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How to Be a Superhero (Magic Not Required)

Anyone looking for a light, breezy read today might feel the urge to click elsewhere when I mention that September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. But wait! If you stick with me, you’ll soon see that this is an article about health, hope, and happiness — and how you can achieve each of those…

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Tips For Handling Hot Flashes

The origin of a hot flash or night sweat can tend to be confusing even for most doctors. They believe it is related to sex hormone fluctuations which is only part of story. My 33 years in the women’s health field allowed me to use my empirical evidence of observation to learn the real cause…

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The Importance of Family Dinners

This article is in partnership with Uncle Ben’s. Growing up we had dinner at 6:00pm every night. Mom cooked, and everyone ate what was on their plates. Fast forward a few decades and dinnertime has changed. Whether it’s because kids have more extracurricular activities, parents have competing work schedules, or easier access to take-out food…

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What Are Signs of Exercise Addiction

Research has told us for decades how important it is to exercise and keep our bodies healthy. For many people, getting enough exercise is a regular struggle. For some, however, exercise becomes an obsession that can be detrimental to health and well-being. I once had a client who would wake up at 4:00am every morning…

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How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy After a Miscarriage

When you want to become a parent for the first time or add to your family, having a miscarriage within the early stages of pregnancy is devastating. Losing a baby takes an emotional as well as physical toll on you. It is possible to have a healthy and successful pregnancy after a miscarriage, though. About 85 percent of women who miscarried go on to have a successful second pregnancy, according to the American Pregnancy Association.