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Women's Health

Honest Account of Obese Woman’s Journey of Self-Love

I spent my whole life not being noticed ó so when I finally was, I didn't know how to feel. As an obese woman, Iím used to being the butt of jokes. "Nice ass!" Iíll hear walking down the street in my…

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The Natural Breast Cancer Breakthrough

Good news for sufferers of breast cancer and anyone looking to prevent the disease. Researchers may add medicinal mushrooms to the list of valuable cancer therapies, particularly when it comes to brea…

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3 Ways to Balance Your Life According to Your Menstrual Cycle

Ancient cultures revered a womanís menstrual cycle. Women in some† Native American tribes were seen as spiritually powerful during their periods and were called upon for advice and guidance. At Ancien…

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The Low-Cost Superfood that Builds Strong Bones

When we think of dried plums, or prunes as they are also known, weíre more likely to think of their bowel-regulating abilities than their capacity to build strong bones. But according to research publ…

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How Phthalates Affect Your Sex Life (& How to Avoid Them)

"Not tonight, honey, I've had too many toxins!" Iím betting that when you consider the factors affecting your interest in sex you probably donít consider toxic exposures. But new research presented…

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More Tips for Managing Today’s Stress

First, itís important to acknowledge when you (or people you love) are experiencing extra stress, whether financial, health, relationship or job-related stress, or uncertainty about the future. We nee…

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Join These 62,000 Care2 Members to Help Stop Violence Against Women

Is it a crime to be a woman or girl? Of course not. Yet, you'd think it was, the way women and girls are treated around the world. The World Health Organization estimates that more than one third o…

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Hidden Benefits of Tai Chi in the Bedroom

Increased circulation, lower tension and heightened sensitivity are just a few of the hidden benefits of Tai Chi for your sex life. Tai Chi Chaun can be translated from the Chinese characters as th…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasnít felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kindóitís the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond oneís current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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Does Losing Weight Really Make You Happier?

As the saying sadly goes goes, you can never be too thin or too rich. Of course, there are cases where a personís weight causes health concerns that can impact their quality of life. But for so many o…

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