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7 Signs You May Be Gluten-Intolerant

More about Going Gluten-Free Gluten free is trendy, but not everyone should adopt a GF diet. If you consistently have any of the following symptoms, you might want to try GF for a couple of weeks and see how you feel. If you feel better, perhaps limiting your wheat products is a good idea, and can help improve your overall feeling […]

Keep Forgetting Things?!?

Misplaced car keys, forgotten appointments, can’t place that woman’s name? It’s very natural to be forgetful on occasion and yes, it does tend to occur more often as we age. How do we know when it may be a sign of something more serious or an indication of possible Alzheimer’s? Still somewhat of an enigma, […]

Am I Drinking Too Much?

A cold beer on a hot beach, a red wine in front of the fire or a margarita at a girls’ night out … all things I really look forward to. I am over 21. I see nothing wrong taking a break from the stress of the every day with an alcoholic beverage … or two … sometimes […]

Blood Test for Early Breast Cancer Detection

You may have seen a headline about a blood test that can detect breast cancer 5 years before you can feel a lump. This is exciting, but as with any grabby headline, it is important to manage expectations and know the facts. The test, being developed in Britain, is still in the early stages, and right […]

The Simplest Cure for Fatigue

The secret to beating exhaustion is pretty simple: sleep. Another secret to beating exhaustion is also pretty simple: get up. I realize I did not need to go to medical school to enlighten you with these miraculous cures, but think about it for a moment. Find out if you’re getting enough sleep. Most of my friends […]

Can Stress Affect the Gender of Your Baby?

Read This Before You Decide to Get Pregnant Again A new study by American and British researchers reveals there may a link between a woman’s stress level and whether she has a boy or a girl. High stress, measured in this study by both subjective participant reports and serum cortisol levels, seemed to increase the […]

College, Anxiety, and Our Immediate Gratification Culture

My oldest daughter went to college this year. As her mom, I was hoping she would hit the ground running, call to tell me everything was great, and be having so much fun, meeting so many wonderful people and feeling so appropriately challenged academically, she would be too busy to call again. As a realist, I knew […]

6 Cures for Your Halloween Hangover

You know those hangovers you had in college when you woke up and the entire day of nothing to do stretched out before you? Remember when your biggest challenge was deciding if greasy pizza or a greasy burger was going to be the cure? You could lie on your couch all day and just … […]

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