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Hormones and Your Brain

Posted by January 8th, 2016 in Wellness

When people talk about hormones and the brain, it’s usually about teenagers — everything from teen angst to the rollercoasters of high school relationships gets attributed to the hormonal changes of puberty. In reality though, hormones play a role in […]

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

Posted by October 8th, 2015 in Wellness

Whether you call it a pooch, a muffin top, a tummy, love handles, or a spare tire, excess belly fat is possibly the most universally loathed form of weight gain. It can be especially difficult to lose weight from this […]

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Posted by March 13th, 2015 in Wellness

No jokes about “that time of the month” and chocolate here — premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a legitimate issue, as any woman who has struggled with it will attest. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 3 out of every 4 […]

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted by November 26th, 2014 in Wellness

October might be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but practicing healthy habits that can help reduce your risk of contracting this disease should be a year-round affair. Breast cancer will claim the lives of roughly 40,000 Americans this year, and according […]

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Posted by July 21st, 2014 in Wellness

Is falling asleep at night a struggle, no matter how tired you feel? Or do you fall asleep easily enough, but then wake up in the middle of the night and wind up lying awake for hours? Insomnia takes a […]

Osteoporosis, Part 2: Testing and Treatments

Osteoporosis, Part 2: Testing and Treatments

Posted by April 21st, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we started to look at osteoporosis, a disease that causes weak and brittle bones, often leading to other health issues and disability. We also examined the various risk factors — and yes, there are a large […]