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The Dish on Today’s Contraceptives

The Dish on Today’s Contraceptives

WLMagazine April 15, 2015 0

featuring Dr. Heather Jereb With birth control methods now an affordable choice for women of child-bearing age in the U.S., access to the newest methods are becoming popular. Even though the birth control pill

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Why These Women Run This Town

Why These Women Run This Town

WLMagazine April 6, 2015 Comments Off

by Women’s LifeStyle Staff • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Spring brings running opportunities to every community, gathering thousands of walkers and runners together to high-five one another’s accomplishments. The season of striding kilometers

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Women Who Run This Town: Sally Finkbeiner

Women Who Run This Town: Sally Finkbeiner

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off

SALLY FINKBEINER Sally, now a Fifth Third River Bank Road Warrior, could never imagine her life without smoking until one memorable day. “I made the hardest yet most important decision I have ever made,”

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Women Who Run This Town: Alethea Mshar

Women Who Run This Town: Alethea Mshar

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off

ALETHEA MSHAR Despite fighting a variety of conditions, Alethea continues to pursue her unfaltering passion for running and also serves as a Fifth Third River Bank Road Warrior. Asthma, thyroid failure and Guillain Barre

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Women Who Run This Town: Ashley Fredricks

Women Who Run This Town: Ashley Fredricks

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off

ASHLEY FREDRICKS Two years ago, Ashley decided to make a lifestyle change. With the help of Weight Watchers and personal efforts of working out, she’s lost 140 pounds. “In the past I was barely

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Women Who Run This Town: Aliya Armstrong

Women Who Run This Town: Aliya Armstrong

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off

ALIYA ARMSTRONG After losing both of her parents before age 35, Aliya began a mission to start a new trend in her family: healthy eating and healthy living. She introduced herself to running through

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Women Who Run This Town: Stephanie Festian

Women Who Run This Town: Stephanie Festian

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off

STEPHANIE FESTIAN At 18 years old, Stephanie was diagnosed with Long Q-T Heart syndrome. Her path to diagnosis was not an easy one; after collapsing at school, suffering cardiac arrest and waking from a

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Green Fiend: Compost Advice from Local Aficionados

Green Fiend: Compost Advice from Local Aficionados

WLMagazine April 6, 2015 Comments Off

by Richelle Kimble • photos by Two Eagles Marcus Compost. It’s seemingly innovative, despite being a natural process. It is making a comeback in cities across the nation; after San Francisco mandated composting in

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WorkOUTside the Box

WorkOUTside the Box

WLMagazine March 5, 2015 Comments Off

by Lindsay Flagel With spring approaching, it’s time to move your indoor exercise out into the warming outdoors. Do you lack motivation? Grab a friend and change that! Afterward, invite them over for a

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Jen Thorson’s Story

Jen Thorson’s Story

WLMagazine February 15, 2015 Comments Off

Heart Attack Survivor, Age 40 Jen Thorson never imagined she could be at risk for a heart attack. While Jen knew she had high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease, she was

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