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How ‘Femtech’ Is Busting Taboos Around Women’s Health and Wellness

By Karen Pallarito If you haven’t noticed all the new wearables, mobile apps, self-care gadgets, or tech-enabled services designed for women’s health, well, you’re just not paying attention. Femtech is seeping into daily life. Hands-free breast pumps are a thing; period underwear is everywhere. To many industry leaders, femtech is more than a market sector—it’s a movement. “It’s giving a voice…

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Meet Train With Joan, the 74-Year-Old Fitness Influencer

By Macaela MacKenzie Joan MacDonald, the 74-year-old behind Train With Joan, is always up for trying new things—“whether it’s good for me or not,” she says with a conspiratorial wink over Zoom. Still, documenting her fitness journey on Instagram was decidedly out of her comfort zone: MacDonald was in her 70s, had no idea how to use social media, and had…

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Garlic Butter Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Zucchini Noodles

Garlic Butter Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Zucchini Noodles Recipe Courtesy of eatwell101 and Christina Cherrier These turkey meatballs make an easy and nourishing skillet meal that keeps carbs low and morale high for dinner! INGREDIENTS LIST FOR THE GARLIC BUTTER MEATBALLS WITH LEMON ZUCCHINI NOODLES 1/2 lb (220g) ground turkey meat 1/2 lb (220g) ground pork meat (optional, see recipe notes) 1/2 cup…

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Yale Panel Amplifies the Voices of Female African Leaders

By Simisola Fagbemi On Monday, Stephanie Busari — a Nigerian Yale World Fellow and journalist and editor for CNN Worldwide — moderated a discussion among three prominent female African leaders on how COVID-19 has caused disproportionate economic harm to women across the continent. The hourlong event was titled “African Women as Pillars of Resilience: Mitigating the Economic Impacts of the…

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