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Leslie Goldman

Leslie Goldman

Health Writer

Leslie Goldman is a health and wellness writer who regularly contributes feature stories and essays to O: The Oprah Magazine, Women’s Health, Parents, Better Homes and Gardens, and more. She has authored and contributed to several books, including Locker Room Diaries: The Naked Truth About Women, Body Image, and Re-Imagining the “Perfect” Body and Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders. Leslie also speaks at colleges and universities on the topics of body image, media literacy and female empowerment.

Latest by Leslie Goldman

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Let's Talk About Obesity

We've got the doctor-approved details on obesity causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips for living with the disease.

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The Best Strength & Ab Exercises to Do During Menopause

Menopause leads to weaker bones and a decline in muscle mass, which can put you at risk of injury. These moves strengthen bones and build muscle, while also deceasing stomach fat that can be dangerous for your heart.

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The 6 Best Ways to Manage Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a common symptom of menopause, but sometimes they can be persistent and disrupt daily life. Here are some tips for avoiding and dealing with hot flashes.

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The Simple Secret to Less Corona Stress

There's a lot of ambient rage floating out there in our locked-down COVID-19 world. Here's how to find a little more peace.

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How One Woman Found Freedom From RA

When rheumatoid arthritis threatened to lock up her life. Teresa D'Angelo found an escape. Get ready for some #HappyTears!

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Foot Pain and Menopause

The big M affects your reproductive hormones—now your feet have to suffer, too? Learn what's going on, plus the best ways to soothe your aches.

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5 Annoying Ways Menopause Messes With Your Sleep

Don’t let wacky hormones keep you up all night. Doctors offer easy solutions for zonking out in bed and staying that way—happily, less sweatily—till morning.

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The Vaping Debate No One’s Talking About

There is no doubt that there are significant dangers associated with e-cigarettes, especially for teens. But some public-health experts say for people who just can’t give up traditional smokes, vaping could help prevent unnecessary cancer deaths. Could there be a middle ground?