Cosmetic Treatments

Is This New Solution for Hair Loss Right for You?

Some say bald is beautiful, or simply don’t mind a little hair thinning. But if you ask others experiencing hair loss, they will tell you it can be embarrassing and make them self-conscious. They throw on hats, try different hairstyles or use camouflage products and toupees to disguise their thinning …

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Parenting Advice

Stressed Out Teens: 4 Tips on How to Help

Today’s teens face more pressures than any generation before them. In addition to increasing academic demands, navigating physical changes and body image concerns, teenagers in the digital age are also expected to be “on” 24/7. In fact, many teens sleep with their smartphones right at their bedsides. That constant accessibility …

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Cancer Awareness
Understanding Your Breast Cancer Risk (And What You Can Do About It)

Understanding Breast Cancer Risk (And What You Can Do About It)

Whether it’s a local news segment on obesity or a healthy eating article shared by your Great Aunt Sue via Facebook, there’s a lot of information to sift through surrounding the risks of breast cancer. With so much content to digest, it can be difficult (and sometimes scary) to determine …

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Raising Healthy Kids
Essential Oils and Kids: Do They Mix?

Essential Oils and Kids: Do They Mix?

Essential oils are seeping into the spotlight — proponents claim they can boost immune function, improve sleep and even obliterate cold and flu symptoms. These highly-concentrated aromatic oils are produced by distilling oils from the roots, leaves, stems, flowers and bark of plants with steam or water. Essential oils are …

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Understanding Your Body
Everything You Need to Know About Preventing Dehydration

Everything You Need to Know About Preventing Dehydration

These summer days can sure get hot. While your first thought to beat the heat might be to jump in the pool or find the nearest source of air conditioning, sometimes the best thing to do is grab a drink of water. Without something to drink on a steamy day, …

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Addiction & Teens
JUULing and teens

JUULing: The Vaping Trend Parents Need to Understand

Vaping — inhaling the aerosol vapor produced by an e-cigarette — isn’t a new activity among teenagers, but the products and packaging have become more camouflaged. A new type of vaping, called JUULing, features a flash drive-like design that can be easily tucked away in a closed fist, and the …

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Reproductive Medicine
Busting 8 Myths About Fertility

Busting 3 Common Myths About Fertility

When scrolling through the adorable pictures of babies on social media, you might be tempted to believe that getting pregnant is always easy. While it may come naturally for some, it’s much more of a challenge for those who struggle with infertility. In general, infertility is defined as not being …

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Women's Health
Women's Essential Health Screenings

9 Important Screenings Every Woman Should Get

Part of maintaining a healthy body is to make sure you are keeping up to date with important health screenings. A recent study found that only 8 percent of adults over age 35 get high-priority, preventive screenings. Now more than ever, it is important to know about the steps you …

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Body Mind & Spirit
The Health Perks of Mindfulness

The Health Perks of Mindfulness

With today’s around-the-clock work schedules and professional demands, you may feel like you’re being pulled in a dozen different directions 24/7 – and multitasking is the rule rather than the exception. Under these conditions, taking time to be mindful is becoming more important than ever before. Mindfulness is a meditation …

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Proper Safety Precautions
Protect Your Hearing This Summer

Summer Gets Loud: How to Protect Your Hearing

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy. But outdoor activities can lead to noise-induced hearing loss if you are not careful. People of all ages should take extra precautions to protect their hearing during the summer months. When the weather is warm, our natural inclination is to go outside. However, …

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