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  1. Q&A With Mariel Hemingway

    1. Your new book, Out Came the Sun, and the 2013 documentary about your life, Running From Crazy, bring home the personal demons and mental illness that run deep within your family. How have you been able to face and overcome your challenges? I think there's always a person in a family who says, "I

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  2. Hypothyroidism and Your Weight

    When your thyroid hormone levels go down, the number on your scale sometimes goes up. But there are a lot of ways you can take control of your weight. Your thyroid gland sends hormones into the bloodstream that help regulate metabolism -- the process that controls how your body uses energy. When you

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  3. What Hypothyroidism Can Do to Your Body

    Hypothyroidism is easy to treat. One pill a day delivers thyroid hormone to your body without any side effects. But you need to keep up with your treatment plan if you want to avoid serious complications. The good news is that thyroid medication can make many of these problems go away. Here's what c

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  4. Do Natural Treatments Work for Hypothyroidism?

    Eating specific foods or taking supplements won't help you control hypothyroidism, but they can sometimes make you feel better, lower your stress, and prevent disease. Make sure you keep up with the hormone medication your doctor prescribes. Natural treatments can't replace the traditional one. Ther

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  5. 10 Questions With Marcia Gay Harden

    1. The world is about to see you in the film version of the best-selling book Fifty Shades of Grey. Were you nervous to appear in it? No. The film raises questions about eroticism and pleasure and things we really don’t talk about. I’m glad we don’t! I don’t want to discuss every single aspect of se

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  6. Q&A With Mira Sorvino

    Mira Sorvino first attracted notice in the ’90s with her Oscar-winning turn as the squeaky-voiced call girl in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite, and as one-half of the ditzy duo (with Lisa Kudrow) who reinvent themselves in Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion. These days, she’s switching things up,

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  7. Queen Latifah Balances Career and Family

    Queen Latifah is many things: Grammy Award-winning singer and hip-hop star. Oscar-nominated actor. Popular talk show host. And executive producer, too. But if you ask this multitalented entertainer what she is first and foremost, she'll say "daughter." And a most devoted one at that. Born Dana Owens

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  8. Zoe Saldana's New Role: Galaxy Goddess

    Zoe Saldana knows her priorities. "Please excuse me," she says politely, returning a moment later and explaining: "I had to finish blow-drying a friend's hair. I'm the stylist to everyone in my life," she laughs. "We are all fabulous women, and I'm so against anyone walking out the door not looking

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  9. Personal Best: Q&A With Kim Raver

    Balance is no easy feat when you’re shuttling between acting gigs in Texas, New York, and London. Kim Raver, 45, has it nailed down, though. Just a month after wrapping production on the NBC series Revolution, she moved her family to London for a 5-month stint filming 24, all while staying healthy a

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  10. Should I Have a Hysterectomy?

    “If I just got a hysterectomy…” Maybe that’s what you’re thinking would stop you from having such heavy, painful periods. You’ve tried medications, but they haven’t taken care of the problem. Is having your uterus surgically removed the answer? The surgery can completely relieve many painful pelvic

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