October 2010

Mystified by Menopause?
A Major Life Transition

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Menopause can be a challenging time, both physically and mentally, for women approaching age 50. Find out what scientists are learning about this important life transition, including some common experiences and ideas for managing symptoms. Read more about menopause.

The Prostate Prognosis
Don’t Ignore an Uncomfortable Problem

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Most men probably don’t like thinking about their prostates, but it’s worth doing once in a while. Problems with the small gland are common in men past the age of 50. The good news is that most prostate conditions can be successfully treated. Read more about prostate problems.

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