| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:24 AM
It began for Nellie Hyacinth Davis with a cough.
"I had this terrible cough," said Davis, 79. "But I didn't get no tightness or nothing where I could say it's my heart."
Barely able to breathe, she eventually ended up at Georgia Regents Medical...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Q: My hubby thinks I don't love him because of my lack of interest in sex. I am in menopause and have lost my sex drive. I know it is not fair to him, but when I do plan to have sex with him, he gets on my nerves or we fight about something, which turns...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Q: My boyfriend and I have been together seven years. I'm 50 and he's 60. I have a lot of medical problems. Until recently, we've had great sex, but now our sex life has dwindled. He has a strong sex drive.
We argue about it a lot. I've lost interest,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Q: What do you think of an age difference of 25 years? I am 68 and female, and he is 43. Great sex, great intimacy, almost everything I was hoping for all my life. But I can't help thinking it is wrong.
A: Obviously you're not going to have children,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
RESEARCH OVERWHELMINGLY SHOWS THAT REGULAR EXERCISE LOWERS THE RISK FOR MANY DISEASES, ENHANCES THE FUNCTIONING OF VIRTUALLY EVERY PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN BODY AND IMPROVES PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING. UNFORTUNATELY, FEWER THAN 40 PERCENT OF...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Many women today are unaware of their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lives. Almost 300,000 women each year are diagnosed with invasive and non-invasive breast...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Vitamin D is one of the most widely used supplements. Doctors have long recommended it along with calcium to help prevent bone fractures. However, recent studies have cast doubt on vitamin D’s benefits for healthy women. With sales of vitamin D at...
| Dec 28, 2011
American babies are most likely to be born in August and on Tuesdays, least likely in November and on Sundays. A female is born with 1 million eggs, but only about 300 of the hardiest make it to the final gate, ovulation. About 6,000 women reach menopause...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations for the Generic...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Since exercise increases a body's core temperature, it stands to reason that it would be the last thing a menopausal woman suffering from hot flashes would want to do. Except, some Penn State researchers say, it appears the exact opposite may be true....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
I packed your nylons for you. Let’s just leave that alone for a second. This season, I have been complaining ceaselessly about two things: 1) Every episode of RHOBH, and I mean EVERY, has been a fabulous party, jaunt, or repast, and 2) at these...