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You’re So Vein

Varicose Veins Unlikely to Become Clots Similar to leaky pipes, veins, as they return blood to the heart, sometimes fail to close completely. They stretch out and subsequently leak near the surface of the skin, creating spider or varicose veins that may cause discomfort. Dr.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Myths and Facts About Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National Cancer Institute estimates 266,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 — that’s one in eight women. More than 40,000 will die from the disease this year. The earlier breast
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Kinky Hair

Products That Tame Your Unruly Hair I have very, very frizzy hair. I attribute my frizziness and brittle hair to many years of blonde highlights and not my genetics. I have come to find that products geared towards ethnic people work wonders on my hair though because of the
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