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Cancer Was A Gift: How It Changed My Perspective On Life For The Better

Cancer Was A Gift: How It Changed My Perspective On Life For The Better

By Christine Dimmick “Cancer” and “gift” are not words you see together often. And if you would have told me 4 years ago that I would be getting cancer and […]

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Pregnancy And Mental Illness – What To Be Aware Of & How To Stay Healthy For Your Baby

Pregnancy And Mental Illness – What To Be Aware Of & How To Stay Healthy For Your Baby

By Susan Josh A journey from the day when a woman finds out that she is expectant and facing the exciting prospect of expanding her family, to a moment when […]

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Processing Trauma, And Why We Should Share Our Deepest, Darkest Moments Out Loud

Processing Trauma, And Why We Should Share Our Deepest, Darkest Moments Out Loud

By Samantha Paige At 2:47 am on January 9, I awoke to a text message that indicated the predicted heavy rains had arrived and the feared mudslides were in fact […]

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Before Taking Lexapro, Here Is Some Info You Should Consider About Usage, Dosage & Side Effects

Before Taking Lexapro, Here Is Some Info You Should Consider About Usage, Dosage & Side Effects

Lexapro contains an active substance called Escitalopram. It belongs to a family of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It is used to treat the following conditions: -Major depressive episodes […]

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Why American Heart Month Should Be The No.1 Health Awareness Campaign For U.S Women

Why American Heart Month Should Be The No.1 Health Awareness Campaign For U.S Women

By Caitlin Hoff On February first, the country kicked off celebrations for American Heart Month, and health organizations across the nation began campaigns to educate more people and share important […]

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CARE Launches Program To Help Garment Workers Make Informed & Healthy Choices About Sex

CARE Launches Program To Help Garment Workers Make Informed & Healthy Choices About Sex

Fact-based, medically accurate sexual health education is ALWAYS a good idea, especially at an adolescent age. But not everyone around the world has the ability to access good information from […]

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Former Burn Victim Basma Hameed Uses Revolutionary Tattooing Technique To Cover Scars

Former Burn Victim Basma Hameed Uses Revolutionary Tattooing Technique To Cover Scars

You may not know it by looking at the above image of entrepreneur Basma Hameed, but half her face has been tattooed. It’s not the typical tattoo most of us […]

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Dr. Denis Mukwege – “The Man Who Mends Women” – Treats Rape Survivors In The DRC

Dr. Denis Mukwege – “The Man Who Mends Women” – Treats Rape Survivors In The DRC

Since conflict began in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1995, rape and sexual violence have been used as a weapon of war. It is often considered […]

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Four Important Steps To Prevent The Chances Of Pediatric Cancer

Four Important Steps To Prevent The Chances Of Pediatric Cancer

Cancer at no age is really acceptable, but it is particularly heartbreaking when it happens to a child. Research is ongoing regarding enhanced prevention and more effective treatment at the […]

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Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

By Melissa Lobo A young doctor beginning her Masters in Public Health at a prestigious University in Asia was pleasantly surprised to find a scholarly environment that was highly accommodating […]

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New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

When it comes to reproductive and sexual health policies and access, it’s easy to focus just on what is happening within our own communities and even countries. Here in the […]

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Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

By Liz Greene Though mental health disorders can affect anyone of any gender, race, or age, research suggests that women are about 40 percent more likely than men to be […]