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Whether you’re searching for help with pain management, nutrition, information on women’s health, or a few quick tips for your emotional wellbeing and mindfulness, you can find it all in our diverse, always helpful collection of feature articles. While cancer health is still a large focus here, this section was created to be insightful as we continue to act as a women’s support group for fighters, survivors, and loved ones alike to empower women of all ages, going through all walks of life and discuss a variety of topics.

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Fall Fitness

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Change is inevitable as we (reluctantly, if summer lovers) move into the fall season. In addition to the changing color of the leaves, is the changing dynamic of our lives. This inescapable change in nature can have a direct effect on health and fitness if not prepared. Without the extended, …

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Lupus Symptoms: The Silent Killer

Lupus is often called “The Silent Killer.” It can be difficult to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses.  It is an autoimmune disease, can affect almost any organ in your body and may differ from person to person. For example, one woman with lupus may have swollen knees …

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“Supersized” Is Leading to Obesity

Obesity in the United States is common, serious, and costly. According to the Center for Disease Control, the prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million of US adults in 2015-2016. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer that are some …

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How Stress Affects Women’s Health

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Stress is a reaction to a change or a challenge. In the short term, stress can be helpful; it makes you more alert and gives you the energy to get things done. But long-term stress can lead to serious health problems. Women are more likely than men to report symptoms …

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