What Americans Can Learn From Other Cultures About the Language of Gratitude

In American English, many of the expressions of gratitude are couched in transactional language that involves expressions of personal indebtedness

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Thinking About Getting a Tummy Tuck? What to Know Before Going Under the Knife.

A tummy tuck can help your abdomen look firmer, but it's not a complete weight loss overhaul

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Facebook Has Known for a Year and a Half That Instagram Is Bad for Teens Despite Claiming Otherwise – Here Are the Harms Researchers Have Been Documenting for Years

Studies consistently show that the more often teens use Instagram, the worse their overall well-being, self-esteem, life satisfaction, mood and body image

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Has Jennifer Aniston got you wondering what role collagen plays in your body? Trying to decide if it's a good idea to take collagen? Read on to get the facts.

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Racism at the OB-GYN: Bias Can Be Deadly

Three phrases on a poster in a Georgia OB-GYN's office spoke volumes about racism Black women continue to face when seeking health care

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Considering Plastic Surgery? Here’s What You Should Know.

A look into common surgeries for women, how to ease into a cosmetic change and what to look for in a surgeon

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How Sarah Baartman’s Hips Went From a Symbol of Exploitation to a Source of Empowerment for Black Women

In the 1800s, Sarah Baartman was an African woman who was paraded around Europe, where spectators jeered at her large buttocks

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25-Year-Long Study of Black Women Links Frequent Use of Lye-Based Hair Relaxers to a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

The elevated risk for the heaviest users of lye-based hair products – which included about 20% of study participants – is concerning

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