Winter 2016

The winter 2016 of Women magazine includes coverage of key women’s health concerns spanning cancer, GI, autoimmune, and heart health topics, among others. Features describe treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a review of key advances in cancer treatment, insight into genetic testing for hereditary cancers, an overview of scleroderma, essential facts about HPV, and an expert Q&A covering arthritis and intimacy. Nutrition, exercise, wellness travel, and life coach topics are also included.

Features

Advances in Cancer Research and Treatment: 2015 Year in Review

A look at 10 of the most significant advances of the past year.
By Mia James
When the Diagnosis is Scleroderma
Becoming a proactive patient is key to managing this rare autoimmune disease.
By Linda Slusser
IBD: Fighting a Fire Within
New treatments for inflammatory bowel disease aim to provide personalized solutions
By Sharon Reynolds
Spiritual Travel: A Journey of Discovery
Spiritual travel is attracting travelers inspired to seek deeper knowledge of themselves and the world around them.
By Diana Price

Body Wise

Nutrition and Exercise

Modify Your Lifestyle to Prevent Diabetes
Diabetes is a growing health concern, and lifestyle modifications can play a significant role in prevention.
By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE
Goal Setting for Long-term Wellness
Setting goals can help you achieve long-term, positive changes in your health and well-being.
By Diana Price
Plant based diets-a modern way to eat
Plant-based dishes are the stars of this collection of delicious recipes.
Recipes by Anna Jones
Reboot Your Fitness Routine
Tips for Starting (or Restarting) Regular Exercise
By Mia James
Have You Ever Been “Hangry”?
By Mia James

The War Room

Living and Thriving with Cancer

Cancer Survivorship: Creative Therapies
By Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD
HPV Myths and Facts
Learn More About This Common Virus and Available Vaccines.
By Lois Ramondetta, MD
Q&A: Understanding Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Q&A with Megan Myers, MS
Nutritional Needs during Cancer Treatment
Expert insight into eating well during cancer treatment
By Cara Anselmo, MS, RDN, CDN

Every Woman’s Health

Health Issues Facing Women at Home and Around the World

Cold Season Primer
Cold symptoms can lead to uncertainty about treatment and progression. Read on for cold season coping strategies and guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.
By Diana Price
Do You Need a Daily Calcium Supplement?
A clear understanding of how much calcium you are already getting through your diet should precede supplement use.
By Diane L. Schneider, MD
Ask the Nurse: Arthritis and Intimacy
By Iris Zink, MSN, RN, ANP-BC
Mindful management-living with autoimmune disease
Five steps people living with autoimmune diseases can take to incorporate mindfulness and improve quality of life.
By Elizabeth Kirchner, CNP
What Should We Know about Alzheimer’s Prevention?
By David Borenstein, MD
Seeing Clearly Through Menopause
How your eyesight may change as you age
By Mia James
The Well-Woman Visit
An annual appointment can be an importants preventive health strategy.
By Diana Price

Spirit House

Tending to the Soul

Life Coach: The Stories We Tell
By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW,ACC, CPM
Resolution Redo
Revise your goal-setting process for optimal results.
By Kristen M. Carpenter, PhD