This vaccine prevents cancer, so why isn't everyone on board?
When Jacky and Joe Crane learned they were expecting, they were ecstatic, immediately sharing the exciting news with loved ones via Facebook.
Thanks to glands of the endocrine system like the ovaries, testes, thyroid and hypothalamus, special chemical messengers known as hormones influence the health of our minds and bodies every day — whether it’s basic needs like hunger and movement to more complex systems such as puberty and reproduction. Hormones can also influence our emotions and moods.
Hair loss (or alopecia) for a woman can be emotionally painful. While some men with no hair are considered handsome, this is not the case for women whom often perceive their hair as part of their physical identity. Losing it can be distressing. And yet, according to the American Academy of Dermatology 40 percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40.
An expert weighs in on the choice of waiting to start a family as it becomes more and more common
“My whole life, as soon as I began menstruating, my periods would cause me to double over in pain,” Megan Latulippe says. She has lived with a condition called endometriosis for years.
Want to be more productive, successful and organized? Want less chaos in your life and more Zen? Establishing a routine after you wake up – whether it’s 5 a.m. or 5 p.m. – sets the tone for the rest of your day and can help you feel calm, in control, powerful and more productive.
The secret to your best cosmetic matchup is in your skin
Countless women are going through the same struggle, so why isn’t it more talked about?
Make your personal wellness a top priority during the month of May
Dr. Francis Finneran and Dr. Tessa Reisinger join the team
They shouldn't be viewed as a magic method to shed pounds
Knowing the best time to start, or expand, your family is in the palm of your hand
Reduce the stigma while providing guidance and reassurance
Dr. Shivani Duggal provides insights and answers about a necessary test
As more women wait to have children, egg freezing offers a viable option
Twelve employees from the district punched, kicked, blocked and dodged their way to better self defense with Rochester Personal Defense LLC.
Finger Lakes Community College and Palmyra-Macedon provide breastfeeding spaces to new moms returning to work.
The largest 5K series in the U.S. comes to the district and nearly triples attendance expectations.
What it really means to be tough.
The standard girls weekend with shopping and spa days not your thing? Want to stay active on vacation? Get creative with fun adventure trips and retreats!
Easing into a warm bath at the end of a long day can seem like the perfect retreat, and turns out it can provide more benefits than just getting a few minutes of quiet solitude.
Two FLASHP Wellness Coordinators share how their love of adventure and intense fitness challenges has made their friendship strong.
For many people, focusing on making something creative can focus thoughts and help you feel good.
As people live longer, they struggle with the challenge of a breaking-down body, fizzling finances and what old even means.
Evidence shows everyone, especially women, can achieve a number of health benefits from regular strength training, also known as resistance training or weight training.
Yoga students and instructors say people are dropping their preconceived notions about yoga being a mostly spiritual or even religious experience, and waking up the fact it can be a great way to build strength and release stress, all while working up a sweat.
Green living experts say you can get cheaper—and even better—natural beauty products by creating effective and earth-friendly products of your own.
Fasting is often thought of as an extreme measure, but recent research suggests it may have unexpected health benefits.
Moms carry so much on their shoulders, and a purse shouldn’t add to the weight. Make your body stronger and your purse lighter—without sacrificing your style.
A lot of women, it seems, have a dirty little secret tucked away in a dresser drawer.
• 1 in 8 American women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime
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She had survived the unthinkable, but Tameka Dickerson couldn’t see herself as a triumphant breast cancer survivor. At 28, the disease put her life in danger, but it threatened much more than her health.