Be your own breast friend

Be your own breast friend

While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, be sure you’re taking steps every month to protect your breasts.  A year ago, you probably thought you had a good understanding of the screenings you needed for your breast health. At age 40, you’d start having...
Are you going through perimenopause?

Are you going through perimenopause?

For no apparent reason, you feel emotional, tired and overheated. But you’re too young for menopause – right? If you’re under 50, most likely, though you may be experiencing symptoms of perimenopause, a related condition that can begin 10 to 15 years earlier....
How body shape impacts your health

How body shape impacts your health

You know that excess body weight can have negative effects on your health. But did you know that where you carry that body weight makes a difference? Maybe you’ve heard others talking about whether they have an “apple” or “pear” shaped body. Or read an article on how...
The ups and downs of caffeine

The ups and downs of caffeine

How much caffeine do you have each day? Most people reach for their morning coffee or afternoon soda with little thought about how much caffeine they’re having or how it could affect their health. The fact is, caffeine can be good or bad for your health. It all...