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5 Simple Steps for Creating a Life That Sparkles
Better break out your shades, because your future is about to look oh-so bright.
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'This Is Us' Star Chrissy Metz Takes On the F Word
'It's more accepted to like skinny girls. It's weird if men like big girls.'
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Where Have All the Kids With Down Syndrome Gone?
At least 67 percent of women terminate after a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis, but some say it's a choice based on outdated expectations.
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The Best Pain Reliever to Take for Every Ache
You pop the pill. You wait for the aah. But the wrong med could leave you hanging. This guided tour through the pain med aisle can help.
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'Wolf Therapy' Saved My Life
Sarah Varley, 28, was battling an eating disorder and crippling anxiety when she stumbled upon her unexpected path to healing.
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Why I Chose Happiness Over My Perfect Body
'There is nothing more powerful than loving yourself.'
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Is Alcohol in Reality Shows the New Violence on TV?
There's a reason people are glugging their way through The Bachelor.
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When Erica's Twin Sisters Were Adopted, She Thought She'd Still See Them Regularly — She Was Wrong
Sibling relationships are vital for kids in the foster system, but they're often neglected.
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From a Trimmer Middle to a Better Mood: How to Make Your Gut Bacteria Work for You
The zillions of bacteria living in your body mastermind your health in amazing ways.
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A Day in the Life of Your Heart
The way you manage your day actually changes your heart. See how (and make it stronger).
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How Mindfulness Is Helping Moms Mourn Their Murdered Children
Loving, grieving, meditating — this is how some mothers are coping with tragic loss.
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I'll Never Be the 'Old Me' After My Daughter's Death — And That's OK
She only lived 15 hours, but little Annie became a truly beautiful symbol of hope.
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I Knew My Sister Wouldn't Get Out of Her Marriage Alive
When your husband's a cop and an abuser, where do you turn for help?
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Once a C-Section, Always a C-Section?
Why are some hospitals attempting to ban vaginal births after cesareans for all women?
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