News tagged with older women

Late motherhood—a matter of choice?

(Medical Xpress)—When women give birth in their late thirties or in their forties, it is not necessarily the result of a lifestyle choice – putting off motherhood for career reasons or from a desire to "have it all".  ...

Sep 04, 2012
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Older americans living longer, but becoming more obese

(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...

Aug 16, 2012
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A good night's sleep could keep you out of a nursing home

Tired? Scientists have discovered another possible benefit of a night of restful and uninterrupted sleep. According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health fragmented or interrupted ...

Jul 19, 2012
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The Women's Health Initiative: An unforgettable decade

The 10-year anniversary of the historic Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Hormone Therapy Trial report, which radically changed the practice of women's health, will be commemorated in July 2012. In anticipation of this event, ...

May 31, 2012
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