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Mar 14, 2017
Knee Replacement Surgery More Successful If You Take This Rx Drug
Knee replacement surgery is the 14th most common surgery in the U.S. today--and about 5 percent of American women over 50 have had at least one of their knees replaced. But knee (and hip) implants...
Mar 13, 2017
12 Chia Pudding Recipes That Will Keep You Full and Help You Lose Weight
Admit it: As soon as you found out what chia pudding was, you couldn’t wait to get your hands on the best chia pudding recipes out there. Well, we don’t blame you — we did too! And the good news...
Mar 9, 2017
What Is Chia Pudding? Say Hello to the Tasty, Healthy Trend
Chia pudding is one of the biggest foodie trends on social media. Considering how healthy, tasty and downright photogenic this genius concoction is, it’s not that surprising that it’s gaining...
Mar 8, 2017
What Is Nice Cream? Get the Scoop on the Healthy Ice Cream Trend
“Nice cream.” Chances are, you might have heard a brief mention of this healthy dessert growing rapidly in popularity. But if you haven’t, you’ll definitely want to tune in. Low in calories, low in...
Mar 7, 2017
The Sleeping Trick That Lowers Your Risk for Alzheimer's
Back and stomach sleepers, listen up. A new study has revealed that sleeping on your side reduces your chances of developing neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. The reason: The position...
Mar 3, 2017
Got Ticklish Feet? We Have Great News About Your Health
When someone touches your feet do you squirm like crazy and double over in discomfort? Having ticklish feet can be a nuisance, but most doctors will say it’s actually a good thing. Podiatrist Dr....
Mar 1, 2017
Keeping This Item in Your Bed Will Make You Sleep Worse at Night
We are always on a quest for a good night's sleep. Especially moms, since a recent study showed that moms with kids in the house never get enough z's. That makes some of us willing to try anything...
Feb 21, 2017
David Cassidy Reveals Struggles After Life-Changing Diagnosis
Our thoughts and prayers are with David Cassidy after he revealed some upsetting health news. The 66-year-old told People that he is suffering from dementia, something that is all too familiar for...
Feb 15, 2017
These Natural Remedies Are Harming You, Not Helping You
Most of us assume that what's billed as a natural remedy is, well, naturally good for you. After all, most homeopathic medicine comes from herbs and flowers that have been cultivated for their...
Feb 9, 2017
1 in 3 Women Have This Embarrassing Problem. So Did Brooke Burke-Charvet
Like so many moms, Brooke Burke-Charvet, best known for her turn on Dancing With the Stars, was left with an embarrassing reminder after she delivered her four children--a leaky bladder. So now the...
Feb 8, 2017
She Slipped In the Driveway and Fell. On the Way Get Help, a Life-Changing Decision Made Her Turn the Car Around
When I first found out that my husband needed a liver transplant, I was scared and overwhelmed. He and I had reconnected several years after high school, got married, and became a great team. We...
Feb 7, 2017
This Is LeAnn Rimes' Biggest Insecurity
Country singer LeAnn Rimes has been in the spotlight since she covered Bill Mack's Blue in 1996 at just 13 years old. And her celebrity status meant she couldn't hide the one thing thing that's...
Jan 31, 2017
Former President Bush Is in Hospital for Breathing Problems
UPDATE (1/31) -- Amazing news for George H.W. Bush and his whole family. After battling pneumonia and breathing difficulties in the hospital for more than two weeks, the former president has...
Jan 17, 2017
The Key to Preventing Wrinkles May Be Hiding in Your Hair
Ready for some amazing news? A new scientific breakthrough may mean the end of wrinkles, one of the most telltale signs of aging. In fact, the key to potentially preventing and reversing wrinkles...
Jan 17, 2017
This One Supplement Can Turbocharge Your Fat-Burning Cells and Melt Flab Away
Fish oil, rich in omega-3s, has a host of benefits. It can stave off dementia, protect you from heart disease, and lower blood fat. Now add fat-conversion to the list. A new study found that fish...
