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Being Disfigured by Scleroderma Gave Me the Chance to Love Myself
I will never look the way I wish I did, but I can't allow it to consume me.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
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I Was Starving Myself Until I Got Pregnant
I hope my daughter never has to struggle with her body the way I did.
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8 Common First Aid Mistakes You Should Never Make
Nose bleeding? Don't lean back.
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How to Treat Headaches Naturally
Before reaching for the pill bottle, give these alternatives a try.
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What It's Like to Have Double Depression
A correct diagnosis was just what Bethanne Patrick needed. Here, she shares her story.
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9 Physical Symptoms You Didn't Realize Were Caused by Depression
Depression might be a mental illness, but it can also have physical manifestations.
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Is Your Poop Normal?
It's about time you got answers to your most pressing poop questions.
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What No One Could Tell Me About Male Breast Cancer
Overcoming the stigma of breast cancer was as arduous as the disease itself.
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Meet the Men and Women Winning the Fight Against Cancer
"Could we prevent cancer altogether? Ah God, that would be the Holy Grail wouldn't it? And I think the answer is gonna be yes."
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Another Hospital Is Seeking Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid-Addicted Babies
Your hugs and kisses could help save a life.
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Most People Will Never Understand My Eating Disorder
Here's what it's really like to live with exercise bulimia.
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Even After 16 Years of Marriage, I Didn't See My Wife's Fatal Depression Coming
Greg Ludlam has a message for the 600,000 American women struggling with postpartum depression — and the family that love them.
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How to Get Rid of a Poison Ivy Rash
Read up before those blisters start spreading elsewhere.
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What It's Like to Go Through Early Menopause
Premature menopause affects around 1 percent of women before the age of 40.
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These Maps Show Exactly Where Lyme Disease Will Be Most Prevalent This Year
And it's not just the Northeast that's in danger.
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How Living With One Breast Changed the Way I Feel About My Body
'There's that attachment you have with your breasts and the link they have with being a woman.'
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What It's Like to Be Asexual and Not Feel Sexual Attraction
Here's what it means to be a woman when sexuality is a foreign concept.
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This New Type of C-Section Is Becoming More and More Popular
It's called a 'gentle' C-section.
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How I've Learned to Live With Early-Onset Dementia
One woman shares her honest account of being diagnosed with dementia at age 52.
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12 Struggles Only Moms With Anxiety Will Understand
'Whenever my kids take longer-than-normal naps or sleep in, my first thought is that they're dead.'
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