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In a discussion with health advocates from across the country about immunizations this week, I realized how truly essential and invaluable an immunization becomes when considering the global ...

A Shot at Life: When Access is All That Matters

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Heart disease is one of the more interesting conditions of our generation simply because there are many actions we can take proactively to help prevent heart disease from developing, or if we have ...

SondraBloxam commented on Mary Kyle's post Heart Healthy Benefits of Yoga

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There is no time like the present to raise awareness about Medical Ethics! Junior Achievement, the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, ...

Business Ethics in Healthcare Up for Discussion!

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Most people have grown up with the saying "boys will be boys", or have heard "you're such a girl" at one time or another. But have people been hurt by the sometimes strict and rigid gender roles ...

SondraBloxam commented on mariasmith76's post Parenting "Genderless" Kids

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I am familiar with some of the possible reasons for period irregularity however I am not sure what to think of my current situation as it seems a bit unique. I normally begin my period the last ...

Period Irregularity?

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If you were to ask me how to use a NUVA ring I would be able to tell you fairly accurately how it works, how often to replace it and so on. While I am not a medical professional, I know this ...

SondraBloxam commented on SondraBloxam's post Contraceptive Counseling Happens, Sometimes

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Day 19, 41% Third Quarter Moon Mood: Joyful – All Is Well This morning I had my Anatomy and Physiology class. After sitting for almost three hours studying various cells of the human body, I ...

SondraBloxam commented on cycleharmony's post Mood Journal 1/16/12: The Power of Breath

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I keep hearing about the New York Times article which talked about how yoga can "wreck" one's body. I also recently read an op-ed to the article regarding the inaccuracy of the reasoning behind ...

Yoga Has Risks and Benfits like Everything Else

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If you were to ask me how to use a NUVA ring I would be able to tell you fairly accurately how it works, how often to replace it and so on. While I am not a medical professional, I know this ...

Contraceptive Counseling Happens, Sometimes

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A new Facebook campaign is requesting giant U.S. toymaker, Mattel, to mass-produce a bald Barbie for girls and women who’ve lost their hair due to cancer and other illnesses. The campaign has ...

SondraBloxam commented on Lynette Summerill's post Moms Start Global Campaign For ‘Bald and Beautiful’ Cancer Barbie

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Okay, we know that sex is fun, but guess what? It’s good for you too! The top ten healthy benefits of good sex are even backed up by experts, researchers and scientists: 1. Sex is a stress ...

SondraBloxam commented on Stacy Lloyd's post Top Ten Reasons Sex is Good for You

SondraBloxam commented on Jody Smith's post How's your libido treating you?

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I was watching the news the other day and listening to many candidates talk about women’s reproductive health and their determination to outlaw contraception, which has become a very popular ...

The Right to Decide When and How I Want to Start a Family

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I heard recently on Chelsey Lately, one of my guilty pleasures, that the best way to stay on a diet and not jump ship after a week, is not to tell anyone that you are going on a diet. I suppose ...

Keeping your diet a Secret, the key to a successful diet?

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What type of yoga do you practice and why?

SondraBloxam commented on Swimrunner08's post Yoga anyone?

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A patient of mine recently came in because she was having a difficult losing weight and falling asleep. When prompted, she revealed that she drank seven (yes, seven!) regular sodas per day. With ...

SondraBloxam commented on Dr. Carrie Jones' post Americans Love Their Soda

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Yes, yes - I know that true motivation comes from within, that YOU and only YOU have to decide to take responsibility of your health and wellness, but sometimes having someone there to encourage ...

SondraBloxam commented on Swimrunner08's post Workout buddies - yay or nay?

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As I read about National Mentoring Month this morning, I thought back to a day in 5th grade when my teacher talked to us about self-esteem. “You see this is the self-esteem balloon”, she said ...

Mentor A Child- It Supports their Self-Esteem Balloon!

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Where did you first learn about sex ed? Was it in school? What was your experience?

SondraBloxam commented on SondraBloxam's post Sex Education in Schools

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I tend to be very hard on myself. Part of this has to do with my strict upbringing and the other half has to do with my relentless nature. After a successful career, I decided to enroll in ...

SondraBloxam commented on MC Kelby's post There is No Such Thing as FAILURE

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Most of us parents want to be grandparents some day. You know - that day. That far off day, when we have a bit of silver in our hair and our children have finished college and enjoyed a few ...

SondraBloxam commented on Susan Cody's post Teens and sex : How young is too young to put your daughter on the birth control pill?

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Most of us think we know ourselves pretty well. But how well do you really know yourself? Here’s a test: When was the first day of your last period? You may recognize this question from your ...

SondraBloxam commented on EmpowHER's post What’s Your Cycle Telling You?

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My mom keeps telling me that I am nearly "in my prime" when it comes to sexual activity. That there is this idea that women are most sexually active in their 30's. I'm curious as to the research ...

I am in my Mid-Twenties and my sex drive seems to be changing. What is the science behind a higher libido based on a womans age?

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While the rate of teen pregnancies in the United States has fallen since the 1990s, the number of young women who become pregnant unintentionally is still higher in the United States than in any ...

SondraBloxam commented on Hannah Cutts' post The CDC's Winnable Battles of Public Health: Teen Pregnancy

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Where did you first learn about sex ed? Was it in school? What was your experience?

Sex Education in Schools

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my question is are youmeant to bleed an hour after takin ie

SondraBloxam commented on Anonymous' post morning after pill