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Boston Loves Yoga for Women

Just moved back to Boston where I spent a few years at the BU School of Public Health and am sooo excited to be in “beantown”.  Now, you may think of Boston as the “bean”, or a city for runners, or where the real tea party started giving representation to taxation. OK, enough of the [...]

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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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Midlife Women’s Event: Fierce with Age

REGISTER NOW for an ongoing women’s wellbeing retreat – on-line with the support of a gifted guide as well as a supportive on-line community. The program entails three weeks of guided study to achieve new levels of freedom, self-affirmation and spiritual growth. With assignments delivered to your own inbox, the retreat includes the option of [...]

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How to LIve Well with Chronic Condition

Living well with a chronic disease may sound like an oxymoron but just ask Claudia featured here in our Real Women on Health video. Her story may not be your story but, just the same, how have you learned to stay healthy and live your life well? Many women have taken it upon themselves to [...]

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How Pets Can Improve Your Relationship

My little Lucy is the love of my life…always adoring, playful, cute and well-behaved except for the daily chewing of my favorite summer sandals, popping of our ink-filled pens, and knawing on heirloom rugs. Her big eyes, fluffy hair style and overall cuteness buys her a significant “get out of jail free” card that is [...]

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Midlife Reinvention: Judy After-50

Reinvention is an oft used word today and it can be an overwhelming idea. It’s actually quite simple.  There may be part of you that is yearning to jump out  of the box that society has stuffed you into.   It’s time to reinvent how you feel,  your outlook on life, and maybe your career or [...]

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Caregivers: From Crisis to Comfort

The nation is now a caregiver, assisted by the compassionate, and highly knowledgeable medical team at the Houston-based Texas Medical Center, providing the kind of specialized acute care and rehabilitative care that a traumatic brain injury demands. I’ve been rivotted by the media attention on Gabby, and I follow her medical progress like I was [...]

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good health: do your eyes have it?

Do blue-eyed gals (or violet eye gals) really have more fun?  (for more on fun, go to Elizabeth Taylor’s bio!) Many people mistakenly believe that beautiful eyes and seeing well translates to good eye health. But, as women, our own vision can be compromised by “presbyopia” as well as other age-related and environmental conditions that [...]

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Advance research with 1000 women like you

I was one of the lucky ones and my little niece, Gracie, is too.  So far. You see…today, my mom – Grace’s grandmother and now in her 70′s – rides her bike everyday knowing that every minute she spends on the bike is of health and longevity benefit. But,  your grandmother may have died of [...]

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Health 2.0: She’s @ EndoGoddess

Is your doctor on MySpace, Facebook or Twitter? Social media is expanding as a health information source for women as e-patients, consumers and caregivers with almost half of women on-line seeking health and wellness information and product reviews. But, have you ever thought that your physician might be using social media? If the thought frightens [...]

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