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Ten Step Countdown For A Healthy Life

Here are ten things you can do to help live longer, live better, and live happier!

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Make A Nutrition Resolution

Each January, tradition dictates that you make a resolution to do something different or better in the new year. For many people, that resolution involves improving their health and appearance by eating better. Here are some great tips to help you succeed!

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Important Health Information To Sleep On

By far, the most prevalent sleep problem for women is lack of sleep or sleep deprivation, which may prevent many women from performing and feeling their best.

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Solutions for a Perfect Wedding

The good news is that you found that special person to share the rest of your life with. However, unless you are properly prepared, the bad news is that planning your wedding can be extremely stressful. But don’t despair, you can get your wedding organized and keep the excitement stress free.

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The Transition to Motherhood: A Reality Check

The following experiences are almost universal – yet they catch many of us off guard. If you have been judging yourself as a success or a failure at this mommy stuff based on what you had imagined motherhood would be like, read on.

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What Every Woman Should Know

Women do not often talk about it, but it is the most common reason they see their health care providers. Vaginal infections account for more than ten million office visits each year. Did you know that some vaginal infections can lead to more serious health complications?

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Relieving PMS

Cramps aren’t the only problem women suffer in their monthly cycles. For many, premenstrual syndrome -PMS- can be just as bothersome. The time at which these symptoms occur is very important because it’s what allows doctors to track their cyclic nature and make a diagnosis.

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Sexiest Summertime Wear: Men Vote for the Sundress

Men say that the sundress is one of the sexiest items a woman can wear, reports the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor. That means men and women can agree on one thing this summer: sundress is a must-have fashion statement for women.

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Why is Folic Acid Important for Women?

Folic acid is one of the B vitamins. Folic acid is found in oranges, grapefruits, lemons, dark green leafy vegetables, beans, peas, and lentils. You also can get folic acid by eating cereals, breads and other grain products that have folic acid added to them. These products are called enriched or fortified. Look at the food label to find the amount of folic acid in the food.

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Infant Formula: Second Best but Good Enough

A century ago, babies who couldn’t be breast-fed usually didn’t survive. Today, although breast-feeding is still the best nourishment for infants, infant formula is a close enough second that babies not only survive but thrive.

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Looking for a Libido Lift: Facts About Aphrodisiacs

An aphrodisiac is a food, drink, drug, scent, or device that, promoters claim, can arouse or increase sexual desire, or libido. A broader definition includes products that improve sexual performance. Named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexual love and beauty, the list of supposed sexual stimulants includes anchovies and adrenaline, licorice and lard, scallops and Spanish fly, and hundreds of other items.

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What You And Mom May Have In Common

Along with having your mom’s brown eyes, musical talent or dimples, you may also have inherited an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Luckily, there is a test to find out…

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Women: Decrease Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

If a woman stops smoking, no matter how long or how much she has smoked, her risk of heart disease rapidly declines. Even if a woman has had a heart attack, she will benefit from quitting. A woman’s risk of having a second heart attack is cut by 50 percent or more after she stops smoking. The only safe and healthful course is not to smoke at all.

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