Tag Archives : Gail Sheehy

Health

Speaking Up About Bone Health


The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s new initiative, “Generations of Strength: Mothers and Daughters” is a worthy example of how the simple act of conversation can be a powerful way to impart vital health information.
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Health

LVA: An Underutilized Test For Spinal Fractures


Gail Sheehy

On September 26, the National Osteoporosis Foundation launched "Let's Get Talking," a campaign to encourage mothers and daughters to talk about how to protect their bones (I am the honorary chair). I only wish I had known enough about this disease to help my mother prevent its worst consequences.

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Lifestyle · News

Milestones and Change at Women’s Voices for Change


By Patricia Yarberry Allen

On Aug. 19, 2011, we posted our entry No. 2,000. This was a big milestone for “the little site that could,” created by a handful of women who committed ourselves to changing the perception of menopausal women. The next stage is even more exciting than what we've achieved thus far.

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Books

WVFC Holiday Gift List, Anniversary Edition


Last year, we were thrilled to inaugurate our annual celebration of WVFC writers, which compiled all the books and authors we’d covered into an easy-to-use holiday shopping list— one for poetry and one for prose. This year, we’re doing the same. Some of the authors, like Gail Sheehy and Dominique Browning, we’ve gotten to know well in interviews and commentaries;…
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