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We had a lot of interesting health questions fill the community this week. Women asked about causes of both back pain and breast pain. And of course we were all wondering why some saw a dress as ...

Top ASKs of the Week: Ovarian Cyst Rupture, Back Pain & "The Dress"

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March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the achievements women have made throughout history to improve our world and make it a better place.To kick off this exciting time, we’re ...

Join EmpowHER for #SaludTues Twitter Chat on 3/3/15 Celebrating Latina Health

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The following is a transcript of #HERchat on February 26, 2015 7pm - 8pm EST. This chat was sponsored by @Merck through its initiative @MerckforMothers. Please note this is a modified version of ...

Merck for Mothers Joins #HERchat to Raise Awareness for #HaveaPEPTalk

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has improved access to health care for many women across the country. By requiring all health insurance policies to include preventive care specifically focused on ...

Health Care Costs an Obstacle for Many Women

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Next week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. To kick off the conversation, we hosted a #HERchat to hear what other women want you to know about the realities of eating disorders. Help us ...

The Truth About Eating Disorders

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Are you guilty of this? Take the poll and read Melody Wilding's top four ways to stop comparing yourself to other women.

Do you compare yourself to others?

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EmpowHER presents our interactive social communities where all of your health concerns are addressed. Our communities include: menopause, sexual health, cancer, beauty, and mental health. We ...

EmpowHER's New Social Communities

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Evidence shows that women feel less confident than men; yet confidence is a skill that’s critical to personal and professional success. Licensed therapist, Melody Wilding, LMSW, along with some of ...

Habits of Highly Self-Confident Women

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Thoughts Are Things by Bob Proctor and Greg S. Reid is the first title in the highly anticipated Think and Grow Rich series and was recently released on December 26, 2014.EmpowHER's very own ...

"Thoughts Are Things" Captures Iconic Figures' Stories of Struggles and Success

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We are very excited to announce that on Monday, December 15, 2014, our very own Michelle King Robson will be honored at Soul Sanctuary in the Desert. She will be presented with the "Missy Anderson ...

Soul Sanctuary In the Desert Honors Michelle King Robson at Annual Holiday Luncheon

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On Thursday, November 6, our very own Michelle King Robson will be speaking at Women's Health Conference (WHC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. WHC was founded by Dr. Vonda Wright, a nationally ...

Women's Health Conversations (WHC) Features Michelle King Robson

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On Saturday, November 1, Michelle King Robson will be speaking at Biz 360 Women's Business and Soul Conference. Hosted by America's Love Your LifeTM Coach Caryn Chow, Biz 360 will focus on the ...

Michelle King Robson Speaks at Biz 360

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There are 26 FDA-approved drugs for male sexual dysfunctions and zero for women. The FDA is holding a two-day workshop on October 27-28 to discuss the issue. Today, the FDA is listening to ...

FDA Discusses Drug for Female Sexual Dysfunction at Workshop

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Taking statins can have many impacts on health including weight gain and higher blood sugar levels. A recent study by a team at University College London and the University of Glasgow also ...

Statins May Increase the Risk of Diabetes, but Other Health Benefits Remain

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Sponsored by Estroven® Menopause is a hormonally tumultuous time on its own. Many women in the United States are also diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time. Unfortunately, about 100,000 ...

Breast Cancer and Menopause in America

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How can you tell if you’re just feeling sad or if you’re suffering from depression? Both can share similar symptoms, but clinical depression is a much more serious mood state that surpasses ...

How To Tell If You Are Sad or Depressed

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The Today Show's Hoda Kotb teamed up with superstars Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper to create a mashup of two outrageously popular songs. The result? "Truly Brave," an inspiring and moving song and ...

Watch: Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper's 'Truly Brave’ music video to raise money for pediatric cancer

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Hop into your pink pajamas and join us on Twitter! EmpowHER is hosting a Sleep Pink #HERchat in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7pm ...

Join us for a Sleep Pink Twitter Party

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[<a href="//storify.com/EmpowHER/sharon-lechter-shares-why-every-woman-should-take" target="_blank">View the story "Sharon Lechter Shares Why Every Woman Should Take ...

Why Every Woman Should Take Charge of Their Finances

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Comedian and actor Robin Williams died Monday morning in his Tiburon, Calif., home. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is ruling his death as an apparent suicide by asphyxiation.Investigations into ...

Robin Williams and These 9 Other Celebrities Have Battled Depression

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Actor and comedian Robin Williams died from what Marin County Sheriff's Office is ruling an apparent suicide by asphyxiation. Williams, 63, was found unresponsive Monday morning around noon and ...

6 Ways to Help Loved Ones Suffering From Depression in Light of Robin Williams' Death

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Did you miss our back to school #HERchat? Dr. Gail Gross stopped by to offer advice for the new school year (and helped answer some tough questions!) Read on for the highlights and best tips from ...

Your Back-To-School Toolkit: The Best Tips and Tricks

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Dr. Gail Gross stopped by our weekly Twitter #HERchat to offer advice for the new school year (and helped answer some tough questions!) Read on for the highlights and best tips from our chat. ...

Your Back-To-School Cheat Sheet: Top Tips and Tricks From an Expert

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Is your digestive health in check? Ashley Koff, an internationally-renowned registered dietitian stopped by for a special edition of our weekly #HERchat. Most of us are so busy focusing on how we ...

