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Latinas More Likely to Suffer From Condition That Causes Painful Sex

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Vulvodynia is a condition that makes it painful for women to have intercourse, use tampons, or even sit. According to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Latinas are twice as likely as non-Latina women…
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5 Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2014

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Plastic surgery is back. The number of people undergoing cosmetic plastic surgery plummeted after the economic recession of 2008, but as the economic outlook improves, the most recent figures suggest that a double-digit comeback is underway.…
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Building Healthy Communities for Our Kids

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As mamis, we love our kids and we want the best for them. Sometimes this means figuring out what vegetables they will eat and sometimes it’s just finding any good vegetables we can afford at a store nearby. The same can be said for getting…
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5 Medical Innovations You Should Know About

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When technology and innovation meld with creative thinking, stunning results can occur. One field where this is happening is medicine, where unconventional applications can be used to create practical medical techniques. Here are five forward-thinking…
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This is Why You Need a Personal Trainer!

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Okay. You’ve vowed to stick to your New Year’s resolution to get back in shape. For many, that means going back to the gym after months or even years and for others, setting foot in the gym for the first time--ever. Whichever category…
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Is it Okay to Smoke Pot in Front of Your Kids?

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UPDATED August 1st, 2016 You may be among a large portion of Americans who feel there is nothing wrong with smoking pot. If so, you probably support legalization or, at least, greater legal access to marijuana. And if you live in Colorado…
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Why Home Birth May Not Be For You

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I live with my partner and our toddler son in a Brooklyn neighborhood called Park Slope which is famous—some might say infamous—for being family-friendly almost to the point of tyranny. Just look at the bossy parental behavior featured…
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WTF is Cancer: A Film Everyone Should See

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Describe cancer in one word. Hope. Fight. (Silence) It's not an easy question to answer, but that is how the documentary "What the [email protected]#- is Cancer and Why Does Everybody Have It?" begins. Medical professionals, cancer survivors, relatives…
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Tips for Busy Moms to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

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Busy moms sometimes go through every excuse in the book to put healthy eating on the back burner. Do any of these excuses sound familiar? Read on for tips on getting back on track. 1. I’m too stressed to eat healthy! You blew a work deadline,…