Looking great is a must for most women - but feeling a million dollars and being healthy on the inside is just as important!
Our articles help you to understand all of the latest health, fitness wisdom advice and include health advice from female medics. We help you to understand the vision of mind-body wellness providing the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of women's health.
Some articles are an inspirational healthcare guide for women, combining the best traditional ideas about medicine with the most effective aspects of holistic healing. This new vision of women's health involves learning how to heal yourself by listening to your body's own wisdom, which will help all women move towards optimal health, wisdom and wellbeing. We hope they empower women to tune in to their inner wisdom and take charge of their health and the health of their families and friends
What will health care reform look like and what's in it for you?
Health care reform has been a hot topic for years, especially now with Obama's new bill that makes it law that every American have access to affordable health care insurance. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will provide American families and small businesses with expanded access to lower health care cost, in addition it will end the worse practices that health insurance companies have been operating under for decades.
The United States is the only developed country in the world that does not have a publicly funded health care system. Despite having the most expensive health care system on the planet, the U.S population's health is by far the worse with shockingly high mortality rates.
Cosmetic surgery is seen as a way to enhance or fix the physical aspects of ourselves we don't like
Unfortunately an Australian study has highlighted that many women undergoing surgery do so without knowing what to expect or understanding the risks.
The Australian study by health sociologist Rhian Parker from The Australian National University, has written "Women, Doctors and Cosmetic Surgery: Negotiating the 'normal' body". Dr. Parker interviewed 32 Australian women that had undergone a cosmetic procedure and 19 medical practitioners performing the procedures.
When my sister Suzy and I were growing up, one of the things our parents always stressed was that, “with perseverance and courage, you can succeed at anything.”
by Nancy Brinker, Founder,
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
When Suzy was losing her battle against breast cancer, I promised her that yes, I would do everything within my power to end the kind of suffering she and so many other women were experiencing because of breast cancer.
At that time, so little was known about the disease, and people didn’t even want to talk about it in public. Treatment options were limited and so, unfortunately, was the life expectancy of most breast cancer patients.
Breast cancer: are you at risk?
by Jean Maza
Associate Manager of Communication
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Breast cancer is a seemingly random, equal opportunity disease. Even though lung cancer and heart disease kill more women in the United States each year, breast cancer remains one of the top health concerns of American women.
Only about 5 percent of all reported breast cancer cases are attributed to genetic factors. What affects your risk of getting breast cancer?
According to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the leading source of non-profit funding for breast cancer research in the world, being a woman and getting older are the biggest risk factors for developing breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure: the power of a new name and a re-ignited mission
by Nancy G. Brinker
Founder, Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
On a sweltering afternoon in July 2006, I found myself in a converted aircraft hangar at Dallas’s Love Field, getting ready to address a crowd of staffers, Affiliates, board members and special guests of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the advocacy and fundraising organization I founded 25 years ago this year.
We were all gathered at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, a place dedicated to the history of aeronautical ingenuity, boldness and courage. In the museum’s main exhibition hall, a billowing white tent had been erected, with seating inside for the 400 guests. They knew what they were gathered for. But they didn’t know what to expect. They knew big changes were afoot. When I took my place in the middle of the tent, the suspense had grown and the event had the feeling of an old- fashioned revival meeting.