Alcoholism

Woman sleeping after drinking wine

The Wrong Damn Question

I used to take the Quiz. You know, the “Am I an Alcoholic?” one — with twenty questions promising to reveal whether or not you should stop what you’re doing and head to a 12-step meeting. I took it in my twenties and, to my relief, answered “no” to...

Someone pouring a scotch - a drink too many

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...

6 Steps for Handling Stress

You're fed up. The kids are bugging you, your job is demanding and the housework never ends. Tired, irritable and unable to sleep at night, you want relief. This is stress. Stress starts when your body is confronted with more than it can handle be...

Foods to Avoid or Limit

Many commonly eaten foods in our society pose health risks for women. reports Susan Lark, M.D., including foods that are high in saturated fats, sugars and animal protein, such as pizza, cheeseburgers, ice cream, French fries, chocolate, and other...

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