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  • 5 Not-So-Expensive Foods That Will Help You Anti-Age

    5 Not-So-Expensive Foods That Will Help You Anti-Age

    “As we get older, our gut doesn’t absorb nutrients as well. It’s important to make healthy choices for foods that nourish our body and skin,” says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jessie Cheung. Heavy moisturizing creams, collagen-rich products, maybe a little Botox here-and-there, lots of sunscreen and massaging your face upwards. There are all sorts of tips, […]

  • 4 Natural Sweeteners That Are Good For Your Health

    4 Natural Sweeteners That Are Good For Your Health

      Here are 4 natural sweeteners which are all low in calories, low in fructose and taste very sweet and that are truly healthy for you. 1. Stevia Tips: Stevia is a natural, zero calorie sweetener that can lower both blood pressure and blood sugar levels.   Stevia is known for low-calorie sweetener and it […]

  • Disability Issues: Where do the candidates stand on the health and well-being of children?

    Disability Issues: Where do the candidates stand on the health and well-being of children?

    This has been an interesting election, to say the least — one in which it’s been a bit hard to keep track of the issues in the midst of the latest news story. But those issues matter, because the decisions the next president makes will affect the lives of each and every one of us. […]

  • Cupping therapy near us—-the benefics of cupping

    Cupping therapy near us—-the benefics of cupping

    After the sharing of The 2016 summer Olympics of exciting performances, upsets, and photo finishes. A word of “cupping” has become and heated topic among people because of Michael Phelps’s first appearance at the games. It’s an ancient therapy that left multiple circular discolorations on his skin. During “dry cupping,” suction is applied to the […]

  • The End of Antibacterial Soap

    The End of Antibacterial Soap

    The Food and Drug Administration on Friday banned soap companies from using more than a dozen chemicals in antibacterial soaps, citing the possibility they could have harmful side effects. Regulators also say there is a lack of evidence that soaps with antibacterial chemicals are more effective than soaps without them. The FDA, in a statement, […]

  • Keeping A Finger On The PULSE Of Blood Donation Policy After Orlando

    Keeping A Finger On The PULSE Of Blood Donation Policy After Orlando

    On June 12, 2016, a gunman murdered 49 people at PULSE, a Florida LGBT nightclub, in the most lethal mass shooting in U.S. history. Many more were critically injured, requiring blood transfusions and exacerbating the need for blood donors in the Orlando area. Yet gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) […]

  • Every Day, 7,000 Americans Try Weed for the First Time

    Every Day, 7,000 Americans Try Weed for the First Time

    American adults are, increasingly, getting high all the time. There’s been a 35 percent increase in the number of people using marijuana since 2002—from 6.2 percent of people over the age of 12 that year to 8.4 percent in 2014, according to a new analysis released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

  • Debat about The Pill and the American Dream

    Debat about The Pill and the American Dream

    It might seem like a mystery at first, even a paradox: The income gap between rich and poor adults is growing, but the achievement gap between rich and poor kids is shrinking. This was not expected. For the last few decades, adult income inequality and childhood achievement inequality both increased at the same time, and […]

  • Sketchy Pharmacies Are Selling Hormones to Transgender People

    Sketchy Pharmacies Are Selling Hormones to Transgender People

    Two years ago at Burning Man, Andrea tripped on ayahuasca and had visions of herself as a woman in a past life. At the time, Andrea, a 33-year-old transgender woman, identified as a man, but she had struggled with gender dysphoria since high school. “Growing up I had no transgender role models, and there was […]

  • Birth control right after having a baby should be covered

    Birth control right after having a baby should be covered

    The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently put out a new Committee Opinion, “Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception.” I counsel all my pregnant patients about the option of immediate postpartum birth control in the form of IUDs and implants, both of which are long-acting, reversible contraceptives (LARC). The contraceptive implant goes in your […]

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