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What Makes Us Happy?

 May 24, 2019

We all want to be happy, right? We like to think that we deserve to be happy and I think we do. Have you ever thought about what is it that would make you truly happy and content? What is it that really makes us happy? Even though it is believed that having children was […]

Lupus and Mental Health Concerns — How Do I Manage?

 May 20, 2019

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which your body’s immune system attacks your tissues and organs. Lupus-induced inflammation can affect several body systems. It can harm your kidneys, lungs, heart, brain, skin, joints, and blood cells. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an unpredictable disease. It not only threatens a person’s life, but also their […]

Red Wine: Should You Pour a Glass Daily?

 May 13, 2019

Many believe that a daily glass of red wine is an essential part of a healthy diet. Meanwhile, others consider the alcoholic beverage as overrated and awful for the health. Let’s review both sides to determine whether red wine is good or bad. Top Benefits of Red Wine Red wine is often thought to be […]

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Cancer

 May 6, 2019

From the day we were born to who we are today, our mothers’ unwavering devotion remains. No matter our age, we are forever our mothers’ children, and they will continue to be our support system and voice of wisdom. That said, one of the most painful things in life is finding out that your mom […]

Ladies, One Drink a Day Can Raise Your Breast Cancer Risk

 April 22, 2019

After an exhausting nine-to-five job, pouring yourself a glass of wine (or two) can feel therapeutic. Somehow, the rich taste of liquor from Napa Valley can melt all of your stress and troubles away. If only we could spend after-hours like this every night because according to research, as little as one small glass of […]

Top 5 Foods that Make You Look Older

 April 15, 2019

Did you know certain foods can speed up your body’s aging process? If you want to maintain your youthful glow and wrinkle-free skin, here are the foods you need to limit or omit, along with potential swaps to your favorite indulgences. 1. French Fries It’s almost impossible to eat at a restaurant without ordering a […]

After the Feast: How to Recover from Easter Indulgence

 April 8, 2019

Three chocolate bunnies, two handfuls of small but terrible eggs along with what seems like dozens of Hot Cross Buns drenched in butter, and a few extra inches along the waistline. In one way or another, we have all been there. If you are feeling bloated, heavy, and unhealthy after Easter, follow these tips to […]

The 2019 Dirty Dozen Food List by EWG

 April 1, 2019

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit organization that educates people on subjects like agricultural practices, protection of natural resources, and the effect of chemicals on human health. Since 1995, they continue to release the Dirty Dozen — a list of conventional fruits and vegetables with the highest levels of pesticide residues. In no […]

Why Your Waistline is Begging You to Lose Belly Fat

 March 25, 2019

An increasing volume of evidence suggests that the amount of fat we hold around our waistlines is one of the best indicators of good health. The circumference of our stomachs supposedly has a strong link to the health of our hearts, our risk for diabetes, and our cognitive performance as we age. Supporting Evidence on […]

A PSA to Moms: Your Beauty Products Can Poison You and Your Child

 March 18, 2019

To all moms and expectant mothers, this is a public service announcement for you in observance of National Poison Prevention Week. This information might come as a surprise, but some beauty products in your bedroom or bathroom put you and your child at risk of poisoning. Over 300 children seek medical attention in the U.S. […]