The Big Girls

The Big Girls

Helen is serving a life sentence at Sloatsburg women’s prison for the murder of her children. Dr. Louise Forrest, a recently divorced mother of an eight-year-old boy, is the new chief of psychiatry there. Captain Ike Bradshaw is the corrections officer who wants her. And Angie, an ambitious Hollywood starlet contacted by Helen, is intent […]

Smart Girls Do Dumbbells

Smart Girls Do Dumbbells

An inspiring exercise program created by Judith Sherman-Wolin, exercise specialist at the UCLA Center for Nutrition. You’ve probably been dieting and exercising—or trying to—your entire life. You lose the weight; you gain it back. Or you lose most of the weight, but can’t get those last stubborn 5 to 10 pounds to budge an inch. […]

The Body Scoop for Girls

The Body Scoop for Girls

An authoritative yet girlfriend-friendly health book for teen and tween girls written by CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton AS an ob-gyn specialing in adolescent care, Dr. Jennifer Ashton understands better than anyone that being a teenage girl these days is fraught with a special kind of angst. But in her practice she talks […]

The Unapologetic Fat Girl's Guide to Exercise and Other Incendiary Acts

The Unapologetic Fat Girl’s Guide to Exercise and Other Incendiary Acts

This empowering exercise guide is big on attitude, giving plus-size women the motivation and information they need to move their bodies and improve their health. Hanne Blank—a fellow plus-size girl who’s been there and has the worn-out sports bras to show for it—will help you discover activity that works for you no matter what your […]

Food: The Good Girl's Drug

Food: The Good Girl’s Drug

Bingeing, compulsive eating, food addiction, emotional overeating—no matter what you call it, too many women wrestle day to day with what they eat. It’s a love-hate relationship that always seems to be spiraling out of control. Food: The Good Girl’s Drug is one recovered binge eater’s attempt to inject some sanity back into the discussion […]