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Signs of Hypertension During Pregnancy

Simple hypertension in pregnancy, also known as gestational hypertension, is not an unusual complication of pregnancy. Gestational hypertension is merely an elevation in blood pressure that needs to be monitored, but in some cases it can develop into a more serious condition known as pregnancy-induced hypertension. It’s important to be on the lookout for signs of pregnancy-induced hypertension, as it can often be a precursor to a life-threatening pregnancy complication known as preeclampsia.

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Strawberry Banana Sorbet Recipe

Strawberries and bright vibrant colors remind me of spring and summer. Right now, Im so excited about spring! This is the time of year when Im craving a change of seasons – winter can start to feel so long and dreary in the Northwest.Some people put flip flops on to signify theyre ready for spring. Others wear brightly colored clothes. Me, I make food that shows my devotion to sunshine and blue …

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Was Justin Bieber’s Dad An Accomplice?

By now you’ve probably heard that Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami this morning on charges of DUI and resisting arrest.The 19-year-old was allegedly drag racing in a yellow Lamborghini when he was stopped by police.”Bieber smelled of alcohol, repeatedly dropped F-bombs and refused to cooperate with a police officer who had ordered him to put his hands on his car during a cursory pat down,” according to USA Today.But perhaps …

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10 Creative Swaps For Traditional Turkey Day Recipes

Turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce – Thanksgiving is one of the few holidays that, for the most part, has a very established list of standard menu items. But this year, why not switch it up? Shake up your dinner table with some of these creative alternatives to traditional Turkey Day dishes!1. Instead of boring dinner rolls or biscuits, give your guests a sweet surprise with these message-stuffed crescent rolls.

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Who The Heck Is St. Valentine, Anyway?

As we were cutting out paper hearts and sprinkling glitter on my daughters Valentines Day cards this week, she stopped and asked me why we celebrate this day of love each year. I didn’t have an answer.What is the history of Valentines Day? Who was the fellow we call St. Valentine, and why do we send cards in his honor? After some digging, this is what I discovered: Who Was …