• 5 Tips to Promote Colon Health & Prevent Colorectal Cancer

    March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Want some tips to help reduce your risk of developing colon cancer?

    According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), the links between diet, weight, exercise, and colorectal cancer are some of the strongest for any typ...

  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    At Amazing Over 40, one of our paramount goals is to provide you with the most up-to-date and relevant information for you and your family – to live the best lives at 40, 50, 60 and beyond!

    In recognition of this month’s health awareness theme, this blog will help you u...

  • When “Faux” Is No longer a “Faux Pas”!

    Recently, a patient and friend of mine brought over a beautiful arrangement for my office desk. I said, “Oh my gosh. They're beautiful!” Then she relayed to me that they were “faux.” “What? You’ve got to be kidding”, I said. I couldn’t believe it – now I’m hooked. No m...
  • Loneliness – Is it Hurting your Health?

    According to recent research, loneliness and social isolation are marked health concerns for people of all ages in the U.S. from teenagers to seni...
  • Sitting Is The New Smoking?

    We’ve all heard this recent cliché but is it true? As women in the workplace, we may be spending many of these hours sitting at our desk, during m...
  • Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Part One

    It’s in every cell of our bodies. It can kill us or protect us. Roughly 1 in 8 Americans have too much of it. It is cholesterol! Cholesterol has c...
  • February is National Heart Awareness Month!

    Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States today?  If you do, you’re among only the 56% of the w...
  • Wonder Why He Can't Stop For Directions?

    Want to know one of my favorite parts from my book, Healthy Sex Drive, Healthy You: What Your Libido Reveals About Your Life? It involves the diff...
  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month!

    As a board-certified Ob/Gyn, I often get asked the question, “Do I need a Pap every year?” Well, the answer might be a bit long – winded. The...
  • Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Part Two

    Not all fats are bad and unhealthy. Certain fats can be good for us – like polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats (olive, canola, and peanut oil...
  • 10 Tips to Cut 100 Calories (or more!)

    For many of us, losing weight is one of our top New Year’s goals.  In last week’s blog, we discussed how resolutions don’t work – but setting goal...
  • Why Resolutions Don’t Work – Setting Goals Does!

    Happy New Year to all of the Amazing over 40 Community!  Many of us are reflecting on the past year and looking forward to the upcoming year.  For...