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Can Delaying Motherhood Affect You and Your Baby?

Posted 04-16-2014 at 06:04 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Many women today are choosing to delay motherhood until after age 35. You may be waiting to start a family until after you've established your career or traveled the world, which makes sense, but keep in mind that delayed motherhood can increase certain health risks for you and the baby.

Waiting to Become a Mother

Some experts believe the risks of delaying pregnancy are greatly exaggerated and that the overall health of the mother, before and during...
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Do Selfies Help or Hurt Self-Esteem?

Posted 04-08-2014 at 04:06 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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By now you’ve seen—or at least heard of—the latest social media trend: Selfies. This phenomenon sweeping the nation involves taking a portrait of yourself with your phone’s camera, and then posting it on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for all to see. Pop stars like Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and Rihanna post selfies to the Internet on a daily basis. Even comedienne Ellen Degeneres joined the trend by snapping and posting a few selfies while she was...
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6 Tips to Lower Your Stress

Posted 04-07-2014 at 04:09 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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If mounting bills, childcare, work deadlines, school, household chores, relationships and other day-to-day stressors have you frazzled, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are dealing with some form of stress every day, and as researchers continue to study and release findings on the negative health impacts caused by long-term, chronic stress — including depression, anxiety, heart disease, sleep disorders, weight gain, digestive issues and cognitive malfunction — it is becoming...
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How to Get the Most Bang for Your Organic Buck

Posted 04-03-2014 at 02:02 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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A NPR poll found that 58 percent of Americans would prefer to eat organic over conventional foods, but that cost is a big inhibitor. Consumers may pay up to twice as much for organic foods and not even receive the all-natural product they had hoped for—as long as the product contains 70 percent organic ingredients, it can be labeled as such; this means that the remaining 30 percent may contain synthetic preservatives, dyes and other additives.

Given this, you may...
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Re-Entry? Yeah, more like... burning up in the atmosphere

Posted 04-02-2014 at 12:53 AM by wellies ("A Little Song, A Little Dance. PTTD Surgery...AND BEYOND!)

Well, it's been some time since I posted to the blog. There are several contributing factors at work here when it comes to my lack of ....well...posting to the blog...:

Firstly, I've never "blogged" before, so getting into the habit of regularly journaling as opposed to my usual "seat-of-the-pants-scribbling-of-notes-on-knapkins-etc-when-something-strikes-my-fancy" style has been a change for me. Sitting down to purposefully write on a regular basis (outside...
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