Experiencing frequent vaginal discharge is usually a normal phenomenon. Fluids manufactured by the glands inside your vagina and cervix are merely doing their job: they're flushing away dead cells and bacteria. Consider it their way of keeping your vagina clean, lubricated and free of infections. And this discharge can vary in terms of color, odor and quantity. A lot of that is dependent on … [Read more...] about When is Vaginal Discharge Abnormal?
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February might make you think about Valentine's Day, but while you're at it, think about your heart from a health angle, not just a romantic one. The fact is, we need to know how to protect this precious organ, roughly the size of a large fist, weighing in anywhere from eight to 12 ounces in humans but weighing as much as 1,500 pounds(!) in blue whales. You need to work hard to keep your heart … [Read more...] about What Every Woman Must Know About Heart Disease
Hoping to lose weight this year? 45 million Americans are right there with you. Here’s what you need to know to do it right. Who hasn’t been tempted to jump-start a new year by embarking on one of those popular “miracle” diets that are all over the news? Not so fast! Turns out that many fad diets eliminate entire food groups and may lack essential nutrients necessary for good health … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Diets to Help Manage Your Weight After 50
The number of infected people from this virus that originated in Wuhan, China is swiftly rising, as are the number of deaths from it. Currently there are 830 people who are sick with the virus and 25 who have died. What is the coronavirus? These viruses are known are known as a large family of viruses called zoonoses. What this means is that they can infect certain animals and spread to … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (2019 nCoV
Year in, year out, people diet. A lot of people--that number is estimated to be 45 million. And since we're talking numbers, Americans invest about $33 billion each year on weight-loss products. Then why are nearly two-thirds of Americans overweight or obese? Clearly, too many people are losing their battles. Dieting may help them lose weight, but one thing it doesn't do is help them keep … [Read more...] about How to Ditch Dieting for Good