Summer 2017

The summer issue of Women magazine features articles covering probiotics, personalized medicine, chemobrain, lyme disease, and novel treatments for uterine fibroids. We profile two major advocacy groups; Living Beyond Breast Cancer and The Esophageal Cancer Action Network which is dedicated to helping people understand the relationship between GERD and cancer.


Farm Fresh
Summer is the season for farm-fresh seasonal foods
By Laurie Wertich
Cognitive Dysfunction in Cancer Is More Than “Chemobrain”
An update on prevention and treatment
By Marlon Saria and Santosh Kesari
GERD: Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer
ECAN spreads the word about the link between acid reflux and esophageal cancer.

Body Wise

Nutrition and Exercise

All Together Now
Group exercise provides an added dose of motivation and fun.
By Laurie Wertich
Running Start
Women pay their love for running forward by mentoring new runners.
By Diana Price
Probiotics: Healthy Gut, Healthy You
By Heidi Reichenberger McIndoo, MS, RD, LDN

The War Room

Living and Thriving with Cancer

Ask the Doctor: Advances in The Treatment of Skin Actinic Keratoses
By Peter C. Friedman, MD
Summer Sun Safety Tips
By Justin Piasecki, MD
Sunscreen 101: Answers to Your Burning Questions
By Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD, CS
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Today’s high-tech, high-touch support organization
By Denise Portner
Patients Rising: The Value of Personalized Medicine
Single Parenting a Child with Cancer
Finding support during a child’s cancer treatment

Every Woman’s Health

Insight and empowering information about your health.

Pregnancy And Chronic Illness: What I Learned
By Mariah Zebrowski Leach
5 Things to Avoid to Help Your Heart
By the American Heart Association
Management of Uterine Fibroids: What Women Need to Know
By John C. Lipman, MD, FSIR
Summer Is Here, Beware of Lyme Disease
By Isabella Rosselinee
Healthy Habits for Life
Create good habits now for good health later
By Laurie Wertich
Finding Dr. Right
Take the time to choose the right match for your healthcare needs.
By Laurie Wertich

Spirit House

Tending to the Soul

The Friendship Factor
Why you can’t live without your female friends
By Laurie Wertich
Finding Peace and Quiet in A Noisy World
Say no to noise pollution.
By Line