Women’s Health

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National Heart Month: Be a Heart Healthy Valentine

An Affair of the Heart contributed by Margaret Lewin, MD, FACP – Medical Director, Cinergy Health (www.cinergyhealth.com) February is National Heart Month and not just because of Valentine’s Day. According to the American Heart Association, one in 2.4 American women will lose their lives to heart disease and stroke – [...]

Cervical Cancer Awareness: Prevent HPV

By Margaret Lewin, MD, FACP Medical Director of Cinergy Health (www.cinergyhealth.com) Last year, 11,270 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed and another 1.2 million women will develop dysplasia, a condition which left untreated will turn into cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a malignancy that develops in tissues of the [...]

Eating Healthy This Halloween

The year I was expecting our first child, I ate an entire bag of Halloween candy by just picking a few now and then. I was so embarrassed when my husband realized what I had done - just before the Trick or Treaters were due! He had to run out and buy more [...]

Celebrate Your Girlfriends and Sisters

August 1 is National Girlfriend and Sister's Day! But any day can be a day to celebrate friends, so take the time to send this to all your sisters, mothers, grandmothers, daughters, granddaughters, and girlfriends in an email such as I was fortunate to receive today from my true girlfriends. It [...]

10 Stress Signs and 10 Ways to Take the Stress Out

Grandparents raising grandchildren: Your health depends on recognizing signs of stress and being able to practice coping strategies. This article will help. Less Stress? Sounds easy...but don't you just hate it when people offer you advice without knowing what it's like walking in your shoes? But as grandparents raising grandchildren [...]

Grandparents and Grandchildren Together: Nana’s Carrot Cake Recipe

For Easter, the grandchildren and I made Nana's Carrot Cake.  The grandkids helped me measure the recipe's ingredients and then threw them into a large bowl. They did a good job stirring it, too. Nana's Carrot Cake turned out delicious. Everyone came back for more. They said it was the best! Not only does the carrot cake taste yummy, it's good [...]

Grandparents and Grandchildren Together: Grandparent Fitness

Grandparent fitness is increasingly important to help fight off heart and alzheimer's disease in addition to following a healthy diet.  If you are concerned about your health or the health of your parents or grandparents, why not join them in exercising. This may give you and them an incentive to get up, get out, and get [...]