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Understand the reality of assaults against women. Enhance your ability to recognize and avoid danger. Learn verbal and physical strategies for self-defense for Women. Artemis self-defense ...

Self-Defense Workshop for Women-Phoenix

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After being on LexaPro for fifteen years, I tried very hard to get off it slowly. I thought I did it right, but I ended up with major anxiety attacks and am now back on. Anyone else have this ...

Kelley Howard commented on Francine Hardaway's post SSRIs

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Did anyone else see Ann Coulter on The Today Show this morning? She's promoting her latest book, and naturally saying whatever it takes to gain as much media attention as possible. I just find ...

Kelley Howard commented on Kristin Davis' post Single moms raise criminals, strippers, rapists and murders.... say what?!?

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My 3 tips are: 1)The band is only one tool and not the end all, you do need to exercise and eat right in order to get the weight off and keep it off. 2) Although the band does a great job of ...

Kelley Howard commented on Kelley Howard's post Fellow Lap-Band Members: What are 3 tips you could offer to some one considering a lap band?

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For a great portion of history, anal sex has been considered somewhat of a taboo activity. There are urban myths attached to its consequences and even biblical references to its sinful nature! But ...

Kelley Howard commented on Hannah Cutts' post Bottoms Up! Tips for Anal Sex

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On April 21, 2010 my life seemed “normal”, until around 11:00 pm when I found my mother laying on her living room floor, confused and hallucinating. We called 911 and took her to the emergency ...

Kelley Howard commented on dianeriche's post Ovarian Cancer

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I also understand there are 3 other Melanoma drugs in stage 3 clinical trials as well. Has any one heard much about Yervoy?

Very exicting news about the first drug to treat late stage Melonoma, called Yervoy.

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I am 42, I have a 6mm size fibroid in uterus. My bleeding last from 2 weeks to one month, it is light but very frustrating when I am not prepared for it. My husband knows to take the kids and not ...

Kelley Howard commented on Anonymous' post Looking for quidance with Fibroid and dislocated IUD

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The Dr. Oz show will be airing an excellent segment on May 5th (2011) about women with dense breasts and the BSGI technology which helps detect tumors more effectively than mammography alone.

Women with Dense Breast-Dr. Oz special segment-May 5

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At the recent TEDwomen conference in Washington D.C., one of the presenters was Dr. Deborah Rhodes, an internist who has become a leader in assessing breast cancer risk. She delivered her talk in ...

Kelley Howard commented on Marcia G. Yerman's post What Women Should Know About Breast Density

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When AIDS became an epidemic back in the 1980s it was something that people simply did not want to talk about. It was as though even discussing the subject somehow put one at risk for contracting ...

Kelley Howard commented on Bonnie Diraimondo RN's post The Taboo Behind Anal Cancer--An Editorial

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Since it will never be enough, there comes a point in the day, hour, month, year, moment, or whenever, when you just have to say, “all done,” and walk away. This means that if your child is ...

Kelley Howard commented on Aimee Boyle's post Giving it All Away: Women and Boundaries

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I am 47 years old and received my annual mammogram 2 weeks ago and then received a note in the mail that they had concerns about the result and needed me to come back for a follow up appointment. ...

Got Called Back For A Follow Up From My Mammogram-Scary

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If you or someone you care about is beginning a series of chemotherapy treatments, this is for you, and/or them. Chemo is the Big Kahuna of scary medical things, but it doesn’t have to be. On the ...

Kelley Howard commented on Dave Balch's post 6 Tips for Your First Chemotherapy Adventure

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I have had a lap-band for over 5 years and I can honestly say about 4 months ago I finally got what I would call the perfect fill or adjustment to my band. This has been my biggest challenge with ...

The Perfect Fill!

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I am so tired of my wintertime dry skin! Do you have a favorite product, or regimen, that you use to prevent dry skin? I have sensitive skin, so try to only use dermatologist-approved, no ...

