Would You Eat Your Placenta?

In case the headline wasn’t a big enough indicator, this subject is one that may initially have you a little, or a lot, grossed out. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. While not a new concept, placentophagia, or the act of eating your placenta, is one that has been increasingly …

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Prepping for Long Weekend Success

Who’s ready for Labor Day weekend? We are! Maybe it’s because Labor Day is the last fleeting moment of summer that you can capture before you blink your eyes and it’s Christmas. Or maybe because it’s another excuse to get out of town for a couple days. However, as much …

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Medical Research Behind on Women’s Equality

Being a woman comes with a host of societal hurdles to overcome. Thankfully, women have come a long way in many aspects whether it be in the workforce or politics, however there’s still a lot to be done. One topic on the list of inequalities women face, and it’s that doesn’t get …

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Turning off TV Addiction

Like the millions of other people in the country, I watched the Emmys last night. There’s just something about the red carpet fashion, celebrity antics and other staged moments gone wrong that I have just a slight addiction to. One odd thing, however, is I haven’t watched any of the …

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Five Takeaways from the Largest Study on Women’s Health

As we scour the web for emerging research and developments in the realm of women’s health, sometimes we stumble upon a resource that’s simply too good to break down in to different parts for further explanation. That was the case when we found this article from Everyday Health entitled “5 …

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Putting a Stop to Sugar Addiction

It’s addictive and produces withdrawal symptoms, can cause a multitude of health issues that lead to death, and is hidden within other things we think we are safely consuming. Sounds kind of like drugs, right? Well, it has a few similarities, but what we’re talking about is sugar. Studies have …

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Under Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 67 million American adults have high blood pressure, which equates to 1 in every 3 adults. This is also the same ratio of people who have prehypertension. What these statistics mean is if you don’t have it now, your chances of …

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What You’re Missing from the Ice Bucket Challenge

I don’t know about you, but social media never ceases to blow my mind. Some days all you see is negative post after negative post; natural disasters, wars, social injustice, the list goes on and on. Other days you’ll see nothing but positivity; engagements, new babies, heart-warming stories and random …

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Decreased Breast Cancer Risk with the Start of Activity in Postmenopausal Women

Yes, healthy habits are best started at a young age. After all, the earlier the better. However, trying to benefit your body with new healthy habits once you’ve hit middle age or menopause, isn’t a lost cause. It may seem that once you’ve hit a certain mile marker in life …

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The Benefits of the Sun..You Read That Right

Every summer there’s an influx of health articles related to one specific topic; we’ll let you take a second to guess. A couple clues are skin cancer, burns, SPF. You guessed it, the sun. While all of these articles are absolutely necessary as skin cancer diagnoses rates are higher than …

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