A Day In The Life Of A Service Dog Handler
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

A Day In The Life Of A Service Dog Handler

November of 2016, I welcomed a new treatment plan into my life. She was a 9 week old Golden Retriever,...
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23 Cancer Terms To Know
HEALTH

23 Cancer Terms To Know

Cancer can be scary enough. The words that come with it can be even scarier when you don’t know exactly...
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4 Empowering Messages For The Fight Against Breast Cancer
HEALTH

4 Empowering Messages For The Fight Against Breast Cancer

Future Female Leaders has always been a source of encouragement, love, and empowerment for conservative women. This October, things are...
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A Guide To Cancer Ribbon Colors And What They Represent
HEALTH

A Guide To Cancer Ribbon Colors And What They Represent

The month of October is so important. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and it’s a time where people from all...
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The Progress Of Breast Cancer Research
HEALTH

The Progress Of Breast Cancer Research

Many of us are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but few people know the history of this...
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What You Need to Know About The BRCA Gene And Genetic Breast Cancer Screenings
HEALTH

What You Need to Know About The BRCA Gene And Genetic Breast Cancer Screenings

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to an end, we must look forward to the future for where breast cancer...
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What I Learned Training For A Half Marathon In 50 Days
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

What I Learned Training For A Half Marathon In 50 Days

We all make impulsive decisions in our lives. Maybe it’s splurging and spending too much on an annual sale from...
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My Mom Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer: A Daughter’s Perspective
HEALTH

My Mom Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer: A Daughter’s Perspective

This is something I never imagined that I would ever have to write. Unfortunately, in the world we currently live...
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4 Women Share What To Expect After A Breast Cancer Diagnosis
HEALTH

4 Women Share What To Expect After A Breast Cancer Diagnosis

In the world we live in nearly everyone has been affected by the “c” word: cancer. It hits at the...
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Yes, Men Can Get Breast Cancer Too, Here’s What You Need To Know
HEALTH

Yes, Men Can Get Breast Cancer Too, Here’s What You Need To Know

Breast cancer awareness month is so important because it shines a light on something we would all rather ignore, but...
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5 Top Rated Breast Cancer Charities
HEALTH

5 Top Rated Breast Cancer Charities

In case, you haven’t noticed all the pink around you, October is breast cancer awareness month. While you may wish...
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10 Simple Ways To Practice Self-Care
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

10 Simple Ways To Practice Self-Care

It’s the middle of the semester and right before we kick off the holiday season. You have tons of midterms,...
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What To Know About The Highest Rated Breast Cancer Foundation In The Country
HEALTH

What To Know About The Highest Rated Breast Cancer Foundation In The Country

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and FFL wants to give back to women who have fought and will fight...
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Breast Cancer Warning Signs And How To Conduct A Self Exam
HEALTH

Breast Cancer Warning Signs And How To Conduct A Self Exam

Death rates from female breast cancer dropped 39% from 1989 to 2015. While there are better treatment programs available now...
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To The Girl Who’s Lost Someone To Breast Cancer
HEALTH RELATIONSHIPS

To The Girl Who’s Lost Someone To Breast Cancer

First and foremost, I want to make sure that you understand that you are not alone. At the time being,...
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What Is A Mammogram And What Can You Expect During One? Let’s Break It Down
HEALTH

What Is A Mammogram And What Can You Expect During One? Let’s Break It Down

As if yearly trips to the gynecologist aren’t enough, now doctors are recommending that women go in for a mammogram...
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Stories From A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Daughter
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Stories From A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Daughter

July 3rd, 2012 This was a day like any other for my mom. She was working as a federal pretrial...
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20 Fast Facts You Should Know About Breast Cancer
HEALTH

20 Fast Facts You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Many Americans don’t know all the facts about breast cancer. Here are twenty quick facts about the disease, which only...
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20 Ways To Help Reduce Your Risk Of Breast Cancer
HEALTH

20 Ways To Help Reduce Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we want to do our part to raise awareness. Some risk factors, such as...
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10 Celebrities Who Are Breast Cancer Survivors
CULTURE HEALTH

10 Celebrities Who Are Breast Cancer Survivors

October is a month dedicated to educating men and women across the country about breast cancer in an effort to...
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FACT OR FICTION? 10 Things We Often Hear About Breast Cancer
HEALTH

FACT OR FICTION? 10 Things We Often Hear About Breast Cancer

FACT - Women who started menstruating early,  especially before age 12, have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer. The...
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8 Ways To Show Support For Breast Cancer Awareness
HEALTH

8 Ways To Show Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer. The American Cancer Society expects 252,710 new cases of breast cancer,...
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12 Prominent Women In Politics Who Are Breast Cancer Survivors
HEALTH POLITICS

12 Prominent Women In Politics Who Are Breast Cancer Survivors

It’s October, which means that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to BreastCancer.org, one in eight women in the U.S....
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Why You Should Register As An Organ Donor: 7 Organ Donation Myths Debunked
HEALTH

Why You Should Register As An Organ Donor: 7 Organ Donation Myths Debunked

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 200,000 men, women and children are currently on the...
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Understanding The Opioid Crisis
HEALTH POLITICS

Understanding The Opioid Crisis

According to the Center for Disease Control, one thousand people are treated in emergency rooms for misusing opioids. In 2015,...
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7 Best Workout Apps To Make Staying Healthy Fun This Summer
HEALTH

7 Best Workout Apps To Make Staying Healthy Fun This Summer

Summer is upon us and that means beach pictures and bathing suits. No matter your definition of “beach body” there’s...
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My Parents Were Told I Would Have Down Syndrome And They Should Abort, But The Doctor Was Wrong
HEALTH

