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  • A ritual to honor wisdom

    July 17, 2013 | 12:31 pm

    For many women, the transition from actively engaged 50-year-old to septuagenarian retiree is daunting. Not only are there the unpleasant physical changes of menopause, but there is the emotional challenge of watching children move away and begin their own families, while being...

  • The Real Housewives of New York City Season Finale Menopause Cruise

    By Ilana Angel

    July 22, 2011 | 12:01 am

    I love this show and even though this season was longer than the last one, it seems to have flown by, and it’s a drag that it’s over.  The good news is we have two reunion shows to look forward to, and if the clips are any indication of what’s in store, they are going to be...

  • Researchers stop biological clock during chemo

    By Karin Kloosterman

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Girls as young as 14 who are exposed to chemotherapy for treating breast cancer, Hodgkin's disease, and other non-malignant diseases such as lupus, put their reproductive system at risk. The chemotherapy can trigger premature menopause and leave women infertile.

    New research by an...

  • Femarelle drug treats menopause onset osteoporosis sans hormones

    By David Brinn

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The connection between menopause and osteoporosis is well-documented. At the onset of menopause, following the decrease of estrogen in the body, the bone undergoes a yearly decline of bone mass density (BMD) of 2 percent to 3 percent a year in the first seven years following...
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  • Top 10 Things to Do Before the Change

    By Jennifer Pirtle

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    No matter where you are in the menopause transition, it's never too late (or early) to get your health act together to ensure the next 40 or so years are as terrific as or better than the first were. Here are 10 things you can do right now.

    1. Choose the right health-care provider

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  • Menopause Goes Mainstream

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    After years of being talked about in hushed tones as "the change of life" -- or not being talked about at all -- menopause is now in the spotlight. Two recent plays, "Is it Hot in Here ... Or Is it Me?" and "Menopause the Musical" literally put menopause center stage. A support group...