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Delving into Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

By Rebecca Nebel, PhD, Assistant Director, Scientific Programs In our last installment of the Hormones Across The Lifespan series, we offered an overview on vulvovaginal atrophy, or VVA. Recently, the North American Menopause Society...Show More Summary

I Am Recently Divorced and Can't Trust People

By: John Rettger A psychologist and meditation teacher answers readers' questions about life and practice. Here is his advice for grieving a lost relationship and starting over. Dear Dr. Rettger, I am 54 and ending my second marriage. Show More Summary

If You Think It's Love Because The Sex Is Hot, Think Again

Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships? My boyfriend (whom we'll call Xavier) and I hadn't made love in a month. That's because exactly one month earlier -- at approximately 11:58 and 30 seconds p.m. -- I walked into his apartment to discover another woman there. Show More Summary

The Happy Wanderer

Just as in the opening lyrics of the popular song, I love to go a-wandering. I always have! Some may argue that this is just a whimsical way of saying that I like to walk! But to wander (according to the Oxford dictionary) is to move in a leisurely or aimless way. Growing up, "Let's go out for a wander" was a common suggestion in our household. Show More Summary

5 Summer Foods That Help You De-Bloat

by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at Prevention magazine This weekend, before that potent cookout combo of burgers, macaroni salad, and margaritas has a chance to do a number on your stomach, make sure your kitchen is stocked with these seasonal essentials to help battle the bulge. 1. Show More Summary

PE Isn't Just A Course In School; It's An Opportunity

Having been awed by the Olympic feats we've seen so far in Rio de Janeiro, I'm really looking forward to the final days of events. My excitement is further fueled by my recent conversation with America's most decorated Olympic gymnast,...Show More Summary

From Patient To Consumer: Reimagining Health Care From A Consumer Perspective

Co-authored by Marilyn Tavenner, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans Navigating our health care system is no easy task. For decades, consumers have been forced to contend with a fragmented health system that makes decision making an all-consuming challenge. Show More Summary

What Are Your Options if Medicaid Goes Broke

Americans are living longer than ever. With that longer life span comes increasing reliance on long-term healthcare services. And costs associated with in-home care services, nursing homes, and other residential facilities are on the...Show More Summary

For Chronic Pain, Everything And The Kitchen Sink

I used to secretly (ok, sometimes not so secretly) roll my eyes at people who poured money into alternative therapies or swore by specific diets or vitamins. If there wasn't robust medical literature to back something, I wasn't buying it. Show More Summary

If Only Kim Kardashian Took Healthy Selfies Like This

This post was created to honor Healthy Narcissism Month, an initiative I started at Techealthiest to convince the healthy narcissist in all of us to value happiness over fame and success. Recently, Tova Leigh wrote an intriguing open...Show More Summary

Blood Clots, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? DVT is the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) within a deep vein. The deep veins pass through deep tissues and muscles. Muscle contractions (walking, running, activity, etc.) squeeze blood through the deep veins to the heart. Show More Summary

Back To School Sleep Tips

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. As the days slowly get shorter and the weather begins to change, we are made aware of the fact that summer is coming to an end....Show More Summary

15 Habits That Are Costing You Happiness

1. Comparing yourself to others. Comparison has been called the thief of joy and for good reason -- every minute you spend wishing you were someone else is a minute of your own life wasted. Comparing yourself to others also misses the whole point of your life -- to be you, a once-in-humankind blend of gifts, passions and quirks. Show More Summary

5 Phobias You May Not Realize You Experience

By: Cassie Shortsleeve Discover the difference between an everyday fear and paralyzing phobia by cross-checking your worries against these five surprising disorders. They're more common than you think. Fear is a normal, biological response...Show More Summary

The Linchpin To Balance: Boundaries

Setting and communicating clear boundaries is the fulcrum to creating sustainable balance in whatever way you define balance for yourself (and for your team if you are a manager). Odds are strong that when you are feeling out of balance, it has to do with values. Show More Summary

Leading Health Mistakes Women Make In Their 30s

Credit For many women, turning 30 marks the real beginning of adulthood. You're established in a career, and maybe in a relationship. You might be thinking about starting a family. You feel pretty good about yourself, and all the health...Show More Summary

No Relationship? Maybe Greater Personal Growth Than If Married

Our culture is witnessing growing diversity in how people choose to live: with whom, their traditions and norms. But it's practically a stereotype to portray single people as unhappy, unfulfilled, and lonely; perhaps emotionally troubled. Show More Summary

DHA May Slow Cognitive Decline

There is a wealth of evidence that omega-3 fats such as DHA, found in salmon and other fish, play a role in both brain and heart health. In fact, infant formulas are supplemented with a type of DHA because it is critical to newborns'...Show More Summary

Sleep Well. Be Well. Do Well: Become A Better Sleep Consumer In 6 Easy Steps

I have slept on more than 50 mattresses since August 2013. No, I'm not a traveling salesperson, bouncing from hotel bed to hotel bed. And I'm not a prince fussing over a pea. I'm merely a troubled sleeper who has been to more mattress...Show More Summary

My Journey Of A Million Mistakes

Everyone has had experiences of being grateful beyond words for surprises, wishes granted, hard work paying off, self-fulfilling prophecies being filled, prayers answered and smashing your goals. What if you were grateful for all of your mistakes, shortcomings, and all of the people and companies that told you no and you still didn't give up. Show More Summary

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