How Should American Healthcare Be Reformed?
HEALTH POLITICS

How Should American Healthcare Be Reformed?

Introduction If you’re reading this, you probably find the American healthcare system to be incredibly confusing--and it is! Between confusing...
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So You Want to Run a Half-Marathon? Here’s Why You Should
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

So You Want to Run a Half-Marathon? Here’s Why You Should

Are you addicted to setting ‘unrealistic’ goals and then meeting them, just to prove that they weren’t so unrealistic? Do...
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3 Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder
HEALTH RELATIONSHIPS

3 Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder

We live in a time in which, luckily, more and more people are talking about mental and physical health struggles...
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10 Lessons I Learned After My Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer
HEALTH RELATIONSHIPS

10 Lessons I Learned After My Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer

In the summer of 2017, my mom called one evening right as I got home from getting dinner with one...
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5 Female Fitness Myths Debunked
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Female Fitness Myths Debunked

I was recently in the gym, squatting like so, when a man approached me and said, “Wow, you are really...
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6 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About Skin Cancer
HEALTH

6 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About Skin Cancer

Summer is here. Pools are opening, the beaches are filling up, and the majority of people are outside taking advantage...
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3 Reasons You Should Be Caring About Healthcare
HEALTH POLITICS

3 Reasons You Should Be Caring About Healthcare

Personal health is more than just a personal problem. It is a national security concern that collaborates with ethical complications...
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10 Heart Disease Facts Every Woman Needs to Know
HEALTH

10 Heart Disease Facts Every Woman Needs to Know

Each February, the American Heart Association raises awareness for women’s heart health with their Go Red For Women campaign. Accounting...
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6 Ways To Help Quiet Your Anxiety
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

6 Ways To Help Quiet Your Anxiety

I’ve definitely struggled with my share of anxiety. Growing up, I always showed signs of being a school-oriented individual. Always...
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Breaking Down The Different Types Of Female Birth Control
HEALTH

Breaking Down The Different Types Of Female Birth Control

Women choose to use birth control for a variety of reasons. With all the medical innovation out there today, there...
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Stop Normalizing Abortion
HEALTH POLITICS

Stop Normalizing Abortion

We have become desensitized to word “abortion.” Want to know why? We hear the word all the time but never...
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3 Things I Learned About Healthy Lifestyles From Ivanka Trump’s “Women Who Work”
BOOKS HEALTH

3 Things I Learned About Healthy Lifestyles From Ivanka Trump’s “Women Who Work”

I recently read Ivanka Trump’s, Women Who Work. The book addresses contemporary issues that strong, powerful women in the workforce...
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5 Health Related New Years Resolutions Every Woman Can Make
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Health Related New Years Resolutions Every Woman Can Make

The passing of another year signals a time to reflect on your accomplishments, look forward to what’s to come, and...
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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
HEALTH RELATIONSHIPS

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 Workout Apps You Need This Summer
HEALTH

7 Workout Apps You Need 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
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

Kimberly Corban Shares Minute By Minute Account Of Her Sexual Assault

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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