Published June 03, 2013
The next time you want a drink of water, instead of going to the faucet or the refrigerator dispenser, try looking in your crisper drawer.
Published May 20, 2013
Women’s health care has a big problem, and we women are the cause of it. That sounds like a broad statement, but I believe for the majority of women it is the truth.
Published May 06, 2013
Women today are not living as long as their mothers. That was the jaw-dropping truth I learned at the Women in the World Summit last month. And it made me wonder why this isn't a bigger deal.
Published April 22, 2013
Going home from the hospital is an emotional relief for a patient, as well as his or her friends and family. But that doesn't mean the need for support is over. If you have a sick friend who has been recently released from the hospital, here are some ways to help out - depending on the help he or she needs
Published April 08, 2013
I once had a friend say to me, “Where were you?” She was referring to my absence during her hospitalization and lengthy recovery following brain surgery. That day, I promised myself that I would never do that to another friend – and I hope you won’t do it either. So here are some rules for paying someone a visit in the hospital
Published March 25, 2013
“Women’s issues” are light-years behind when it comes to research emphasis and dollars invested. I believe it is past time for women to catch up. To do that, we need a collective voice to get the researchers and doctors to sit up and pay attention to what we want and what we need
Published March 11, 2013
This month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a historic vote that has major consequences for women’s treatment options. And in my opinion, the result was not good
Published February 25, 2013
Whether you are single, dating, or you’ve been part of a couple for so long you don’t remember “before”, I have one piece of advice for you: You need to love yourself
Published February 11, 2013
As a health advocate, I see just how destructive self-criticism can be. To be healthy – physically and mentally – our internal dialogue and external persona need to match. Here are some of the steps that can help you fall in love with yourself
Published January 21, 2013
Technology is gearing up to give us control of our health. I recently attended the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and I was absolutely blown away by technology that could have a huge impact on the future of healthcare in the United States