• Exercise Linked to Lower Risk of Premature Death in Older Women

    Article via Lisa Rapaport | Reuters Health Older women who get more moderate to vigorous physical activity may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don’t get much exercise, a U.S. study suggests. The study involved more than 17,700 women with an average age of 72 who were asked to wear accelerometers

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  • New Research Confirms Exercise During Pregnancy Can Be Both Safe and Beneficial

    via Pixabay   A new Spanish study is encouraging women to exercise during pregnancy, after finding that working out can have clear advantages for both mother and baby. Although there has previously been some doubts over whether women can safely work out while pregnant, the new study hopes to ease any concerns after reviewing previous

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  • The Rise of the Postpartum Helper

    By Rebecca Gale (Washington Post) via Pexels There were many things about being a new mom that Courtney Lee-Ashley didn’t know: how often she’d need to pump, how hard infant poop stains would be to get out, and how many times she must sterilize baby bottles. But there was one thing she did know: She

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  • Why Running is so Beneficial for Older Women

    by Carolee Belkin Walker, The Washington Post Just as some things in life get easier with age, inevitably, there are other things that get harder. Important things, like regenerating bone density. It’s not exactly the hottest new trend for looking and feeling young and healthy in our 50s, but it should be. For many women,

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