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4 Key Nutrients for  Optimal Health and Happiness

4 Key Nutrients for Optimal Health and Happiness

These are the four key nutrients that have been shown to be important for a woman’s health and happiness. 1 / 4 1. IronOne of the blood tests I order in almost every female patient who requires blood work is a ferritin screening test; thi.. Read More →

Why You Need to Include People With STDs in Your Conversations Around Sex Positivity

Why You Need to Include People With STDs in Your Conversations Around Sex Positivity

The sex-positive movement is having a moment. Its almost as if were reinventing the wheel over here: Women who masturbate? Unite! Vibrators and dildos? Yahoo! Sexual fluidity? Huzzah! Labels? Fuck em, fuck em all! While sex positivity was .. Read More →

I Almost Died of a Blood Clot at Age 38

I Almost Died of a Blood Clot at Age 38

An undiagnosed genetic mutation combined with birth control pills created the perfect storm for a limb-threatening deep vein thrombosis (DVT). MondayThree years ago while I was at work, I was hit suddenly by a blinding pain exploding in my groin. One.. Read More →

This Is Exactly What Blue Light Is Doing To Your Health

This Is Exactly What Blue Light Is Doing To Your Health

From your cell phone to your laptop, exposure to blue light can affect our health, from sleep to mood. Here is everything you need to know. 1 / 10 Find out what blue light is doing to your body and your mental healthYou wake up. Check your phone. He.. Read More →

10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Coffee

10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Coffee

First of all, no one’s saying you SHOULD quit drinking coffee—your daily java habit is probably healthier than you think. But if you suspect you’re drinking too much coffee or caffeine and want to cut back, here’s what could happen. 1 / 10 iS.. Read More →

8 Everyday Things That Can Cause a Stroke

8 Everyday Things That Can Cause a Stroke

Learn what to look out for. 1 / 9 Richman Photo/Shutterstock Stroke basics What causes a stroke? Strokes happen when blood vessels carrying blood to the brain either burst or are blocked, starving the brain of oxygen. They can lead to brain damage a.. Read More →

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