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Health · Menopause

Eating Disorders in Women Over 40

By Megan Riddle, M.D. Ph.D. MS
By Megan Riddle, M.D. Ph.D.

Eating disorders have long been thought of as the affliction of the young. However, the more we learn about disordered eating, the more we have come to realize that this problem is far more complex than that, and affects women across the lifespan.

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News

The Wednesday Five: Best of 2015

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five, Women's Voices for Change is highlighting some of its most engaging stories of the year — as determined by you, our faithful readers.
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Health

Five Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season

By Megan Riddle, M.D. Ph.D. MS
By Megan Riddle, M.D. Ph.D.

‘Tis the season for frantic holiday shopping, with newspapers filled with sale flyers, the holiday storefronts packed with the latest seasonal “must haves” and the email inboxes flooded with last-minute sales. It’s enough to make your head spin and drain your pocketbook. Instead, this holiday season, I would like to offer five gifts I hope you consider giving yourself. They don’t cost anything but may leave you feeling merrier this holiday season.

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Health

‘Giving Birth In America’ — Documentary Premieres Today on CNN

By Women's Voices For Change
"Giving Birth in America" follows four pregnant women and their healthcare providers in Florida, Montana and New York in the days leading up to delivery. Together, they navigate the challenges of race, poverty, chronic illness, obesity and other inequalities that can be attributed to the U.S. being the only developed country whose maternal mortality has been consistently on the rise since 1990.
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Fitness · Health

A Healthier, More Satisfying Second Half of Life: ‘Exercise Is Medicine’

By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT
By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT

This is the fourth in our two-months-long series (40 Things for Every Woman in Her 40s) of Medical Monday articles intended to be useful to all our readers, but pointed especially toward those in their 40s—that in-between decade in which hormonal change has begun but fertility is still possible. This week the topic is 'exercise as medicine.'

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