• 5 Tips to Detangle Your Transitioning Mane

    March 31

    Detangling can make even the most pious naturalista spew blue language, but for ladies in the thick of transitioning, trying to manage two textures of hair might make your head pop clean off! Here are ...
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  • The New Cholesterol Rules

    March 31

    For years, we’ve been advised to avoid high-cholesterol foods for better heart health, but it might be time to flip the script on that advice. A nutrition advisory committee says we no longer have to ...
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  • Dealing With the Side Effects of Bipolar Disorder Meds

    March 30

    Bipolar disorder can often be treated effectively with medication. Along with leveling out bipolar-associated mood swings, however, the medications can cause unwanted side effects, the number one reason people with bipolar disorder stop taking their ...
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  • Warning Signs of RA

    March 30

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints, is a chronic disorder that usually strikes between the ages of 30 and 60, though younger and older people do ...
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  • Sweet Potatoes: The Star of the Story

    March 27

    Beef and other red meat are OK, but eating more than 18 ounces of it a week can increase your risk for some cancers. So give your burgers a creative, meatless spin with this option: ...
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  • My HIV Story: I Wanted to Live

    March 26

    As I casually strolled down Hollywood Boulevard on an uneventful day in Los Angeles, I received a phone call from one of my best platonic friends. I answered, and the muffled voice on the other ...
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  • Young and Positive

    March 25

    Highly active antiretroviral drugs have turned HIV, once a death sentence, into a chronic manageable disease. But many people living with HIV, particularly the young, don’t take their medication properly—despite grave consequences for themselves and ...
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  • Depression on the Job

    March 25

    For every dollar spent on treating depression, almost five dollars is spent on the treatment and workplace costs of related medical conditions like back and chest pain, sleep disorders and migraines—placing a greater financial burden ...
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