rebranding menopause in the u.s.

Recently, a highly regarded menopause organization invited me to give my opinion about the difference between how the U.S. handles menopause — especially in the workforce — compared with the U.K. Here’s my OpEd piece. Please read and let me know if you agree or disagree with my assessment. Rebranding Menopause: What America Can Learn … Continue Reading

5 tips to eat well during the holidays

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t over-indulge — even a little bit — during the holidays. Lasting well over a month, this joyful time of year can wreak havoc with your weight and how you feel. I asked a leading digestive health expert — Dr. Tarek Hassanein of the Southern California GI and Liver Center … Continue Reading

bad to the bone: osteoporosis facts you need to know

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. My first bone density test, which I had around age 50 after I fell and broke my wrist, showed that I was in the … Continue Reading