Help Us Support the Fight Against the Ebola Crisis in Liberia
Posted November 12, 2014
With Ebola in the forefront of the news as of late, selfless individuals like NJ resident, Katie Meyler, have been providing assistance and raising funds to combat the disease. Meyler founded More Than Me, an organization with a mission to ... Continue reading →
Healthy Woman at the NYC Marathon: Family Support for Being Healthy
Posted November 07, 2014
It was a seasonally chilly morning in New York City for the TCS New York City Marathon when we spotted a few familiar faces! A member of the Healthy Woman family and sister of Stephanie Leonetti, Christina Leonetti had taken ... Continue reading →
National Diabetes Month: The Facts and Spreading Awareness
Posted November 03, 2014
According to the American Diabetes Association, “in 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes,” further shocking ‘”in 2010 the figures were 25.8 million and 8.3%.” In the month of November every year, top organizations dedicate their ... Continue reading →
The Impact and Action of Domestic Violence/Abuse Awareness Month
Posted October 29, 2014
Only 70% of Domestic Violence is ever reported.
With all of the excitement around Halloween and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s easy to forget that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. What is domestic violence? The definition may surprise you. Although ... Continue reading →
Healthy School Lunch Ideas the Kids Will Love
Posted October 26, 2014
The excitement of the first day of school is gone, and most likely the kids are bored of school lunches already. It's time to change it up and make them healthy and fun with some new lunch ideas. You can easily transform ... Continue reading →
Healthy Kids Snacks You’ll Want to Try Right Now!
Posted October 23, 2014
As a mom, it's a constant challenge to stay on a nutritious and positive eating schedule, especially when it comes to the kids menu. Sometimes it’s an easier option to grab that less than favorable snack they’re eating because it’s right there in ... Continue reading →
Healthier Alternatives to Candy for Kids at Halloween
Posted October 20, 2014
It’s scary how fast Halloween got here! This only means the kids will be collecting candy from the neighborhood and eating too much of it. Excess candy is not good for your child’s health as it does not provide any ... Continue reading →
What’s The Importance of Early Detection in Breast Cancer?
Posted October 13, 2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it could not be more important! There are many reasons why it is pertinent to have widespread awareness about this disease that affects millions, probably one of the most important aspects is early detection.
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Dr. Justin Rasner Talks Pros/Cons of Contraception (Progestin-Only Birth Control)
Posted October 07, 2014
Dr. Justin Rasner joined Healthy Woman in 2014. Previously he worked in the Harvard healthcare system and has served on numerous regional and national committees for the American College of OB/GYN & the American Medical Association. He provides all aspects ... Continue reading →
What Is National Women’s Health & Fitness Week?
Posted September 29, 2014
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is part of a nationwide effort to focus attention on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women. With the help of organizations like the Health Information Resource Center and local businesses ... Continue reading →