Could frequent sex delay menopause? A new study suggests so

earlier menopause linked to less sex
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Women who engage in sexual activity weekly or monthly have a lower risk of entering menopause early relative to those who report having some form of sex less than monthly, according to a new UCL study. The researchers observed that women, who reported engaging in sexual activity weekly, were 28% less likely to have experienced … Read more

An optimistic partner keeps you healthy

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Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Michigan State University research found that those who are optimistic, contribute to the health of their partners, staving off the risk factors leading to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and cognitive decline as they grow old together. “We spend a lot of time with our partners,” said William … Read more

Midlife Parenting: What I wish I had known about teenagers before I had children

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I love and adore my teenage son. At 16, he’s wiser and more thoughtful than I ever was during my romance, makeup and fashion fueled teen years. He makes me proud every day. But, largely due to his insatiable appetite and underdeveloped teenage frontal cortex, he also makes me mad. If someone had told me … Read more