My Parents Were Told I Would Have Down Syndrome And They Should Abort, But The Doctor Was Wrong

My parents had been engaged for six years and married for nearly four when they decided that they had built...
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Kimberly Corban Shares Minute By Minute Account Of Her Sexual Assault On Last Year’s 10th Anniversary
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

Kimberly Corban Shares Minute By Minute Account Of Her Sexual Assault On Last Year’s 10th Anniversary

Last year, as the tenth anniversary of my sexual assault approached, I thought through all the details of May 12th,...
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A College Girl’s Guide to Grocery Shopping
CAMPUS HEALTH

A College Girl’s Guide to Grocery Shopping

Attending college is expensive enough. From purchasing books, supplies, housing, and everything else that comes with it, adding in a...
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5 Things You Need In Your Emergency Self-Care Kit
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Things You Need In Your Emergency Self-Care Kit

Why is it that if you get a cut or burn, you immediately run to a first aid kit to...
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8 Simple Rules To Maintaining A Healthy Weight
HEALTH

8 Simple Rules To Maintaining A Healthy Weight

It's March and been two months since you sat down and wrote down your New Year's resolutions. Often times, losing...
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How Having An Eating Disorder Allowed Me To Help Others Who Are Struggling
HEALTH

How Having An Eating Disorder Allowed Me To Help Others Who Are Struggling

I’d like to start this article by stating that I, in no way shape or form, am advocating for eating...
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What You Need To Know About National Eating Disorder Awareness Week
HEALTH

What You Need To Know About National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

In the United States alone, there are 20 million women who struggle with some form of an eating disorder. And...
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50 Simple Ways To Conquer Your Anxiety
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

50 Simple Ways To Conquer Your Anxiety

Anxiety can be crippling, exhausting, and painful. The key to conquering your anxiety is to find a coping mechanism that...
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Losing What Many Call Just A “Clump of Cells” Changed My Life And My Perspective
HEALTH POLITICS

Losing What Many Call Just A “Clump of Cells” Changed My Life And My Perspective

I was born and raised in a conservative, Christian home where I was taught right from wrong, and the importance...
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I’ve Been Gluten And Dairy Free For Two Months, Here’s What I’ve Found
HEALTH

I’ve Been Gluten And Dairy Free For Two Months, Here’s What I’ve Found

I know the idea of going “gluten free” and "dairy free" is intimidating. I personally never thought I could do...
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20 Facts About Abortion That Will Make You Pro-Life
HEALTH POLITICS

20 Facts About Abortion That Will Make You Pro-Life

March For Life this year on January 27th. In the days leading up to it, there will be a lot...
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18 Things Millennials Need To Know On World AIDS Day
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

18 Things Millennials Need To Know On World AIDS Day

On December 1st, 1988, World AIDS Day was celebrated for the first time. HIV/AIDS had been discovered only seven years...
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13 Things You Need To Know About The Zika Virus
HEALTH NEWS

13 Things You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

On Monday, November 28, Texas reported its first case of locally transmitted Zika virus, becoming the second state in the...
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A Busy Girl’s Guide To Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

A Busy Girl’s Guide To Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle

It may seem difficult to find the time to exercise and eat healthy when your schedule is so busy. Maintaining...
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I Thought Therapy was Useless Until I Found The Right Therapist For Me
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

I Thought Therapy was Useless Until I Found The Right Therapist For Me

This is coming from the girl who automatically hated every therapist she ever went to. Until she found the right...
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7 Realities Of Late Term Abortions That The Left Won’t Tell You
HEALTH POLITICS

7 Realities Of Late Term Abortions That The Left Won’t Tell You

Late term abortion is a been a crazy-hot topic. Conservatives argue that abortion by any other name is murder.  Liberals...
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8 Easy Ways To Maintain A Healthy And Balanced Lifestyle
CAMPUS CAREER HEALTH LIFESTYLE

8 Easy Ways To Maintain A Healthy And Balanced Lifestyle

While it's easy to let one thing completely take over your schedule, it's vital to keep a healthy and balanced...
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The Case For Life: What 20 Weeks REALLY Looks Like
HEALTH POLITICS

The Case For Life: What 20 Weeks REALLY Looks Like

The abortion debate has been going on for decades and probably isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. However, this generation of...
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5 Pick-Me-Ups Under $5 For The Sleep Deprived
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Pick-Me-Ups Under $5 For The Sleep Deprived

Ladies, we get it—life is busy. Between receiving an education, working, and maintaining a relationship with family and friends, it’s...
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How My 7 Year Battle With Illness Shaped My Political Views
HEALTH LIFESTYLE POLITICS

How My 7 Year Battle With Illness Shaped My Political Views

Imagine you’re 11 years old. You’re home sick from school for two days due to a cold that is topped...
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5 Things I’ve Learned From Waking Up Earlier
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Things I’ve Learned From Waking Up Earlier

If you’re a busy and striving young woman like me, you’re always looking for ways to improve and, most importantly,...
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7 Ways To Live A Healthier Lifestyle
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

7 Ways To Live A Healthier Lifestyle

Last year, I decided I was not going to be a statistic and decided to get my lifestyle in check....
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Fighting To Survive: A Story Of A Second Trimester Birth
HEALTH POLITICS

Fighting To Survive: A Story Of A Second Trimester Birth

“He’s going to be born with complications, if he’s even going to make it, which is unlikely. Down syndrome, trisomy 13,...
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Why I Chose Life For My Son
HEALTH LIFESTYLE Other POLITICS RELATIONSHIPS

Why I Chose Life For My Son

You know that girl in your class you always hated because she talked too much and seemed like she wanted...
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