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When Genetic Testing Leaves More Questions Than Answers
    Interested in learning more about your family medical history? Read this first.

What They Didn’t Tell You About Surviving Cancer
    Finishing treatment, survivors find, is just the beginning of lifestyle adjustments and reevaluated priorities that fall into place in the post-chemo year.

23 Problems Only Gluten-Free People Understand
    The hardest parts about being gluten-free, which no one else ever seems to understand.

Your Drink Might Not Taste Sweet, But it Packs a Whole Lot of Punch
    So. much. sugar.

Study Finds that Abortion Rate Hits Lowest Point Since Roe v. Wade
    The abortion rate has hit its lowest point since Roe v. Wade.

Why the Thigh Gap Obsession Needs to Stop Immediately
    Stop looking at those blogs. Stop relentlessly comparing ourselves to filtered-to-hell strangers we’ll never meet. Stop bashing our bodies. Stop obsessing over an inch of space between our legs.

What Happens When French Women Do Get Fat?
    BBC magazine recently ran a piece entitled 'The Perils of Being Fat, Female and French', which argues against the myth that Gallic women never gain weight.

Diets That Work: 10 Things They All Have In Common
    The best way to lose weight.

7 Easy Tips to Actually Fixing Your Life in 2014
    Check out these seven easy tips for turning your New Years resolutions into results.

5 Green Juice Recipes to Detox
    Bring in the New Year with these 5 green juice recipes.

10 Food Terms to Know NOW (PHOTOS)
    Ten food terms and items you need to know now. Our guide to the most misunderstood menu items, so you'll never have to eat what you didn't mean to order. Read more health tips on

Fight The Flu Like a Fashion Editor
    Fashion editors pick their favorite cold remedies to fight the flu this season.

Get Fit in a Flash

Scale and the City Pages: 2 3
    Check out how weight varies in different cities.

Everyday Germy Objects You Don't Want to Touch This Cold and Flu Season Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    Check out the germiest places to avoid.

It Pays To Exercise
    Check out how exercising more can get you more pay.

Tone Your Abs, Arms & Ass With This 15-Minute Workout
    There's a sure-fire way to quickly tone your three most in-demand areas for summer: your arms, abs, and ass. We talked to an expert Fitness Instructor at Equinox, to give us an easy 15-minute circuit for those "three As."

10 Surprising Foods That Pack on the Pounds
    Here are 10 surprising foods that will make you gain weight.

Your Guide to Getting a Beach-Ready Body Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    How to get a full body bikini workout.

10 Guilt-Free Summer Snacks Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Check out our favorite healthy summer snack picks, including how to make edamame hummus and veggies.

The Rebel Diet Pages: 2
    Born to eat wild? Have an on-again, off-again relationship with healthy eating? You'll love the latest weight-loss news.

Workout Trend Alert: Everybody Dance Now
    Can sweatin' to the '90s also get you in shape? Jennifer Goldstein kicks it old school.

Cleansing's Dirty Secret Pages: 2
    Touted for myriad health benefits, chic juice diets are all the rage, but in their quest to detox and lose weight, some women — call them juicerexics — are hitting the bottle to dangerous degrees.

Hit the Dirt: The Latest Workout Craze
    Women across the country are ditching their Pilates mats and Spinning shoes for a new hard-core workout craze.

The Napping Revolution Pages: 2
    A new surge in sleep science suggests that 10 minutes of midday shut-eye could be the ultimate wellness-booster.

What's Your Perfect Workout? (02/01/2013) Pages: 2
    Take your pick of these monthlong plans that help you tone up, trim down, and strengthen all around

Head Case: Living with Chronic Migraines Pages: 2
    To the outside world, glamorous, model-pretty writer Tia Williams seemed to have it all. Inside, she struggled with ugly, crippling headaches.

Urban Surfers (09/01/2012)
    The ultimate water sport comes ashore. Read a review of the new Surfset Workout fitness craze.

Sole Confessions
    Can a woman who showers in Crocs and has sex in her socks ever sidestep her foot hang-ups?

The Vegan Myth Pages: 2
    Could the so-called healthiest diet in the world actually make you sick - and fat? Jessica Girdwain investigates the scary side of extreme eating.

Gold Medal Glam Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    These international Olympians are famous for going all out. Here, they take a rare time-out to talk beauty obsessions, diet secrets, and intense workouts.

What I Miss About Being Fat (07/01/2012)
    After years of struggling with the scale, one woman finally hit her healthy goal weight. So why didn't she feel like celebrating?

Extreme Exercise (07/01/2012)
    Like anorexics, fitness obsessives can't seem to stop. Tatiana Boncompagni on why more women than ever are going on workout benders, pushing themselves to dangerous limits.

Your Brain on Sugar
    It gives you a rush, messes with your mind, and always leaves you wanting more. Now researchers are calling for the government to regulate the sweet stuff like a drug.

Worth the Weight
    One woman takes us inside the complex world of women's weight lifting — the pressure, the bizarre practices, the eating disorders.

Saving My Skin
    Melanoma is on the rise among young women across America. Faced with potentially fatal cancer, Abby Gardner uses her diagnosis as a wake-up call for life.

The Vagi-luxe List Pages: 2 3 4 5 6
    Indulge yourself with the newest investment accessories: luxury sex toys.

Vaginal Rejuvenation: A Cut Below
    We discuss vaginal rejuvenation surgery and whether it's worth its reputation.

Is Your Vagina High-Maintenance?
    Real women discuss their secrets to keeping their perfect 'do down there.

Which Pubic Hairstyle Is Right For You? Pages: 2 3 4 5
    Pubic hair is a personal expression, which one is best for you?

Get More Sleep & Energy Pages: 2
    Make the most of your time in the bedroom and the boardroom, and stay on top of your game, 24/7.

Road Warriors Pages: 2 3
    In planes, trains, or your own car, you're constantly on the move. These insider tips from nutritionists and trainers help you stay in tip-top shape, no matter the workplace conditions.

Why is Birth Control A Big Deal Again?
    Find out how politicians view birth control and how their decisions may affect you.

The Best of Boutique Fitness Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Check out the best boutique workouts for getting in shape for spring.

Learning the Ropes (03/01/2012)
    To get your ultimate high-performance body, try the secret weapon of models and Olympians: the Redcord workout.

Meet the Forkers (02/01/2012)
    Frenchwomen are obsessed with the latest diet — le forking, as it's known in fashionably slim circles. By eating only what you can spear with a fork, it's easy to drop pounds without ever feeling hungry.

Dr. Frank Lipman on Detoxing
    One of our favorite healthy living gurus, Dr. Frank Lipman, shares his tips for detoxing your diet—and your life.

Fertility Planner

Kathleen Sebelius on What Health-Care Reform Means for You
    What does health-care reform mean for women? Abigail Pesta went for a run with Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to find out

Global Exercise and Diet Secrets (December 2009)
    From Argentina to Israel and beyond, Marie Claire readers share their top body-tuning secrets

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