Posted on 14 November 2012.
While a trip to the hospital is rarely pleasant, here are some tips to help you prepare for the experience:
Preparing For A Hospital Stay
Before entering a hospital for treatment, weigh your holistic health-care options against your wish to actually get better.
If you have a wok at home, it’s a good idea to get some bedpan [...]
Posted in Arts and Culture, Health, Lifestyle, Parenting
Posted on 03 October 2012.
A few days after you bring that beautiful bundle of joy home from the hospital, it hits you: Oh. My. God. I’m responsible for this child for the next 18 years! What do I know about parenting? How am I going to make sure this child turns out OK in today’s world?
• Relax. You may [...]
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Love & Sex, Parenting
Posted on 21 May 2012.
Dating in midlife can have some unique challenges for women. Plainly said: it can suck. As a Dating and Relationship Coach for women over 40, and a gal who became a first-time bride at age 47, I can vouch for the seemingly suckiness of it.
But here’s what I now know: after 40 can be the [...]
Posted in Arts and Culture, Featured Stories, Health, Lifestyle
Posted on 02 March 2012.
You may or may not know or heard what the term HBO implied when referring to Haitians. HBO is sometime referred to “Haitian Body Smell”
Last week we received an e-mail about a secret a woman been keeping for years about her Haitian man: She thinks he smell bad. And she knows that why they are [...]
Posted in Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, Love & Sex, News
Posted on 27 January 2012.
On the 21st of December 2004, my life changed forever. Our family had been on holiday in Le Touquet, France to celebrate my 40th birthday and after four days in the country, we were heading back to England by Ferry. Before doing so, we simply had to stop at Le Supermarche to stock up on [...]
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, People
Posted on 17 January 2012.
When you’re in the mood, it’s a sure bet that the last thing on your mind is boosting your immune system or maintaining a healthy weight. Yet good sex offers those health benefits and more. That’s a surprise to many people, says Joy Davidson, PhD, a New York psychologist and sex therapist. “Of course, [...]
Posted in Featured Stories, Health, Lifestyle
Posted on 11 January 2012.
Lorneka S R Joseph, CPhT
This month, Haitienne magazine would like to help bring awareness to a disease that affects men and women globally. However, according to the National Cancer Institute, thyroid cancer affects more women than men. Your thyroid is an organ located above your collar bone. The thyroid gland releases hormones that are responsible [...]
Posted in Health, Lifestyle
Posted on 27 October 2011.
She might be your, mother, your loyal friend or maybe she’s you. African American women have the highest rates of being overweight or obese compared to other groups in the U.S. Now we are beginning to see the same trends in Haitians women. About four out of five African American women are overweight or obese.1 [...]
Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle
Posted on 26 October 2011.
As a woman’s body ages, there are many changes that take place affecting how it functions. One may experience increased frequency to urinate or lose the ability to control when to urinate. Think of the situation where one moment you are simply laughing or coughing, and the next moment you realize you’ve lost control and [...]
Posted in Health, Lifestyle
Posted on 15 August 2011.
We all know that women and girls living in areas of armed conflict and disaster suffer the worst consequences of crises due to their heightened vulnerability. We also know dozens of initiatives, conferences, reports, and guidelines have been elaborated with the aim of mainstreaming gender-sensitive approaches in responses to humanitarian crises. Why then does our [...]
Posted in Haiti News, Health, Reconstruction News, Women & Technology