February 7, 2021

Day: February 7, 2021

How Heart Disease Differs for Women


This is just one of several recent findings — with more included below — that shed light on sex-related differences in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

Younger women are at greater risk of death

Women have fewer heart attacks than men, but they tend to fare worse during them. To find out why, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, examined hospital data on nearly 7 million heart attack patients. In a study published in January in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, they showed that women who are hospitalized with a heart attack are less likely than men to

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why males dieting will impact the whole family

Women are always watching their weight – I can see it now, actually, right out there in front of me. So anxious are we about said muffin top, thunder thighs, cankles and “thigh gap” that we won’t even cook with thick-bottomed saucepans. We eschew carbs with the same fervour we’d avoid a plutonium-riddled Russian spy. Hell, I’ve eaten so much salmon in my life, I’m starting to get an irresistible urge to swim upstream and spawn.

As the average woman is more interested in brains than beauty, society doesn’t put the same pressure on men not to exceed the feed

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Nolan: Do women have equal voice in virtual finance conversations?

By Allison Nolan

The new social media platform Clubhouse has been making waves in recent weeks. Some industry experts are saying it might be the next major social media platform. So, I was eager to accept my invitation to join and see what all the fuss is about.

This is an audio-only app where users can join chat rooms to listen or participate in the conversation by raising their hand and being invited by the moderator(s) to speak. It is exciting to join this platform in the early stages and listen to, and even ask questions of, some incredibly knowledgeable

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Kyokuhaire hopes to help women activate their power

By Bradford Kamuntu

Just The Way You Are Girl is a manual for young girls and women who want to learn and unlearn habits, tools and attitudes learned from society that are harmful to their lives. 

Grace Nyamahunge Kyokuhaire’s mission to help women untether themselves brings forth an offering that is fresh and empowering.  She shares generously candid information about her life experiences with truth, wisdom and wit while reassuring the reader that they too can change. 

The psychologist and relationship coach refers to herself as a “recovering good girl” who out of dating laziness ended up in a polygamous

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Go Red for Women Day kicks off American Heart Month

Feb. 5th is the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Day, which kicks off the start of American Heart Month. The goals are to raise awareness and save lives

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — The color red symbolizes love, life and for the month of February, it represents heart health.

Friday, February 5th is the American Heart Association’s annual “Go Red For Women Day.” Launched in 2004, it is the AHA’s signature women’s initiative and the official kick off of American Heart Month.

“We are hoping that we will get women’s attention,” says Kellie Norton, with regional director with Blue

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Virginia woman wows Facebook with ‘Target Dress Challenge’ likening pandemic to prairie life

It’s hard work weathering winter during a pandemic, so one Virginia woman decided to have a little fun with a hilarious photo shoot celebrating life on her “frontier.”

The so-called #TargetDressChallenge has taken off on social media in recent months, with 7,700 posts currently tagged on Facebook. Savvy shoppers have been amused by the long-sleeve, tea-length, floral frocks sold by the superstore, teasing that the dresses seem suited for pioneer life — or a pandemic. To bring the challenge to life, men and women have been staging silly photo shoots in the dresses, drawing parallels between the challenges of 19th

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Women now outnumber men in med school. And studies show that’s good for patients.

When Dr. Angela Nunnery started her career, she was the only African-American woman physician on staff at Kingwood Medical Center, now known as HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood.

She was also the only African-American woman practicing medicine in Kingwood. But that was 30 years ago, and the present and future for women physicians in the U.S. is bright, Nunnery said.

“When you look at my medical school graduating class picture in 1985 and then what it looks like now — it’s amazing, outstanding,

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Jewelry store robbery was violent, brazen, gut-wrenching

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A business owner describes Wednesday’s robbery of his jewelry store in Restaurant Row as violent, brazen and gut-wrenching. He says the thieves took several thousand dollars in goods and even more damage was done to the store.

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The thieves were in and out of the store in less than two minutes and the owner says he was shocked by the amount of damage done in that short of a time. The theft happened around 1:40 a.m. at the Opal Fields jewelry store. Surveillance video shows

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Queen Elizabeth’s Jewelry Has Been Made into Shoppable, Affordable Replicas

queen elizabeth coronation

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The House of Windsor has no shortage of jewelry. At state dinners, royal weddings, and other formal affairs, the royals are known for trotting out some of the most stunning necklaces, earrings, and—of course—tiaras. And over the years, some of their best-loved pieces—like Queen Elizabeth’s Burmese Ruby Tiara, or the Duchess of Cambridge’s diamond stud earrings—have developed cult followings of their own.

The royals, mindful of this, have generously created a range of affordable jewelry inspired by their own priceless sparklers. At the Royal Collection Shop, fans will find the opportunity to purchase a replica of

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