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Study after study ties our gut bacteria (as well as bacteria found elsewhere, like the skin and genitals) to unexpected aspects off our health, like our body’s ability to regulate our weight, to our mood and even personality, to our heart health and more! Here’s how you can take that information and start improving your […]

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When new treatments or new medicines are tested, they’re tested on men. Since women can get pregnant, they’re a liability—-they risk also testing drugs on a fetus with unknown effect, or a woman promptly dropping out, messing with the results. (And traditionally, just white men). But that’s starting to change—and we’re realizing that there are […]

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Getting healthy as part of your New Year’s Resolution? Make sure you know how weight loss (or gain!) puts you at risk for a fall! Older women (mostly in the post-menopausal range) who either lose OR gain weight are at an increased risk for a break or a fracture—and where depends on how and WHY […]

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Since the early 2000s, we’ve known that hormone therapy to treat menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats carries some big risks, including an increased risk for breast cancer and heart disease. Even so, doctors have still continued to push hormone therapy as the most effective option. But is it? Studies have actually found […]

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A study has found that women taking a regular Vitamin D and Calcium supplement have better cholesterol levels (both good and bad) than those not taking a supplement. Women in the group who took a supplement didn’t have Vitamin D deficiency, either. It’s already recommended that women take a calcium supplement to help support their […]

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