it’s world osteoporosis day! 10 things to know about bone health right now

I started running shortly before turning 50 as a way to combat the loss of density that was inevitably happening to my bones as I went through menopause and lost estrogen. Based on my first bone density test, which I had around age 50, I was in the “low bone density” range. Not good. There … Continue Reading

ovarian cancer: the “silent killer” that must be stopped

If you knew there was a killer on the loose that was attacking over 21,000 women every year — with close to 15,000 of them dying as a result — wouldn’t you demand that the government spend as much money, manpower, energy and intelligence as necessary to find the killer and bring him down? What … Continue Reading

get sex back into your life

My husband and I met in the sweltering summer of 1992 and started rocking and rolling immediately. But from the moment we got married a year later, we were 1) thinking about getting pregnant, 2) in a state of pregnancy, 3) recovering from pregnancy or 4) enjoying (and coping with) the results of pregnancy: babies, … Continue Reading