Do you need a thyroid test?

About one-fourth of women over 60 have low levels of thyroid hormone, which might not cause symptoms yet still raise “bad” cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A thyroid test is a good idea for women at risk. More »

A few things you might not know about alcohol

Alcohol has seven calories per gram and is processed differently from other nutrients. Women metabolize alcohol more slowly than men do, and they suffer the consequences of heavy drinking more severely. (Locked) More »