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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 »

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 »

Learning How to Love Your Body

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It’s not always easy to look in the mirror and smile back at your reflection, especially when 10, 20 or even 30 pounds have (re)introduced themselves to your hips, thighs, breasts and butt. And thanks to celebrities and models on social media, television and fashion magazines, feeling inadequate can be a daily struggle for even the most in-shape women. Finding reasons to love your body is a real and constant struggle for millions of women worldwide, and it’s not always a topic that’s easy to talk about. Don’t let outward appearance rob you of all the good inside of you, ladies. There’s more to life than perky boobs, a round butt and flat stomach with a six-pack of abs. Read More »