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“Does size matter to you?”
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“Does size matter to you?”

If you are in ‘hot flash hell,’  your doc may have suggested estrogen to help treat your moderate to killer Menopause symptoms.  Now, there is a more discreet delivery method for the drug. The new prescription estrogen patch goes by the brand name ‘Minivelle’ and it’s available in U.S. pharmacies [...]

“Move Me”
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“Move Me”

Editor’s Note:   U.S. Census statistics show the ‘average’ American will move roughly eleven times in his or her lifetime.  To put that into perspective, eleven moves are more than double the number folks will make in Japan and the United Kingdom.  What can we say, we are–as a country–itchy for [...]

“Ask the Expert”
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“Ask the Expert”

MyFit50  recently interviewed Dr. Holly Thacker.  Dr. Thacker not only has a lot of ‘alphabets’ next to her name she is also director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Specialized Women’s Health.  She recently published her second women’s health book, “Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause.” Our  questions focused on hormones, [...]

“A vitamin a day keeps knee pain away?”
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“A vitamin a day keeps knee pain away?”

Since it’s January, a bunch of us have resolved to move more.  Whether that lasts until Super Bowl Sunday or it becomes a lifetime commitment, you may be feeling a few more aches and pains right about now. If that pain is in your knee, you may be suffering from [...]

“Tale Of The Tape”
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“Tale Of The Tape”

If you have read anything about weight, you have read about the role Body Mass Index or B-M-I plays in our weight loss plans.  Simply put, B-M-I helps determine how much fat we have in our body.  But B-M-I is also used to identify health problems. Recently, researchers poured over [...]