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    General Health Checkout 4-Ingredient Juice Recipe to Lower Blood Sugar Naturally – Nbc

    Diabetes is a serious health condition which can occur when your blood sugar levels, or blood glucose, gets too high and affects your overall health. We get glucose from the food we ingest and our body uses it as … Read more via Nbc
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    General Health How to Help a Depressed Friend: 15 Do’s and Don’ts, When to Intervene – Healthline

    Do you have a friend who’s living with depression? You’re not alone. According to the most recent estimates from the National Institute of Mental Health, just over 7 percent of all U.S. adults experienced an episode of major depression in 2017. Worldwide, over 300 million adults and … Read...
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    Sexual Health This Is What It’s Like to Experience Low Libido – Self

    If you haven’t been there, it can be hard to fully understand the difficult experience of losing your libido for an extended period of time. If you have been there, … Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health Why Officials Are Issuing A Serious Warning About Driving While Wearing A Lanyard – Women’s Health

    Lanyards are a pretty convenient way to carry around your stuff when you don’t have pockets (hi, car keys and work ID). But while they're handy on the go, health officials Read more via Women’s Health
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    General Health 6 exercises that improve posture and reduce back pain – NBC News

    If you’re sitting at your desk right now — like you do every day for eight-plus hours — there’s a strong chance you feel a twinge of discomfort somewhere. Maybe it’s your lower back that starts to ache. Or your … Read more via NBC News
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    General Health Waking up in the middle of the night: Causes and remedies – Medical News Today

    Nearly everyone will wake up in the middle of the night at some point in their life. For many, the cause is benign and short-lived, such as needing to urinate due to drinking too much liquid before bed. However, regularly waking up in the middle of the night … Read more via Medical News...
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    General Health How to Stay Mentally Strong When You’re Dealing With Uncomfortable Emotions –

    No one likes to experience uncomfortable emotions like anxiety, fear, embarrassment, and … Read more via
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    Sexual Health ‘I am a shell of my former self’: Mother’s ordeal at being sexually abused by her own son – South Wales Argus

    A MOTHER described in an emotional impact statement how she has been reduced to a “shell of her former self” after being a victim of sexual… Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. – The New York Times

    Inspired by reports of a second patient apparently freed of infection with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, scientists are pursuing dozens of ways to cure the disease. But now, researchers must reckon with a longstanding obstacle: the lack of women in clinical trials of potential H.I.V. …...
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    General Health Pressure of Being a ‘Strong Black Woman’ Often Leads to Depression – EBONY

    Though many of us have felt the pressure to live up to the “strong Black woman” narrative, a new study suggests giving in to that mentality could do more harm than good. A new study reported by Psy Post suggests that African-American women who are “naturally strong and self-sacrificing,” are …...
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    Sexual Health My doctor gave me ‘one stitch too many’ after childbirth and now I can’t have sex – The Sun

    A MUM has revealed the trauma of being so tightly sewed up after giving birth that she could no longer have sex. A mum-of-twins shared how her nether regions were so constricted that she was forced to go under general anaesthetic and have surgery to make the hole larger. … Read more via The...
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    General Health 5 Signs That Could Mean Ovarian Cancer–Early Stages Are Hard to Detect, Here’s How –

    Every year, roughly 21,000 people in the United States and 295,000 people worldwide are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It’s the eighth-most common cancer for women globally, making up just under 4 percent of all cancer cases diagnosed in 2018. When diagnosed in the early stages, the chances of...
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    General Health Differences in nutrition, benefits, and uses – Medical News Today

    Lemons and limes are types of citrus fruit with very similar nutritional profiles and health benefits. However, there are also some differences between them. Lemons come from a small evergreen tree native to South Asia. Several types of citrus tree can produce limes, such as the key lime …...
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    Sexual Health Fertility paradox in male beauty quest – BBC News

    Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their ability to have children during efforts to make themselves look more attractive. Taking steroids to get a buff physique or anti-baldness pills to keep a full head of hair can damage fertility. It … Read more via BBC...
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    General Health 7 Subtle Signs Of Heart Attacks Women Should Never Ignore – Bustle

    While it can be a scary thing to think about, being aware of the signs and symptoms of heart attacks is really important, not only for you, but for the people you love. The truth of the matter is, some of the ways that heart attacks hint at their arrival … Read more via Bustle...
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    General Health Research Says These 5 Surprising Things Can Reduce Depression In Men But Not In Women – Bustle

    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 17 million adults in the United States have experienced at least one major depressive episode over the past year. While it’s known to be more prevalent in women, the NIMH says depression still affects over six million men each year...
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    20 Inspiring Quotes That Will Make You Feel Like the Best Is Yet to Come – Prevention

    Dolly Parton "I will never retire unless I have to. As long as I’m able to get up in the morning, get that makeup on and my high heels on, and even if I can’t wear high heels..... Read more via Prevention
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    General Health Study shows how diet can prevent a mid-life microbiome crisis and improve brain health – New Atlas

    A number of physiological and psychological changes occur as we age, and many studies have shown that our gut microbiome also changes as we grow older. A fascinating new study is suggesting that a shift in gut bacteria in our middle-age could trigger a process that plays a role in cognitive...
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    General Health In her words: Teenage Girls and Dating Violence: Why We Should Be Paying Attention – NYT

    It’s no secret that intimate partner violence is a leading killer of women in the United States: More than half of homicides of women are at the hands of a romantic partner, according to the Centers for Read more via NYT – Health
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    General Health ‘It was as small as a dot’: 20-year-old finds deadly melanoma on sole of foot –

    As a young, healthy African American, University of Kentucky football player Joshua Paschal didn’t think he could get melanoma. The deadliest form of skin cancer is rare among African-Americans, so he wasn’t worried when a tiny dark spot appeared on the sole of his right foot early last year...