Grieving the Death of My Sister

Grief is hard. Unpredictable. Overwhelming. Cathartic. Knock-you-down depressing. My sister, Marie Maddox, died of cancer on August 7. Her daughter, son-in-law, longtime companion and I...

Healthy Workouts for Mother-Daughter Bonding Time

By Tracy Layden Tired of the mall for your weekly catch-up sessions with Mom? Shake up your bonding routine—instead of window shopping, treat...

Fight Menopausal Weight Gain: Your Diet

During menopause, weight is easy to gain (in fact, some weight gain is almost inevitable) and hard to lose, for all the reasons we mentioned...

A Glimpse of Wellness From the Global Wellness Summit 2017

It's not often I get to immerse myself along with 500-plus others to hear international thought and industry leaders discuss the past, present and...

Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Talk therapy may help relieve menopause-related sleep problems and depression, a new study suggests. Insomnia—an inability to fall asleep...

HealthyWomen Contributing Writer to Participate in Global Wellness Roundtable

One thing I love about what I do is that writing about health and wellness, beauty, spas and healthy aging gives me the opportunity to...

3 Common Breast Cancer Risks

We all have one breast cancer risk in common, and that's the most obvious: being female. Of course, not every female gets breast cancer. Some...

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

Your period has been with you for a long time, so once it starts playing disappearing acts on you, you know something is up....

Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit

In an ideal world, every day you'd eat healthy and wholesome foods, get enough exercise and have plenty of energy to spare. But life happens,...

Why Does Diabetes Increase Fracture Risk in Seniors?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Seniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they know why. See...