More Women Falling Victim to Opioid Painkiller Addiction

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day, 46 people die from an overdose of prescription painkillers in the U.S. Healthcare providers wrote 259 prescriptions for these drugs in 2012—enough for every American adult to have a bottle of pills. The two are directly related. “An …

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Pay Attention to Your Period… To Help You Quit Smoking!

If you’ve been trying to make a New You this New Year and feel like everything, including the cycles of the moon, are thwarting your efforts — you could be right. No, we’re not suggesting that witchcraft is at work against your willpower, but it seems that keeping an eye …

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8 Movies That Changed The Way We View Women’s Health Issues

Although it can be argued that Hollywood has been at times a negative influence regarding women’s health issues (body image and weight, anyone?), the movie industry has also played an important role in bringing some other uncomfortable-to-talk-about health issues to light . Movies with topics that people were once afraid …

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