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SARASOTA, Fla. - 93-year-old Sally Hille's podcast for WMOA 1490 Am in Marietta, West Virginia, originates from her Nokomis home 6 months a year.
(ARA) - Characterized as a generation who led the sexual revolution in the sixties, many baby boomer women are reluctant to talk with their partners or healthcare professionals about the conditions they're experiencing as a result of menopause, including vaginal atrophy (a-truh-fee). Why are they suffering in silence? And why has this discussion remained taboo even though it is shared by women everywhere? There is some basic information women should be aware of and an option that is available to help women relieve their postmenopausal vaginal symptoms.
(ARA) - As women continue to break the glass ceiling in the working world, they also need to keep in mind their potential vulnerability in the financial world. Women tend to be more concerned about monthly expenses than saving enough for retirement, according to a recent survey sponsored by the Retirement Services Division of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual).
SARASOTA – Lauren Dorsett is often seen at the anchor desk at ABC 7 or volunteering in the community. But in our series "The Amazing Women of ABC 7", we're giving you a look at the more personal side. And she’ll tell you is: it takes amazing women to influence and encourage other amazing women.
A new study indicates older women who are obese or have a big waist size are more likely to die, contract a major chronic disease, and have a higher risk of mobility disability before they reach age 85.
(NAPSI)—When women worry about wrinkles, they worry about wrinkles around the eyes. That’s a key finding of a recent survey conducted by Kelton Research. According to the survey, about half of women are most worried about wrinkles around their eyes.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor in Cleveland says the three women who were missing for about a decade until they were found Monday in the home of Ariel Castro had been beaten repeatedly and sexually assaulted.
Senior Couple in Hot Tub
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — New research says tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer without greatly harming their odds of survival.
(NAPSI)—If there were a vaccine to prevent a cancer that kills 4,000 women each year, would you get it for your children? Libby Mal_phrus’ personal battle against cervical cancer convinced her how important it is to protect her own daughter.
MIAMI (AP) — An elderly South Florida woman in a wheelchair has been shot and wounded inside her own home.
KABUL, Afghanistan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2013--The Asia Foundation today released . In July, local pollsters interviewed a nationally representative sample of 9,260 Afghan men and women face-to-face in all 34 provinces. Afghans cite insecurity (30%), corruption (26%), and unemployment (25%) as the three biggest problems facing Afghanistan as a country. Afghans identified unemployment (27%), electricity (24%), and roads (19%) as the biggest problems locally. More than half of Afghans polled say that the outcome of the 2014 election will make a positive difference in their lives, but 81% are concerned about election day security. The 2013 survey is the Foundation’s ninth annual survey of Afghan citizens in all 34 provinces and is the longest-running poll in the country. Since 2004, over 55,000 Afghans have been interviewed. The findings were released today in Kabul, Afghanistan and Canberra, Australia.
(NAPSI)—Knowing the signs of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) may save the lives of thousands of women every year. PAD is a common circulation problem in which the arteries that carry blood to the legs or arms become narrowed or clogged. This is a red flag that could be a sign of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in the United States.
(NAPSI)—According to the Society of Interventional Radiology, 20 to 40 percent of women, age 35 and older, have uterine fibroids of a significant size. Learning more about these common, benign growths—and how they affect women’s health—can be a smart idea.
(BPT) - Once upon a time, before people knew any better, they thought that hearing loss was simply a part of growing older - something not worth doing much about.
(NAPSI)—What do women really want? According to a survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Neutrogena in July 2011 among over 1,000 U.S. women, nearly 90 percent said they would be willing to give up anything from dessert, to social networking, even television for two weeks to have healthy, shiny hair.
(NAPSI)—Many Americans associate influenza with the fall, but you may be surprised to learn that during many flu seasons, influenza activity doesn’t peak until winter or early spring. In fact, virus activity peaked in February or later in approximately half of the past 35 flu seasons.
(NewsUSA) - Leaving their phone at a friend's house, suddenly needing a ride somewhere ? you knew there would be days like this. But did you know that you'd also need to take your preteens and teens to get shots?
I’ve always liked the Bette Davis quote: “Old age is no place for sissies.” But not for the reason you might think. I see older people today proving that old-age dependency to be a myth, a stereotype tied to mid-20th century thinking.
(ARA) – One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. However, early detection coupled with advanced treatment options has cut mortality rates by a third in the U.S. over the past 20 years. Today, a new breakthrough technology is poised to provide a dramatic improvement in breast cancer detection by making mammograms more detailed and accurate.
(ARA) - It was 100 years ago, in 1912, when Polish-American scientist Casimir Funk identified the first vitamin. Now, on the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamins, men and women still do not get recommended daily intake levels of vitamins. According to a paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, only 1 percent of the population meets minimum standards of a balanced diet.
(ARA) - With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day - and according to recently released research, a majority of them expecting to live to nearly 90 - the celebration of older Americans is a developing trend, and more people are aspiring to live longer and better than ever before.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baby boomers are suckers for appeals to their narcissism. Generation Xers can't stand their parents. And millennials want to feel like do-gooders.
(ARA) - Every two years, girls all over the world are captivated by the achievements of female athletes competing in the Olympic Games. Their successes inspire girls to try new things or pursue achievements they may not have thought possible. While not everyone wants to be an Olympic athlete, every girl should be encouraged to go for the gold when it comes to her goals and dreams.