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Added by Marcia on November 29, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Women often feel the most pressure to plan, shop, cook, decorate and coordinate seasonal rituals, gifts, mailings and parties. We try to do too much, for too many people, in too little time.
There are good health reasons to avoid holiday stress. Women suffer stress-induced depression more often than men and are more likely to experience depression from seasonal affective disorder caused by reduced daylight. Research also shows that death rates peak across the United States in December…Continue
Added by Beth Battaglino on November 23, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
While many will sit down on Thursday to share some version of the traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner, they may well be thankful, but they may not be happy.
John Lennon tells us that “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”
The holidays may come each year at a predictable time, but loss, illness, hardship and war have a terrible sense of timing. Regardless of what you see in the media, read in the cards or assume is true about others, lots of…Continue
Added by Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips on November 21, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments
For many of us, Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday that overstays it's welcome in the fridge. Whether it's the turkey that never seems to run out or veggies that we just can't face again, what can we do with the leftovers.
HealthyWomen has a few suggestions for you:
One of the best parts of Thanksgiving may be enjoying the dinner leftovers.
The U.S. Food…Continue
Added by Purple on November 21, 2012 at 5:49pm — No Comments
Vaginal atrophy will affect many women as they age. According to the North…Continue
It's such a special time of the year, a time that makes me miss my mother terribly. The comfort I do have are the memories we made together and the traditions that she taught me, that I now carry on and share with my children. If I could talk to each parent and tell them how important these traditions are…Continue
Nationally and internationally, the most endorsed response in the early aftermath of a disaster is Psychological First Aide. Used by those responding to disasters, it is a set of guidelines that you can learn to use for yourself and others.
Just as knowing certain aspects of Medical First Aid can help you…Continue
Added by Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips on November 11, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
That's right! Blogger Sheryl Kraft wants to tell you over twenty easy ways to receive a diabetes diagnosis. Her top then include:
This weekend I spent a good portion of my Sunday enjoying the warmth of my house, my family's company and football. My husband and I had a more full house than usual, my utility-less family members from NJ had come to stay for a few days. They still had no power after many days, and in our very good fortune, our part of PA came out of the storm largely unscathed. During a football game there was a commercial to donate to the Red Cross, I didn't hesitate to take out my phone and text in my…Continue
Having two children under two, I have learned (the hard way sometimes) that keeping these little guys safe, is a job! They are constantly pulling up on furniture, putting things in their mouths and the list goes on. Keeping my babies safe is job one when it comes to being a mom and it was learning about one of the top…Continue