Just a little heart attack

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 […]

6,000 Steps Towards Better Health

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 […]