October 2010

  • Illustration of a sleeping older woman staying cool with a fan, ice water and open window.

    Mystified by Menopause?

    A Major Life Transition

    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.

  • Illustration of a man anxiously waiting to use an “occupied” restroom.

    The Prostate Prognosis

    Don’t Ignore an Uncomfortable Problem

    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.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Harrison Wein