Before leaving to attend this week’s Association of Health Care Journalists conference, I wanted to share a video from the Go Red for Women campaign. With no disrespect to the men out there, women are under enormous stress — juggling career, family, perhaps school or volunteer work too. Our culture expects us, as Sheryl Sandberg said, to […]
What can 6,000 steps do for you? Plenty, if you’re a woman in your mid-life years. A new study in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), says that’s how many steps each day it takes to reduce risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Researchers analyzed regular physical activity — defined as […]
Calcium supplements may lead to increased risk of heart attacks. So eat more broccoli instead.
Study shows coffee drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers
The FDA needs to take a closer look at its defibrillator policies.