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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

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Nothing in life is certain, apart from the fact that we are all getting older. The population as a whole is shifting, with the average age rising as baby boomers reach their pensionable years. ...

Planning For Your Retirement Years

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If you're looking for unbiased accurate information on cosmetic surgery and medicine, there is a new resource you'll want to check out. The site is accurately called, Smart Beauty Guide, the new ...

Your Smart Beauty Guide

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What is lymphedema? Lymphedema is a side effect of breast cancer treatment that causes permanent swelling in the arms. It is a build-up of lymphatic fluid, which causes the swelling in the ...

LympheDIVAs Provides A Fashionable (and Charitable) Option For Women With Lymphedema

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Being gluten-free or eating with your food allergy in mind can significantly and drastically help you feel better if you have a gluten or food intolerance, but often times allergy friendly ...

7 Money-Saving Tips For Allergy-Friendly Diets

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SEX 101 is a New section, specifically tailored to discuss the basic questions about initial sexual exploration, including possibility of pregnancy, pain and concerns. This is part of ...

SEX-101 Definition & Overview

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What are you doing this Thursday evening?Why not join us for our next #HERchat, all about health care!What: A chat all about health care! We're teaming up with Cigna to talk about this important ...

Join our #HERchat About Health Care Co-hosted by Cigna!

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We know health care can be confusing. We also know that most women are the primary health care decision makers in their family.That’s why we’re teaming up with Cigna to co-host a Twitter chat ...

#HERchat Co-hosted by Cigna: Let's Talk Health Care

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We are happy to announce that our fearless Founder Michelle King Robson had the honor of speaking at TEDxLowerEastSide in New York City Friday, October 25th 2013 (Watch Michelle's TEDx Talk) ...

TED and the Power of Sharing

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More women are complaining about having trouble falling and staying asleep. Some believe this is due to an increasing stressors like balancing work and family, caring for loved ones, and the ...

Sleep Well, You Deserve It

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Are Oreos as addicting as….cocaine? A recent study found that fatty, sugary foods like Oreos activated the pleasure center of the brain in rats. This is similar to what happens when they are ...

Dr. Pam Peeke on ABC's Nightline - Could Oreos Be as Addictive as Cocaine?

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We are pleased to announce that our founder, Michelle King Robson and Chief Clinical officer, Dr. Pamela Peeke will be premiering their show, HERradio on RadioMD beginning Thursday, October ...

HER Radio Premiering on RadioMD

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Listen up ladies, if you're looking to buy a new car, you may be interested in a new trend...texting your offer! A growing number of car buyers are now negotiating through text messages to get the ...

A Growing Number Now Texting to Negotiate Car Deals - Would You?

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October 14 marks National Dessert Day all across the United States. Little is known about National Dessert Day's origin, but what we do know is that just about everyone enjoys dessert.What's ...

National Dessert Day: What's Your Favorite Dessert?

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Bone Health In Focus: A Report About Breast Cancer's Impact on Bones

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Recently, a study led by Bernadette M. Melnyk PhD, RN, a member of our Medical Advisory Board here at EmpowHER, the dean of the nursing school and chief wellness officer at Ohio ...

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in High School Adolescents

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Hi Ladies, Wanted to share an upcoming event with you: On Sept. 25, we will be hosting an informative Twitter chat all about menopause! Menopause is a hot topic here on EmpowHER, we want to ...

ASK your menopause questions: They could be answered during our #MenopauseChat 9/25 @ 10amPST

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On Sept. 25, we will be hosting an informative Twitter chat all about menopause!Menopause is a hot topic here on EmpowHER, we want to make sure we answer as many questions as possible to make the ...

Ask Your Menopause Questions Here!

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General Mills announces a voluntary recall of a limited number of Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing, the FDA reported on Sept. 6.The following use by dates have been included in this ...

RECALL ALERT: Pillsbury Recalls Popular Cinnamon Rolls

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Have a relationship question? Need advice? Submit your question or start a conversation today!

