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While Dry January and Sober October have gone fairly mainstream, mocktails are becoming all the rage and nonalcoholic bars are cropping up, alcohol abuse remains a mostly forbidden subject of conversation. Likewise, there's plenty of talk on the news about the opioid epidemic, fentanyl infiltration in the illegal drug supply and prescription medication misuse; yet, these issues often feel largely faceless and nameless. They exist in someone else's life or in some other state's backyard.

Years before menopause, these sneaky symptoms can be confusing.

In the wake of tragic events like the mass shooting at Michigan State University, parents can struggle to find the right words to say to their children. Addressing traumatic events is no simple feat, but there are several approaches that can be helpful in making sure your child feels safe, heard and supported.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., killing 314,186 women in 2020 and one person about every 34 seconds in the U.S. today, according to the CDC. And while February is dedicated to shining a spotlight on heart health, it's a subject that's worth paying attention to year round.

When it comes to getting the most exercise bang for your buck, strength training reigns supreme. Not only does it help you tone and maintain lean muscle mass—vital for an effective metabolism and everyday function as you age—it strengthens bones and decreases risk of injury.

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