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Truth or Myth? Your Mother’s Eating Advice

Your mother always claims to be right about everything, but how about her nutritional advice? See if your mom had it right all along. Check out the validity of these 8 ‘mom nutrition tips’ below. C…

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Birth Control Causes Depression: Myth or Fact?

With all the stresses in life, it can be hard to know what is bringing you down. Is it the upcoming test that’s stressing you out? Is it the fight you had with your friend? Is it your co-worker being …

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IUDs, STIs, and PID: What’s the Deal?

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there about the relationship between these three very important acronyms related to women’s health: intrauterine devices (IUDs), sexually transmitted infec…

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How to Make an Angel

In the field of psychology, "projection" is a term that is often used pejoratively, as a synonym for hanging a subjective state on an object outside ourselves. Instead of being able to accept their ow…

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Why Believe in Santa Claus?

The idea of Santa Claus keeps me up at night. Not because I, along with my more than eager son, am listening for the unlikely sound of reindeer hoofs on my worn out roof (personal note to Santa: if yo…

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Who Needs Santa Claus?

The idea of Santa Claus keeps me up at night. Not because I, along with my more than eager son, am listening for the unlikely sound of reindeer hoofs on my worn out roof (personal note to Santa: if yo…

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A Family of Lies: How Parents Perpetuate Subtle Dishonesty

As children, in an effort to impart the nobility of truth and the depravity of lies, we were constantly reminded of the admonitory tale of George Washington and the cherry tree. For those of you that …

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