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Health and Beauty Tuesday: Kmart’s Share the Word Campaign Launches With Steve Harvey

As a blogger I have worked closely with Kmart and I have always had a great experience with them. I had the privilege of being dressed by some of their designers last year at Blogher, which was really fun and an amazing experience. I love how Kmart is working hard to improve their products and… Continue reading Health and Beauty Tuesday: Kmart’s Share the Word Campaign Launches With Steve Harvey

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Checking Your Thyroid During Pregnancy + Maternity Style

The second most likely diagnosed disease during pregnancy behind breast cancer is thyroid cancer. We don't hear about thyroid disease very often, but an estimated 20 million people have been diagnosed with some form of thyroid disorder. Pregnant women with undiagnosed or inadequately treated hypothyroidism have an increased risk of miscarriage, preterm delivery, and severe… Continue reading Checking Your Thyroid During Pregnancy + Maternity Style

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Healthy Holiday and the Original Facial Cleanser

The American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation have joined forces to eradicate childhood obesity through their joint initiative, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. They have come up with tips to increase physical fitness this holiday season. Walk It Off – Schedule at least one night a week to eat dinner as… Continue reading Healthy Holiday and the Original Facial Cleanser

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Motherhood Maternity Debuts Spring Collection, iPeriod Helps Track Menstrual Cycle

Motherhood Maternity launched preview outfits for their upcoming spring 2010 collection. What's hot in the new year for maternity wear? blues, from cobalt to midnight blue jeans, from frayed hem short shorts to the long and lean dark wash boot cut stripes and plaid bright floral prints "This season is all about the details," said… Continue reading Motherhood Maternity Debuts Spring Collection, iPeriod Helps Track Menstrual Cycle

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Fight for Preemies and Diabetics

While November 1st marked the very first day of the holiday season, there are two issues that are also being honed in upon this month: diabetes and premature birth. November is American Diabetes Month. I'm sure you probably have someone close to you who is suffering from diabetes. It is such a horrible disease, but… Continue reading Fight for Preemies and Diabetics

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Test Your IQ on Premature Birth Rates in the U.S.

As you're probably aware, the infant mortality rate in the black community is 2.3 times that of white babies according to the Office of Minority Health. Researchers, doctors, and even our government cannot determine why black babies are dying at such alarming rates, but there is power in knowing as much as possible about infant… Continue reading Test Your IQ on Premature Birth Rates in the U.S.

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The Swine Flu and You: What Every Expectant Mother Should Know By Charles Hux, MD

There is a new strain of flu virus called the H1N1 or swine flu virus. This virus is quickly spreading throughout the world, causing much worry and fear among the general population and the medical community. Over 90% of flu cases this year will be caused by the H1N1 strain of virus. As with the… Continue reading The Swine Flu and You: What Every Expectant Mother Should Know By Charles Hux, MD

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Pregnant Women Urged to Get H1N1 Vaccine

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pregnant women who have contracted the H1N1 virus have died at a rate six times higher than the general population. Because of this physicians are encouraging expectant women to get the H1N1 “All pregnant women should be vaccinated,” urges Dr. Gerson Weiss, professor and… Continue reading Pregnant Women Urged to Get H1N1 Vaccine