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Women

Why Alzheimer’s Risk For Women Differs From Men

Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s cases in the U.S. are in women and it’s not just because we live longer.

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Daily Steps May Mean Longer Life For Older Women

Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles might still live longer than their less active counterparts

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Women Less Likely Than Men To Seek Alcohol Treatment

 Although women are more likely than men to seek treatment for most medical or psychiatric disorders, men are more likely to seek alcohol treatment.

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Inman and Jones penning a book on women and retirement

Retired Women: Authors Want To Hear Your Stories

How does it feel to shift from the engagement and routine of the workplace to having an abundance of unstructured time?

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Signs of Heart Disease: How Women Differ From Men

Women have a low prevalence of heart disease until menopause so they are not tested until they are in their 50s or 60s.

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Goodwin narrowly avoided open heart surgery.

Near Death Experience: Her Heart Disease Was Undiagnosed

In true nurse fashion, Goodwin never missed a day of work, but her coworkers watched and worried. Her complexion turned ashen and she needed several rests just walking from her car to her office.

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