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A WOMEN'S PERSPECTIVE, REGULARS

Education To Make Lasting Changes For Life

Happy New Year and a warm welcome to the year 2017!  Speaking of warm, as this issue of the magazine is released, I will most likely be teaching at a School for the Deaf in Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic.  

This trip follows my recent visit to Haiti as I worked with the deaf population in that country back in November.  Within two months, I will have experienced and immersed myself in the Island of Hispaniola’s need for further exploration of Deaf Education along with their desperate need for the education of Sign Language Interpreters.  These experiences have led me to see the dire need for education to make lasting changes for life.

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ALL ABOUT M.E., REGULARS

Did The Holidays Steal Your Happy Hoo-Haa?

I’ve spent a career working with women in the salon industry. My goal has been to make women feel sexier and more confident. Since I truly believe that happiness comes from within, I have always encouraged my clients to make themselves a priority. I’ve also reminded countless women to focus more on their relationships instead of all the extra crap that inundates their lives.  During this past holiday, however, I think many people forgot the true meaning of Christmas.

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SPECIAL FEATURES

Elizabeth Wende Breast Care

Great news for women of New York State GET SCREENED, NO EXCUSES Mammography Legislation goes into effect January 1, 2017

New legislation in New York State (NYS) introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo will allow women better access to breast health care and services they need. The new legislation has three key components:

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HEALTH & WELLNESS, HEALTHY WOMAN

What is Manual Lymph Drainage?

This is a question that many young women in Rochester, NY have been facing more and more, and the question is yes there is treatment after plastic surgery.  That treatment consists of wearing compression garments for 3-6 months, drainage tubes being removed, stitches being removed, multiple creams, pain pills, and manual lymph drainage.  Treatment changes from doctor to doctor, and country to country.

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REGULARS, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE

Women Who Inspire: Patricia Nadiak

As a young woman, Patricia Nadiak, worked in her family’s dry cleaning business and helped provide for her family.  She enjoyed the work, but it wasn’t her true passion in life.  She was also a young woman who struggled with darker facial hair because of her genetic background. She was always embarrassed because of this.  She got a blessing in disguise when she went to her primary care for acne.  Her primary care told her it wasn’t acne, but ingrown hairs.  He told her to see Patty Entwhistle.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS, MIND, BODY & SPIRIT

3 Daily Exercises to Transform Your Body

This topic is not a one size fits all approach and as you read this post, please carefully consider what works for you presently in your day to day life.  First, lets define exercise in its simplest form so as to not over complicate our lives any more than they need to be. In the Medical Dictionary, exercise is defined as physical activity that is planned, structured, and repetitive for the purpose of conditioning any part of the body. Exercise is used to improve health, maintain fitness and is important as a means of physical rehabilitation.

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LAW AND HIP HOP, REGULARS

Cruel and Unusual: The Plight of Seeking Medical Parole or Medical Care While in New York State Prison

Prisons in New York state are far from a five-star resort. When entering the darkened world of the belly of the beast, not only is an inmate stripped of their identity where they become a number but basic human rights often are shed by the wayside. Imagine not having the ability to have a warm shower at times, decent food, fresh fruits and vegetables, the right to not be falsely accused of disciplinary infractions, the right to adequate shelter and the right to medical care. Most recently, according to research done by the reporters at the NY Times in December 2016 ,  Continue reading

ALL ABOUT THE H..., COVER STORIES, REGULARS

Meeting Life’s Challenge’s as Growth Opportunities

Life is full of challenges. Some don’t require much effort while others seem like ominous, impossible circumstances that linger quite some time, until we figure them out… if we figure them out.

My biggest challenge in life has been growing up as a transgender woman in a world that doesn’t understand what “transgender” means. It’s been a series of challenges really, all stemming from being transgender (or perceived “different”) in today’s cultural and social climate.

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The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa
COVER STORIES, REGULARS, THE DIVA'S REPORT

The Diva’s Report: The Strathallan Spa

Rochester Woman Online would like to to introduce you to the “Divas”.  We all have heard about them, or we all know them and now we are excited to be able to share the adventures of Kelly Breuer and Cheryl Kates-Benman; known as the Diva’s with you each month.  They will be taking us through a different experience at local spas, resorts, entertainment venues and even local destinations giving you their “diva’s report”.   We may even introduce a few other Divas as we go.

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COVER STORIES

Living Words of Wisdom

Look out for Cove’s special feature monthly “Because You’re Worth It”.  Women are often care-takers in their homes with responsibilities pertaining to their husbands, children, and pets. At the end of the day, women need to take time out for themselves and focus on their well-being. Often, women do not do this. Cove prides herself in being able to share a bit of herself with others and to help guide them on a wellness journey to overall health.

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