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Why All This Pain? Decrum’s Disease… Who Are You?

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Calling all caring physicians—Dercum’s Disease is an extremely rare disorder characterized by multiple, painful fatty tissue, also know as lipomas—patients need help and they’re desperately seeking you. These painful growths can appear on the trunk, the upper arms, the upper legs, and they’re like angry critters just below the skin. Sometimes severe, the pain can even take…

Leaders in Heels: Business Women Rocking the Scene

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“Women are always saying, ‘We can do anything that men can do.’ But Men should be saying, ‘We can do anything that women can do.’” —Gloria Steinem With so many boys out there celebrated for their manly actions (even when they are not that big) and so many women doing the leg work behind the scenes,…

The Ruins Tell All

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There are certain times in life that we were never meant to experience alone. There are pains and losses the human heart can endure only in the presence of something or someone else, walking alongside us, carrying us when our feet fail, assuring our heart that it doesn’t have to muster the strength of the…

Meet the Live.Beauty.Full. Survivor Heroes

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In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day on June 5th, we teamed up with our friends at Pevonia and asked their Facebook followers to tell us about their Survivor Heroes. In less than a two-week time-frame, we received dozens of nominations and read many incredible stories about strong women and men who defeated the odds…

Why Vacations Can Be Good for Your Health

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When you’re used to working a certain number of days out of the week and all you see is the same surroundings day after day, such monotony can get to you after a while. The problem is, your stagnant workaholic lifestyle isn’t just starting to become boring, it might also be bad for your health.…

27,000,000 Slaves, and Counting

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Slavery is the second largest global organized crime, generating $150.2 billion per year. As noted by END IT Movement, that’s more than the combined revenues of Amazon, Google, and Ebay every year. The average cost of a slave…

King Solomon Said What?

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You have to give it to King Solomon. I mean, really. He writes enough proverbs, aphorisms, and proverbs for wise living to fill 30 chapters. And then he pens an Epilogue that would alternately confound and infuriate women for the next 2500 years. Who is this woman? And how did she do it all without…