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I Can Do It! Mentorship Becomes a Lifelong Friendship

Haley Barber

Throughout my mentorship, I not only fostered social support — I also developed lasting friendships.

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Corinna Dan

Hepatitis C: Q&A With an Expert

What exactly is it, and why should you care about hepatitis C? Corinna Dan explains how you can get hepatitis C and whether some women are at higher risk.

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Dr. Cheryl Bushnell

4 Things Women Need to Know About Stroke

Dr. Cheryl Bushnell

Stroke happens to 1 in 5 women. Dr. Cheryl Bushnell shares the four things she thinks every woman should know about stroke. 

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Nicole Greene

Sneak Peek: New Healthy Eating and Exercise Content

Nicole Greene

We recently updated our healthy eating and physical activity information so that everything you need is in one place. Check out the types of questions we answer.

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Memory and Thinking: What's Normal and What's Not?

What’s the difference between mild forgetfulness and a more serious memory problem?

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7 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Lynn Bufka

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey has found that women consistently report higher levels of stress than men.

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Melinda Parrish

Plus-size Model Melinda Parrish: What I Wish I’d Know About Body Positivity

Plus-size model Melinda Parrish talks with us about learning to accept and love our bodies — exactly as they are today. Read her interview.

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Jay Ell Alexander

Getting More Exercise and Why It’s Worth It

Jay Ell Alexander

Starting and maintaining a health routine can be hard. I lived it — I know! I have sizes in my closet ranging from 10 to 16 to prove it.

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Julianne Hough

Ladies: It’s Time to Speak Up About Your Health

Julianne Hough

If I could tell women what I wished I’d known it would be: Don’t make the same mistakes I did! Debilitating pain is not normal.

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What I Wish I’d Known About Being Healthy

Nicole Greene

This National Women’s Health Week, join us by sharing some health advice you would give your younger self. We’re calling it the #WhatIWishIdKnown challenge.

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