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Welcome to our community of midlife women who seek to Design the Second Half of Their Life! Real Women on Health reveals new paradigms, new ways of thinking, highlighting new science, medical research and experts with the stories of real women. Sparked by the collective curiosity and wisdom of our members, we guide an intimate, informative "fresh" dialogue that is always respectful of women's lives, and fun. Hosted by Kelley Connors.

Welcome to our community of midlife women who seek to Design the Second Half of Their Life! Real Women on Health reveals new paradigms, new ways of thinking, highlighting new science, medical research and experts with the stories of real women. Sparked by the collective curiosity and wisdom of our members, we guide an intimate, informative "fresh" dialogue that is always respectful of women's lives, and fun. Hosted by Kelley Connors.
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Welcome to our community of midlife women who seek to Design the Second Half of Their Life! Real Women on Health reveals new paradigms, new ways of thinking, highlighting new science, medical research and experts with the stories of real women. Sparked by the collective curiosity and wisdom of our members, we guide an intimate, informative "fresh" dialogue that is always respectful of women's lives, and fun. Hosted by Kelley Connors.

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Episodes

Design the Second Half of Your Life: The Innovative Woman

12/4/2017
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A Real Women on Health online radio show interview with Kelley Connors, MPH, Womens’ Life Coach and Betsy Furler, CEO, Communications Circles Betsy Furler started out as a speech pathologist and delighted in helping young children and adults improve their ability to do well at school and feel good about themselves in their early years. However, as much as she enjoyed “being” a speech pathologist, she listened to her heart which inspired her and to expand her capacity beyond the school walls....

Duration:00:29:50

Ready to find your inner artist and move towards what's next?

12/9/2016
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Has anyone ever told you "you're not an artist"...well, I've believed it myself about me for some time. However, I'm bringing a creative coach to our show, Jody March, who will share her work as a coach helping professional working women find their inner artist. We will also talk about why finding your inner artist is important and what the mindset shifts are that occur as result of finding your inner artist. Jody and I will share our views and some interesting research on 3 ways to find...

Duration:00:32:23

Be Your Own Super Hero: How Drawing Comics Helps You Cope

5/20/2016
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MK Czerwiec, nurse, teacher and author, will talk to us about how she teaches this simple, approachable art form to help people — from medical students to cancer patients — express their illness and caregiving experiences, with amazing results. She’ll also talk about studies underway that prove this method of story-telling and release truly works. MK is the artist-in-residence at Northwestern Medical School, where she earned a Master's degree in Medical Humanities & Bioethics, and a guest...

Duration:00:24:28

Design for Health and Wellbeing

2/11/2016
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Welcome our February conversation on Design for Health and Wellbeing with Amy Cueva, Co-Founder, Mad*Pow. How does design in technology affect how consumers, caregivers, and health advocates help us improve public health and personal health and wellbeing? This is a key topic in healthcare today as we aim to reduce costs, increase access and improve the quality of healthcare. You’ll want to hear just how the “softer side” of technology is heading, with emphasis on empathy and empowerment. If...

Duration:00:28:46

3 Ways to Combat Ageism and Live Well: This Chair Rocks!

1/14/2016
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There are so many reasons to combat ageism - Ashton Applewhite puts us on notice that the myths are destroyong our ability to live well and enjoy the pride that comes with age. Ashton is recognized by the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. She speaks widely. She blogs at This Chair Rocks.com and am the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist? She’s written for Harper’s, Playboy, the Huffington Post, and Generations, the journal of the...

Duration:00:37:56

Spirituality of Age with Robert Weber, PhD, Carol Osborn, PhD

10/6/2015
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As we enter the years beyond midlife, our quest for an approach to aging takes on added urgency and becomes even more relevant in our daily lives. Empowering a new generation of seekers to view aging as a spiritual path, authors Robert Weber and Carol Orsborn reveal that it is by engaging with the difficult questions about loss, meaning, and mortality--questions we can no longer put off or ignore--that we continue to grow. In fact, the realization of our full spiritual potential comes about...

Duration:00:32:34

Regina Holliday and Kelley Connors on Patient Advocacy and Engagement

1/21/2014
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Kelley Connors will speak with Regina Holliday on why it's important for patients to have access to their medical data.

Duration:00:28:17

Dr. Susan Love, MD Talks Breast Cancer Prevention

1/15/2014
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Dr. Susan Love, MD, Author, Best-Selling Book called Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book, will be talking with Kelley Connors, MPH, Women's Health Advocate, about a new topic: The HOW Study. Join us on Tuesday, January 14th at 6:30 pm EST for 30 minutes of informed discussion about what the study is and why is revolutionary - the goal is breast cancer prevention!

Duration:00:25:03

Women's Empowerment with Gail Straub

10/23/2013
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Talk with Kelley Connors, MPH, Women's Health Advocate with Gail Straub, Co-Founder and Director, Empowerment Institute. Gail Straub, co-founder and Executive Director of Empowerment Institute, is one of the world’s leading authorities on women’s empowerment. As part of this focus, she co-founded IMAGINE: A Global Initiative for the Empowerment of Women to help women heal from violence, build strong lives, and contribute to their community. This initiative applies the Institute’s empowerment...

