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Power into a New Year with Protein

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If the idea of diving into a new year has you feeling more exhausted than invigorated, it may be time to introduce some new strategies to help keep busy days from feeling overwhelming. Proper exercise, balanced nutrition and quality rest can make it easier to adapt when life demands you give a little bit more. Read More »

Your Family and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

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With the end of October came an end to a month-long national effort to raise awareness for breast cancer. While nearly every month is a time to raise awareness for an illness or a disease, November’s is a particularly important one. According to the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million people had diabetes in 2012. In the same year, 86 million people aged 20 and over had pre-diabetes. Read More »

3 Must-Have Fashion Essentials for the On-the-Go Mom

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By Greer Barnes Athletic wear, and more specifically athleisure wear, has seen a significant rise in popularity in recent years. Young people have always been drawn to comfortable clothes, but when moms decided to take on the trend, the popularity reached new heights. Whether you’re a mom who lives in leggings or one that believes they don’t qualify as real ... Read More »

Do Women Really Need a Period?

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It might sound unnatural or even impossible, but thanks to modern medicine, ditching your period for months, years or even permanently is definitely within reach for certain women wanting to part with Mother Nature’s monthly “gift.” Sure, periods were great back when pregnancy scares were a real issue – because let’s be honest, we’ve all been there before – but if you’ve currently got a full house, an empty uterus and are just plain tired of menstruating, why not get rid of your period all together? For those seeking to part with their period, we’ve got some awesome news you should be privy to. But first – a fun facts about women’s most hated time of the month Read More »

Meet the Technology That Has Women Thinking Outside the Box on Vaginal Rejuvenation

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In a 2012 physician member survey conducted by the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), over 500 doctors were questioned about their patient’s attitudes toward vulvovaginal laxity (vaginal “looseness”) with findings that made our jaws drops. Of the 563 respondents, 95% believed that vaginal laxity greatly affected sexual function in patients, and 54% considered it to greatly affect quality of life in patients. If those numbers don’t terrify you, they should. Read More »