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5 ways pregnant women can reduce the risk of stillbirth

Five ways pregnant women can reduce the risk of stillbirth, according to top gynecologists Around 1% of births are stillbirths in the US, UK and Australia  That equates to 24,000 stillbirths a year in the US, 4,400 in Australia, and 3,500 in the UK Australia is taking action with a Senate report aiming at reducing […]

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7 ways to protect your mental well-being over the holidays

I know it seems hard to believe, but we are, once again, fast approaching the holiday season. Although millions of people across the United States and beyond are looking forward to the festivities, it can sometimes leave people feeling jaded and exhausted. There are gifts to buy, family to visit, meals to cook, and events […]

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How to keep gums healthy: 7 ways

Gum disease can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, a person can take many steps to prevent and even reverse gum disease. These include: brushing the teeth properly choosing the right toothpaste flossing daily taking care when rinsing out the mouth using mouthwash having regular dental checkups stopping smoking This article examines how these step can […]

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Three better ways to "champion babies" than protesting abortion

Last week, the Queensland government finally dragged itself into the modern era when it voted to make access to abortion officially legal. I say "modern era", but of course there are still legislatures all over the country (and the world) that are languishing in a state of regressive, misogynist policies that deny women and others […]

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7 Ways Botox Is Used Therapeutically

When we think of Botox injections, what may come to mind first are well-off, mature white ladies who may or may not have lost their ability to express emotions on their face. And while yes, Botox is used for cosmetic purposes, there are also plenty of therapeutic uses too. According to Dr. Ilan Danan, a […]