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Why Mid-Life Eating Disorders Are On The Rise

Most people believe that eating disorders only affect adolescents and young women. However that is not actually the case. The truth is midlife eating disorders are on the rise.

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Aging: The Natural Stress Reliever For Many Women

While some research suggests that midlife is a dissatisfying time for women, other studies show that women report feeling less stressed and enjoy a higher quality of life during this period. 

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Study: Older Women Need Strength Training To Ward Off Aging Effects

Regular physical activity may help older women increase their mobility, but muscle strength and endurance are likely to succumb to the effects of frailty if they haven’t also been doing resistance training.

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Physically Fit Women Nearly 90 Percent Less Likely To Develop Dementia

When the highly fit women did develop dementia, they developed the disease an average of 11 years later than women who were moderately fit, or at age 90 instead of age 79.

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Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women; those ages 65­ and older.

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10 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Nearly every minute, a woman dies from heart disease in the United States — it is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year.

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