In the US, 5.8 million women now have a substance abuse disorder. This makes women one of the fastest growing groups of drug users in the country. While studies into substance abuse previously focused on men, researchers studying women on drugs have since learned how addiction can have a gendered dimension. Whether women are addicted to illicit drugs, alcohol
Like 40% of Americans, you struggle with weight loss. You think you're eating right and exercising enough, but you can't seem to shake your excess weight. To find out what's preventing you from reaching your weight loss goals, take a closer look at your diet. Some foods that you think are nutritious can actually sabotage your health.
Natural and organic skin care and makeup products are experiencing exponential growth in the beauty industry. 40% of U.S. consumers believe natural beauty products are a healthier alternative to conventional cosmetics. Argan oil, coconut oil, shea butter, rose water, honey, healing clays, and essential oils are in the spotlight, replacing harsh chemicals and synthetic perfumes. These ingredients
Here is a sentiment you will not see on women's magazine covers any time soon -- you should not be ashamed of the body you have. They may say it, but their pictures tell a different story. For too long, the standard of female beauty in America has been thin, tiny, petite, and any other
Whether you're looking to lower your blood pressure, achieve a new year's resolution to get more fit or transform your body, there are plenty of simple exercises you can do. The more that you embrace these exercises, the more you'll love what you see in the mirror. The beauty of these exercises is that you
In 2017, 58 million people are enrolled in the Medicare program. That is about 18% of the U.S population. However, one of the most telling statistics is that more than 90% of Medicare subscribers have supplemental insurance. That means about 1 in 10 people don't have supplemental insurance. Are you one of them? Healthcare costs in the
The typical American diet is made up of 55% carbohydrates. This increase in carbohydrates is considered part of the increase in obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic issues. These statistics have led to the increased popularity of the ketogenic diet or keto diet. This diet that promotes fats and proteins over carbohydrates has gained attention in
You've dropped 10 post-holiday pounds and you rocked your workouts for the week! All in all, your diet is off to a great start already. But as you head to the pantry for a snack, all you can think about is devouring the biggest bag of jalapeno chips imaginable! But before you munch on that