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In spite of the fact that women are encouraged to visit a gynecologist annually for a pelvic exam, millions of Americans never make an appointment. In fact, millions of sexually active women only ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Lizzie Weakley's post 6 Signs You Should Schedule an Appointment with a Gynecologist

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Flu season is very much upon us and health experts are urging everyone to take precautions—especially since the flu virus kills more than 36,000 Americans every year. “Influenza is a very ...

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Healthy families are often happy families. If you are struggling to keep the health of your family on track, read on for some simple and practical ways to get on a good health path and stay there. ...

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According to health advocate Shai Fisher Commack, the changes coming to nutrition labels will compel consumers to make healthier food choices Set to go under its first overhaul in two decades, ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Manseo Rk's post New Nutritional Facts Labels Will Help Consumers Make Better Food Choices, Says Shai Fisher Commack

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Introducing healthy eating to your family isn't always easy, but contrary to popular belief—it is doable. Luckily, there are some specific things you can do to make the process easier, but you ...

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Losing a loved one is one of the hardest experiences we face in life. Death is part of life. The late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs once said, "...death is the destination we all share. No one has ...

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  Are you spending lots of time on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites?  Or have you avoided these pastimes and wondered if you’re missing something ...

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According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), drunk driving rates are highest amongst individuals who are 21 to 25. In 2012, over 10,300 people died as a result of car accidents caused by ...

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Tai Chi is an internal martial art that has its origins in China. It has been practiced for centuries. Because it is commonly thought of as being used for self-defense, many individuals fail to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Lizzie Weakley's post 5 Ways That Tai Chi Can Benefit Your Health

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The selfie took off in 2013. According to Oxford Dictionaries, a selfie is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social ...

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Although your baby's nursery might look clean on the surface, the reality is that the germs that can cause a cold, influenza, or the rotavirus can easily thrive in this environment unless you take ...

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Complications arising in the heart are a serious medical issue. The heart can be afflicted with numerous medical conditions that are collectively called heart disease. Heart disease can be a ...

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Hi I had intercouse with my bf 5 days after my period we use protection an after I took postinor 2 pills beacause I think precum got on my virginia I took one pill a few minutes after an the other ...

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I took both pills in one dosage, is this dangerous or less effective? Also, what are the usual side effects after taking the pills and how soon after? I took the pills about a 17 days ago and now ...

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I’m confused and wonder if you could lend some advice or your own thoughts on the differences that you have experienced on this topic. I have regular cycles around 27 days (sometimes 26). My ...

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The importance of staying active is essential to a healthy, well balanced life style. Added benefits of learning new activities include continually training your mind as well as your body and ...

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My period is not due till next week.. 6-7 days approx. I started bleeding very lightly three days ago. At first it was a bright pink, but very light.. not enough to even use a tampon.. Over the ...

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Recent studies focused on determining how the human mind learns have found evidence that multisensory learning techniques, like the ones employed by Your Baby Can Read, can be more effective tools ...

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One of the most challenging seasons in life is watching a loved one suffer through addiction, which often affects their relationships, careers, and interests. For some, it can feel unnatural to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brionna Kennedy's post Rock & A Hard Place: 7 Tips For Supporting A Loved One Through Addiction

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If you or a loved one is suffering with a substance abuse disorder, you may already know that illegal drugs can cause serious health complications, such as cancer, heart disease, and organ ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brionna Kennedy's post How Drugs Effect Women: Learn What They Can Do To You And Your Body

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------------------------------------------------- The epidemiology of domestic abuse has thankfully become a topic for research and the focus of mainstream media attention for a long time. ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on leonazoey's post What are 7 Signs You’re Trapped in a Financially Abusive Relationship ?

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Although your baby's nursery might look clean on the surface, the reality is that the germs that can cause a cold, influenza, or the rotavirus can easily thrive in this environment unless you take ...

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Periodontal disease has long been known to be caused by the toxic waste production by oral bacteria. The body’s response to this production is through the inflammatory process which can lead to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Marielaina Perrone DDS's post Can Vitamin D Help Boost Periodontal Health?

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Hi, I did have unprotected sex with husband during ovulation week. We were not actively trying but we are not preventing. Within a week of that began too feel nauseated and extremely fatigued. ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Pregnancy symptoms but test is negative, what is wrong with me?

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Perfect skin is something many people aspire to have but it isn’t always easy. From chronic illnesses to skin condition, achieving the perfect complexion is difficult some. Here are five skin ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on chaleighglass' post 5 Skin Cleansing Techniques To Get That Complexion You've Always Wanted

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At some point in time in our medical history, we would have been prescribed a pain killer to help relieve pain. While some people deal fairly well with pain without the help of a prescribed pain ...