Digestive Health Controls More Than You Think

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What ingredients should I look for (or avoid) when choosing organic sunscreen and bug repellents for my family? 

I buy organic sunscreen and bug spray for my kids. What should I look for?

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On June 6th, EmpowHER founder, Michelle King Robson will be speaking as a panelist at the S.H.E Summit conference during the Women & Entrepreneurship session titled “Women Business Owners: How to ...

Michelle King Robson during S.H.E. Summit panel "Women Business Owners: How to Go From Start to Scale"

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EmpowHER, in partnership with the Turner Syndrome Foundation, brings you this video in an effort to increase awareness of this all too common, but little known chromosomal genetic disorder, Turner ...

Turner Syndrome: Early Detection is Critical

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On June 6th, EmpowHER founder, Michelle King Robson will be speaking as a panelist at the S.H.E Summit conference during the Women & Entrepreneurship session titled “Women Business ...

Join Michelle King Robson during the live stream S.H.E Summit Event

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Each day, about 10 people die from unintentional drowning. Of these 10, two are children under the age of 14. Summer is here and now it's more important than ever to make sure everyone stays safe ...

Water Safety First: Top Tips for Your Family This Summer

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With summer just around the corner what better way to do a whole body reset then right now! Robin Nielsen and Dr. Anna Cabeca have created a program that will help you reset your body’s ...

HER Approved SHARE: Sexy Younger You

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In 200+ words, share your health story with us! What are your health goals? Have your achieved them? If not are you working towards achieving them? By submitting your post to this thread, ...

Share your health story for a chance to win a ticket to the California Women's Conference!

Menopause can be a challenging transition for some women, especially those who must cope with the symptoms of menopause on the job. As the number of women working past the average age of menopause ...

Managing Menopausal Symptoms at Work: How Women are “Keeping Their Cool”

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Sponsored by Fellowes, Inc. Brought down by allergy symptoms?  You’re not alone!  Nearly 40 million Americans suffer from allergies, but the good news is, there are ways to reduce allergy ...

Allergy-Proof Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Sponsored by Fellowes, Inc. Spring is a time for renewal, offering the perfect chance to spruce up the home after a long winter. While you may think spring cleaning is just another item on ...

Battle Allergens with Spring Cleaning Tips for the Home

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Sponsored by Fellowes, Inc. Winter may be behind us, but the effects of record snow will last well into spring. “When we see particularly wet winters and springs, we know that a tough allergy ...

Get out the Tissues; Experts Predict a Strong Spring Allergy and Asthma Season

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Sponsored by Fellowes, Inc. When am I most at risk for allergies and asthma? Is my beloved cat or dog really making my asthma or allergies worse? With nearly 45 million Americans suffering ...

Allergy and Asthma Truths Revealed by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

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Potty training can be a touchy subject for parents. It seems like parents are tasked with the question, “Is he/she pottytrained yet?” on a daily basis. An infographic entitled “The Straight ...

The Straight Poop: Adventures in Toilet Training

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Looking for a great cause to sink your teeth into, ladies? Blue Thong Society members span all age groups and come from all walks of life, yet they all share the same need to be a part of a ...

HER Approved SHARE: The Blue Thong Society

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It is the beginning of National Nutrition Month, and the focus on health eating reflects the new MyPlate from the USDA. For sure, the nutrition experts will agree that filling half of one’s ...

Healthy Frozen Food For Busy Moms!

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Ready to spring clean your mind? Your mental health and well-being is a vital aspect of your overall health. Did you know that there is a flow of powerful energy that permeates every aspect of our ...

Spring Clean Your Mind with Oprah and Deepak

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ASK a Health Question Ask health questions and get the support, validation & answers you need. No one gets left behind, that's why we respond to you within 24 hours or less. We want you to know ...

ASK a Health Question

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Earlier today, EmpowHER was featured on the Today Show. In a segment titled, "Appy Friday," Randi Zuckerberg shared seven free apps and websites that will help you get (and stay) healthy and break ...

EmpowHER Featured on "The Today Show"

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Women today face a largely unacknowledged epidemic of hormone imbalance. We are always talking about hormones on EmpowHER, so when we came across this book by Dr. Sara Gottfried, we wanted to ...

HER Approved Product: The Hormone Cure

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    Recently, our founder, Michelle King Robson had the opportunity to share her story with the world at TEDx Lower East Side in New York City. If you are not familiar with TED ...

TEDx - Michelle King Robson's Story

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HER Approved! We'd like to share a great resource from Dr. Mache Seibel (one of our medical advisory board members). What is it? Free How To Achieve Better Sex eBook Details Just sign ...

How to Achieve Better Sex - HER Approved Resource

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Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans today, despite the fact that it is preventable 90% of the time, reveals physician Dr. Steven Masley, president of The Masley Optimal Health ...

Doctor Emphasizes Spending More on Prevention for #1 Killer of Americans

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At 14 years old, Jodi Stout of Waterloo, Wis., was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease called retina picmentosa. Now, 52 years old, Jodi is totally blind and learning to regain her ...

Jodi's Story: Newly Blind and Taking on Disney’s 5K to Demonstrate Growing Independence

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It started with a right arm pain that wouldn’t go away. But it led to several surgeries to repair scar tissue and rotator cuff tears. Karen Ronk of Palm Beach, Fla. wakes up every morning with ...

Karen's Story: Fighting Nerve Damage with Physical Activity