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Almost every American home has one. And many of us rely heavily on its convenience–the microwave oven. Some still remain skeptical, however, with a lingering feeling that microwave use somehow makes food less healthy. Is food cooked in the microwave harmful to our health? Does this cooking method remove nutrients from our food?

Subscription boxes are the health, wellness, and beauty version of the new glossy magazine in your mailbox. A delicious and mysterious little package of intrigue that you wait in breathless anticipation for monthly, only to be full discovered by clawing into the packaging and ravaging through the tiny health, beauty, and wellness bottles and envelopes…oh, I’m sorry-I got all “Fifty Shades of Grey” on you just then. What I’m trying to say, is the surprise variety of items that is delivered regularly to your home is a fun distraction from the day-to-day bills, real estate solicitations, political ads, and other usually recyclable upon delivery items that fall into my mailbox anyway.

Skin cancer is lurking around every ill-shaded, ultraviolet-flooded afternoon. Is your skin protected from this potential killer? Determine the need for medical attention by learning your ABCDs. 

Before you try for a sun kissed look, consider protecting your body's largest organ–your skin. Sun screen can prevent painful sun burns, long-term skin damage, and even life threatening consequences like skin cancer.

Endometriosis is a common disorder that affects women during their reproductive years. It occurs when endometrial tissue, which lines the uterus, grows outside the uterine cavity. This misplaced tissue may implant and grow anywhere within the abdominal cavity, or rarely in distant sites such as the naval or lungs. This tissue may grow in small, superficial patches called implants, in thicker, penetrating nodules, or it may form cysts in the ovary called endometriomas.

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