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National Diabetes Awareness Month – November Isn’t Just the Month of Thanksgiving

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
When you think of the fall season, you are probably thinking about the leaves changing color, the temperature getting cooler and the holidays around the corner. For most, this time of year can be very challenging. Am ong those challenges is our nutritional health, which may be why November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Did you know that 24 million…
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Health Mix: Stumbling Onto A Female Viagra?; New Mammogram Guidelines Confuse, Enrage; Michelle Obama on Older Women And Health Care Reform

By Women's Voices For Change
Equality with Viagra? We don’t know about you, but WVFC was more than a little startled to learn that there’s an organization called the “European Society for Sexual Medicine.” We’ve also been a little skeptical of all these drug-industry studies calling lack of desire a disorder, though one such study issued in January stated that women reporting less desire were…
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Making It to 92: Part Two of Julie Danis’ Medical Mystery

By Julie M. Danis
Writer, commentator and humorist Julie Danis is a Chicago-based strategic marketing professional, and a consumer insights lecturer at Northwestern University. She’s worked for Frito-Lay, Inc. and held senior level strategist positions at J. Walter Thompson/Chicago and Draft/Foote, Cone & Belding advertising agencies. An editor and contributor to The Works magazine, Danis wrote a column called “It’s a Living” featured in…
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Making It to 92

By Julie M. Danis
All the doctors sang the same tune, “You’re getting older.” Generally, I didn’t think I looked or felt like I was approaching 50, whatever that is suppose to look and feel like. But it’s difficult to feel young when the diagnosis is “old.” I did feel sweaty at night, hot during the day and generally irritable all the time, which…
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