Health & Wellness2022-09-07T14:36:38-04:00

A Woman’s Guide to OB-GYN

Illustration by Branden Barker Annual visits to this specialist are essential to maintaining good health, fertility, longevity, a great sex life and even mental wellbeing. Written by Dawn Anderson | Illustration by Branden Barker Women are the primary healthcare decision makers for their entire families, but often neglect their own health. With the hectic fall and holiday seasons around the corner, don’t make the mistake of postponing your own medical appointments while scheduling everyone else’s. Now is the time to book necessary checkups and appointments for 2024 and your OB-GYN appointment check-up should be [...]

By |August 4, 2023|Health & Wellness|

A Woman’s Guide to Sports Injury & Rehab

According to Dr. Jennifer Daily with UofL Health, the most common summer sports injuries she sees among local women are ankle sprains and fractures. When the temperature goes up, so does the risk of trips to the ER for you and your family. Medical experts share advice, research and treatments that can help make this summer safer. Written by Dawn Anderson Summertime brings an increase in physical activity. With that increase comes a boost in health benefits and, unfortunately, a jump in sports injuries. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s hospital tracking [...]

By |July 13, 2023|Health & Wellness|

Let’s Talk About Sex: Bisexual and Proud

Feeling curious? Here are some resources: Bi Women Quarterly, an online magazine edited by Robyn Ochs. | The Bisexual Resource Center. | Still Bisexual. Happy Pride Month, y’all! I’m devoting this month’s column to recognizing one of the oft-overlooked groups in our beautiful LGBTQIA rainbow: bisexuals. Written by Erin Riedel, LCSW | Illustration by Branden Barker Bisexuals tend to fly under the radar. Sometimes our relationships look straight, rendering our queerness invisible. Sometimes people – gay and straight alike – insist that we don’t exist at all. But we are [...]

By |June 19, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

A Woman’s Guide to Hypertension

Illustration by Branden Barker Heart disease knows no bounds. Written by Lennie Omalza It is the leading cause of death in both men and women throughout the U.S., claiming more than 2,000 lives every single day. Hypertension, more commonly referred to as high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor for heart disease. Almost 50% of American adults have it — though many don’t even know it. Fortunately, hypertension is both treatable and preventable. Here’s what you should know: What is Hypertension/high blood pressure? Blood pressure refers to the force of your blood [...]

By |February 16, 2023|Health & Wellness|

A Trip to Napa & Sonoma

Wine Group enjoying the outdoors at Dry Creek Vineyard. Bottom: Pamela Thompson, Tawana Bain, Kathy Oyler, Theresa Reno Weber; Top: Patty Tye Dale, Lauren Coulter, Christen Boone, Natasha Munshi, Mary Ellen Wiederwohl, Kimberly Halbauer. Today’s Woman Publisher Tawana Bain recently went on a girlfriends’ getaway to Napa and Sonoma Valleys for good food, great fun and delicious wine. Here’s a shortlist of some spectacular places to visit in California’s Wine Country. Written & photos provided by Tawana Bain Last November Tawana and a few friends joined the 3.85 million people who visit Napa [...]

By |February 10, 2023|Health & Wellness|

Let’s Talk About Sex: Caught in a Bad Romance

Sexual chemistry matters in relationships but is good sex worth staying with a toxic partner? Coralie McEachron explores why it’s better to move on. Written by Coralie McEachron | Illustration by Branden Barker We’ve all been there – you’re at a bar with friends and a text from a familiar name is received sending off a course of adrenaline through your body. The good? Anticipating a night of orgasmic pleasure. The bad? Leaving the scene with your self-worth compromised after having sex with someone you know isn’t right for you.   How do we find [...]

By |February 3, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|
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