Fall 2017

The fall issue of Women magazine features articles covering advances in biosimilar drugs, personalized medicine, lung cancer, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis as well as our usual wellness and inspirational content. We profile two major advocacy groups; The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and The Bonnie Addario Lung Cancer Foundation.

Features

Aging Well
A decade-by-decade guide to lifelong health and wellness
By Mia James
For Some with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Beauty Really Is a Pain
By Ashley Boynes-Shuck
Outsmarting Lung Cancer
New precision cancer medicines are increasing survival rates for lung cancer patients
By Heather Stringer
Understanding Biosimilar Drugs; Are They as Good as They Say?
A new class of medication is available to some patients with chronic inflammatory conditions and will soon be available for some with cancer.
By David Borenstein, MD

Body Wise

Nutrition and Exercise

Cool That Inflammation
By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE
The Art and Science of Weight Loss
By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE
Building a Better Breakfast
Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.

The War Room

Living and Thriving with Cancer

Prophylactic Mastectomy: Tips for Women at High Risk of Developing Breast Cancer
By Constance M. Chen, MD
Ask the Doctor: 10 Tips for Breast Cancer Screening
By Connie Lehman, MD
5 Things All Women Should Know About Lung Cancer
By Joan Schiller, MD and Andrea L. Simmons
Treatment of Colon Cancer: What Every Patient Should Know
Detecting Cancer That Can Fly Under the Radar
By Heather Stringer
Advocacy Outlook: The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
By Elizabeth Jewell, MD, MHSc
What Should I Know About Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer?
By Jeffrey Fowler, MD
Orphan Drug Act: Rare Disease Patients Find Their “Voice,” Fight for Innovation
By Patients Rising

Every Woman’s Health

Insight and empowering information about your health.

The Chronic Pain Problem
By Charles H. Weaver, MD
Osteoporosis: How to Detect a Disease Without Symptoms
Facing Fibromyalgia
By Charles H. Weaver, MD
Knowing the Risks of Obesity and Pregnancy
By Kecia Gaither, MD
Breastfeeding Could Help a Mother’s Heart—In More Ways Than You Think
American Heart Association

Spirit House

Tending to the Soul

Building A Foundation for Health
Nurture your spirit to nurture yourself
By Ann Bloom
Is your relationship haunted?
By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW,ACC, CPM