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Is There Gender Bias In the Healthcare Industry?

Women’s health issues have a long history of being ignored, or misdiagnosed, by medical professionals.  For instance, female hysteria was the first mental disorder attributed solely to women (thanks …

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10+ Surprising Reasons To De-Clutter Your House

Got clutter? I know I sure do. Despite consciously avoiding the acquisition of new material possessions (books don't count--they're precious), I look around my small, two-bedroom apartment and am amaz…

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3 Incredible Reasons You Should Walk More

With our go-go-go lives, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the world of smart phones, fast transportation, and instant gratification. And many people follow the go-big-or-go-home attitude in their e…

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Depression or Grief? Even Doctors Can’t Tell

Clinical depression can so closely resemble the grieving process that doctors may have trouble distinguishing one from the other in older adults who've lost a spouse, according to new research from th…

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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. John’s Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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8 Surprising Signs of Depression

Depression is so much more than feeling down -- it can wreak havoc on nearly every aspect of a person's life. And, sadly, even people in the throes of a deep, debilitating depression don't always real…

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The Healing Power of Trees

I’ve had the good fortune to live in a wide range of places: in the city, in the rainforest, in the desert, in a canyon, in the mountains, beside the ocean, and numerous other places. I learned a lot …

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How Much Sugar Starbucks Actually Pours Into Your Drink

When we think of fattening foods most of us think of fast foods, decadent desserts, fried foods, or TV dinners. We’re far less likely to consider our Starbucks habit as the reason for our spare tire, …

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11 Easy Ways to Cut Your Sugar Intake During the Holidays

Just because the holidays are here doesn’t mean that your healthy eating habits should take a holiday. Adapted from my book 60 Seconds to Slim, here are 11 simple ways to cut your sugar intake and sti…

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