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Women's Health

Can Menstrual Products Mess with Your Birth Control?

By Claire Tighe. Ever since I got my IUD last year, I’ve been pretty much in love, especially when my period comes around. Yes, I just said that. Getting to use my DivaCup with my ParaGard IUD is p…

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The Surprising Thing That Kills More People Than Obesity

Americans spend a lot of time worrying about weight. We try every new diet trick that comes along in our quest to lower that number on the scale. We do it because we want to look better and feel bette…

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Savory Veggie Pancake Recipe

Lighter than the classic potato pancake and full of flavor, these pancakes are super tasty and are a great way to enjoy a variety of vegetables. They are crispy on the outside and moist and delicious …

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Tips for the Decision-Making Process

Decision-making is the “reasoning” process we use to select a course of action from among any number of possibilities. Making a decision either can involve a period of deliberation or seemingly none a…

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Getting Charged for Birth Control? Look Into It

You know how we’ve been telling you that birth control should be completely covered by health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? That means no co-pays, no co-insurance, and no deductibles.…

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Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

Who says you need all the breading to make a great-tasting eggplant parmesan? Cut the eggplant in thick slices, which makes for a delicious casserole with an Italian flair. 8 slices eggplant, cut i…

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The Nature of Stress – 2 Key Indicators

What is stressful for some, may be exciting, even invigorating for others. Think of the high dive, a colossal roller coaster or a ride down the rapids. Perhaps these all might cause some trepidation i…

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New Birth Control Hits Health Care Market

There’s big news for birth control around the world. Women in 69 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe may soon have access to an affordable new form of birth control th…

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Cancer Deaths Drop 22% in 20 Years: Are We Winning The War on Cancer?

Here's some good health news to start off the new year — cancer deaths have declined by about 22% during the past two decades. According to The American Cancer Society (ACS), if rates continued as the…

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The Better-Sex Diet

Want stronger orgasms and a higher libido? Start with your nutrition. No—you don't have to eat oysters for three meals a day (they're awkward to eat at your office desk anyway). But you can kickstart …

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people are talking

Cricket flour??! If people choose to eat insects why not just barbecue them on sticks and acknow…

My vote: Neonicotonoids

Note a huge fan of DST, especially until my body gets used to it, however the fact that we save ener…