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News Brief: Magazine Editors Say Bring On Older Women; Want A Great Workout? Slow Down!; Thyroid Hormone and Alzheimer’s Risk

By Womens Voices for Change
No more waifs: Fashionistas bring on the gorgeous older women. While much of the pages of fashion magazines still feature models who look like starved 12-year-olds or college freshmen, magazine editors are finally listening to their “boomer demographic,” and recruiting more models over 40. To Francine Tremblay, who 20 years ago founded  Le Bel Âge in Montreal, it’s about time:…
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Money & Careers

NewsMix: The Best Boss Is A 40+ Woman; Persistence Pays Off in Politics;Overthinking? There is Good News

By Womens Voices for Change
The best boss is a 40-something woman: Asked about age and leadership, nearly 2000 respondents in a University of Iowa survey thought that women peak far earlier than men: The research suggests that Americans expect women to reach their peak performance as leaders at age 43, four years before men’s perceived peak at age 47. They also believe women’s contributions…
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General Medical

Health Mix: Menopause The Blog Explains It All; Those Sleep Problems Not All In Your Head; Ovarian Cysts Raise Menopause’s Heart Risks; Midlife Sleep Issues Vary; Musing about Botox from Docs and FDA; On Slim Evidence, Bold Claims on HRT and Dementia

By Womens Voices for Change
Summer Reading: Wendy at Menopause, the Blog recommends The Complete Guide to Women’s Health by Dr. Nieca Goldberg, the founder of Lenox Hill Hospital’s acclaimed center for women’s cardiac care.  The book’s sections on midlife issues are extraordinary, she explains: Using case studies from her own practice, she does a particularly good job of explaining the changes that most women…
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