Don’t underestimate your heart risks

Two new surveys show that women and their physicians may not be taking women’s cardiovascular risks as seriously as they should be. Women are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than from any other health condition, but both women and doctors appear to underestimate this risk. A proactive discussion with your doctor can help you protect your heart and your health. (Locked) More »

Don’t delay treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition caused when the median nerve, which runs down your arm into your hand, is compressed by a ligament that crosses over it. Symptoms include numbness and pain in your hand. Women tend to be more prone to carpal tunnel syndrome. If you suspect you have carpal tunnel syndrome, don’t delay treatment, or you may wind up with lasting nerve damage. More »

10 tips to get you exercising regularly

The challenges of balancing the demands of family, work, and other responsibilities can make it difficult can make exercise a low priority, but it's important to stay as healthy as possible to enable you to meet all those challenges. It's possible to find time for your fitness goals by changing your thinking and behavior. (Locked) More »