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Talking about our lady parts doesn't typically come up in everyday conversation, but it's still extremely important to be educated. How much do you really know about your vaginal health? Take ...

Quiz: Vaginal Health 101- How Much Do You Know?

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Sponsored by: MyOCJourneyOut of all cancers affecting women in the United States, ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death, according to U.S. National Cancer Institute at the National ...

Shedding Light on Ovarian Cancer: An Interview with Calaneet Balas

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Have you ever experienced isolation? How about guilt? What about shame? Have you ever experienced them all at the same time?  According to researchers at Montefiore Medical Center and ...

Miscarriage Taboo: How One Woman Is Changing the Conversation

About 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, according to the CDC. However, a lot of people who don't personally have the condition might not know a lot about diabetes.  Whether someone has ...

7 Questions You Should Never Ask Someone With Diabetes

29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, and according to Healthline, type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease. They estimate 90 to 95 percent of all diagnosed cases ...

6 Celebrities You May Not Know Have Type 2 Diabetes

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A lot of women don't know what the wage gap is. In fact, a lot of women have no idea that they make less money than men. April 14, 2015, is Equal Pay Day. The date represents how far into ...

What's Wage Got To Do With It? Take Our Quiz On The Gender Wage Gap

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Sponsored by: Main Line Health System Did you know the American Cancer Society estimates that 93,090 new cases of colon cancer and 36,610 new cases of rectal cancer will be found in 2015? Or ...

Colon Cancer Realities: Awareness, Prevention and Treatment

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World Autism Day, observed on April 2, is a day that's dedicated to raising awareness for the countless people affected by autism worldwide. Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder, is ...

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd

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A study released by the Journal of Sexual Medicine determined getting a good night's sleep has an impact on sexual response and behavior in women. In a press release given to EurekAlert! and ...

More Sleep Means Higher Sexual Desire For Women, Study Finds

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Bad habits can be a burden for a lot of people. Whether you're hooked on nail biting, smoking, unhealthy eating, shopping, checking your phone, or any number of things, you are not alone.  The ...

Trying to Break a Bad Habit? You Can Do It!

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Cheri Haring, 66, didn’t realize she had a problem with her ankles. She just thought they were weak. It wasn’t until she was walking one day that she experienced a painful crunch and knew ...

Life After Ankle Fusion: One Woman's Personal Battle

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For the first time in five years, the Federal Drug Administration has approved a drug called Saphris® (asenapine) to treat bipolar I disorder in pediatric patients. These young patients range ...

Bipolar I Disorder: FDA Approves Antipsychotic Drug For Children

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Women dream about their wedding day from the time they are little girls. We want to have the perfect dress, flowers, venue, colors and ring, not to mention the perfect man waiting at the end of ...

Spending Big Bucks for Your Big Day: 5 Ways to Cut Costs

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Gabrielle Welch is a nutritionist, public speaker, wife, and above all a mother of three girls.  She completed a degree in psychology during her undergraduate years then returned to school ...

Gabrielle Welch: Healthy Foods for a Healthy Family

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Women with multiple sclerosis have been found to have lower levels of important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, as compared to women without the disease, according to a recent study ...

Women with MS: Links to Low Levels of Key Nutrients

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Controversies over vaccinations are long-standing in the United States. One main question prevails: Should parents be required to immunize their children? What has become known as the ...

To Immunize, Or Not To Immunize: That is the Question

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As is the case every year, 2014 was full of some catchy, trendy and some downright wrong beauty faux pas.  Luckily for all of us, this year’s shows laid out the official do's and don’ts of ...

Fashion Suicide: 5 Beauty Trends Kissed Goodbye in 2015

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It can be hard to stay positive in life, but it doesn’t have to be hard to stay positive with you. Too often women are overly hard on themselves, leading to high stress or unhappy ...

You Don’t Need Cupid to Love Yourself

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It’s something in this world that doesn’t discriminate, regardless of gender, sexual orientation or race. In its eyes we are all the same. But it’s also one of the most deadly things in this ...

5 Ways to Raise Awareness on World Cancer Day

It would be hard to say that anyone likes the feeling of being instantaneously hot, getting red and flushed, while sweating and some times getting the chills. Unfortunately,  like puberty, ...

6 Things That Are Making Your Hot Flashes Worse

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The Super Bowl is around the corner and people are going to plan accordingly. Guest list Snacks and food TV and cable Drinks Well, you might want to rethink that last one because the only thing ...

Super Bowl Cocktails Just Got Skinnier

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The Super Bowl is just around the corner, and even if you don’t love football, everyone loves the food (well … and the commercials). But the problem isn’t that your team didn’t make it this year, ...

Half the Fat in Super Bowl Snacks: New Twists on 5 Old Favorites

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With the dawn of a new year people often times set goals for themselves, better known as the elusive "new years resolution." Whether it be to read more, lose weight, or save money, people go into ...

New Year, New You, New Remedies

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Affordable child care, paid maternity and sick leave, equal pay for women, and women’s health care — these are all long-standing issues with one thing in common. They affect women, and more ...

4 Reasons Why the 2015 State of the Union Matters to Women

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Who would have thought something coming in at under two inches could cause such drastic changes in your body? The thyroid is a gland located in the middle of the lower neck and it has one main job ...

Thyroid Questions You Might Not Think to Ask Your Doctor