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Loving Every Inch of You
I decided to embrace everything that made me ME. It took a long time to get there — to feel beautiful and to walk proud. There is no turning back.
An Interview About Taking Care of Your Mental Health: Dr. Keisha Downey
In this interview, Dr. Keisha Downey shares her tips for staying mentally healthy, plus insights about when to get help.
What's Your Health Style?
We all know there are small tweaks we can make to help us reach rock star status. Here are four I’m focusing on this National Women’s Health Week.
What’s Your Relationship With Alcohol?
Do you know how much alcohol is OK to drink? Here are some answers to common questions that will help you make smart decisions about drinking.
Eating Disorders: What to Watch For
Dr. Alan E. Simon
When I was a teenager, being a camp counselor was the best part of the year. But now, I remember one thing I wish I had done differently.
The Power of Women and Recovery
At 19 I said goodbye to my mother. I also said goodbye to active addiction. It was the hardest year of my life.
Why #CoverageMatters for Women's Health
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Cecile Richards
The progress that the Affordable Care Act has made for women's health couldn't be clearer, and we shouldn't go backward on any of these improvements.
The Holidays: How I Cope With the Loss
It's during the quiet times that I recognize there is a void. My void has a name — it's Erskine Hallam Bishop.
Domestic Violence and Your Health
Sometimes it is difficult to recognize the effect an abusive relationship can have on your health, but the impacts are substantial.
Postpartum Depression Is My Truth
I had something that nearly sucked the life out of me. After we got home from the hospital, I rarely got off of the couch for 30 days.
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