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Cilantro Pistachio Pesto Hummus

Hello and welcome to this beautiful world where we’re blending one of my favorite dips with my all time favorite sauce to make the...

Menopause Matters

Tips and facts from the HealthyWomen community

15 Minutes With Phyllis Greenberger

We are honored to have Phyllis Greenberger on our team as senior vice president of policy, advocacy and science for HealthyWomen. A women's...

Obesity Is a Disease That Can Be Managed in Many Ways

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A Mammogram Saved My Life

October 15 is National Mammography Day.As told to Jackie Froeber The mammogram stars aligned for me in 2017. I was working at St. Peter's Health...

Chai-Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins with Salted Honey Glaze

Yoooooo the muffin queen is back with one of my absolute favorite muffins of ALL freaking time. I don’t say that lightly considering how many...

Homemade Cinnamon Date Cashew Milk

If you’ve never tried cashew milk before you’re seriously in for a treat. While I’m typically a vanilla almond milk girl, cashew milk tends...

Healing Curry Butternut Squash Lentil Soup (with a slow cooker option!)

When I first made this soup I basically happened upon it by mistake. I had tested it and shot it, but didn’t find the...

How to Peel & Cut a Butternut Squash (plus recipes!)

It’s fall, you’ve got your butternut squash (or 10) and the recipe you’re making with it ready to go… but you’re wondering how on...

Tips for Choosing a Birth Control Method

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Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin & Honey

Today is the LAST day of AK Pumpkin Week. Did you find brand new favorite pumpkin recipes? Do you miss it already like I...

I Never Smoked and Got Lung Cancer

As told to Nicole Audrey Spector It started with a cough and shortness of breath. This was in May of 2020, and my biggest...

Nourishing Almond Butter Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins (that taste like CAKE!)

The muffin queen is HERE for Pumpkin Week day 4. You know I had to make you guys a new muffin recipe for this...

Hypertension Forced Me to Have My Baby Preterm. There Were No Warning Signs.

As told to Nicole Audrey SpectorAs a maternal fetal medicine nurse, I'm used to running around from one patient to the next. But on...

As American Independence Rang, a Sweeping Lockdown and Mass Inoculations Fought off a Smallpox...

By Woody Holton, University of South CarolinaMany Americans of the founding era denounced government tyranny, celebrated the Declaration of Independence – and favored lockdowns...

Racism a Strong Factor in Black Women’s High Rate of Premature Births, Study Finds

By Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health NewsThe tipping point for Dr. Paula Braveman came when a longtime patient of hers at a community clinic...

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Week day 3 is here and it’s seriously one you’ll be making again and again. I haven’t made a cozy, hot drink for...

Americans Are in a Mental Health Crisis – Especially African Americans. Can Churches Help?

By Brad R. Fulton, Indiana UniversityCenturies of systemic racism and everyday discrimination in the U.S. have left a major mental health burden on African...

Tylenol Could Be Risky for Pregnant Women – a New Review of 25 Years...

By Ann Z. Bauer, University of Massachusetts LowellThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea A mounting body...

Service Dogs: How Can These Furry Companions Help?

Lillian Carrier remembers the day vividly. She was shopping in Target with her service dog, Luke, when she noticed a lightbulb flickering and heard...

Blow Ya Mind Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting (gluten free!)

Welcome to Day 2 of Pumpkin Week and probably the BEST dessert you’re going to make all fall. With all of the epic cake...

Oh So Good Chicken Meatballs in Pumpkin Coconut Curry Sauce

Pumpkin Week is HERE! Are you as excited as I am? Yes? Good. We’re kicking this epic week off on a savory note and damn,...

Britney’s Conservatorship Is One Example of How the Legacy of Eugenics in the US...

By Michaela Kathleen Curran, University of Iowa Britney Spears has been locked in a court battle 13 years in the making. While her...

Vegan Banana Bread Mug Cake

Hello! It’s my FIRST mug cake on the blog! Are you ready for the most delicious, easiest dessert recipe of all time? Good, me...

Covid Is Killing Rural Americans at Twice the Rate of Urbanites

By Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Rural Americans are dying of covid at more than twice the rate of their urban counterparts —...

50 Years Ago, the First CT Scan Let Doctors See Inside a Living Skull...

By Edmund S. Higgins, Medical University of South CarolinaThe possibility of precious objects hidden in secret chambers can really ignite the imagination. In the...

Who Qualifies for a Covid Booster? The List Is Growing Longer

On Friday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said people whose jobs put them at risk of coronavirus infection qualify for...

Can Healthy People Who Eat Right and Exercise Skip the Covid-19 Vaccine? A Research...

By Richard Bloomer, University of MemphisI'm a fitness enthusiast. I also adhere to a nutrient-dense, “clean" eating program, which means I minimize my sugar...

50+ Healthy One Pan Meals to Make Dinner Easy AF

Real talk: sometimes Wednesday night rolls around, the week has been long, and frozen pizza seems like the only option for dinner. We’ve all...

Social Media Gives Support to LGBTQ Youth When In-Person Communities Are Lacking

By Linda Charmaraman, Wellesley CollegeTeens today have grown up on the internet, and social media has served as a space where LGBTQ youth in...

Sepsis Took My Limbs, But I Fought Hard for My Independence

As told to Jackie FroeberSeptember is Sepsis Awareness Month.On the morning of my interview for this story, I was admitted to the ER with...

Should Teens Taking ADHD, Anxiety and Depression Drugs Consume Energy Drinks and Coffee?

Should teens taking ADHD, anxiety or depression drugs consume energy drinks or coffee? – Angela S. About 6.1 million children in the U.S.,...

Your Wealth or Your Health?

Lisa Keller thought she was done with cancer. She'd already survived a rare sarcoma at age 12 and breast cancer at age 28, so...

The Connection Between HIV and Mental Health in the Older Adult

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HIV and Older Women

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Healthy Apple Pancakes (made right in the blender!)

It’s officially apple season, baby! And since it’s always and forever pancake season, I decided a couple of years back to combine my love...

How to Make Super Creamy Hummus (+5 different flavor variations!)

Calling all HUMMUS LOVAHS. Remember that gorgeous beet hummus recipe we launched this week? Well, I now bring you the ultimate back to basics...

Changing Your Mind About Something as Important as Vaccination Isn’t a Sign of Weakness...

Art Markman, The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal ArtsCulturally, this is an era in which people are held in high esteem...

Therapy Dogs Help Students Cope With the Stress of College Life

By Christine Kivlen, Wayne State UniversityAt a private college in the Northeast, a first-year student said it was the highlight of her day whenever...

Paleo Diet