7 of the Most Influential Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Nancy Reagan Although First Lady Reagan was not the first woman in the White House to receive a diagnosis of breast cancer (Betty Ford had a mastectomy in 1974 while her husband was in office), Nancy Reagan set a new tone regarding breast cancer in the media. Reagan was diagnosed in …

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A Picture of Health

What does “healthy” look like to you? There’s a thousand answers to that question depending on who you ask, for example someone who has always battled their weight might picture “healthy” as being thinner. Someone with a health complication might think that “healthy” looks like not having to take any …

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Gift Guide for Fit Friends and Family

If you’re starting to put your holiday shopping list together, don’t forget to give your loved ones the gifts of health this holiday season. Not only can you give someone the encouragement to try something they’ve always talked about doing, but it’s a great start to all those New Year’s …

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7 Tricks for a Healthier Halloween

For a holiday that is entirely centered around candy, you might be wondering how to escape Halloween without doing some damage to your health. Well, lucky for you, here’s 7 tricks (see what we did there) for having a healthier Halloween:  1.) Don’t Get Stuck on Candy Duty Why should …

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5 Things to Do Before Throwing Away Your Halloween Pumpkins

Now if you’ve already carved your pumpkin and it’s starting to look sad and wilted outdoors, don’t try these things or you could get some nasty stuff mixed in with these recipes. However, if you’re the kind of person that likes to pick out a pumpkin because, well, it’s fun, …

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Signs that Therapy Might be For You

For anyone who has previously been through therapy you probably have positive things to say about it. Even if the outcome of therapy wasn’t what you were hoping for, (for example, marriage therapy or counseling can still result in divorce) it’s most likely something you can still say you learned …

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The Health Connection Between Pets and People

We had to put my family dog to rest last week. He was 14 years old (well in to old age) and it was simply his time. His health was in a state that if we had prolonged his life he would have been guaranteed to suffer a painful cardiac …

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Research Finds Sitting on your Butt Hurts Your Boobs

We wrote about the dangers of sitting not too long ago, but we stumbled across this piece from Cancer Fighters Thrive, and had to share with our readers. The article details the findings of a research study that determined the direct correlation and increased risk for breast cancer that occurs …

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Turmeric: What is it, and why is everyone putting it in their tea?

If you’re tuned in to the online world of wellness or culinary publications you’ve probably seen turmeric pop up as a main ingredient more frequently. As someone who loves to cook, I’ve only used turmeric in recipes that aim to pack a spicy punch or in Indian dishes, but I’ve …

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Common Chemicals You Need to Nix

You know those products you only buy at the store every so often? Things like shampoo, hand soap, countertop cleaner and other personal care and home cleaning products. Am I the only one that suffers from running out of these items all at the same time? You might argue I …

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