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Too Tired to Workout?

Being too tired to workout is an excuse I make often. I feel like never have enough energy for all the things I want to...
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A Mediterranean Diet Could Protect Your Kidneys

​Kidney function declines as many people age. The loss of kidney function can lead to chronic kidney disease, a growing epidemic. Along with kidney...
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Why Women Need Dairy: the Risks of a Dairy-Free Diet

These days, women are busy people. They balance work, motherhood, home activities, and social life. Somehow, many women manage to squeeze in concerns about...

We Have All Heard of Slim Fast… But Does it Work?

For a very controlled weight-loss program, some people turn to Slim-Fast. The Slim-Fast diet is characterized by a low calorie plan, facilitated by substituting certain...

TEEN LIFE

Got Bunions? When Teens Should Seek Treatment

Although not on purpose, people have a habit of taking for granted certain activities that they can do every day. You might not think...

Eye Makeup Dangerous for Your Vision?

Many young teens want to look and act just like the Kardashians, makeup and all. These and other celebrities help spike an interest in...

Should Teens Get Nose Jobs?

We recently received this question from a concerned parent: “My 16-year-old daughter has always been self-conscious about the way her nose droops down a little...

Hirsutism in Teens: A Hairy Situation

Have you ever seen a woman or teenage girl with a five o’ clock shadow or dark mustache? You won’t see them too often...

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Stem Cells Shown to Help Improve, Speed Repair of Bone Fractures

A new study has shown that adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.University...

Gain Weight the Healthy Name

Rarely do you hear about people trying to gain weight, but, being underweight can be a serious issue for many people. Being underweight can lead...

How can tooth extraction lead to cardiac arrest?

A Minnesota teen is fighting for her life after suffering cardiac arrest during routine wisdom tooth extraction. Seventeen-year-old Sydney Galleger was taken to Minnesota Amplatz...
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How FDA plan to lift ban on blood donations by gay men missed the...

While I support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to eliminate the lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, there are elements of...
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Coffee during pregnancy: Is this ok?

{"autoplay":true} Can I keep drinking coffee or caffeinated sodas? Soon-to-be moms are generally told by doctors not to drink more than a cup or two...
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Could This Be the Next Great Weight Loss Secret?

Spring is in the air, and so are new diet plans. Everyone wants that certain body type or to get rid of a few...
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Depression and Exercise

Can exercise really fight depression? A gym membership and a new pair of walking shoes aren't magic bullets against depression, but there's no doubt that...
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Predicting Hair Loss No Matter Your Gender

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, your appearance has great effect on your everyday life. Before going out in public, many women...

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Exercise Can Help Protect the Brain from Alzheimer’s Damage

Regular exercise could help prevent brain damage from neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, according to a new study. Previous research has already shown that exercise after...

TEEN LIFE

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Teen Acne Treatment: Solving the Pimple Problem

From social status to school grades to a trendy wardrobe, today’s teens have many issues weighing on their minds. Amid all these pressures, many...

5 Common Causes for Hair Loss in Teenage Girls

If you’re an aging adult, you probably understand and accept that you’re slowly losing your hair. On the other hand, what if you are...

Protein Supplements for Teens: Are They Safe?

Football, baseball, field hockey, swimming, basketball, and cross country are just a few of the competitive sports high school students play. And, just like...

The Damaging Effects of Makeup on Teens

Today’s American teens have an image to keep; and for many, that image includes masking their faces in makeup every day. In fact, some...
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Could My Irregular Periods Be PCOS?

Did you know that there’s a hormone imbalance that may affect as many as 1 in 10 teens and young women? You might think...

Why Teens Should Never Take Diet Pills

Today’s teens have tremendous pressure to embody the perfect life—beauty, social status, and intelligence—all while coping with emotional, hormonal, and physical changes. To keep...