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One of my favorite books is "The Secret Garden," written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

enjoying health benefits of parks and gardens Enjoy the Health Benefits of Gardens and Parks
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If you have an appetite for fitness, then chances are there’s an app for that. Gear up with the latest trackers for going towards your goal.

gearing up for a technically savvy workout Gear Up For a Technically Savvy Workout
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Summer is a wonderful time to be out gardening and hiking. That is, unless you find yourself wrist- or knee-deep in a patch of poison ivy.

poison ivy, oak and sumac: avoiding that awful itch Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac: How to Avoid The Awful Itch
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Headaches are a pain but migraines are the worst. Only those who experience migraines understand the suffering someone goes through until the pain goes away.

5 tips for natural migraine prevention 5 Tips To Prevent Migraines Naturally
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A teething baby is part of a new parent's first 'trial by fire'.

teething medications dangerous for baby, says FDA Teething Medications Pose Danger to Baby, FDA Says
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Health insurance is one of those services that many people really don’t use until they’re actually in danger of dying, yet they pay an arm and a leg monthly to have it just in case. But ...

12 ways to amplify benefits of your health insurance 12 Ways You Can Amplify Your Health Insurance Benefits
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Where is the fine line between a social drinker and an alcoholic? Who makes that decision? What is the difference?

do you think you're an alcoholic? Could You Be An Alcoholic?
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From muscle mass to mood swings, and on to weight gain, there are several reasons why men also need to make sure their hormones are in balance.

from muscle mass to mood swings: men's hormones should be checked From Muscle Mass to Mood Swings: Men Should Get Hormones Checked
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There are over 31,500 gun deaths in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

7,000 children shot each year: keep guns out of their reach 7,000 Children Shot Every Year: Keep Your Guns Out of Reach
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What is your BURNING DESIRE? Do you have one? I do and you already know what it is. My burning desire is to help women with their health and wellness. Why am I thinking about my ...

my burning desire: women's health care should be number one My Burning Desire: Move Women’s Health Care to Number One
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“Some 16 million American women are impacted by sexual dysfunction,” according to Irwin Goldstein, the secretary of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, and ...

The Time is Now! EmpowHER Supports Even the Score Movement The Time Is Now! EmpowHER Supports the Movement to Even the Score
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In college I came across a book called “The Sociopath Next Door,” written by Martha Stout in Barnes & Noble and it immediately drew my attention.

12 Signs Your Friends With a Psychopath 12 Signs You're Friends With a Psychopath
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Whether it is the all-American summer road trip to the beach or a holiday drive to Grandma’s house (or both), American families will inevitably hit the road this year.

5 tips to help you survive the family road trip 5 Ways to Survive the Family Road Trip
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It may be hard to hear for those of us who grew up on fortified breakfast cereals and tend to be sentimental about our old -- and possibly current -- favorites.

These Fortified Children's Foods Over-fortified, EWG Says These Fortified Children's Foods are Over-fortified, EWG Says
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Are you one of those people who loves to spend the summer outside? What about your kids? Summertime makes us focus on the importance of skin protection.

watch for the ABCDEs of skin cancer Know The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer
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From celebrating women’s accomplishments to propelling women forward, Sharon Lechter’s new book, "Think and Grow Rich for Women" is a must read.

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Think and Grow Rich for Women -- Author Sharon Lechter Interviewed Think and Grow Rich for Women – An Interview with Author Sharon Lechter
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One of the casualties for many of us who are chronically ill is friendship.

3 hours of therapy: life with chronic illness is easier 3 Hours of Therapy Makes Living with Chronic Illness Easier
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Children and adolescents diagnosed prior to 1970 with cancer were given little hope of reaching their 19th birthday.

childhood cancer survivors still have health problems Childhood Cancer Survivors Have More Serious Health Conditions
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Facial and body scrubs do a good job of exfoliating our skin. However, those products that contain microbeads to achieve skin smoothness are bad for the environment.

microbead scrubs pollute the Great Lakes Microbead Scrubs are Polluting the Great Lakes
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Summer is in full swing and many of us are enjoying the warmth and sunshine this season brings.

 sun worshipping and tanning may be addictive Sun Worshipper? Harvard Study Shows Tanning May be Addictive
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Doctors have used groundbreaking technology to grow lab-engineered vaginas. The artificial vaginas were made of human cells and degradable tissue. And the best part?

lab-engineered vaginas work: groundbreaking technology Are You a Candidate for a Lab-Grown Vagina?
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Breast milk is known as liquid gold as it has health benefits for a newborn infant, but breastfeeding has health benefits for the mother as well.

breastfeeding has benefits for both mother and baby Breastfeeding Benefits Both Mother and Child
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How do you feel at 8:00 each day, in the morning and in the evening? These used to be really unpleasant times for me. I would be groggy when the sun rose and sluggish when the sun went ...

Sleep Disorders  related image 3 Healthy Sleeping Habits Every Woman Should Adopt
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Living with chronic stress is the new norm in our supermom-workaholic society. Add an anxiety disorder to the pile of stress, and life becomes even more miserable.

Anxiety Summit: put stress behind you Anxiety Summit: Lose Your Stress and Anxiety

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