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Learn self breast massage for breast health

February 25, 2012

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by Maria G. Troia —  The human female breast is a collection of glandular and adipose tissue connected by a network of connective tissue, also known as fascia. While monthly self breast exams are important to maintaining breast health, also important (but not discussed as often), is regular self breast care. Why do self breast […]

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Adrenal fatigue — the reason you are so tired

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  Imagine that you are walking through the woods one afternoon and come upon a bear. Instant fear elevates your adrenaline levels and sets off your fight-or-flight instinct. You turn and run, not looking back, until you are at a safe distance from the animal. Only after you are out of […]

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Are cell phones hazardous to your health?

February 23, 2012

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by Ann Louise Gittleman —  The debate over cell phone use has taken a dramatic turn, especially in light of studies showing the increase in specific kinds of rare tumors. In late May 2011, the World Health Organization listed mobile phone use in the same “carcinogenic hazard” category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. In […]

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High-risk medical conditions during pregnancy

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Several studies suggest that the standard American diet and corresponding increased incidence of obesity are at least partly responsible for the growing number of patients with gestational diabetes (GDM), preeclampsia and morning sickness during pregnancy. Educating the public about the importance of diet and lifestyle, particularly during pregnancy, is a […]

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