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Health Screenings Every Woman Should Know About
Staying healthy requires being proactive about your health by scheduling and attending necessary health screenings. There are some screenings in particular that every woman should know about.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Foods that Boost Brain Power
A few changes to your diet may give your brain a boost! 
Healthy Habits After You Hit 40
Most doctors will say that your 40's are an important time for preventing health problems. Here’s some tips that can help you stay healthy.
Foods That Make You Go
Constipation is usually defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here are some foods that can help relieve constipation.
Common Causes of Constipation
Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here’s a list of possible causes of constipation.
Fitness Now Improves Life Later
Higher fitness levels bring lots of benefits to individuals in the now. It helps keep away illnesses and makes the body strong. And fitness also has an effect way down the road by adding years to life, but its quality had been in question.
Boning Up for Menopause Helps Colons
Women trying to treat their menopause symptoms with hormone replacement therapy drugs have heard for years of the potentially terrible side effects they can cause. However, some medications not only treat one ailment, but might even prevent another.
New Findings on Hormone Replacement Therapy
You may remember some years ago when a large women's study was stopped because one of the therapies being tested was shown to actually increase the risk of breast cancer, heart attacks and strokes.
Double Up on Vitamin D
Adults need around 4,000 to 8,000 IU daily of vitamin D to maintain levels of healthful vitamin D metabolites in the range needed to reduce the risk of several diseases by about half.