Jan 3, 2017
Surprise! This Part of Your Life Is as Important in Melting Belly Fat as Diet and Exercise
If you're like most women, your top New Year's resolution this year (make that most years) is probably to lose weight--mainly by eating healthier foods and exercising more. Turns out there is...
Dec 19, 2016
12 Protein Powder Recipes That Only Taste Too Good to Be True
Challenge everything you know about healthy desserts and "cheat foods" by checking out this collection of recipes given a boost with protein powder. MORE: 12 Desserts So Indulgent You Would Never...
Nov 3, 2016
Cobie Smulders Had Ovarian Cancer at 25--and Has an Urgent Message for All Women
In a bold move that's capturing plenty of attention, actress Cobie Smulders has opened up about her battle with ovarian cancer. Now, the How I Met Your Mother star has an important message that we...
Oct 13, 2016
Calcium Supplements May Cause Serious Heart Problems, According to Major New Study
Many women take calcium pills to keep their bones strong and stave off osteoporosis. But doing so may bring about heart disease, according to new research published in the Journal of the American...
Sep 1, 2016
I Was Alone with My 4 Young Kids When My Left Side Went Numb
Kristin Bedinghaus, 35, is a mom of two sets of twins who lives in St. Petersburg, FL. She shared her story exclusively with FirstforWomen.com If you want to know more about the causes and risk...
Sep 1, 2016
12 Inspiring Slim Downs That Prove It Doesn't Matter How Long It Takes to Lose the Weight
Weight loss isn't like the story of the tortoise and the hare. Everyone's a winner when they start a journey toward better health, and these women who took a year or more to lose the weight prove...
Aug 18, 2016
12 Recipes from Pinterest To Help Your College Kid Avoid the 'Freshman 15'
If you’ve ever seen the food they serve at your child’s college or university, then you know that the dreaded “Freshman 15” is a very real concern. And even if your child has their own kitchen,...
Aug 2, 2016
High-Fat Foods That Boost Weight Loss
Think of your body as a car, and the food you put in it the gasoline. We would never say, “All gasoline is bad,” when we’re trying to get our car to run and, well, function. So why do we do it...
Jul 28, 2016
12 Anti-Bloating Foods for a Flat Belly
The causes of bloating can be numerous, but frequent suffers can easily feel like there's no cure. Get rid of that stubborn belly bloat with this common foods that ease pressure and flatten your...
Jun 22, 2016
Woman Bald from Alopecia Was Walking Through the Airport When the Most MORTIFYING Thing Happened
As a retired attorney, dance teacher, performer, and activist, Mary Marshall is nothing short of an accomplished, talented woman. But sometimes people judge her the minute they see her in ways that...
May 25, 2016
This New Weight Loss Pill Does Something GENIUS to Your Stomach to Melt Pounds Away
If you're trying to lose weight, the word "balloon" is probably one of the last things to come to mind. After all, it seem to imply weight gain if nothing else. But as it turns out, a balloon...
May 13, 2016
No More Knee Replacement Surgery! New Treatment Is Less Invasive and More Effective
For many women, knee pain is a daily occurrence. Thanks to arthritis or just wear and tear due to aging, the cartilage cushioning the joints in our knees gets worn out. When that happens, the bones...
Apr 21, 2016
Breakthrough! This Shot May Be All Alzheimer's Patients Need to Reverse the Disease--In Just One Week
Well, this is huge--and could potentially affect the 5.4 million Americans who have Alzheimer's (and the 8 million more who are projected to develop the disease by 2050, according to the...
Mar 28, 2016
The Cure for Diabetes May Have Been Hiding in This Cancer-Fighting Medication All Along
People who have diabetes, or are prediabetic, have problems using the insulin in their bodies in a way that keeps their blood sugar levels normal--also known as insulin resistance. Too much blood...
Mar 15, 2016
Check Your Toothpaste! There's a Good Chance It's Missing the Most Important Ingredient You Need to Be Brushing With
Shopping for toothpaste is like shopping for anything these days: You walk down the drugstore aisle and are bombarded by a range of choices, all promising multiple things--whiter teeth, better...