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Social Deviants in the Locker Room

I’m health-minded. I do all the right stuff and sport some pretty insane washboard abs under just about a half-inch thick layer of what...

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Donnatella Versace: Why Being a Tough Chick is Never “in Fashion”

I’m obsessed with Donatella Versace. In case you live under a rock, she’s the VP of the Versace Group, the fashion powerhouse founded...

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What is the Silent Killer of Women?

In case you didn’t know, February is American Heart Month. For the young and healthy, or seemingly so, this is probably not important...

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The Benefits of Kefir

Kefir. You’ve probably heard of it, but you may not really know what it is, how you eat it, or why. But it is reputed to aid and cure a...

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I will never, ever, ever do Botox! Or will I?

For years now I have been saying that I will never, ever do Botox. I will gracefully pass through the hallowed halls of aging: the crows...

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Enough is enough is too much

I recently read two unrelated articles that touched on a worrisome trend taking place among affluent communities in the United States,...

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My Mother’s Heart

I remember my fascination as a young girl of six or seven, laying on my parent’s king size bed watching my mother comb out her long,...

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Why Corn is Your Worst Enemy and How to Kick the Habit

Anyone who knows me well is familiar with my Achilles heel in gastronomy: tortilla chips. Like a lover’s lust, I am drawn to them...

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Video Gaming Addiction: A real threat?

We all know the stories. The Korean couple who left their new baby to starve nearly to death while they “fed” and cared for their...

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The Doctor Who Wanted to Cut Open My Face

Looking for a new doctor can be a headache, and scary. Your health care provider will usually give you a long list of approved doctors with...

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Belly Busting Ever Since ’76

I am a reasonable person. I try to spend my thinking life concerned with the greater good. I try to tune out the “white noise.”...

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Lip Gloss and Roadblocks Along the Female Career Highway

When I was very little, we had a big window in the family room, and every weekday morning when my dad would go to work, I would rush to...

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The Artist

You say you don’t know how you feel How admirable your resolve Ambiguity adds to your appeal Infatuation without getting involved...

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