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When it comes to healthy habits, it’s easy to say, “I’ll get back on track after the holidays.” But if we’re being honest with ourselves, we know it’s not that simple. It takes time and practice to create habits, and when we get derailed, it’s often tricky to pick up where we left off. This holiday season, instead of giving up my hard-fought health routine, I’m finding ways to incorporate it into my favorite traditions. Join me! Try these five tips to make this holiday season healthier.
Ed. note: This press release is cross-posted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The original post date was November 28, 2017. Read the original press release.
When I was 21, my Grandma Rosella’s bad ankle caused her to fall and break her arm. It’s funny how such a simple thing — a fall — can have such serious consequences for an entire family. But because she was 81 and had other pre-existing ailments, she didn’t heal quickly or easily. She was bedridden, and she needed help.
November was recently proclaimed Bladder Health Month. But with the many observances recognized each month, it is easy for the bladder to get lost in the shuffle.
Women are the fastest-growing group of military veterans in the U.S., and they have unique health care needs. And women vets are taking steps to address those needs head-on.
The recent #metoo campaign highlighted how common physical and sexual violence is for millions of women in the United States. Violence often occurs at home. It is estimated that 1 in 3 U.S. women have experienced some form of abuse by an intimate partner. With nearly 70% of U.S.
Breast reconstruction after cancer isn’t for everyone, but federal law protects your right to make that choice. The 1998 Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act requires that insurance plans cover reconstruction at any time after a medically necessary mastectomy.
Every romantic relationship is different. But there’s one thing all women should know doesn’t belong in a relationship: ABUSE, whether physical or emotional. Sometimes abuse is disguised as or confused with love. But it’s not. No one has the right to hurt you, control you, or make you feel afraid — even if they say they do it because they love you.
Depression is more than feeling blue or down for a few days. It’s a real illness that can impact a person’s day-to-day life. Millions of Americans have depression, and it’s more common among women than men. Former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams is one of those women. She shares what depression feels like to her, why she decided to get help, and how she’s learned to manage her depression.
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