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Bring Your Brave

Temeika L. Fairley

I was sitting next to her as she told her story of being diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer at the age of 26.

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How to Encourage Girls to Go After Their Dreams

Brittney Storm Rankin

Check out these tips to encourage your daughter, granddaughter, niece, younger sister, or any girl you know to have the confidence to work toward her goals.

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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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