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S P I R I T O F W O M E N FA L L 2 014 w w w. s p i r i t o f w o m e n . c o m 4 C O N T E N T S F A L L 2 0 1 4 The only magazine in America presented for the whole health of women and their families by American hospitals and their physicians. Spirit of Women, 2424 North Federal Highway, Suit mation or advertising inquiries, call 561.544.0755, fax 561.544.8149 or write spiritmagazine@spiritofwomen.com. Visit us on the Web at www.spiritofwomen.com. Information contained herein is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. If you have medical concerns, seek the guidance of a healthcare professional. Copyright © 2014, Spirit of Women. Editorial and creative direction: anya Abreu Corporate and media management: Joshua Davis Managing Editor: Pam Lawrence Published by SBN Interactive Editor: Graphic Designer: Lori Smith Spirit of Women magazine is a publication of the Spirit of Women Health Network. 10 16 D E P A R T M E N T S F E A T U R E S Tanya Abreu President and Chief Vision Officer Spirit of Women Health Network NEVER SETTLE FOR LESS THAN EXTRAORDINARY! There are some things in life that are worth doing well because "average" is just not good enough. Health for yourself and your family is one of those things. When someone you love is sick, you move mountains to get him or her the best care possible. Perhaps it's also time for us to move mountains in our quest to stay well in the first place. On the path to your best health now, never settle for less than the extraordinary. Choose a health care provider and a hospital that leave you feeling better than when you walked in. Never accept unan- swered questions about your health; never have lingering doubts about a diagnosis or a treatment. Isn't it time to cultivate an extraordinary "health style," the unique way you live that keeps you feeling your physical and emotional best? Magazines like Spirit of Women can help provide fresh perspec- tive on achieving and maintaining this kind of good health—delicious good-for-you food, family values, financial planning, thriving through a health crisis, beauty secrets, and better relationships with hospi- tals and clinical care providers that put YOU first. Commit to living an extraordinary "health style": Eat the best, move joyfully, stay on top of your diag- nostic screenings, laugh, love and spend time with the people and things that bring out the best in you. I, too, am not settling for less, P R E S I D E N T ' S L E T T E R HEALTH CENTRAL: NEWS ............ 5 HEALTHY EATING: HOLIDAY MENUS ......................... 6 FINANCIAL FITNESS: DIY HOME PROJECTS ................... 8 FAMILY STYLE: SIBLING RIVALRY .... 9 U.S. HOSPITAL REPORT: DIABETES UPDATE .......................10 SPIRIT CENTRAL: FIND A SPIRIT OF WOMEN HOSPITAL NEAR YOU ...12 LOOKING GOOD: BEAUTY IN A BOX ..................... 25 HEALTHY HOME: DECORATE YOUR HOME OFFICE ................. 26 HEALTH CENTRAL: DIET .............. 28 SHARING HEALTH SECRETS: CLEANSING DIETS ..................... 29 SPIRIT HEALTH COACH: BANISH BELLY FAT ...................... 30 14 | LEE WOODRUFF: KEEPING IT ALL TOGETHER The author and wife of ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in Iraq eight years ago, shares what she's learned as a caregiver. 16 | CREATING A CONFIDENT CHILD It's never too early to begin helping your kids develop a strong sense of self. 18 | IT'S ALL IN THE GENES Find out how personalized chemotherapy is changing the face of cancer treatment. 20 | ORGANIZE YOUR SMARTPHONE TO ORGANIZE YOUR LIFE Try these tips for saving time when you're swiping. 23 | PLAY BALL! Here are 4 ways to reduce your child's risk of sports injuries. COVER PHOTO BY STEFAN RADTKE

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