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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 ...

Dear 16-Year-Old Me...

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and when i do get clean shaved i look very very awkward..please help :O

Shana O'Connor commented on Anonymous' post my eyes are always tired my under eyes are also dry and swollen..although i sleep more than 8 hours i drink plenty of water too!!

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I want to hear your "must-haves" in your closet! What are your favorites? Mine are the following:Black tanks, t's and shortsFlipflopsA good pair of jeans (or two or three)Wedges (in as many ...

What are you "must-have" items in your wardrobe?

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Are you currently taking a prescribed drug? The answer is most likely yes. 1 in 2 Americans are on one right now. So why are we taking more medications than ever before? The below inforgraph ...

How Greedy Drug Companies Have Over-Medicated America

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Drugs affect women differently than men? What! Surprise, surprise. This is not new, but what is new is the fact that the FDA is finally recognizing it. EmpowHER Founder, Michelle King Robson ...

Sex Matters: Drugs Affect Women Differently! What YOU Need to Know

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I just read this great thread on Quora about people's opinions on the single best thing a person can do to improve their health. Pretty relevant to everyone and especially to our community on ...

What's the single best thing a person can do to improve their health?

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Love EmpowHER.com? Come meet our Founder, Michelle King Robson!I will be joining Michelle Sunday, January 19th at 4-5pm EST in Tampa, Florida for our very first meet up. We will be at a conference ...

Meet Up with Michelle!

Shana O'Connor commented on Anonymous' post is club soda as healthy as water since the gas leaves anyway ?

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According to research published by the British Medical Journal, exercise could be as effective as some of the best drugs against many major diseases. Well that’s good news for us exercise junkies ...

Exercise Just As Good As Drugs...Yup!

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Hi everyone! I am trying to book a flight to Cancun, Mexico in March and have been searching blogs, airlines and social media to try and find the best deal. I am convinced I will find ...

How do I find the best travel deals? Know of any Black Friday airline discounts?

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The FDA recently ordered 23andme to stop sales of its personalized DNA test kits in a warning letter posted online. FDA regulators say that the Silicon Valley company has not shown that its tests ...

FDA halts sales of genetic test

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At one time or another every woman's nightmare has been a heavy, irregular or prolonged menstrual period or, worse yet, missing a period. But before we reach for the pregnancy test, we should ...

Shana O'Connor commented on MC Kelby's post What is an Abnormal Period?

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This morning as a began my morning routine, I checked EmpowHER's Facebook page on what I like to call "Take 5 Tuesday," where I spend a few minutes joining the conversations on our site and across ...

Terminal Cancer Wasn't in Her Life Plans - A story from Facebook

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All of us at the EmpowHER office are watching TEDxLowerEastSide streaming live waiting for our Founder Michelle King Robson to give her talk! She should be on stage around 4:15 - 4:30pm ...

Join us in watching Michelle's TEDx live within the next hour!

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They say that breast is best and in the vast majority of cases, this is true. Breast milk cannot be replicated and even the best of formulas cannot compete in terms of being the gold standard for ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Susan Cody's post Buying Breast Milk Over the Internet? Be Very Careful

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Really interesting article I found. I had no idea 3D technology for mammograms was available!. Tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography, is the latest advanced breast imaging technology. ...

3D technology improves breast exams

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A few of my favorite fall activities are all about the festive foods. You've gotta love the carmel apples, soup and grilled cheese sandwiches, anything with pumpkin and of course baking pies, ...

All about the food!

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DailyWorth put together the below a list of 8 Breast Cancer Charities that we may not know, but should! Living Beyond Breast CancerMy Hope ChestThe RoseYoung Survival CoalitionCasting ...

Breast Cancer Charities You May Not Know

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I stumbled across this amazing HuffPo article titled, "How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps." Clearly I decided to read it, who wouldn't? The message: stop ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Shana O'Connor's post Be Happy Now...

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Dee Dee Ricks is an incredible survivor and inspiration. She was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer at the age of 38. The divorced mother of two began her battle of survival for her two ...

The Power of Sharing and Helping: "A Tale of Two Patients"

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High blood pressure is one of the most common chronic medical conditions in US adults. Women need to know that a certain type of drug used to treat high blood pressure is associated with more than ...

Certain Blood Pressure Drugs Are Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

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Toenail fungus is a difficult condition to get rid of. It is the most common nail disease in adults particularly those over the age of 60. According to PDR health, 2-14% of the population has a ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Michele Blacksberg RN's post Toenail Fungus: What Can Happen if You Don’t Treat It

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How many times have you read a story about illegal plastic surgery in the news? It seems every week there's a new case where an unscrupulous individual provided back-alley cosmetic surgery that ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Project Beauty's post Illegal buttock injections are more common than you think

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October 14 marks National Dessert Day all across the United States. Little is known about National Dessert Day's origin, but what we do know is that just about everyone enjoys dessert.What's ...

Shana O'Connor commented on EmpowHER's post National Dessert Day: What's Your Favorite Dessert?

