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Unplanned Pregnancy: A Public Health Issue

For some women, an unplanned pregnancy can bring joy, but for others, it means an uncertain future. A 2016 survey of 1,990 women of reproductive age (aged 18-44) found that many women believe that unintended pregnancies (UIPs) can impact their lives, including their education, job, income, physical, and mental health. In 2011, approximately 45% of …

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Are You Trying to Cope With Stress in These 8 Unhealthy Ways? Try an Alternative

Since the pandemic of COVID-19, stress has become a normal part of everyone’s lives. The only difference is in how each person handles their individual problems. Some people turn to unhealthy methods, which brings them even more stress. If you’re using coping mechanisms like these 8 common ones, you may be adding even more problems …

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4 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Digestion

Digestive health is a hot research topic today, given the recent findings related to the gut-brain axis. Scientists are now aware that the gut acts as a second brain in that it is responsive to the psychological and emotional stimuli and signals that it receives. This means that how we carry our stress can influence …

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