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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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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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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The Difference Between Women and Men in Medicine

To say men and women are different is like saying high heels lead to foot pain; it’s an obvious observation that doesn’t need scientific research to prove it’s true. Except in the area of medicine. Beyond women’s health issues unique to our sex, such as obstetrics and gynecology, it turns …

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Birth Control – All Things Considered

All right, bear with me here, as we’re about to jump in to a topic that could ruffle a few of your feathers, but in a good way. Our hope is that this article will be another reminder that you’re in control of your health, and being informed is one …

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What To Know About a Loved One with Cancer

Cancer. The word alone is enough to bring tears to your eyes, whether you’ve seen a loved one lose their battle or someone overcome the odds, the tears can be both sorrowful and overjoyed. Odd how something so destructive can have such a spectrum of emotions. Can you imagine that …

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Top Books To Get You Excited About Your Health

Apparently today is National Book Lovers Day, and although we had no idea until just a few hours ago, we’re going to jump right in with celebrating. After all, it’s an awesome reminder to go back and sift through our bookshelves to pick out those books that were so good …

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When It’s Time to Go See Your Doc

In the media age it’s all too easy to let things slide. What do I mean here? I’m referring to the fact that along with media, our entire perception of healthcare has changed. No more than three decades ago when someone had an ailment the first person they would consult …

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