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hormones

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

‘Know your farmer’

Labels on egg cartons may be misleading, but here's the skinny on how to find the healthiest, most humanely produced eggs.

Do you know your ‘body time’?

Easy and accurate assessment of a patient's internal clock could potentially help doctors treat more than just sleep disorders.

Hormone link suspected in type 2 diabetes

Aldosterone is one potential connection between chronic conditions.

Why do women suffer more migraines?

Estrogen makes cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood vessels more sensitive to triggers.

Is pain ruining your sex life?

Read this guide to sex after menopause to get your groove back.

The extra organ

Amid the many wonders of pregnancy, the placenta plays a uniquely indispensable role in the health of mom and baby.

Banking with brain chemicals

Hormones can wreak havoc on our sleep, mood and bodies. Here's the 411 on how three women reclaimed their lives.

Have the dry eyes of menopause?

You don't need to suffer. Here's what you need to know about this common-yet-complex problem.

Weather your perfect storm

Ladies, get the skinny on the 'big change' and make a plan to tackle it. Here's a hint: Getting out in front of menopause is key.

No such thing as menstrual memory fog

Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain.

Letter to a new mom

Keep these 8 things in mind as you enjoy your newfound role. (Hint: Don't try to be Superwoman.)

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