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When Seeing a Female Doctor Can Save Your Life

a female doctor can save your life

You’ve heard that heart disease is striking American women in growing numbers—and that our symptoms are different than those in men. For instance, men experience heart attacks as you see them in the movies—intense chest pain—while women get milder precursors such as indigestion and pain in the jaw, arms and back.

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Linda Hamilton's New Movie: She's Baaaack in the Terminator Reboot | NextTribe

The Terminator Reboot: She’s Ba-ack!

It won’t arrive in your local movie theater till November 2019, but everyone’s favorite sci-fi screamfest, The Terminator, is reloading. Linda Hamilton – whose biceps inspired a million gym memberships back in the day – returns as Sarah Connor.

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Social Connection is Shrinking for Boomers According to This Study | NextTribe

Are We Getting Less Interested in Social Connection as We Get Older?

We pride ourselves on our social connection and being bold, active, and involved. So why does a new study out of the Stanford Center on Longevity say that Baby Boomers—especially those between the ages of 55 and 64—are less engaged than those who were the same age 20 years ago?

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Ready to Play? Check Out These Summer Camps for Grown-Ups

More than a million adults in the US attended some sort of summer camp in recent years; would you be ready to join their ranks between now and Labor Day? While some of these programs cater to a younger crowd, there are plenty of options for those of us at midlife, and they are often tailored to people who want to just dip their toes in the water. In other words, you can bunk at these camps for just a few days or a week, versus a longer, “school’s out for the summer” commitment.

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Soul Searching? Let the New Book "Circlework" Be Your Guide | NextTribe

Soul Searching? Let the New Book “Circlework” Be Your Guide

Mind? Body? I’m well acquainted with those. But my spirit? Not so much. And apparently I’m not alone. “In youth, many women are so busy with careers and families we haven’t time to contemplate: ‘What is my soul, and what does it yearn for?’’” says Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D., founder of Circlework, a practice for empowering feminine spirituality. “In mid-life, this question can emerge with urgency — we want our later years to feel truly meaningful.”

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One Way to Worry Less about Paying for Retirement

It’s easy to feel full-on panicked about easing out of work, given all the dire news on the topic. According to US Census and JP Morgan Asset Management, 74 percent of Americans are behind on their retirement planning.

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For Women Only: Are All-Female Resorts and Offices a Good Thing? | NextTribe

For Women Only: Are All-Female Resorts and Offices a Good Thing?

For centuries, women have debated and hated men’s clubs, those bastions of the old boys’ network. But in this era of #metoo and #timesup, women are thinking maybe they will go their own way and create special, for women only spaces. The idea is that women can create their own communities and empowerment without men running the show or making females feel threatened. While some question if this role-reversal is viable in the long-term, for now, it seems to be a growing wave.

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Linda Fargo: What It Takes To Be a Fashion Icon

Fashionista Linda Fargo is as well-known for her on-the-mark trendspotting as she is for her perfectly coiffed white bob and her brilliant red lips. And it’s her quirky way of combining classics — her classics, her way — that seals the deal and grants her fashion icon status.

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Summer Movies 2018: Finally Some Films for Women Over 50 | NextTribe

These We Want to See: Summer Movies for Us

How sick are you of action movies or rom-coms where some 60-something guy is dating a 25-year-old? Us too.

That’s why we are psyched for the summer movies of 2018, when women our age are turning up on the silver screen in greater numbers than…well, than we can remember.

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Salt Therapy: A Sweet Cure For What Ails You

Isak Dinesen, the Danish author, wrote, “The cure for anything is salt…” Okay, her whole quote really is “The cure for anything is salt water: either sweat, tears or sea.” But let’s take it a step further with alternative-healing halotherapy, or salt therapy. Today, pink Himalayan salt rooms are peppering the wellness world, supposedly curing ailments and conditions from asthma and allergies to inflammation and even the common cold.

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