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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the name given to the annual campaign to raise awareness, funding, and research for those diagnosed, surviving and lost to this disease. Did you know that 1 in every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Men are also affected […]

A Brief History of Women in Medicine

A Brief History of Women in Medicine September is Women in Medicine Month Each September, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine. The AMA is the American Medical Association and it promotes the art and science of medicine and […]

May is Lupus Awareness Month

May is Lupus Awareness Month   May is Lupus Awareness Month and like any awareness campaign, the goal is to raise awareness regarding the economic, emotional and physical impact of this disease on sufferers. Approximately 5 million people worldwide have some form of lupus. 9 out of 10 adults with this disease are women. Women of […]

The Benefits of Hemp Tea

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Superfood Spotlight: The Benefits of Hemp Tea Steeped Superfood This weeks Superfood Spotlight is a steeped superfood — hemp tea — a powerhouse brew with so many healing properties that it can replace several other herbal concoctions! Despite the diverse proliferation in the variety of hemp products on the market in recent years, many people […]

What are Parabens?

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What are Parabens? Parabens are a class of preservatives. Chemically, they are a series of parahydroxybenzoates and esters of parahydroxybenzoic acid. Concerns about parabens come from a growing overall awareness of the use of endocrine disruptors in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. Endocrine disruptors are active agents in foods or topicals that mimic hormones in our […]

Let’s talk about the basics: Nanotechnology

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Nanotechnology or nanotech is the science and engineering involved in the design and application of materials and devices whose smallest functional organization is on the nanometer scale or one billionth of a meter. In simpler terms, nanoparticles are super small! These molecular sized particles have infinite uses in science and technology, medicine and cosmetics. To […]

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