Will Eating Fish Prevent Breast Cancer?

A new report was published online June 27 in the journal BMJ (British Medical Journal) which claims that regularly eating oily fish such as salmon, tuna or sardines may help reduce the risk of breast cancer. These fish are known to contain a fatty acid called PUFA’s (n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids). Twenty one different studies […] Read More

Cool Tips for Keeping Fit in the Heat

While record breaking temperatures sweep much of the country, many women and their families are debating on how to stay active outdoors and be able to survive the heat. Here are a few cool tips to help you battle the heatwave: If the temperature outside is above 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit and humidity is above 70 […] Read More


Trick or Treat: Management for menopause Menopause is unavoidable, but you can find solace in the fact that it is treatable. Hormonal replacement therapy is also known as HRT. Combined estrogen and progestin are given if the woman still has a uterus. Progestin is given to prevent hyperplasia and the proliferation of the uterine lining […] Read More

Eat Breakfast and Stay Trim

Do you remember when your mother used to nag you about having breakfast in the morning? Recent preliminary results suggest that she may have been right. Eating breakfast everyday may help overweight women reduce the risk of diabetes. A medical instructor at the University of Colorado, Dr. Elizabeth Thomas described how when women missed their […] Read More

Need to Know: Menopause and Cancer

Need to Know: Menopause and Cancer Menopause can be managed effectively with a positive outlook, but it is also wise to understand the realistic possibilities of diseases and conditions associated with this time period. The likelihood of several cancers increases during menopause. In terms of developing breast cancer, it is important to know first that […] Read More

Take it to Heart!

Since the media places so much emphasis on reporting about breast cancer, many women may not realize that they are at greater risk of dying from heart disease. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women? It results in twice as many deaths in the US than all types […] Read More

Make Sure You’re Covered

Just when you thought you had your beauty routine down pat, an avalanche of new “can’t live without” products have hit the market. If you’ve stepped up to any beauty counter, you certainly have noticed BB and now CC creams being touted as the next big thing. Think they might be for you? Here’s a […] Read More


FIVE MENOPAUSE MYTHS Many myths regarding menopause circle through families as old wives tales or congest internet content with their foreboding warnings. The truth is, menopause can affect a range of women and to varying degrees with respect to their symptoms. The following are some myths that deserve attention. EVERYONE GETS DEPRESSED: Did you ever […] Read More

The Healing Power of Animals

Many people have had pets come into their lives and whether they are big or small have made an impact on their lives for the better. Animals are said to have healing powers on humans and are utilized for their nurturing qualities. Our pet’s health often reflects our own health and vice versa. Here are […] Read More

Secrets from the Beauty Aisle

It seems everyone I meet has their own arsenal of beauty tips and tricks that you don’t often hear about in trade magazines. Just in time for the warm weather, here are a few beauty secrets I’ve picked up: For long-lasting nail polish Store your collection in the refrigerator. Nail polish should be stored in […] Read More