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It seems as if pink ribbons are the fashion of the day and no matter where you go or what you do, you’re sure to find pink ribbons prominently displayed. ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Mary Kyle's post A Personal Perspective on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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This month's issue of My Menopause Magazine dives into some topics relating to breast cancer, relationships, fashion, skincare, insurance and much more! Not to mention, our Cheif Clinical Officer, ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Jenny Housh's post October Issue of My Menopause Magazine Now on iTunes Stand

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October 14 marks National Dessert Day all across the United States. Little is known about National Dessert Day's origin, but what we do know is that just about everyone enjoys dessert.What's ...

Shana O'Connor commented on EmpowHER's post National Dessert Day: What's Your Favorite Dessert?

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1) Try something new together. Be creative and find new and interesting things to do together. Though it takes a little energy, the rewards are worth it. Preferably choose something that neither ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Dr. Gail Gross Ph.D. Ed.D.'s post Simple Tips for a Happy Relationship

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There is no question, many of us ladies have a love affair with chocolate. However, there is no need to worry about cheating on your diet if you are straying in a healthy way. According to ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Joanne Sgro's post Indulge in Chocolate, Guilt-Free and Under 150 Calories

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I'm 18 years old, I'm 50kg and 1.57m and I want to gain muscle, mostly in my legs and butt and chest.

Shana O'Connor commented on Anonymous' post How many times I should lift weights for each muscle group per week?

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I'm 18 years old, I'm 50kg and 1.57m and I want to gain muscle, mostly in my legs and butt and chest.

Shana O'Connor commented on Anonymous' post How many times I should lift weights for each muscle group per week?

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I'm 18 years old, I'm 50kg and 1.57m and I want to gain muscle, mostly in my legs and butt and chest.

Shana O'Connor commented on Anonymous' post How many times I should lift weights for each muscle group per week?

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I stumbled across this amazing HuffPo article titled, "How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps." Clearly I decided to read it, who wouldn't? The message: stop ...

Be Happy Now...

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Yup, "Satisfries" is the new name of Burger King's healthier fry alternative, which apparently took 10 years to develop! They’re made from the same potatoes, fried in the same oil, and ...

"Satisfries" - Burger King creates new low-cal fries

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Plastic surgery, the people who have it done, and the people who perform it are all common targets for humor and insults. Celebrities who get plastic surgery, for whatever reason, are routinely ...

Shana O'Connor commented on rianne.hunter.7's post Five Common Misconceptions About Plastic Surgery

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When The Rain Doesn’t Stop The silence was eerie after four days of pounding rain. I realized that my ears had become accustom to the sound of the raindrops hitting the roof of our house. What ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Epicurean Eva's post When The Rain Doesn't Stop - Boulder, CO

What is your best beauty tip!

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Psoriasis affects nearly 3 percent of the world's population. Anyone can get psoriasis, but it occurs more often in adults. In many cases, there is a family history of psoriasis. There is no ...

4 Tips to Live Well With Psoriasis [INFOGRAPH]

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Are you tired of magazines and blogs that try to convince readers that DIY is the way to go for every home design project? Have you come to terms with the reality that a little hot glue and ...

Shana O'Connor commented on rianne.hunter.7's post Designer Insight: Five Non-DIY Friendly Projects That Amp Up Any Home

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Want to be like Alice Cooper? Drink more water! That’s right, I said water. I had the pleasure of sitting with Alice Cooper and his beautiful bride Sheryl at dinner a while back while the ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Michelle King Robson's post 50 Refreshing Ideas to Keep You Hydrated during the Summer Heat

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Did you know that 54% of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their everyday lives? That may come as no surprise, but what you may not know is that stress is linked to the six ...

10 Tips to Help You Stress Less

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"Am I Pregnant?" Many women ask themselves this question throughout their lives. In fact, this is one of the most popular questions we receive on EmpowHER.com. The following questions posted ...

Am I Pregnant? [Infograph]

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Traveling anywhere can be a fun adventure, but it can also be a hassle. Both air and car trips present their own set of issues, and of course they present opportunities as well. From finding ...

Shana O'Connor commented on mariasmith76's post Top 5 Websites to Make Travel Easier

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It is fair to say that most people avoid seeing their doctors unless absolutely necessary, especially those who do not wish to be given bad news or reprimanded for not following health ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Dixie somers' post Three Doctor's Appointments You Haven't Had in a While

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I have a terrible habit of biting my nails. I get them done and within a couple days I have bitten them. A lot of times it happens when I don't even realize it (stress, boredom) all play factors ...

Shana O'Connor commented on saradietz's post How can I stop biting my nails?

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Today is the first day of National Family Fun Month! Comment and tell us what your favorite thing to do while with your family! Don't know how to properly celebrate Family Fun Month? Here ...

Shana O'Connor commented on EmpowHER's post What's your Favorite Thing to do with your Family?

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Mom knows best...even when we sometimes don't like to admit it. She always has answers and advice that one way or another end up being true or useful. She gives us advice when we don't even know ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Shana O'Connor's post What is the best advice your mom has ever given you?

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Mom knows best...even when we sometimes don't like to admit it. She always has answers and advice that one way or another end up being true or useful. She gives us advice when we don't even know ...

Shana O'Connor commented on Shana O'Connor's post What is the best advice your mom has ever given you?