Kelley Howard commented on Free2Bme's post Wintertime Dry Skin: Do you have a favorite product or strategy to prevent it?

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I have been married to my wonderful husband for 20 years (this year). This year for Valentines I need to do some thing different, unexpected, special for him. This year I thought I would write ...

Long Term Relationships-Scratching Record This Valentines

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It takes a long time and a lot of work to get important discoveries like genomics from the laboratory to practice in the medical field, and especially so in regard to creating drugs. It was, ...

Kelley Howard commented on Christine Jeffries' post Genome Research: What it is, and What it Could Mean to You

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Throughout history, masturbation has carried a negative stigma. It has been described at different times as a moral sin, a diagnostic device for insanity, and a shameful practice performed only by ...

Kelley Howard commented on Hannah Cutts' post Top 7 Reasons to Masturbate

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My 3 tips are: 1)The band is only one tool and not the end all, you do need to exercise and eat right in order to get the weight off and keep it off. 2) Although the band does a great job of ...

Fellow Lap-Band Members: What are 3 tips you could offer to some one considering a lap band?

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My name is Trish Robichaud and I'd love to connect with you. I'm almost 47 yrs old, I've recently been diagnosed with diabetes and am seriously considering weight loss surgery. I also live with ...

Kelley Howard commented on Trish Robichaud's post Recently Diagnosed with Diabetes, Considering Weight Loss Surgery

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I can’t believe how things unravel sometimes. Just a week ago it seems like time was at a standstill and moving so slowly. I found out that an old friend is coming into town late this week. Last ...

Kelley Howard commented on Melissa Waller's post Day by Day

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Focus on the Family will air a 30 second anti-choice ad that features University of Florida football star Tim Tebow, during the popular sports event, the Superbowl. All headline news has ...

Kelley Howard commented on Anna Portela's post Anti-Choice Ad to Air During the Superbowl- Editorial

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I pose this question to the EmpowHER community because I just read that Nevada State just certified the first male prostitute for their state. He only has sex with women and the state has ...

Kelley Howard commented on Kelley Howard's post If you were a single woman and wanted to have sex would you go to a male prostitute?

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I pose this question to the EmpowHER community because I just read that Nevada State just certified the first male prostitute for their state. He only has sex with women and the state has ...

If you were a single woman and wanted to have sex would you go to a male prostitute?

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Kelley describes the symptoms she is exhibiting from the possible ringworm rash and explains what the mark looks like.

Kelley Shares Her Ringworm Symptoms (VIDEO)

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Kelley introduces herself and explains if she will see a doctor about her ringworm symptoms.

Kelley Shares If She Will See A Doctor About Ringworm (VIDEO)

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After an accident 13 years ago I had an ex-fix for 3 months and then casts for 3 years. I had almost doubbled the predicted time until fusion, but had to succumb when the arthritis went past end ...

Kelley Howard commented on ness' post Ankle fusion pain

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Kelley discusses how she feels three months after her LAP-BAND® surgery.

Kelley Shares How She Feels After Her LAP-BAND® Procedure (VIDEO)

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Kelley recalls how much weight she has lost since her LAP-BAND® procedure and explains if her second band was intended to fix the first.

Kelley Shares How Much Weight She Has Lost Since Her LAP-BAND® Surgery (VIDEO)

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Kelley discusses what made her second LAP-BAND® surgery more successful than the first.

Kelley Shares What Made Her Second LAP-BAND® Surgery More Successful (VIDEO)

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Kelley explains if she has reached her weight loss goal since her LAP-BAND® surgery.

Kelley Shares If She Has Reached Her Weight Loss Goal (VIDEO)

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Kelley offers advice for women thinking about LAP-BAND® surgery.

Kelley Shares Advice For Women Considering LAP-BAND® Surgery (VIDEO)

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Kelley discusses how she stays away from food she enjoys, but should not eat.

