Women’s Health

Iodine—The Most Misunderstood Micronutrient

Friday Aug 8 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Earth’s oceans are the main repositories of iodine, and nowhere is iodine as highly concentrated as in seaweed. Have you ever wondered what nutrient ... more »

Renegade Health Story of the Month: Laura Ricci

Tuesday Aug 5 2014 | by Kevin Gianni

Through a myriad of health problems including cancer, Laura hung in there looking for solutions, and found out she was a lot stronger than she ... more »

When Sex After Baby Hurts!

Tuesday Jul 22 2014 | by Jessica Drummond

“Your first few postpartum years will go by quickly. But your days will be long. Some days, just a few hours with a new baby can feel like an ... more »

Dangerous Herbicide Found in Moms’ Breast Milk

Wednesday Jun 18 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A recent study found the herbicide glyphosate in human breast milk, raising concerns about widespread contamination. If you haven’t heard of ... more »

7 Weird Health Habits That Can Make Life Better

Wednesday Jun 11 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Go ahead—sing out loud. Studies show it helps relieve stress and anxiety. You’re eating right. You’re exercising regularly. You’re doing your ... more »

Exhausted Right Down to Your Mitochondria?

Tuesday May 6 2014 | by Dr. Terry Wahls

Fatigue may be related to more than sleep deprivation. Fatigue is one of the most common problems I see in my primary care clinic. Many of those with ... more »

3 Foods that Make You More Attractive

Monday Apr 28 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that some foods can really increase how attractive you look to the opposite sex. You know eating a healthy diet makes you feel better. ... more »

5 Foods that Actually Fight Wrinkles

Wednesday Apr 23 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A study actually found that watercress can help fade your fine lines and wrinkles. You know that good food can create good skin. But did you know that ... more »

7 Super Foods for Middle-Aged Women

Monday Apr 14 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Some foods are particularly helpful for middle-aged women, reducing risk of heart disease and dementia. Menopause. Weight gain. Sagging skin. ... more »

The Zero Side Effects, Condom-Free Birth Control Method that Actually Works

Tuesday Apr 1 2014 | by Emily Vencat

The birth control method they warned you about is actually quite effective. I’m American and my husband is English. This leads to a lot of mundane ... more »

7 Natural Ways to Reduce Hot Flashes

Monday Aug 5 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Hormones are risky—here are some other ways to help reduce the frequency of hot flashes. Personal summers. Power surges. Hot flashes. Whatever you ... more »

7 Best Homemade Cleaning Solutions to Have On Hand

Monday Jul 8 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Many cleaning projects around the home can be completed with natural products that don’t present health risks. In 2010, a study published in ... more »