Spring 2015

The spring issue of Women magazine features an extensive “Roadmap to Healthy Aging” special section, highlighting expert insight on essential health information for women at mid-life and beyond. In addition, the issue offers a wide range of wellness content, including articles covering hiking, nutrition, spas and retreats, and mental health. Additional features cover of uterine fibroids, HPV-related cancers, arthritis, and Latina health.

 

Features

Hit The Trail
Walking in nature is good for your mind, body, and soul. Longtime hikers describe their love of the activity and offer tips to get started.
By Maryann Hammers
A Retreat Renews
Hotel spa experiences cater to women seeking stress reduction and overall wellness.
By Diana Price
Special Section: Roadmap to Healthy Aging
Women’s Health at Midlife
Nutrition Know-How For Healthy Living
Diet By Decade
Mind Over Matter
Q&A Cancer Screening
Sexual Health and Aging: Keeping the Passion Alive
Fitness As We Age: Form and Function
Aging and Heart Health
It’s Time to Bone Up: A Guide to Bone Health
Dental Health
Save Your Skin
Sleep and Your Age
Uterine Fibroids
How is your understanding of this common women’s health concern?
By Mia James

 

Body Wise

Nutrition and Exercise

How Much Protein
By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE
Smart Food
A new cookbook provides insight into how food can enhance brain health, along with a host of tasty recipes built around a “culinary pharmacy.”
By Diana Price
Q&A With Rebecca Katz
Up For The Challenge
Nonprofit organizations continue to serve their mission and participants’ wellness through endurance event team building.
By Diana Price
Working Out With Weights?
Tips for Keeping Your Lower Back Safe
By Mia James
The Not So Sweet Health Risks of Sugar Substitutes
By Mia James

 

The War Room

Living and Thriving with Cancer

Symptom Relief With Complementary Therapies
By Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD
Stop The Shame
Women with HPV-related cancers say that education is the answer.
By Karen Bate
Cervical Cancer Screening
From the Foundation for Women’s Cancer
Pilates For Breast Cancer Survivors
Insight into the benefit of this safe, effective form of exercise
By Naomi Aaronson, MA, OTR/L, CHT, CPI, CET, and Ann Marie Turo, OTR/L
Serious Medical Diagnosis? Start Here.
If you or a loved one is facing a serious health issue, asking the right questions and getting the vital information you need are key.
By Elisabeth Schuler Russell

 

Spirit House

Tending to the Soul

Growth Through Change
By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM
Seeing Is Believing
Have a goal? Need a change? Let an inspiration board guide the way.
By Maryann Hammers
10 Tips for Mental Health
Find the best help for mental health matters.
By Mia Adler Ozair

 

Every Woman’s Health

Health Issues Facing Women at Home and Around the World

Inform and Empower
A comprehensive guide helps Latina women make informed decisions about their health.
By Diana Price
Q&A with Jane Delgado
Rheumatiod Arthritis in the Age of High Tech Housekeeping
By D.Z. Stone
Changing Lives, One Child At A Time
UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation serves kids and families by funding medical services and equipment not covered by insurance.
By Diana Price
Vein Disease: Its Time to Listen to Your Legs
By Domenic A. Zambuto, MD
Care For The Caregiver
Managing stress is essential for those caring for a loved one with dementia.
By Laura N. Gitlin, PhD and Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR/L