What is Causing Your Back Pain?

As I rolled out of bed this morning with my lower back aching and stiff, I thought to myself…..This is my topic for today. I consider myself exceptionally fit for my age and exercise and stretch on a regular basis. So what is causing my back pain? Here are some facts we all should know […] Read More

9 Simple Ways To Ensure A Healthy Life

9 Simple Ways to Ensure A Healthy Life: June, 2012 – It’s important to keep up with the health news that affects your well-being. Every day, new findings are changing the way medical conditions are treated for women. We believe it’s important you stay well informed about the issues that impact women the most. This […] Read More

The Summer Wedding

If your mailbox is anything like mine, this year it has been packed to the gills with summer wedding invitations. It seems as though there is a different type of wedding to suit every type of couple. There’s the backyard wedding, the destination wedding and the black-tie wedding, just to name a few. Here’s a […] Read More

Low T…… Is there a Male Menopause?

Do you feel like you’re reliving the movie Grumpier Old Men? Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau are reunited. So what is different about them now? Well, obviously there are physical changes including increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk, strength and endurance. And underneath it all decreased bone density. Swollen or tender breasts and loss of […] Read More

Revealing Shoes

We all know the saying ‘you are what you eat’, according to a new study it appears as though many people think that you are actually…what you wear. In a recently released study, University of Kansas and Wellesley College psychologists suggest that we make sweeping judgements about strangers by merely gazing at their shoes. The […] Read More

Good Carbs Vs Bad Carbs

Good Carbs Vs Bad Carbs Let’s face it, everyone loves a good hunk of bread. Or a bowl of pasta. Carbohydrates are not only delicious to eat, but they’re filling, satisfying and provide your body with energy. You might be wondering, how can there be a bad carb? Easy. Refined carbohydrates extract the healthy fiber […] Read More

Cancer in Women and Screening

A common cancer causing death for women is lung cancer. Most are due to cigarette smoking. Other cancers that can be caused by smoking include cancers of the esophagus, larynx, mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancreas, stomach, uterine cervix and acute myeloid leukemia. Nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke have a 20-30% increased lung cancer risk. Obesity […] Read More

Arrive in Style

Making summer travel plans? While it would probably be most comfortable to travel in your pyjamas or sweats, sometimes it isn’t appropriate to arrive at a new destination looking as though you just rolled out of bed. Here are some tips to arrive in style. Shoes A safe bet is to select a pair that […] Read More

Summer Fitness Tips

Summer Fitness The snow, rain and otherwise unfortunate weather is nearly in our past as the warmth of summer approaches. Exercise no longer needs to be secluded to the basement or the gym; there is an entire world of activity that you can do to stay in shape while enjoying the summer weather. With longer […] Read More

The Look For Less

Celebrity fashion is everywhere. From the red carpets to “random” paparazzi photos, the outfits worn by your favourite starlets are featured on the pages of fashion magazines and dissected by bloggers on the internet. The price tags of the items worn are often considerable. Many times the celebs don’t pay for these items and are […] Read More