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Putting Sex Back on the Menopause Menu

Your partner is still keen, but during menopause sex may be the last thing on your mind. You are not alone. Many women find that their desire for sex wanes as they approach menopause. Studies show that up to 75 percent of women feel their sex drive...

Cooling Hot Flashes

Hot flashes and night sweats can be debilitating. More than 80 percent of women are affected by hot flashes at some point. They may start long before you stop menstruating and continue for several years afterward. Experts don’t know for sure what...

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A Bigger Yes

Before Laura McKowen got sober, she had a long, successful career in public relations in the Mad Men-esque drinking culture of the advertising industry, where “liquid lunches were frequent and drinking at your desk in the late afternoon was...

What We Can Learn from the Dying

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Stephen and Ondrea Levine about their acquired wisdom gained from their work with people dealing with death and dying and those that love them. The Levines report that these people begin looking into their own hearts...

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A Field Guide to Birthing

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Michael Witte, M.D., and Heidi Bednar, R.N. about their insights into how parents can research the birthing options available and discover that there is more flexibility than they expected.

Ten Years of Self-Care Classes

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Keith Sehnert, M.D. about how he started teaching self-care classes in 1970, and the growth of these across the country. He outlines what motivates people to take the classes, such as to save money, be more in control...

Power to the Patient

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Lowell Levin, Ed.D., M.P.H. about his recommendations for educating children in clinical medicine, as we do in reading and arithmetic, so they can develop into assertive, educated adults who understand and believe they...

A Field Guide to Body Work

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. about how our mind and body are intimately involved. This presents us with many options for using various kinds of body work to enhance our own health, happiness and fulfillment.

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