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Pregnancy is a time when women face major changes--life-wise, body-wise, everything-wise. And in a culture where "Baby Bump!" and "Post-Baby Body Reveal!" stories are everywhere, it can be a ...

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Getting seriously injured is a difficult experience in several ways. It's not only physically painful, but there are emotional and financial consequences as well. Your ability to work and function ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anita Ginsburg's post Healthy Healing: Five Steps To Take If You Get Seriously Injured

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Living well into your golden years takes some luck, but a few simple lifestyle changes can really stack the odds in your favor. It's common knowledge that taking care of your body will help you ...

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Keeping up those friendships you've made over the years might be more important than you think. In addition to the social and personal benefits friendships bring into your life, having close ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on hellymark's post Happily Ever After: How Companionship Increases Your Quality of Life

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i have been in remission. hodkins lymphoma. four 2 yrs. when to spa day today . they refused to give me aroma body massage can u explain why that be. I was told it would be in my ownintrest.sorry ...

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I started cramping a week before my period was due. I was spotting for two days then I began to have heavy bleeding for two days. After the two days of heavy bleeding I began to spot for two days ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post If you cramp a week before your period, spot then bleed heavy for two days and spot after are you pregnant?

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Well, I just want to know how long does it live after being wiped with a towel? Is it still alive after an hour? I just want to be sure. And does it live in thin towels like this one after an ...

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Cancer means waging war against the disease within. Every case is different, but usually involves a combination of chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and surgery. It can be a long, treacherous ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Hannah Whittenly's post Path to Recovery from Cancer: 5 Medical Procedures for Restoration

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My name is Doctor Coral Arvon, I am a sex therapist, Imago therapist, EMDR therapy, Cognitive Behavioral therapist and addictions specialist with degrees from Boston University, Barry University ...

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Even children that have previously excelled in school may find that the rigors of moving are going to take a toll on their education. This is why it is so important for all parents to understand ...

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I have had tge merina coil for 5 yrs no periods since it was put in had it taken out this week as consltant thinks i may be post menopausal im 57 in august

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Well, I just want to know how long does it live after being wiped with a towel? Is it still alive after an hour? I just want to be sure. And does it live in thin towels like this one after an ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Monobear-Sensei's post How long does sperm lives after being wiped with a towel? And does sperm live in fingernails after an hour?

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My name is Nora Saul and I am a registered dietitian and diabetes educator.  I have been active in the field of nutrition for greater than 25 years.  I currently work at the Joslin ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Nora Saul's post Pregnancy and Weight Gain: How Much Weight is Too Much?

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Stress touches the lives of everyone at some time or another. Life is not perfect, and it is normal to experience stress in some way every day. However, there are some extremely stressful events ...

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No one likes having bugs and pests in their home, yet the grossness factor isn’t the only reason you should want them out of your house. Having household pests taking up residence in your home ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on rianne.hunter.7's post Not Just Gross: 5 Reasons Household Pests Threaten Your Family's Health

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Watch this powerful video that spreads awareness for melanoma detection. Learn more and download tools for The ABCDEs of Melanoma Detection, How to Check Your Skin in 5 Easy Steps and How to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Shana O'Connor's post Dear 16-Year-Old Me...

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Oral health is directly related to a person’s general overall health. Your mouth is connected to the rest of your body so it makes sense that what happens in the mouth (teeth and gums) can have ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Marielaina Perrone DDS's post 6 Things Your Teeth Say About Your Health

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Hi I had intercouse with my bf 5 days after my period we use protection an after I took postinor 2 pills beacause I think precum got on my virginia I took one pill a few minutes after an the other ...

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I am 53 years old and have bladder prolapse but never hear of this on any women's health forums. My doctor stated that this effects 60% of females so where can you go to get info on how to take ...

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After an accident or a fight, many woman ignore making an injury claim. This is because majority see it as complex and an intimidating process. In many cases, some of the challenges faced in ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Jo Lee Why Lee's post You Should Claim for Compensation if Your Sustain an Injury

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I hit my head on a kitchen cabinet two days ago and have a headache since. I read online that sometimes concussions can disappear in a few days -- which hasn't happened -- but I'd hate to go to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on jetpackjenny's post How do you know if you have a concussion?

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Hurting your self and what options are available for compensation and also to get back to health again. This is an expertise of mine from both the well being and finance site.

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Jo Lee Why Lee's post Getting back to health and well being after hurting your self.