True Blood: 10 Reasons Why You Should Know Your Blood Type

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Just because sexy movie vampires don’t seem to care about blood typing as they guzzle, doesn't mean that you shouldn’t. If you remember testing your blood in high school (where at least one person was sure to pass…

How to Deal with a Bad Case of Germaphobia

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Have you ever stopped to wonder if you have germaphobia? Do you find yourself washing your hands after touching practically anything? How about avoiding airplane travel, shaking hands or using public bathrooms? Though…

Roots for Life: The Power of Medicinal Herbs & Plants

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When something doesn’t feel right with your body, whether you have an ache, a pain, an injury or an illness, modern logic tells us to stop by the nearest drug store and pick up some medicine. If you have a muscle pain, a cramp, or a headache,…

Skin Conditions From Warts to Moles: How to Manage the Skin You're In

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Believe it or not, a 2013 study by the Mayo Clinic found that skin conditions were one of top reasons for doctor visits. Skin problems are extremely common and often extremely distressing since they're hard to hide and, sadly, they're a source…

Pumpkin Spice Doctor: 8 Real Health Benefits Of Fall’s Hottest Flavor

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Pumpkin Spice is hard to escape in the fall. At your favorite restaurant, pumpkin spice the ravioli of the day. At your local coffee shop, pumpkin spice is in fall’s featured latte. At the bagel shop, yep, it’s there too. And at your supermarket…it’s…

Head Case: The 15 Best Ways to Find Relief from a Serious Migraine

Finding the best migraine relief is an ongoing struggle for many women. In fact, according to the Migraine Research Foundation, "Women suffer from migraines three times as often as men. In the U.S., 18% of women suffer compared to 6% of men.…

What the Heck are Adaptogens?

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Adaptogens? What the…? In today’s crazy world we all experience stress. We get stressed about work, about our safety, about balancing our social life and our career, about our time and about our health. And while it’s totally normal…

What Women in Childbearing Years Really Need to Know About Zika and Pregnancy

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Everyone seems to be talking about the Zika virus, and with good reason. This disease is on the rise, it is pretty scary, and quite frankly, there is still a lot we don’t know about it. According to recent statistics reported by the CDC,…

For Real, Though: Is it Bad to Crack Your Knuckles?

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It's sooo satisfying but is it bad to crack your knuckles? For years we've thought that the delightfully disgusting cracking sound was the caused by air bubbles bursting in our joint fluid. Although this was generally considered to be harmless…