Ask us: Relationship advice from EmpowHER!

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Have a relationship question? Need advice? Submit your question or start a conversation today!

Ask us: Relationship advice from EmpowHER!

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The FDA has approved a new clinical trial of a groundbreaking strategy using stem cells for the treatment of MS (multiple sclerosis). According to Medical News Today, "The new regenerative ...

Groundbreaking Multiple Sclerosis Update

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Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch helps us answer common questions about Multiple Sclerosis.

Answers to Common Questions About MS

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, disabling disease of the central nervous system. More than 400,000 people in the United States have MS. Here we debunk 6 MS myths. ...

6 Myths About Multiple Sclerosis - Find out if you Know the Facts

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A recent study from Swapalease.com reveals new insight into the difference in how men and women view a car lease.They conducted an online poll of 700 drivers and results show women have been ...

Buying a Car Soon? Recent Survey Shows More Women Plan to Lease

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We are happy to announce that our friend, Dr. Barb DePree has been selected as the NAMS (North American Menopause Society) 2013 Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year! NAMS is North ...

Congratulations to Dr. Barb DePree, NAMS 2013 Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year!

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Ovarian Cancer is often known as the silent killer because the warning signs are often mistaken for something else. Make sure you know what to look for and when to see your doctor if you start ...

12 Signs of The Silent Killer, Ovarian Cancer

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Today is the first day of National Family Fun Month! Comment and tell us what your favorite thing to do while with your family! Don't know how to properly celebrate Family Fun Month? Here ...

What's your Favorite Thing to do with your Family?

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For women with hysterectomies, estrogen may be a lifesaver after all.

Hormone Therapy Rejection Responsible for Nearly 50,000 Deaths

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 Can taking aspirin every other day lower women's risk for colon cancer?According to a study that focused on 40,000 45+ aged women, it may be the case. According to researcher Nancy ...

Taking Aspirin May Reduce Colon Cancer in Women

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Did you ever think the “old sniff test” would be able to detect certain types of cancer?Someday soon, it may be able to detect cancers, diabetes, swine flu and many other things according to ...

A Breath Test for Cancer and Diabetes

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Over 50,000 women each year are diagnosed with breast cancer. In the past, women with who are considered moderate to high risk for getting breast cancer opt to have an annual screening to ...

A Pill to Help Prevent Breast Cancer? It's Here!

For Essure - Gloria Feldt explains how after kids, birth control can free you to do more with your life.

Birth Control Can Free You

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About half of Americans pop a multivitamin before they start their day. Most believe this helps safeguard their health. According to Alternet.org, multivitamins are the most popular dietary ...

Are Vitamins Shortening Your Lifespan?

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Do you know women who keep secrets from their doctors? Well, according to a new study conducted by Allergan and endorsed by the Women’s Health Foundation, one in five women have kept ...

Too Embarrassed to Talk to Your Doctor About OAB?

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According to a pilot study at Loyola University Chicago Niehoff School of Nursing, Vitamin D supplements significantly lowered blood pressure and improved the moods of women who have Type 2 ...

Vitamin D Improves Mood, Blood Pressure and Weight for Women with Diabetes

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Florida-based aerialist, Nik Wallenda completed a daring tightrope walk near the Grand Canyon on Sunday.Wallenda, who did not wear a harness while making the quarter-mile walk, was faced with ...

Daredevil Nik Wallenda Completes Daring Tightrope Walk

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Photo: Lev Dolgachov/PhotoSpinAfter menopause, the chance of getting a urinary tract infection (UTI) rises significantly.More common among women, over half of women will experience a UTI at least ...

How Estrogen Can Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

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Our Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Marty Klein will be hosting his next teleseminar June 24! This time, Dr. Klein will be discussing infidelity and what to do after an affair. Here's ...

Dr. Marty Klein Discusses: Infidelity: After An Affair, Who Owns the Relationship?