Spring 2014

WACsp2014CVR78The Spring 2014 issue of Women Magazine features breast cancer survivor and author Hollye Jacobs, who answers questions about her memoir and guide, The Silver Lining, published this spring. Additional articles cover topics ranging from lupus to advanced skin cancer to rheumatoid arthritis to bone health, and we offer up book reviews, gluten-free baking recipes, a yoga feature, and much more.


78 SharingSilverLiningHollye Jacobs Shares Her Silver Lining   When Hollye Jacobs was diagnosed with breast cancer at 39, her first thought was, This could be so much worse. My form of cancer is treatable.
78 LivingLifeDayLiving Life Day by Day with Metastatic Cancer By Laurie Wertich   Advances in treatment mean that patients with metastatic cancer are living longer, but challenges remain.
78 LifeLupusLife with Lupus By Laurie Wertich   “I was in excruciating pain all over my body,” Laurisa recalls. “My glands were swollen, my hair was falling out, and I was getting canker sores. I was miserable.”
78 ComeTogetherCome Together Now: Building Healthy Communities for Women By Diana Price   Practical resources and personal support networks help women live healthy lives in their communities.


Body Wise

Nutrition and Exercise

78 MindfulEatingMindful Eating By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE   Enjoy your food with intention and reap the healthy rewards.
 78 SweetCravingsGluten Free Goodness By Diana Price   Gluten-free baking star Kyra Bussanich shares her story and delicious recipes from her new cookbook.
78 CookingOilCooking Oil Conundrum By Ann Bloom   Choose the right cooking oil for the job.
78 YogaYoga Is for Every Body By Diana Price   Yoga teacher Colleen Saidman Yee says that the transformative benefits of yoga are available to everyone.


The War Room

Living and Thriving with Cancer

 78 CompTherAccupressureAcupressure By Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Chief, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center     Acupressure probably was a formalized outgrowth of the natural human tendency to stroke, massage, or press the body until pain is relieved./td>
78 TreatingSkinCancerTreating Advanced Skin Cancer By Eleanor Mayfield   By one estimate, over the past three decades more people in the United States have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined.
78 TipsCaregiversTips for Cancer Caregivers  By Sara Goldberger, LCSW-R   Caring for a family member or friend with cancer is often very challenging. The experience can be exhausting both mentally and physically…
78 WhenGoodCellsDefining Cancer: When Good Cells Go Bad  By Kari Bohlke, ScD   Cancer is deadly; it is dangerous; it means bad news. But when we hear the words, “You have cancer,” what do we really need to know about what is happening in the body?
78 RememberingHeroLook Good, Feel Better – Remembering a Hero, Sharing a Legacy  By Lana Horochowski   Mad Men’s lead makeup artist describes how giving the gift of beauty to cancer patients has helped heal her too.
78 SurvivorsShine2Businesses Launched in the Wake of a Cancer Diagnosis  By Diana Price   Businesses launched in the wake of a cancer diagnosis to serve other patients inspire the founders and their customers


Spirit House

Tending to the Soul

78 BringOnHappy Valorie Burton: Bring on the Happy By Diana Price   In her new book, Valorie Burton shares happiness “triggers” and encourages women to pay forward tips for a happy life.
78 AskQuestionRelationshipLife Coach: Ask a Question, Change a Relationship By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM   When you think of an important relationship in your life, do you recognize it as a living entity that is affected by the choices you make?


Every Woman’s Health

Health Issues Facing Women at Home and around the World

78 StressHeartHealthStress and Heart Health By the American Heart Association   When you have an unexpected bill, a dead car battery, or family trouble on your hands, are you like a cartoon character with steam shooting out of your ears?
78 LivingThrivSandiLiving and Thriving with RA, Sandi Davis   Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, striking women three times more often than men.
 78 ChallengesDatingDating with a Chronic Illness: Rheumatoid Arthritis By D. Z. Stone, Social Media and Editorial Director, CreakyJoints   Dating is difficult under the best of circumstances. What happens when a chronic illness such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is added to the mix?
78 AskDrGenomicAsk the Dr. – Genomic Testing By Darren Wheeler, MD   Genomic testing looks at a group of genes and their varying levels of expression. This gene expression or activity can characterize how genes interact with one another and predict the behavior of certain tissues within the body.
78 TruthBoneHealth The Truth about Bone Health By Mia James   Bones are a fundamental part of living and aging well. By keeping our bones strong, we decrease our chance of fractures and are able to perform daily tasks and enjoy our favorite activities.
78 LayFoundationSkin Lay the Foundation for Healthy Skin By Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College   Proper skin care is the first step in successful acne and rosacea treatment.