Clarksville, TN – Women are the worst about this. Don’t even pretend you haven’t said yes to something, got in the car, and thought, “What have I done? How do I get out of this?”
So why’d you say yes to begin with? «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Here’s your Valentine’s gift from the American Heart Association: according to a study done in Sweden, women who ate an average of one to two ounces per week of high-quality chocolate had a 32 percent lower risk of developing heart failure than those who ate none at all.
Valentine’s Day is for women. Everyone knows that. If this holiday was for men, it would be called “Respect Day’ because men need respect. Women need love, therefore they appreciate the concept of Valentine’s Day because it celebrates love, and therefore it celebrates women.
But Valentine’s comes with a lot of pressure. Women are waiting in their offices, secretly wondering if they will receive flowers or balloons, while other women in their office are oohing over their over-the-top bouquets with cards attached written by florists, not their husbands. So ladies, let’s put ourselves in our fella’s shoes for a minute and imagine what he probably wants for Valentine’s. «Read the rest of this article»
The risk of sudden cardiac death rose 8 percent for each five years of smoking
Dallas, TX – Women who are even light-to-moderate cigarette smokers may be significantly more likely than nonsmokers to suffer sudden cardiac death, according to new research in Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, an American Heart Association journal.
The findings indicate long-term smokers may be at even greater risk. But quitting smoking can reduce and eliminate the risk over time. «Read the rest of this article»
American Heart Association’s first women’s online patient support program provides support for women fighting their No. 1 killer; Smyrna woman part of national launch
Nashville, TN – A matchmaking site, for ladies only – that could help save their lives?
Go Red Heart Match is a matchmaker with a mission.
The brand-new site is the American Heart Association’s first women’s online patient support program, where women dealing with cardiovascular conditions receive added support by connecting them online with others around the country with similar heart stories – whether that be a heart disease diagnosis, caring for a loved one with heart disease or working to prevent heart disease.
American Heart Association Scientific Statement
Dallas, TX – Women with peripheral artery disease, or PAD, are two to three times more likely to have a stroke or heart attack than those without it ― yet it’s often unrecognized and untreated, especially in women, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
The statement is published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On October 18th, 2011, The LEAP Organization awarded Gladyn Minzey with a $1,000 scholarship to assist her in obtaining an education that will in turn offer the chance to secure employment, personal independence and self sufficiency. This award was the result of LEAP serving as the sponsor for the Women’s Independence Scholarship Program.
The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) was created in 1999 to help formerly battered women overcome barriers to the education necessary for their becoming employable and financially stable.
Clarksville, TN – This 8-week group provides accountability and support for women looking to start or re-start a balanced, healthy lifestyle. By combining small group discussion with a variety of entry-level workouts, participants address underlying causes of food and body image issues while working through challenges such as over-eating, emotional eating and eating disorders. «Read the rest of this article»
The Trick to Finding one that Fits, Flatters, and Won’t Fall Apart
Yonkers, NY – For most women, shopping for bathing suits is not a very fun experience. Most suits are too tight, too small, too big, too expensive, or look too cheap. Or all of the above! The July 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports¸ wants to help you find the most flattering suit that you’ll at least look forward to wearing.
“We all know bathing suit shopping can be a nightmare,” said Lisa Lee Freeman, editor-in-chief of ShopSmart. “But we learned that if you do your research and know what works for you— it might actually be enjoyable.” «Read the rest of this article»
45% Say It’s Hard to Find One That Fits Right
Yonkers, NY— Over one-third of women buy a new swimsuit each year. But that doesn’t mean it’s an easy process. According to a new national poll featured in the July 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, women encounter many different challenges when purchasing swimsuits. The poll found that 65% of women struggle to find a suit that flatters. «Read the rest of this article»
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