Duration:00:32:45

6 Things You Don't Know About America's Caregiving Youth

9/18/2013
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Did you know that there are over a million kids under 18 who are caregivers in the U.S.? Find out the 6 Things these Million Kids Have in Common in this upcoming on-line conversation with Real Women on Health! These are children under age 18, at least 1.2 million, who caregive for an ailing parent, grandparent or sibling on an ongoing basis. For many of these kids, they are caring for at least one parent or grandparent, with a chronic condition or a disabled lifestyle, resulting in school...

Duration:00:32:33

XX in Health Week: 3 Women Health Care Leaders

8/23/2013
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It's XX in Health Week here at Real Women on Health. Join me, Kelley Connors, President, KC Health, to talk with three fantastic women who are leading their companies in developing technology to improve health and healthcare. While there are less than 10% of women leading health companies, I have 3 women to share with you who are entrepreneurs and passionate change makers, empowering physicians and patients alike to improve healthcare. We'll have a fun conversation with Christine Lemke,...

Duration:00:32:59

Strong is the New Skinny: Behavior Change Secrets for Women

7/24/2013
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Whether you're a midlife woman, a payor, insurer, or wellness provider, you'll be interested in this content. What motivates people to choose long term sustainable behavior change for better health? What are the secrets to lasting behavior change in midlife? You'd be surprised at the findings that Dr. MIchelle Segar will share with us which are the results of a recent study with midlife women. Michelle Segar, MPH, PhD, is a University of Michigan behavioral sustainability and motivation...

Duration:00:38:44

Strong is the New Skinny with the Menopause Makeover

7/17/2013
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Midlife is a challenging time for millions of women ... belly fat, weight gain, and chronic disease risk fill the once empty health concern plate. If it all sounds like a lot of problems, that's because it might be...but doesn't have to be. Inspiring, new language and tools can be motivating for women tired of always focusing on losing weight and the battle of the buldge. New science and focus on women's health has shown us there is a window of opportunity that women can harness to not only...

Duration:00:36:51

Strong is the New Skinny with Iron Girl, Marni Sumbal

6/26/2013
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How can exercise and nutrition help improve your strength, increase your energy levels, improve your health and help you meet your fitness goals? Whether you're a runner, swimmer, biker or a fitness enthusiast who is new to exercise, it's time to join us for an Iron Girl event, welcoming women from all fitness levels. The only requirement is that you are passionate about living an active and healthy lifestyle. Learn how to start living a more balanced lifestyle where food tastes good, fad...

Duration:00:31:05

Strong is the New Skinny with Iron Girl, Pamela Peeke, MD

6/19/2013
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You've always wanted arms that are strong and frame your body, and abs that can center your body as you lift your groceries, baby, or even snake your way into a sexy little dress, right? Well, skinny jeans and sexy dresses aside, Dr. Peeke and I are here to talk about why Strong is the New Skinny! There are three key letters to this message: F U N. Dr. Peeke, Author, The Hunger Fix, will help us decode what it means to be strong, how to get strong and how to love doing it with other women in...

Duration:00:35:49

An Important Midlife Change: Strong is the New Skinny

6/14/2013
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This Friday, Kelley Connors, MPH, Women's Wellness Advocate, is going to be exploring this topic with the internationally reknown David Katz, MD, MPH on a key topic for midlife wome: Strong is the New Skinny. Dr. Katz is an expert in nutrition, weight management and chronic disease management. He is an innovator and public health evangelist - and he is Founding Director, Yale Prevention Research Institute. Dr. Katz is known internationally for expertise in nutrition, weight management, and...

Duration:00:28:00

Strong is the New Skinny with Iron Girl, Kara Thom

6/12/2013
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Calling all midlife mammas! Is weight loss the end game for your wellbeing and health? We'll explore what the meaning is behind "Strong is the New Skinny" with Kara Thom, Author, Hot Sweaty Mama, fitness journalist, and Iron Girl competitor. How does she balance family and fitness? She's mom to 9-year-old twin girls, another daughter who is 8 and a 4-year-old son. She's also co-author of the book, "Hot (Sweaty) Mamas: Five Secrets to Life as a Fit Mom," (more about that at...

Duration:00:29:44

International Women's Day: March 8th

3/8/2013
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We're celebrating International Women's Day on Friday, March 8th with a 2 hour tribute to global women's health with global women's health leaders. Join Kelley Connors, MPH and leading women's health advocates in the US and abroad to discuss the progress and challenges involved in eradicating poverty and improving maternal death rates in under resourced countries. We will be interviewing and showcasing women's health leaders from the International Women's Initiative in London, Dining for...

Duration:01:40:18

Design the Second Half of Your Life: Prevent Alzheimer's

1/9/2013
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Alzheimer's already affects 5 million people in the U.S so it's time to take charge. How can we prevent this devasting disease that tears at the heart strings of family members and cost the U.S. healthcare system billions? Join Kelley Connors, MPH, Women's Health Advocate and Healthcare Marketer with Dr. Gary Small, Author, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program. Discover what you can do today to take care of your brain health, and prevent Alzheimer's!

Duration:00:24:08

Women's Health Advances with Gender & Sex-Based Research

12/12/2012
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Have you ever wondered if anyone was doing anything at all about themedicine gender gap we revealed on a recent post here at Real Women on Health? From heart disease to lung cancer to Alzheimer’s and several autoimmune diseases, the National Institutes of Health is hard at work getting the research done on health conditions that predominately affect women – whether in their 30′s, 40′s, 50′s or beyond into old age. Join Kelley Connors, Host, Real Women on Health with Dr. Janine Clayton,...

Duration:00:30:38