Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

FAIRMONT – Dozens of women gathered in Fairmont for a special kind of retreat; one that focuses exclusively on positive lifestyle changes, and improving your mind, body, and soul. the seventh annual Women on Wellness Retreat was held at Heston Farms on Saturday. the theme of the retreat is ‘no judgment’. “It doesn’t matter what age or [...]

High fructose corn syrup is a sweetener typically used in processed foods and beverages in the United States. its consumption has been linked to conditions as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. while most assume that excess or long-term consumption is primarily responsible for these adverse health conditions, new research has linked [...]

*By Kanni Wignaraja and Duah Owusu-Sarfo Later this year, the world’s population is set to reach seven billion. In the last five years alone, the world’s population has increased by an estimated 400 million people. Projections by the United Nations place the figure at more than 9.2 billion by the year 2050 before plateauing around [...]

News about women is getting better these days. From the new law in Saudi Arabia that will set a minimum age for girls to marry in order to prevent child marriages, to the banning of female genital mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan, advances in the status of women are evident the world over. the Human Development [...]

Women’s Heath Issues Examines Health Issues Specific to Women Veterans and the Veterans Health Administration Newswise — WASHINGTON – the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health will host a media teleconference call to present research from the July/ August Women’s Health Issues supplement titled, “Health and Health Care of Women Veterans and Women in the Military: [...]

Halle Berry looks to be the favorite to play the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, in an upcoming biopic. Berry, Franklin’s first choice for the role, initially turned down the film offer in January. But in a new interview with Maclean’s, a Canadian magazine, Franklin insists Berry is “back in the game.” (Franklin and Rice [...]