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Food Allergies Explained

Food Allergies

May has been designated as Food Allergies Awareness Month due to the enormous number of Americans that are affected by allergies to food every year. In fact, it’s estimated that around 32 million Americans have a food allergy of some sort, and 200,000 people receive emergency medical care in the United States every year due to…

Mental Health Matters

Your mental health impacts every aspect your life. Mental health problems can effect our emotional, psychological, and physical well being. When it comes to your mental health, self-care can help manage stress, increase your energy, and lower your risk of illness. Even small acts of self-care everyday can have a huge impact. Why bring awareness…

Tips for Preparing for a Well-Woman Visit

well-woman visit

It’s crucial that all women schedule a regular well-woman visit with their health care provider, whether there’s something wrong or not. Even if you think you’re completely healthy, getting a regular check-up every year allows your doctor to catch any issues, such as diseases or other conditions, in the early stages. It also allows you…

Surprising Facts About High Blood Pressure and Stroke

high blood pressure

According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) is a condition that can be prevented, yet it affects 47 percent of all Americans. It also increases the risk of heart disease and strokes, both of which are leading causes of death in the country. One of the reasons why people may…

How to Prevent Sexual Assault

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Sexual assault is something that happens a lot more than you might realize. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network), an American is sexually assaulted every 68 seconds. Additionally, one out of every six women has been raped or almost raped in her lifetime. Because of how prominent the problem continues to be, April…