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Video Game Addiction, Is It Real?


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Sharkeem Alexander playing a video game. Looking around the room, there are two stained bowls and a plastic cup positioned on the television stand. A box of cereal has spilled over onto the carpet, and next to it lays a few scattered empty bottles of water and used tissues. On the couch sits 16-year-old college ...

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Birth Control, Finding the Method that best suits you


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Throughout history, a woman’s right to her autonomy and bodily integrity have often been neglected and ignored. It was not until the women’s movement in the 1960’s that females recognized the value of taking control of their bodies, and in doing so had taken advantage of one main birth control precaution that was available during ...

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5 Myths Women Need to Know About PMS


Thursday, October 13, 2016

As much as the media tries to convince us that premenstrual syndrome is simply about mood swings and cramps, it’s safe to say that it is much more complicated than that. Let’s face it, most of our education about PMS is probably from conversations we’ve heard on television or even had among our parents and ...

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Meatless Monday Mania


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

It seems we’re always on a mission to find the latest health trend in America. From only “eating” blended fruit to detox, to ingesting so called miracle pills “guaranteed” to help us lose weight, to cutting out carbohydrates. The next trend is always just around the corner. Sometimes, a more obvious and attainable health answer ...

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Don’t forget to rub it in: The importance of massaging


Monday, July 25, 2016

Everyone and their grandmother cannot stop raving about the benefits of coconut oil. It is simply Mother Nature’s gift to her people. It acts as a great moisturizer for your skin and hair, removes makeup, lowers bad cholesterol, and could possibly reverse tooth decay. But let’s not stop there. Rose oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, ...

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3 Easy Vegan Recipes


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

You don’t have to be vegan to eat vegan!  Eating a couple of plant based meals a week will leave you feeling refreshed and energized. Check out these three effortless vegan recipes for some inspiration. The first recipe is roasted cauliflower. We see cauliflower a lot on veggie trays but in my opinion, the best way ...

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