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Mind & Mood

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Mental Health Among African-American Women

African-American women who have depression and other mood disorders often don’t get help. Learn why, and how to recognize the signs of common mental health conditions.

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Millennial Women: Understanding the Links Between Heart Disease and Depression

If you're depressed, you have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Find out what you can do now to help yourself later.

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Nutrition & Fitness

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Tips to Manage Stress Eating

Have you ever felt like eating a piece of chocolate cake or a bag of chips after a stressful day at work? If so, you’re not alone. Studies show that stressful events activate systems associated with metabolism, cognition and reward.

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Finding the Hidden Sugar in the Foods You Eat

Are you skipping cookies, cake or other sweet treats to reduce your sugar intake? Give yourself an A for effort, but you’re probably still eating more sugar than you realize.

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Keep the Spark Alive in Your Marriage

Sex in marriage can become routine, less frequent or disappear altogether. Learn why it happens and what you can do to have a sexually satisfying marriage.

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How Sex Changes After Menopause

What feels good sexually changes as you grow older. Learn how menopause affects your sex life and what you can do to maintain intimacy.

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Wellness & Rejuvenation

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Hair Loss: It’s Not Just a Men’s Health Issue

Hair loss doesn’t just affect men. Up to half of all women will experience hair loss in their lifetime. Hair restoration expert Lisa Ishii answers question she frequently hears from women experiencing hair loss.

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Got Adult Acne? Get Answers from an Expert

Acne isn't confined to the teenage years.

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Conditions & Health

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Breast Reconstruction Options If You Have Lymphedema

If you were considering breast reconstruction as part of your recovery, but lymphedema is now a concern, there are several options to consider.

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Prescribed a Painkiller? If It’s an Opioid, Read This First

Women are more likely to have chronic pain, take painkillers and experience opioid dependence. Learn more about the risks of opioid use and what alternatives are available.

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New Breast Reconstruction Advances

Learn about the procedures that make getting breast implants less painful or use your own tissue for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.

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Mammograms and More: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. A Johns Hopkins expert provides screening recommendations that may lead to earlier detection, less aggressive treatment and a higher rate of survival.

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