Indoor Gardening for Herbs and Health

We’re getting in to the first feelings of fall, which means that much cooler weather is right around the corner. Part of us is jumping for joy and the other part is cringing. Can’t we just have alternating weeks of not-too-hot, but not-too-cold weather mixed with sunny days and snowy …

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Fostering Relationships the Old-Fashioned Way

It’s funny how we’re in the midst of the most connected society that exists, but it seems like the true fundamentals of connecting human to human have disintegrated before our eyes. Most of this vanishing period has been in part to the constant presence of technology, but it’s also our …

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medical-marijuana

On the Ballot: Medicinal Marijuana, Yay or Nay?

Boy, there is nothing like an election to fire people up on health issues. Of course there’s always talk on how government plays in to healthcare, however, there’s one health topic this go-around that definitely took center stage for everyone’s opinions and philosophies: the legalization of medical marijuana. Now, before …

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Keeping the Flu Away from You

While it’s not quite the season, with kids headed back to school and fall weather starting to show its face (at least in some parts of the country), cold and flu season is soon to be upon us. Of course each year the flu season varies in length and severity, …

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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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