Life & Style

  • Get Well Wednesday: All About Vaccinations
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    August is National Immunization Month. Dr. Lisa Ashe wants you to know all about the vaccinations that are necessary for your child’s optimal health. IS HPV VACCINE REQUIRED FOR HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE  STUDENTS? The HPV vaccination is not required for anyone. It is recommended to be given starting at age 11... Read more »
  • Money Mondays: Why You Could Be Underpaying Your Taxes
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    Why do we need to talk about taxes right now?  I know that taxes are a favorite topic to avoid, but as the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. Because of that, it is better to be knowledgeable about the subject. Last week, a Wall Street Journal article... Read more »
  • Oprah Wants To Help You Eat Better With New Food Line
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    NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is headed to the supermarket aisle with her own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes. The media mogul teamed up with food giant Kraft Heinz to launch the line after creating a joint venture earlier this year. The new brand, called O, That’s Good!, will... Read more »
  • Get Well Wednesday: What You Need To Know About Sarcoidosis
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    Jen Caudle Sarcoidosis can be devastating and difficult to diagnose, yet it disproportionately African-Americans. It’s the disorder that led to comedian Bernie Mac’s untimely death 9 years ago, though women get it more than men. Dr. Jen Caudle provides more information on this condition. WHAT EXACTLY IS SARCOIDOSIS? Sarcoidosis is a condition that... Read more »
  • Is Your Child Transgender? Experts Explain How To Know For Sure
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    EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — How can a parent know if their child is transgender? What separates a young boy who might be transgender from one with a vivid imagination who likes to dress up in his sister’s dresses? What do you do if your daughter tells you she’s a... Read more »
  • Money Mondays: Why Homeownership Is More Important Now Than Ever Before
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    Why we are talking about the housing recovery.  The broader housing market has been on fire lately. We have seen housing prices in cities across the country rise very rapidly, and in many cases, this trend has made housing unaffordable. Construction has not been able to keep up with demand for... Read more »
  • How To Snag A Mentor In Your Field
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    Source: Cultura RM/Laura Doss / Getty Having a trusted ally in the workplace can be the difference between excelling in your industry and slamming face first into a career plateau. To maximize your professional growth potential, selecting a mentor to support you and share industry expertise that helps you navigate your... Read more »
  • Black Men More Likely To Die From Their First Heart Attack
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      After studies earlier last month revealed that African-Americans are more likely to die younger, new studies stating that black men are twice more likely to die from their first heart attack have been found. According to findings, it is reported that only a few black people survive a heart attack... Read more »
  • Get Well Wednesday: Can A Hormone Prevent Miscarriage?
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    WHAT IS PROGESTERONE? Progesterone is a female hormone, naturally produced during the reproductive years. It stabilizes the lining of the uterus and is essential to achieving/maintaining pregnancy.  WHAT IS THE SUCCESS RATE WITH PROGESTERONE? In this study, women with recurrent pregnancy loss who received progesterone increased pregnancy success rates from 6% prior... Read more »
  • 4 Foolproof Tips To Asking For & Getting The Raise You Deserve
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    Asking for a raise is not always an easy task for most women on the job. More times than not, many women in the workplace would prefer to not rock the boat by seeking more than what is already being provided to them in terms of salary. Maybe it is... Read more »