Category: Midlife Women’s Health

Breast Cancer Awareness with Noreen LaBatt

When stay-at-home mom and part-time dance teacher, Noreen LaBatt, of Litchfield, NH, turned 40, she did what health-conscious women do, she got a mammogram.  Fit, trim, the consummate “soccer mom,” had every expectation it was just a routine baseline and that would be the end of it.  Far from it, it was the beginning of [...]

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Manifest Your Dreams: Gail Straub on Empowerment

Why is it that so many of us women fall victim to impoverished dreams and settle for less than what we truly want to achieve? I am so excited to bring you a world renown leader in empowerment principles, Gail Straub.  Co-Founder of the Empowerment Institute, researcher and author, Gail has studied and taught empowerment for the [...]

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Re-boot During Menopause: Strong is the New Skinny

Hi Ladies! I hope your summer is going well and you’re lovin’ the heat:)) while keeping your mind and body cool… Strong is the New Skinny is our very savvy women’s call-to-action here at Real Women on Health…..so pls join our movement through our on-line radio show with Staness Jonekos, Author, Menopause Makeover.  I’ll be [...]

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International Women’s Day Tribute to Global Maternal Health

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we will be hosting a two-hour (120 minute) radio show and on-line conversation with  global women’s health leaders.  Our official non-profit partners on this important day are ONE Campaign, International Women’s Initiative and Dining for Women. The radio show hosted by Kelley Connors, MPH, President, KC Health and Host, Real Women on Health will [...]

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Holiday Stress Reduction: What’s YOUR Recipe?

Holidays and stress…they seem to go together like salt and pepper or better yet..oil and water. In addition to the stampede of decorating, holiday parties, family gatherings, gift-giving, and end of year timelines I dare you to try an extra dash of “joy” like…selling your home during the holiday season! My recipe for stress reduction? [...]

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Dr. Janine Clayton, MD at NIH Advances Sex and Gender Research

Have you ever wondered if anyone was doing anything at all about the medicine gender gap we revealed on a recent post here at Real Women on Health?  From heart disease to lung cancer to Alzheimer’s and several autoimmune diseases, the National Institutes of Health is hard at work getting the research done on health [...]

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Life Interrupted: Design the Second Half of Your Life

    We’re launching a series of on-line radio shows on the theme “Design the Second Half of Your Life”.  The shows are for midlife women and they provide boat loads of information and inspiration that will guide women through menopause – the gateway to the second half of life.  While our content is highly inspirational, we [...]

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Design the Second Half of Your Life: Trauma and Healing

Wouldn’t you know it. The best laid plains interrupted by life! This topic was not what I was planning for in the Design the Second Half of Your Life series but Hurricane Sandy has triggered the kind of trauma that ignites fear and anxiety and strains our closest relationships.   As much as we witness [...]

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Time for the Second Talk – Perimenopause!

    Just as you might have finished changing diapers on your two year old, believe it or not…perimenopause symptoms can start to wreak havoc on your busy life.  Perimenopause is actually  “the change before the change” that starts to slowly emerge around age 35.   However,the symptoms can fly “under the radar” for years [...]

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What’s the Scoop with Nutrient Dense Foods?

          Have you read about Dr. Joel Fuhrman?  More than just a focus on the Mediterranean Diet, Dr. Joel is Dr. Oz’s new best friend and he’s got a nutritious way to think about food and keeping your weight down.  It’s all right on Dr. Oz’s web site. Dr. Fuhrman believes that [...]

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