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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Gyno-Real: 10 Things You’re Dying to Ask Your Gynecologist but are Too Shy

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UPDATED June 12, 2018 Let’s get real: being a woman involves a lot of gross experiences. As if getting your period isn’t icky enough, there’s childbirth, UTIs and, arguably the worst of the bunch—yeast infections. If you’ve been…
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Treating Your Tootsies: How to Deal With a Painful Ingrown Toenail

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UPDATED June 5th, 2018 Almost all of us have had a painful ingrown toenail or two. They're the worst! Probably the only thing more dreadful than getting one yourself is dealing with your kids' ingrown toenails and the extensive negotiations…
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10 Things You Can Do with Your Own Urine

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UPDATED May 4th, 2018 Remember the uproar Ke$ha created when she drank her own urine on the 2013 MTV docu-series, Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life? Unlike brushing her teeth with a bottle of Jack, in this case the eccentric-outfit-and bright-eye-shadow-sporting…

10 Common Summer Sickeness Facts to Know About

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UPDATED May 3rd, 2018 We all know that winter is cold and flu season, but that’s no reason to stop the self-care and good hygiene as the weather warms up. There are all varieties of summer sickness (think summer rash and e-coli) that you…
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Is That Mole Dangerous? The Truth About Detecting Skin Cancer

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UPDATED April 20th, 2018 The statistics are staggering. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. Skin cancer afflicts more than two million people each year, and rising rapidly. An estimated…
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The Gel Manicure (aka Shellac Nails): Pros & Cons

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UPDATED April 17th, 2018 It's hard not to become addicted to shellac nails or gel manicures, especially during the summer. When you're nails are taking a beating at the beach and your vaycay schedule doesn't include a mani, no-chip polish…
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Health Etiquette: 10 Reasons for Calling in Sick to Work

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UPDATED April 15th, 2018 Sometimes it’s hard to know if our reasons for calling in sick are valid. At the first signs of a cold (you're stuffed up, you’re achy, you're tired all the time, your bed looks especially appealing…), do you…
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Power Up: 15 Foods that Naturally Boost Estrogen

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UPDATED April 15th, 2018 When planning menus, we don't always think about foods that increase estrogen. However, women require estrogen not just for conceiving children, but also after childbirth and especially during menopause, when estrogen…
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Weather Warriors: 15 Benefits of Cold Weather

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UPDATED February 4th, 2018 As you grumble about having to face another winter blizzard headed your way, it’s hard to imagine that all that wind, snow, and frigid temperatures are actually good for your health—or that there could possibly…