The Best Is Yet to Come: Celebrating My 60th Birthday

There's no more countdown. It's here, it's now. This week I'm celebrating my 60th birthday! Looking Back on My 50s As I get ready...

What You Can Do About Painful Sex

Q. Can I have comfortable intercourse again? A. You say you're four years past menopause, and, in addition to hot flashes and other symptoms,...

Gratefulness for the New Year

Some of you may have read about my plans to celebrate a perfectly imperfect Christmas. So, I thought I'd report on how it went and...

How Hormone Levels Get Off Track

If you have a teenager, you may blame every scream and fight on those raging hormones. It's just par for the course at that...

10 Easy Habits for Healthy Aging in 2018

Whew. It's been quite a year, hasn't it? While things like money issues, work-life balance, health and health care, sex in the workplace (or out...

Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain

By Kejal Kantarci, MD, MSMayo Clinic-RochesterSWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Alzheimer's Disease Member Imaging provides a window into brain changes due to dementia decades before someone...

Easy Ways to Prevent the Common Cold

Got a cold? Tis the season.  Every year, especially in the wintertime, the common cold hits millions of Americans—and it's not just a one-time deal....

New Research on Heart Attacks and Sex

Among other things, sex is a nice aerobic workout. You breathe hard; your heart rate goes up, as does your metabolic rate. You burn calories....

Cancer Survivors Often Face Another Hurdle: Faster Aging

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Treatments that help people beat cancer also can cause them to age prematurely and die sooner, Mayo Clinic researchers...

The Perfectly Imperfect Christmas

 “Authenticity is cultivating the courage to be imperfect, to set boundaries, and to allow ourselves to be vulnerable.” —Brene Brown   As I grow older, I...