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Midlife Matters
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1988, my two sons were very young—my oldest, just shy of three and his brother just 19 months behind him. In a way, their young age worked in their favor, because they were blissfully unaware (like toddlers should be) of the health challenges I was facing both as a young woman with a surprise diagnosis and as a mom of two very young children.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
With Thanksgiving looming, it's a good bet all thoughts are on food, family and friends. How that plays out is anyone's guess, but I have a hunch it could swing a few ways:                            Fun Food coma Stress Overindulgence
Notes from the Nursery
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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authored by: Vera Sizensky
Great news—there will soon be a breastfeeding emoji! As one of the 30 most frequently requested missing emojis, the Unicode Consortium approved the first ever breastfeeding emoji at a meeting last week. While this is great news, take a closer look at the emoji and see if you notice something missing:
Wellness in Practice
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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Supported by a grant from Pfizer While the overall rates for smoking in the United States are declining, the battle is far from over. The statistics tell an upsetting story as smoking relates to vulnerable populations, like the mentally ill and the LGBT community. People in those communities are more likely to smoke and less likely to quit.
Midlife Matters
Monday, November 14, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
With winter upon us—and the election finally behind us—your health and sanity are not the only things in need of attention.Your beauty is an important consideration, too. After all, with colder temps comes drier air—and that air, in search of moisture, starts to suck it out of your skin and hair. Dryness equals wrinkles, breakage and a reminder that being a so-called natural beauty comes at a price.

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