Summer 2015

The summer issue of Women magazine includes features covering cancer (colon, melanoma, survivorship), gastrointestinal health (nutrition), and arthritis (research and management), as well as yoga, mind-body wellness, nutrition and cookbook reviews, and much more.



Reasons for Hope
Advances in the management of colorectal cancer
By Eleanor Mayfield
Arthritis: A Disease for All Generations
By Heather Stringer
Cooking for a Cause
A celebrity chef puts her passion for food to work to educate people about a common health concern.
By Diana Price
Getaway Guide
Take time to recharge this summer at a camp or retreat.
By Diana Price


Body Wise

Nutrition and Exercise

Know Before You Go: Farmers’ Market 101
Planning to shop local for your produce this summer? If so, learning a bit about your neighborhood vendors and the produce they sell can ensure that you find the quality you are looking for.
By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE
Straight From the Source
In The Wellness Kitchen cookbook, expert clinical insight into nutrition meets delicious recipes to help home cooks.
Tales for the Road…or Trail or Treadmill
Two longtime mother runners offer a third installment in their series of inspiring guides for moms on the run.
By Diana Price
Tales from another Mother Runner Q&A
Q&A with Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea
Form & Function
Two activewear companies founded by women aim to inspire their customers to get out and get fit.
By Diana Price
To Benefit More from Exercise, Pick up Your Pace
Regular exercisers know that physical activity brings countless benefits, from looking and feeling your best to longevity and lowering your chances of certain illnesses.
By Mia James
Many Older Americans are at Risk of Malnutrition
Much of what we read about nutrition in the news today tends to focus on weight loss and the need to cut calories.
By Mia James
Bone Drugs May Offer Cancer-fighting Benefit
Bisphosphonate drugs for osteoporosis and cancer-related bone damage might have an added anticancer bonus: according to current research, these drugs may help prevent or fight cancers that are driven by the human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER).
By Mia James


The War Room

Living and Thriving with Cancer

Advances in Melanoma Research
By Meg Monday
Cancer Survivorship: Diet and Supplements
By Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD
Cancer Stole My Breath; Yoga Gave It Back
Cancer is a box full of surprises. For many women a significant surprise is a profound sense of disappointment in their physical body.


Every Woman’s Health

Health Issues Facing Women at Home and Around the World

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Why Is It So Hard to Explain?By D.Z. Stone
Heart Disease, Birth Control, and Pregnancy
By the American Heart Association
Eating Well to Keep Your GI Tract on Track
What and how you eat can make all the difference when it comes to digestive health.
By Mia James
Vibrant Skin at Any Age
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) expert Bethanee J. Schlosser, MD, PhD, FAAD, offers skin care tips for your forties and fifties.


Spirit House

Tending to the Soul

In Praise of Networking
By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM
Happy Mind, Healthy Body
Five easy ways to achieve mind-body wellness.
By Maryann Hammers
Step Away From the Phone
By Maryann Hammers