February 2012

  • Illustration of a smiling, muscle-flexing heart surrounded by things that can help reduce heart risk.

    Love Your Heart

    Take Steps To Reduce Heart Risks

    February is American Heart Month—a time to reflect on the sobering fact that heart disease remains the #1 killer of both women and men nationwide. The good news is you have the power to protect and improve your heart health.
  • Illustration of a man grasping his belly, with a look of discomfort on his face.

    Grumbling Guts?

    Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Most of us feel some discomfort in our guts now and then. But if you regularly feel aches in your abdomen, it might be a sign of a disorder called irritable bowel syndrome, a condition that affects about 1 in 5 Americans.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Stephanie Dutchen
  • Lesley Earl
  • Harrison Wein