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Hallie Lord: Scientists have long believed that when people experience stress, a hormonal cascade is triggered compelling the body to do one of two things: (1) stand and fight or (2) flee. New research out of UCLA shows that – for women, at least – it may not be quite that simple. As it turns… Continue reading Coffee with the girls: It really is good for you
A 14-year-old schoolgirl died hours after being given the controversial cervical cancer vaccine today. The teenager from Blue Coat Church of England School, in Coventry, died in hospital after receiving the Cervarix jab. The tragedy marks the first reported death since more than 1.5m doses of the injection were given to young girls as part… Continue reading Schoolgirl, 14, dies after being given cervical cancer vaccination
How to build up your brain: Positive social connections New learning Healthy diet A daily multiple vitamin Fish oil Learning music Regular exercise Dancing (of course, without drinking) Positive thinking Gratitude Meditation
I had my prenatal visit the other day and the PA mentioned that at 18 weeks, if I so choose, I could get genetic counseling, a level II ultrasound, and perhaps an amnio to look for birth defects-specifically Down Syndrome. I am now 35, therefore officially of “advanced maternal age” making the chances of having… Continue reading Pro-Life Moms of “Advanced Maternal Age”
I guess that means ceviche is out too? I suppose that would make sense since the prohibition is against raw fish as opposed to Japanese food. I am craving everything I can’t eat: hoagies, sushi, bleu and Camembert cheese. I read somewhere that once something is prohibited, that is exactly what you want, but I… Continue reading I Can’t Eat Sushi
And whining every few hours in the Facebook status block is not enough. The other night I was gagging through doing dishes. It was after supper, which always means I am sicker than before I ate. I break out into sweats, the fatigue worsens, and the nausea just doubles. So here I am expending every… Continue reading I Just Gotta Get It Out of My System!
Working Out May Prevent Drug and Alcohol Addiction A study found tweens and teens who reported exercising daily were half as likely to smoke as their sedentary counterparts, and 40 percent less likely to experiment with marijuana.