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National Women's Health Week - It's Your Time!

National Women's Health Week is May 13 - 19, 2012

National Women's Health Week empowers women to make their health a top priority. It also encourages them to take steps to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases.

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HER Daily Dose- Celebrate the Women In Your Life For National Women's Health Week

In this edition of EmpowHER's "HER Daily Dose" Bailey Mosier reminds you to celebrate all the women in your life this week for National Women's Health Week.

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Advocate Spotlight

Danica Patrick At Full Throttle As Celebrity Ambassador for DRIVE4COPD

Danica Patrick At Full Throttle As Celebrity Ambassador for DRIVE4COPD

If you heard that Danica Patrick was driven you might think it was a reference to the fact that she's a famous NASCAR Nationwide Series race car driver.

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Living with Rosacea: An Interview with Cynthia Nixon

Living with Rosacea: An Interview with Cynthia Nixon

Award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon, who is best known for portraying Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City had lived with rosacea, thinking that she had bad acne.

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Tests and Prevention

There’s an App for THAT? STD App Hits Market

There’s an App for THAT? STD App Hits Market

A new smartphone application called Check-Mate, is now offering to give sexually active individuals some peace of mind when it comes to dating and STDs.

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Better Contraception: There’s an App for That

Better Contraception: There’s an App for That

Have you had an awkward sexual experience? Bedsider.org wants you to share it on Facebook and help reduce the rates of unplanned pregnancy.

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More Ways Facebook Can Affect our Daily Lives, Mental Health

More Ways Facebook Can Affect our Daily Lives, Mental Health

Despite some benefits that sites like Facebook do offer, other experts point out how social media sites can even affect personal finances, productivity, and time that could be spent forming real connections.

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Are Facebook and Other Social Media Sites Good For Mental Health?

Are Facebook and Other Social Media Sites Good For Mental Health?

Multiple studies have come out showing both harmful and beneficial effects of social media sites like Facebook. So which one is it?

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8 Perks of Eating Right, Exercising and Losing Weight

8 Perks of Eating Right, Exercising and Losing Weight

Numerous studies over the past three decades point to a strong connection between a person’s weight and their risk of several chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers.

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Dr. Laura Berman Shares Tips To Improve Your Sex Life

Sex and relationship expert Dr. Berman addresses low sexual desire and the connection between a woman's brain, body, and sex.

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Ecosexual? What’s That?

Ecosexual? What’s That?

Defining an ecosexual isn’t simple. Whereas in some circles it’s a growing movement, there isn’t a single definition or school of thought. Some refer to it as sexecology, others as ecosexology.

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Coregasm: Achieving Orgasms Through Pilates

Coregasm: Achieving Orgasms Through Pilates

For some women exercise can be a sexual experience. That is according to a new study from Indiana University, finding that exercise can lead to female orgasm.

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Choosing Your Vibrator: A Guide for Beginners

Choosing Your Vibrator: A Guide for Beginners

I’m slightly embarrassed to admit that until recently, I was a vibrator virgin.

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Sex with an Uncircumcised Man?

Sex with an Uncircumcised Man?

Columbia University’s Go Ask Alice column reported that in the past fifty years, roughly 56 percent of American male infants have been circumcised. That leaves a lot of men who aren’t, and a lot of women who may be confused about sex with uncircumcised men.

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5 Tips on Being Your Best Healthcare Provider

5 Tips on Being Your Best Healthcare Provider

At EmpowHER, we share tips and references to women to be better health advocates. Here are my 5 tips for dealing more effectively with your own healthcare.

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Become a Power Ambassador: Help End Stroke

Become a Power Ambassador: Help End Stroke

For many of us, May is the perfect time to take stock of our figure and lose those few extra pounds or make an extra trip or two to the gym to get in shape for swimsuit season.

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