Archive for July 2011


What’s Age Got to Do with It

July 29th, 2011 — 6:13am

If you ever doubted that 40 could be a woman’s prime time — even after reading Women.com’s special on the subject — just consider two women who hit that high point on Sunday, August 16: Angela Bassett and Madonna Ciccone. Continue reading »

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Get on the Bike and Get Fit! Part 2

July 22nd, 2011 — 1:57pm

The Ultimate Boredom-Buster: Group Cycling

Perhaps the best antidote to boredom on a stationary bike is the group cycling class. Group cycling, or “spinning,” is rapidly becoming the “step aerobics” of the new decade. The idea of blending group aerobics with stationary cycling originated with celebrity trainer Johnny Goldberg in the early 1980s while he was training for the Race Across America. Continue reading »

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Get on the Bike and Get Fit! Part 1

July 22nd, 2011 — 1:49pm

Remember when you were eight, and taking a spin on your lime-green banana-seat bike was the best thing going? Ever think about getting on the bike again? It’s never too late to return to cycling — and a stationary bike might just be the perfect step.

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Oprah Season

July 22nd, 2011 — 6:04am

Oprah Winfrey rules newsstands right now, gracing the covers of both Time and Vogue in honor of her double role as star and producer of “Beloved.” (She’s also included among Fortune’s “50 Most Powerful Women in American Business” — at No. 2 — and with the movie opening October 16 and generating Oscar buzz, she’ll no doubt dominate other magazines in weeks to come.) So, what does the early coverage reveal — besides two very different faces of an icon? Continue reading »

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Behind the Curtain

July 15th, 2011 — 6:00am

Is Stanley Kubrick’s last film, “Eyes Wide Shut,” sexually explicit? Well, yes. But not in the way you might think. Continue reading »

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Your Health

July 8th, 2011 — 8:42am

WHAT IS A GYNECOLOGICAL CHECKUP?

A gynecological checkup is done to a woman’s reproductive organs. The checkup is also called a GYN exam or pelvic exam. A GYN checkup is usually done by a doctor, specially trained nurse or physician’s assistant.
WHY DOES A GIRL NEED A CHECKUP? Continue reading »

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Most US Hospitals Unprepared For Mass Casualties

July 5th, 2011 — 7:15pm

Amidst increasing reports of anthrax and anthrax scares in the United States and growing fears of bioterrorism, a team of West Virginia researchers reports that most US hospitals are not prepared to treat mass casualties resulting from a biological, chemical or nuclear attack.

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Girls’ Bodies

July 1st, 2011 — 8:34am

The vulva is the whole genital area. Many girls do not know what their vulva looks like because it is hard to see. One way to see the vulva is to look in a mirror held between the legs. This is what you will see: Continue reading »

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