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These States Offer OTC Hormonal Birth Control for Health Issues

These States Offer OTC Hormonal Birth Control for Health Issues

Besides preventing pregnancies, hormonal birth control treats a number of women’s health issues–and now more states are recognizing this important need by offering over-the-counter availability. Illinois joins 12 other states and DC in offering over-the-counter availability of hormonal birth control At the end of July, Illinois’ governor signed a bill …

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World Happiness Rankings: US Falls Again Barely Makes Top 20

World Happiness Rankings: US Falls Again Barely Makes Top 20

For 2021, the US fell once again in the World Happiness Report, dropping another notch since 2018 to #19, barely remaining in the top 20. Find out who’s #1 and how America ranks in other categories. How the world happiness ranking works The World Happiness Report measures subjective well-being based …

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Study: Fibromyalgia Is an Autoimmune Disorder, New Treatments Possible

Study: Fibromyalgia Is an Autoimmune Disorder, New Treatments Possible

Over 3 million cases of fibromyalgia are diagnosed yearly, yet it is poorly understood. However, a new study has provided compelling evidence the painful disease is an autoimmune disorder, suggesting new forms of treatment. Understanding fibromyalgia and its effects Despite the more than 3 million new cases of fibromyalgia diagnosed …

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‘World Compliment Day’ Is Almost Here

‘World Compliment Day’ Is Almost Here

Spring is approaching! In less than one month, we will have another winter behind us. This time of year often feels delightfully whimsical as the sun returns to colder regions; animals, flowers and insects begin to scurry about; and the promise of summer fun grows ever closer. While St. Patrick’s …

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What Your Food Cravings Say About Your Health

What Your Food Cravings Say About Your Health

The food you crave can tell you a lot about your health. More importantly, you can actually stop the cravings by correcting what is causing you to crave certain foods. Not only can food cravings ruin a diet, the food people typically crave is unhealthy. Food cravings are actually your …

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Easy Ways to Prevent “Maskne”

Easy Ways to Prevent “Maskne”

If you’ve been experiencing more breakouts since we all started wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, you’re not alone. In fact, countless people who used to not suffer from consistent acne are finding themselves continually breaking out due to wearing a mask for sometimes hours on end. …

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Healthy Foods to Eat For Breakfast

Healthy Foods to Eat For Breakfast

You know what they say — breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So why do so many of us choose to skip it? While it’s easy to forgo breakfast, especially if you’re rushing out the door or are late taking your kids to school, it can lead …

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There May be a Link Between Marijuana and Weight Loss

There May be a Link Between Marijuana and Weight Loss

Everyone knows that stoners fall victim to the munchies whenever they smoke marijuana. However, it seems that those munchies might not be as powerful as previously thought. A new study performed by Michigan State University found that those that smoked cannabis weighed less than those that don’t. People Included in …

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