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Helpful Tips For Moms: Choosing Between An HMO And PPO Health Plan

Helpful Tips For Moms: Choosing Between An HMO And PPO Health Plan

As a mom, you want to ensure your children and family have access to the best healthcare possible, if it’s ever needed. Unfortunately, with the high cost of health care […]

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Allergan Biocell Breast Implants Linked To Cancer Dangers

Allergan Biocell Breast Implants Linked To Cancer Dangers

What motivates women to get breast implants? It’s a question with several answers that have to do with anything from self-esteem to breast reconstructive surgery stemming out of cancer– related […]

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Postpartum Urinary Incontinence: Why It Happens & How To Make It Stop

Postpartum Urinary Incontinence: Why It Happens & How To Make It Stop

Giving birth can take a toll on your body, and it takes some time to recover physically. This is completely common – you created life, after all. It’s common for […]

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Five Foods And Drinks To Help Restore Gut Health

Five Foods And Drinks To Help Restore Gut Health

Did you know that you are more bacteria than human? There are roughly 30 trillion human cells in your body and 40 trillion bacterial cells. These cells mainly exist inside […]

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Maternal Mortality, Early Marriage, & Gender Violence – Tracking Women’s Health & Wellbeing On A Global Scale

Maternal Mortality, Early Marriage, & Gender Violence – Tracking Women’s Health & Wellbeing On A Global Scale

Women make up more than half of the world’s population, but improving their lives and lengthening their lifespan isn’t always the priority of governments around the world. In fact, there is […]

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How Video Games Are Shedding Light On The Reality Of Living With HIV/AIDS

How Video Games Are Shedding Light On The Reality Of Living With HIV/AIDS

By Magnolia Potter In 2015, writer Katie Peoples wrote a piece for HIV Plus Magazine’s digital publication about a game entitled I’m Positive. According to Peoples’ review, the game takes […]

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The Female Tax: Women pay More For Reproductive Health Financially, Emotionally And Socially

The Female Tax: Women pay More For Reproductive Health Financially, Emotionally And Socially

It’s no secret that the American healthcare system has a long way to go before it can be a global standard bearer when it comes to patient advocacy, and in […]

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6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

By Hollie Jones Generally speaking, women tend to have cycles that last anywhere between 21 to 35 days (the average is 28 days) and a period tends to appear for […]

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How Can Therapy Help with Social Anxiety?

How Can Therapy Help with Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety affects millions every year, yet more than half of those living with the disorder don’t seek treatment. It’s common to feel anxious or nervous in unfamiliar situations, but […]

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How To Make Sure Your Doctor Takes Your Health Concerns Seriously

How To Make Sure Your Doctor Takes Your Health Concerns Seriously

From a young age, we’re taught that we can trust doctors to cure our aches and pains. And while we hope that will remain true as we get older, recent […]

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Why Neglecting Oral Care Is Hazardous To Your Health

Why Neglecting Oral Care Is Hazardous To Your Health

The Link Between Oral And Physical Health Your oral health and your physical health are inextricably linked. If you have poor oral health, you’re much more likely to have poor […]

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Maintaining A Healthy Physique Despite A Busy Lifestyle

Maintaining A Healthy Physique Despite A Busy Lifestyle

Let’s face it, we all live busy lives. Most of our days are filled with long hours at work followed by chores around the home. It can be difficult to […]

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The 5 Menopause Conversations Every Mom Should Have With Her Daughter

By Taylor Tobin for Fairygodboss A natural biological event experienced by cisgender women, menopause frequently elicits feelings of concern and confusion from those who have yet to begin this part […]

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10 Must-Know Facts About Mirena Crash

10 Must-Know Facts About Mirena Crash

Birth control techniques have always been used by women over the years to prevent pregnancy. There are many contraceptive options out there; women can either rely on daily pills or […]

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What Every Woman Should Know About Preventative Care

What Every Woman Should Know About Preventative Care

Women are often taught, either inadvertently or unconsciously, to put the care and nurturing of everyone else first. That line of thinking has to stop. It’s time for women to […]