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Suffern's Women's Wellness Group Opens in Airmont
Suffern's Women's Wellness Group, which recently opened in Airmont, offers internal medicine, nutrition counseling, and breast-feeding counseling to women in Rockland County. (read the story...)

This October, Think Pink: Warning Signs of Breast Cancer
In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Healthyroads of American Specialty Health shares some of the warning signs of breast cancer and ways to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer. (read the story...)

3 Ways Hypothyroidism Misdiagnosis Can Affect You
Patients who have undiagnosed or misdiagnosed hypothyroidism live with unrelieved symptoms, are prescribed unnecessary medications, and live with uncomfortable or unhealthy physical changes. Steven Hotze, M.D., says bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is an effective treatment. (read the story...)

What to Do When Your Daughter Gets Her First Period
How to help your girl, whose special needs make the first menstruation experience more challenging, cope with getting her period for the first time and develop healthy habits from the beginning. (read the story...)

Birth Control and the HPV Vaccine for Girls with Special Needs
When a young girl with disabilities gets her period for the first time, and questions arise about birth control, the HPV vaccine, and other precautions, there's more to consider than whether she plans to be sexually active. (read the story...)

10-Point Checklist to Prepare for Your Daughter's First Period
Is your daughter with special needs about to get her period for the first time? Here is a 10-point checklist to help you prepare her for her first menstruation, including how to help her understand and accept the experience and self-care it requires. (read the story...)

Q-and-A with Emily Oster on Modern Pregnancy Guidelines
When economist Emily Oster got pregnant and wasn’t receiving answers from her doctors that seemed grounded in fact, she took matters into her own hands. Now you can benefit from her findings—and make personal, informed decisions about everything from having sushi for dinner to that much-whispered about glass of wine. Read more about rewritten pregnancy guidelines in this Q-and-A with Emily Oster. (read the story...)

Quiz: Do You Know the Modern Guidelines to Pregnancy?
Based on Emily Oster's book on modern pregnancy, "Expecting Better: How To Fight The Pregnancy Establishment With Facts," a quiz to see whether you know fact from fiction when it comes to modern pregnancy guidelines. (read the story...)

Park Avenue Fertility Opens Norwalk Satellite Office
Park Avenue Fertility and Reproductive Medicine recently opened a satellite office in Norwalk. The new location offers many services including in vitro fertilization and egg donation. The new office in Norwalk was opened for convenience for patients who live in Southern Fairfield County. (read the story...)

Mom-and-Baby Pilates Offered at Chelsea Yoga Studio
Karma Kids Yoga, located in Chelsea, now offers Mom & Baby Pilates, a one-hour class that gives mothers a chance to exercise and bond with their babies. The class is also an opportunity for babies to learn to socialize with each other and for mothers to meet other mothers in the area and observe the developmental stages babies go through. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Minimize Varicose Veins in the Winter?
During the winter months, it's common for pregnant women and new mothers to have poor circulation, especially if standing or sitting all day with a new baby. Dr. Luis Navarro, founder and medical director of The Vein Treatment Center in Manhattan, provides tips, exercises, and dietary information to improve circulation and prevent varicose veins. (read the story...)

Women and Thyroid Disease: Know the Symptoms for Proper Diagnosis
Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition due to misdiagnosis. Knowing the symptoms of thyroid diseases, such as Graves' disease and Hashimoto's disease, can help with early detection and proper treatment of thyroid disease reduces associated long-term risks. (read the story...)

Important Flu Recommendations for High-Risk Populations
The winter months mean people are more likely to get sick with the cold and influenza viruses going around. Although it is optimal to get the flu vaccine in October, it is never too late to protect yourself and your family. (read the story...)

New Well-Fitness Boutique Helps Empower Women
Benay Rubin made her 17-year long dream a reality when she opened the doors to SHE3 Well-Fitness Boutique in Fairfield. Rubin empowers women to make a healthy lifestyle change through physical fitness and clean, holistic eating habits. (read the story...)

What Do Olympic Athletes and Expecting Moms Have in Common?
How are Olympic athletes and expecting mothers similar? They both need to train! Respected and leading UK fitness expert Amanda Hargreaves shares 10 reasons why expecting moms need to exercise. (read the story...)

Life Coaching With a Focus on Infertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood
Sabrina Roffman, owner of Just for Women Life Coaching, wants to offer women support and guidance as they transition and take on different life events. (read the story...)

Eating Disorders as a Coping Mechanism
"Before I Disappear," by Barb Herding, is the fictional tale of 16-year-old Lauren Stafford and the teenagers she meets when she is hospitalized as a result of her eating disorder that has spiraled out of control. (read the story...)

Express Workouts, Express Results
Susan Chung, sixth degree Master of Tae Kwon Do, mother of two, and co-owner of Bruce Chung Tae Kwon Do and Family Fitness in Harrison, is now teaching a new 40-minute express workout class. (read the story...)

Post-Baby Body Angst
Post-baby body angst is normal—we’ve all felt a modicum of jealousy when a no-stretch-marks, lean-and-mean fellow mom sits next to us at the playground. But imagine feeling envious of the rock-hard abs of another new mother…who just happens to be a cat! (read the story...)

How to Live with Your Post-Baby Body (and Other Tips)
It's hard to get back to your old self after you have a baby. Get some healthy tips on how to live with your mommy body and how to fit in fitness and exercise, plus advice on getting back your pre-baby bod. (read the story...)

Pregnant and Flying: 15 Tips for Traveling Moms-to-Be
It’s great to get excited about your imminent vacation or “babymoon,” but make sure to plan accordingly and be prepared with our top 15 expert tips for traveling while pregnant. (read the story...)

How to Create Work-Life Balance and Avoid Burnout (or Do a Good Job Faking It)
A New York lawyer, mom of three, and work-life balance expert shares her insights on how to be there for your kids and enjoy time with your family while holding down a full-time job. (read the story...)

Back-to-Work Tips for Nursing Moms
For new moms, heading back work (and leaving baby behind) can be difficult. Factor in the desire to continue breastfeeding after maternity leave ends, and the life-work balance seems even more difficult to maintain. Use the following as a how to guide to nursing without giving up the 9-to-5. (read the story...)

5 Reasons Why Sports Make You a Better Mom
Avid athlete and author of "Run Like a Girl," Mina Samuels shares why sports and working out are important to a healthy life balance and how working out actually makes you a better mom. (read the story...)

Pregnant This Summer? Beating the Heat Means Safety and Comfort
Pregnant? Read up on some tips for staying cool and hydrated this summer. (read the story...)


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