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What Women Really Think About Their Bodies

On today’s show I chat with Editor-in-Chief Michele Promaulayko, of Yahoo! Health on a topic many of my viewers battle frequently: body confidence. Promaulayko’s team found some groundbreaking results on…

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Migraines May Get Worse With Menopause

The coming of menopause is feared by many women often just as much for the symptoms it brings with it as for the end of fertility that it brings. Everything…

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How 10 Minutes Can Change Your Life

Ready for an intensive, all-encompassing process to change your life? Yeah, me neither. Kind of tough to fit in, between prepping the presentation for your boss, last-minute runs to the…

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Why on Earth Would I Discuss My Poop on the Dr. Oz Show?

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author, and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…

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5 Ways to Find Happiness in the Chaos

Some women launch record-breaking social media campaigns. Some volunteer in Haiti. Some raise three children — while they’re launching their own business, finding time to exercise and (even!) meditate. Danica…

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Knowing the Signs of Stroke Could Save Your Life

I’ve talked a lot about stroke on my show, both because strokes are often disabling and deadly and because most women don’t realize how at risk they really are. Stroke…

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Urine Not Sterile, New Bacteria May Cause UTI Symptoms

Urinary tract infections are common among women and lead to about four million visits to the doctor every year. UTIs produce a constellation of uncomfortable symptoms, from constant urgency and burning…

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Knowing Your Options When You’re Diagnosed

The time of diagnosis can be a terrifying one. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, I’ve had to deliver diagnoses that I know will change a person’s life forever. Some will need…

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Incontinence: Can It Kill You?

Involuntary loss of urine is embarrassing, inconvenient and distressing, but the one thing I have always assured my patients is that it is not a life-threatening condition. Recently, my perspective…

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When Taking the Pill Takes Away Your Sex Life

For the last 50 years, birth control pills have given women the power to determine when they get pregnant. But for some women, the very pill that allows this freedom…

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