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crampsIrritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal (digestive) disorder in the U.S. According to research studies, approximately  8% of middle school students and 17% of high school students … read more

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Plastic Surgery

You’ve probably read about celebrities and supermodels having surgery to enhance their breasts, nose, lips, etc. But, do you know anyone who’s had plastic surgery to correct a deformity such … read more

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clue-cellBacterial Vaginosis

Women at any age can have Bacterial vaginosis or “BV” – rarely in teens and women who have never been sexually active. However, it is much more common among girls … read more

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depo-proveraDepo-Provera® Hormonal Injections 

Depo-Provera® is a female hormonal method of birth control. It’s very effective in preventing pregnancy. Depo-Provera® contains a synthetic (man-made) form of the hormone progesterone, called depo medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). … read more

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Caffeine is naturally found in the leaves, beans, seeds, and fruits of many plants. It’s also added to some foods and drinks and some pain relievers. Caffeine works by exciting … read more

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myplateServing Size and Portions

Understanding the nutritional content of a meal is important. To help determine the nutritional content of your meals, most foods, with the exception of fruits, vegetables and some prepared foods, … read more

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