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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...

Tackling High-Fat Diets with Bilberries

  Looking for last minute tips on how to spruce up your healthy offerings at this year's Super Bowl party? Here's one you may not...

Is Weight Watchers right for you?

The Weight Watcher’s diet differs from a lot of other eating plans in that it is a business which requires a membership rather than...

TLC Diet Could be TLC for Your Heart

If you’re looking for a low-fat diet to help keep your cholesterol levels in check, the TLC diet plan may be a good choice...

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...

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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Try These Fertility Boosters

Getting pregnant isn’t always easy, but there are ways to give yourself a fertility boost when trying to conceive. I recently spoke with Dr. Pina LoGuidice...
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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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Foot Problems for Runners

What type of running shoes should I wear? Whether you're jogging at the gym or sprinting after a tennis ball, running puts tremendous stress on...
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Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?

Thousands of breast cancer patients in the United States might be spared a second surgery if more tissue was removed during initial breast-conserving, partial...
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Breastfeeding your baby

Everyone thinks that breastfeeding comes naturally. But for infants born prematurely or who are ill at birth, that often isn't the case. Some babies,...

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Breastfeeding Facts For New Moms

When women find out they are pregnant, they immediately rush out to buy books that talk about pregnancy, and the best things women can...

TEEN LIFE

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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...

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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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...

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...

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...