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Contents SPRING 2016 THE BIG STORY Learn three ways to fix this spring veggie. PAGE 46 Ladies, here's what you need to know about your unique health risks. PAGE 14 IN EVERY ISSUE 2 3 4 6 32 33 38 40 FEATURES 8 Your Body, Dehydrated What happens to you when you don't drink enough water? Check out this chart. 9 10 Women's Health: Are You in the Know? Most women aren't. Brush up on some basics. Acting for Awareness Oscar winner Julianne Moore has a deeper understanding of Alzheimer's disease and a passion for advocacy. 14 Ladies First Get a handle on women's unique risks for heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. 22 The Hormone Journey Women's hormones ebb and flow throughout their lives. Here's how to cope. 28 Treat Yourself Pamper yourself with these fab rewards after you've gotten your screenings. 49 Family Matters See how cancer prevalence among your relatives affects your own risk for the disease. 54 Keep Your Head Headache treatment can be elusive because there are so many types. Start by getting to know the most common headaches and triggers. 42 56 Safer Workouts Exercise is important for maintaining good health, but not if you overdo it. Avoid these common mistakes. 44 46 48 Phil's Feature 3 Easy Ways Out of the White Coat Healthy Dose The Quick List This Just In The Truth About Eating Disorders How To: Read a Nutrition Label Quiz: Freak Out or Chill Out? At a Glance: Allergic to Home? In the Market: Asparagus Health by the Numbers: Cancer Does this breakfast have more calories than a doughnut? PAGE 34 52 Stay on Tract Millions of women, men and children struggle with urinary tract infections. By recognizing the signs of a UTI, you can fend off further illness. COVER PHOTO BY GETTY/DAN MacMEDAN SPRING 2016 1

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Vim & Vigor - Spring 2016 - Gwinnett Medical Center