GC4W Women’s Health & Wellness

Lola Modernizes Feminine Tampons

Lola, the new direct-to-consumer tampon brand founded by two Dartmouth grads, Jordana Kier and Alexandra Friedman, is on a mission to revolutionize the feminine care category. The NYC-based startup aims to improve a professional woman’s feminine care across her reproductive cycle starting with its convenient and flexible online subscription service, tampon ingredient and design enhancements, transparent business model, and modern…

5 Ways to Ensure a Healthy Friendship

Numerous studies, relationship experts and even ancient philosophers have all come to the same conclusion: strong social ties are one of the keys to happiness. And, friendships may also be the best medicine for our physical and mental health. A 2005 Australian study found that strong social networks are also likely to increase longevity. So, how can we ensure healthy…

The Power of Positive People

Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness? Don’t underestimate the power of positive people. While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our well-being also is influenced by the company we keep. Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to be contagious and that our social…

Healthy Sleeping Tips For Women.

Did you know that men and women have different sleep experiences? On the whole, women report more sleep disturbances than men. Here is an article on healthy sleeping tips for women.  The 2007 Sleep In America poll reports that two-thirds of women experience a sleep problem at least a few nights each week and as many as half report waking up feeling un-refreshed.…

Five Tips For Creating A Culture Of Health In Your Workplace

Research demonstrates that a key factor of a successful wellness program is to incorporate health and well-being in the company’s culture – create a culture of health.  An exclusive interview with Jeanette Martin, Ph. D., VP and Employee Wellness Program Manager at BankUnited,  to discuss how she created a high performing employee wellness program that is endorsed by leaders and embedded in…