About Women's Choice Award

The founder of WomenCertified, Delia Passi, is the former publisher of Working Mother and Working Woman magazines, a leading speaker on the women’s market, author and a lifelong advocate for women. She dedicated most of her career to helping business understand the needs and preferences of the female consumer. Your opinion means a lot to Delia so please send her your feedback at info@womencertified.com. She makes it a point on her spare time to reply to each email personally!

Understanding Vaccines

2018-10-30T20:17:08+00:00

How Vaccines Work Vaccines prepare the body to fight disease. Each immunization contains either dead or weakened bacteria or viruses. After receiving the vaccine, the immune system then practices attacking the disease by making antibodies. In the future, if the virus or bacteria that cause the real disease enters the body, the person will be immune to the disease. Vaccines are frequently given by injection,

Understanding Vaccines 2018-10-30T20:17:08+00:00

Caring for Your Child’s Wounds

2018-10-30T20:28:13+00:00

Types of Wounds A minor wound can heal well at home, when given proper care. The following are treatments for each type of minor wound: Small Cuts and Scrapes: Stop bleeding by pressing a clean, soft cloth against the wound for a few minutes. Clean the wound. Run warm water over the cut for 5 minutes. Then use soap to gently wash the skin around

Caring for Your Child’s Wounds 2018-10-30T20:28:13+00:00

Managing Childhood Obesity

2018-10-30T20:28:08+00:00

Understanding Childhood Obesity Many young people struggle with their weight. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. This is alarming because obese children have an increased risk of health problems—now and in the future. The CDC defines being overweight as having excess body weight for

Managing Childhood Obesity 2018-10-30T20:28:08+00:00

Treating Fevers in Adults and Children

2018-10-16T14:49:05+00:00

Understanding Fevers A fever occurs when the body’s temperature rises above its usual 98.6 degrees. Medically, fevers are not considered significant unless they reach a certain degree, depending upon the age of the person. In most cases, fevers are beneficial; they are the body’s defense mechanism against viruses, bacteria, fungi, drugs, or other toxins. The heightened internal temperature of the body makes it an uncomfortable place for

Treating Fevers in Adults and Children 2018-10-16T14:49:05+00:00

Treating Sprains and Strains

2018-10-16T14:34:36+00:00

Understanding Sprains & Strains A sprain is a stretch or tear to a ligament (a band of tissue that connects two or more bones to a joint). A strain, however, is an injury to a muscle or tendon (cords of tissue that connect muscle to bone). The severity of a sprain or strain can be identified by the extent of tissue tearing and its impact

Treating Sprains and Strains 2018-10-16T14:34:36+00:00

Stylish, Ageless Work Fashion

2018-05-22T12:05:47+00:00

Style icons like actor and model Lauren Hutton (aged 74), actor Angela Bassett (59), or style icon and influencer Lyn Slater (63) have proven one thing: there are no rules when it comes to setting trends, and the adage that you have to ‘dress for your age’ is officially done and dusted. Looking good at work in your 60s is very similar to that of

Stylish, Ageless Work Fashion 2018-05-22T12:05:47+00:00

What is Osteoporosis and How Can You Protect Yourself?

2018-04-29T23:25:08+00:00

Every May is National Osteoporosis Month, and that means it’s time to recommit to improving your bone health. Women are especially vulnerable to the ravages of this disease, because of smaller and frailer bones compared to men. And elderly women are doubly at risk, since old age is associated with osteoporosis risk as well as gender. The good news is that there are plenty of

What is Osteoporosis and How Can You Protect Yourself? 2018-04-29T23:25:08+00:00

Nailing the Smart Casual Dress Code

2018-04-06T11:07:03+00:00

While 58% of U.S. workers saying they'd prefer a smart casual dress code at work, for others, hearing the words 'smart casual' can fill them with dread. How casual can you go? Are jeans considered smart enough? Instead of feeling relaxed about what to wear to the office, many simply end up feeling more stressed and confused than ever before. If you've been wondering about

Nailing the Smart Casual Dress Code 2018-04-06T11:07:03+00:00

Causes of Mood Swings

2018-04-06T10:59:28+00:00

from HealthyWomen’s Healthy Eating area Medically Reviewed by Barb Depree, MD Founder, MiddlesexMD Gynecologist specializing in menopause care Director of the Women's Midlife Services at Holland Hospital, Holland, MI By Stacey Feintuch You undoubtedly have some days when you're in a better mood than others. On the bad days, you're sad and grumpy and just want to be left alone. The next day, you're content

Causes of Mood Swings 2018-04-06T10:59:28+00:00

11 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

2018-04-06T10:59:11+00:00

from HealthyWomen’s Healthy Living center Medically Reviewed by Michael D. Weinstein, MD Director, Winthrop Sleep Disorders Center Winthrop University Hospital Mineola, NY By Sheryl Kraft It's easy to blame those yawns and feelings of fatigue on being too busy or not getting enough sleep or being overly stressed. Most times, you'd be correct. But sometimes, it's not just "normal" fatigue. And that's when it's important

11 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time 2018-04-06T10:59:11+00:00
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