Kelley Shares How She Resists Food She Should Not Eat (VIDEO)

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Kelley describes her first few weeks of motherhood.

Kelley Shares Her First Few Weeks As A Mother (VIDEO)

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Kelley describes the challenges she faced breastfeeding her infant child and shares tips for new mothers.

Kelley Shares Her Breastfeeding Challenges (VIDEO)

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Kelley explains when she started to feel like herself again after the birth of her daughter Rachel.

Kelley Shares When She Began Feeling Normal After Childbirth (VIDEO)

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Kelley introduces herself and describes how long it took her to get pregnant and her delivery experience.

Kelley Shares Her Pregnancy Experience (VIDEO)

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I have just had my 19th birthday and i've found out i'm pregnant about 8wks now. My boyfiend told me he could'nt have kids that he'd be tested before, so the few times we had unprotected sex i ...

Kelley Howard commented on Anonymous' post 19 and I've just found out i'm pregnant. What should i do?

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I was just discharged yesterday from CTCA and now I am back again. I was feeling OK this morning and as the day went on I felt more winded, my back was killing me and my stomach hurt. My best ...

Kelley Howard commented on Melissa Waller's post Trying to Stay Positive with Lung Cancer

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I am still sick. I’ve spent the entire day so far in bed. The couple of times I have tried to get up I got sick. This is just pathetic! I have a headache from laying in bed and watching so much ...

Kelley Howard commented on Melissa Waller's post Big Surprise - Still Sick

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Ovarian cancer is a killer disease. • It is the deadliest of all gynecologic cancers and the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among American women. • One in 71 women will be diagnosed with ...

Kelley Howard commented on Ovarian Cancer National Alliance's post Ovarian Cancer: What All Women Need to Know

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I just viewed Dr. Ramsey's Video here, and interesting what she says with doctors doing a "Quick Fix". This is how I feel what was done to me. I suffer immensely for this now, and not told of ...

Kelley Howard commented on SeeDandy1's post Hysterectomy Done - Feeling Worse Than Before - Upset Done

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If you haven't met the Sister to Sister Foundation, let me introduce you. It's pretty cool. Sister to Sister is the nation's only large-scale provider of free heart-disease screenings. Did you ...

Kelley Howard commented on Diane Porter's post Sister to Sister - 80,000 (and counting!) free heart-disease screenings

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As many of you in the EmpowHer community may already know, I have a uterine fibroid that is pressing on my bladder. Right now, I can only sleep sitting up. I have been existing on very little ...

Kelley Howard commented on joanna's post Surgery Day Is Coming Soon

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I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE ANY HELP. HERE IS MY STORY... I HAVE BEEN WITH MY BOYFRIEND FOR THE PAST 2 YEARS. IN THE BEGINNING OUR RELATIONSHIP WAS A BLAST HE ALWAYS GAVE SO MUCH OF HIMSELF AND ...

Kelley Howard commented on scarlet24's post Boyfriend masturbates even though haveing a willing girlfriend

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In recent years, cancer policies have become more and more common. These allow for payment of benefits which can be used towards rent, groceries, medical bills and a host of other expenses when ...

Kelley Howard commented on Bonnie Diraimondo RN's post Confusion over cervical cancer terminology causing cancer claim denials.

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First off, I am 38 and my boyfriend is 22. He is an old soul, I am a young one. I am getting ready to move to Seattle to move in with my boyfriend. I am overweight. In the beginning of our ...

Kelley Howard commented on jemlovestravel's post my boyfriend says he loves me but says he is not attracted to me because of my weight

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I was married for 19 years. Throughout my marriage my ex husband always had an addictive behavior. He wanted me to have sex with woman, threesomes, etc.. I said no up to the last 3 years of our ...

Kelley Howard commented on Anonymous' post If you and your husband are out on the town partying and you have been drinking and he gives you a drug that causes you to black out and when you come to he is letting some man have intercourse with you is this rape?