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Four Simple TIps to Improve Your Brain Function

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – (June 17, 2015) – Ruth Curran knows a great deal about brain health, function and recovery. 10 years ago she was in a major car accident where she suffered a traumatic brain injury, her brain basically ping-ponging around in her skull. Her 18-month recovery was a journey of science and the […]

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Do You Believe in Love at First Sight?

They say that first impressions are everything…and Carol Graham agrees! Read more from Carol on her blog, Battered Hope.  I saw him on the other side of the rink and wondered how to approach him.   He had been the guest speaker at my church that Sunday; I was smitten.   It was announced there would […]

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How to Fight Hot Flashes

Our favorite menopause expert, Ellen Dolgen, explores some of the lesser-known prescription and non-prescription ways to fight off those hot flashes! Read more from Ellen on her website. Are you experiencing your own internal heat wave? Do you wake up at least once during the night in a sweat? Do you have to get out of […]

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Do You Believe in Love at First Sight?

They say that first impressions are everything…and Carol Graham agrees! Read more from Carol on her blog, Battered Hope.  I saw him on the other side of the rink and wondered how to approach him.   He had been the guest speaker at my church that Sunday; I was smitten.   It was announced there would […]

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How to Fight Hot Flashes

Our favorite menopause expert, Ellen Dolgen, explores some of the lesser-known prescription and non-prescription ways to fight off those hot flashes! Read more from Ellen on her website. Are you experiencing your own internal heat wave? Do you wake up at least once during the night in a sweat? Do you have to get out of […]

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Why Regret is So Delicious (Part 1)

“Children are not a zoo of entertainingly exotic creatures, but an array of mirrors in which the human predicament leaps out at us. ” ―John Updike We’re seated by the gate at Logan, held captive by the airline’s whim, watching a steady streams of half dressed, overdressed passengers walk, toddle and run by, but the […]

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The 3 of Us – Friends at Midlife

Miriam Irwey has found that, for whatever reason, the friendships she’s made at midlife have proved to be some of the most rewarding relationships of her life. Read more from Miriam on her blog. We are 3 women who have been friends for the past 3 years. Some may think the odd number of 3 leads […]

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4 Simple Tips to Improve Your Brain Function Feat

Four Simple TIps to Improve Your Brain Function

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – (June 17, 2015) – Ruth Curran knows a great deal about brain health, function and recovery. 10 years ago she was in a major car accident where she suffered a traumatic brain injury, her brain basically ping-ponging around in her skull. Her 18-month recovery was a journey of science and the […]

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How to Fight Hot Flashes

Our favorite menopause expert, Ellen Dolgen, explores some of the lesser-known prescription and non-prescription ways to fight off those hot flashes! Read more from Ellen on her website. Are you experiencing your own internal heat wave? Do you wake up at least once during the night in a sweat? Do you have to get out of […]

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Style Advice from Carson Kressley

Carson Kressley is in the confidence business. Carson is the star of How to Look Good Naked, a really fun makeover show. I was given the opportunity to interview him so he could share secrets and tips on how all women can feel confident in their clothes every day.  From undergarments to trendy, seasonal pieces, Carson helps women own […]

“The Other Talk”: Changing the Conversation about Postmenopause

After we reach age 50, are there still some things that mom knows best? Well, as you’ll see in this funny video “The Other Talk”, the answer is a resounding YES, especially when it comes to postmenopause. “The Other Talk” uses the premise of ‘the talk’ recognized as a cultural event in life where mothers […]

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What Midlife Women Really Need From an Apple Watch

A few months ago, right as the Apple Watch pre-orders had hit 2.3 million units, I was asked to write a tech column about the watch. My reaction, much to the surprise of the editor, was, “Nah, I don’t really want or need this.” Because I love gadgets and gizmos, the editor had expected me to be […]

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Four Things You Need To Know About Borderline Type 2 Diabetes

The majority of Americans are blind to their risk of type 2 diabetes, also known as prediabetes.  The onset of the disease is a growing epidemic with nearly 1 in 10 adult Americans now being labeled as diabetic.  According to the American Diabetes Association, 1.7 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed every year, affecting […]

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Caesar Style Green Beans, Skinnified

Watch boring, steamed green beans come alive when made like a Caesar salad. It’s my new favorite way to enjoy them these days. Unlike a salad, this dish is so good served warmed. Each serving has 82 calories, 3 grams of fat and 2 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 12 […]

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Tips for Back-To-Campus Shopping. #GetYourOwnNow

Even though summer is in full swing, it’s already time to shop and plan for sending your older kids back to campus for the start of a new year at college. I remember moving to Boston in the 80s with two suitcases and a dream. Since I flew up on my own, I budgeted to […]