13 years ago, cardiovascular disease was defined as a man's disease?
Have you given up on your New Year's resolutions yet? You will not be alone. Should you be one of the many who decided to get fit this year and are already making excuses as to why you cannot go to the gym, I have the perfect solution-- belly dancing.
All people are valuable and have something to offer. What they need is the opportunity and the encouragement. Planned Parenthood provides sexual and reproductive healthcare, education, information, and outreach to more than five million women, men, and adolescents worldwide each year.
But if no one wants to put a child at risk, and the majority of Americans don't believe in a government vaccination conspiracy theory, then why are adult vaccination rates still so low?
When you think in terms of lack, you make decisions from a negative place. These decisions bring more lack.
Aging is a luxury. One you should embrace and enjoy. Beginning these anti-aging strategies at a young age will yield a greater benefit for you, but it is never too late to start.
With the evidence weighing in so heavily, perhaps it's time to explore a new model of health and wellness. Innovative health experts are starting to back away from the default model of "thin is everything."
Discovering more of who I am and trusting that gut feeling in my body is the best blessing I've been given. Getting back on that horse, exploring new and unknown territory in spite of the slips and fear, while always holding onto what I truly want for myself is the key to it all.
Jill's doctor held her head down as he inserted eight needles into her neck to biopsy her two tumors. No anesthetic was involved... and that was just the beginning of her journey to hell. Soon after, she was in surgery to remove the right lobe of her thyroid.
While annual Pap test screenings in the past 30 years have reduced the cervical cancer rate by 50 percent, it isn't the only way to detect cervical cancer. As it turns out, we only need to have one every three years.
Using your own body weight provides resistance. The exercises below are done in a lunge position to help engage the lower body along with the upper body.