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Waking up the day of high school graduation is typically a gift from the gods; a chance to leave the confines of an underage life with parents. For those with food allergies though, it’s just ...

The Complexity of Food Allergies: More Than Meets the Eye

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Every month women experience a myriad of symptoms in their body’s preparation for childbirth; and when conception is a no-go, menstruation ensues. Unlike the Tampax Pearl commercials, ...

The Perils of Your Period and How to Fix Them

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Have you ever wondered why you've got bad breath? Are you ever concerned about your child's dental hygiene? Just as other things are clear indicators of health and wellness, dental health ...

Food Allergies, Dental Health

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In an effort to prove the capability of two vasopressor agents in treating shock, doctors conducted a study comparing the ability of dopamine and norepinephrine in restoring stable blood pressure. ...

Which Hormone Makes a Better Agent?

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In a metaphorical sense, counting calories is like balancing a checkbook. In a psychological sense, some would argue that relating foods to money bases unfair value on some foods, i.e. chocolate ...

Calorie Counting Consequences

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Regardless of sex, the digestive process slows with time. However, men and women process this phenomenon very differently. Men can relate many things to a car, just read Men’s Health magazine ...

Maintaining Your Digestive Health is Like Dry Cleaning Your Cocktail Dress

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It’s been two weeks since National Eating Disorder Awareness week and the excitement of body image awareness has dissipated. As expected, people are still discussing new and innovative ways to ...

Eating Disorders Breed A Wicked Strength

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Recently in the news, there was a noted “rash” of toilet seat rashes caused from contact with harsh cleaning chemicals that rubbed against the bottoms and thighs of toddlers. While these skin ...

mpingolt commented on Michele Blacksberg RN's post Toilet Seats: Can You Catch Infections from Them?

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A chiari malformation is a medical condition where the brain stem herniates into the spine. It is either congential - meaning you were born with it, or it is acquired, which means it developed due ...

mpingolt commented on Maria Richmond's post Exercising with a Chiari Malformation

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More and more people today are deliberately going bald because the growth in cancer patients is increasing the use of head shaving campaigns for fundraising. The premise is simple: a person ...

mpingolt commented on Pat Elliott's post Shaving Your Head for Charity is Totally Baldacious

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Consuming coffee is not allowed at the adolescent treatment center at Remuda Ranch and every drop of fluid is recorded- including water. Located in Wickenburg, Ariz., Remuda Ranch is an ...

Caffeinated Anorexia: A Personal Account

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For many people with food allergies, the one place they can count on total control is their own home, but what does one do if they need to travel? Flying is a convenience of modern times, but ...

mpingolt commented on mpingolt's post Food Allergies and Airlines

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For many people with food allergies, the one place they can count on total control is their own home, but what does one do if they need to travel? Flying is a convenience of modern times, but ...

mpingolt commented on mpingolt's post Food Allergies and Airlines

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For many people with food allergies, the one place they can count on total control is their own home, but what does one do if they need to travel? Flying is a convenience of modern times, but ...

mpingolt commented on mpingolt's post Food Allergies and Airlines

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For many people with food allergies, the one place they can count on total control is their own home, but what does one do if they need to travel? Flying is a convenience of modern times, but ...

Food Allergies and Airlines

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The letter "v" in V-Day stands for valentine, victory and vagina. It’s a global movement designed to promote female sexual health and fight against violence. One common way to celebrate V-Day is ...

mpingolt commented on Shaina Gaul's post Celebrate Your Vagina on V-Day

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It is an ugly fact: Nearly a third of our children are overweight or obese. That’s one out of three kids on our elementary school playgrounds, in our middle school hallways, in our high school ...

mpingolt commented on Diane Porter's post Michelle Obama: Let’s tackle childhood obesity. Let’s Move.

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Women, men friends, family, patients or someone in the elevator have opinions about how relationships are working or not working in their life and want to talk about it. During this time of year ...

mpingolt commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post Brain Chemicals Can Make You Fall In Love

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I’ll be honest; I had to do a lot of research before sitting down to write this article. I have only come into contact with one uncircumcised penis during my short stint as a single adult woman, ...

mpingolt commented on Shaina Gaul's post Sex with an Uncircumcised Man

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Coffee consumption in the United States has fluctuated only slightly with the average person consuming about 9.03 pounds of coffee in 2007, according to Earth Trends of the World Resource ...

Coffee Consumption, What's In It for You?

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Recently, information on food allergies has spread across news outlets almost as quickly as their prevalence among Americans’ list of health problems. A Google.com search produces about ...

mpingolt commented on mpingolt's post Food Allergies -- The Causes

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Christmas Eve, 2009- A woman in labor in a Colorado Springs, Colorado hospital suddenly suffered a heart attack and died while giving birth to her baby son, Coltyn. Her son appeared to die ...

mpingolt commented on Susan Cody's post Colorado, USA - Mother and child suddenly die in childbirth - mother and child suddenly come back to life

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To sleep, perchance to dream....said William Shakespeare. But perchance not, for couples who sleep together - particularly men. A study from the University of Vienna recently announced the ...

mpingolt commented on Susan Cody's post Are seperate bedrooms better for couples? Science indicates they might be...

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Recently, information on food allergies has spread across news outlets almost as quickly as their prevalence among Americans’ list of health problems. A Google.com search produces about ...

Food Allergies -- The Causes

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Parenthood has brought me joy like I have never felt before but like many new parents, I had NO IDEA was I was getting into. The constant surprises keep me laughing if I am not crying or asking ...

mpingolt commented on Susan Schade's post Things I Took for Granted Before I Had Kids

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Christmas Eve, 2009- A woman in labor in a Colorado Springs, Colorado hospital suddenly suffered a heart attack and died while giving birth to her baby son, Coltyn. Her son appeared to die ...

mpingolt commented on Susan Cody's post Colorado, USA - Mother and child suddenly die in childbirth - mother and child suddenly come back to life

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Sitting for extended periods can harm your health, even if you get regular exercise, experts warn. It may be time to rethink how physical activity is defined in order to emphasize the dangers ...

mpingolt commented on Tina Tran's post Too Much Sitting May Harm Health

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With near predictability I sneeze following the intake of mint whether it's gum, a breath mint, Listerine breath strips, or something else. I've now come to refer to these items as Sneezey Treats. ...

mpingolt commented on magicpanic's post Does anyone else sneeze after eating mints?