COVID-19 Vaccines and COVID Variants

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COVID-19 Vaccines and COVID Variants
In new guidance, the CDC says that fully vaccinated people can gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people. Updated 4/23/2021 The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that vaccinated people can gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks or staying 6 feet apart. The CDC Director RochelleWalensky, MD, introduced the first […]

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What You Need to Know About the J&J Vaccine Blood Clot Risk [Updated]

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What You Need to Know About the J&J Vaccine Blood Clot Risk [Updated]
At least six people out of over 6 million who have received the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot. As a result, the FDA and CDC have announced a pause in the use of this vaccine. The pause is likely to last at least another week. Read more…

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Seeing Clearly Through Menopause

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Seeing Clearly Through Menopause
How your eyesight may change as you age How your eyesight may change as you age By Mia James Hot flashes, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and eye changes? It’s true: your eyes are among the various parts of your body and well-being that menopause can affect. You can make these changes less uncomfortable or disruptive […]

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Insomnia

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Insomnia
Dr. Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD, of The National Jew­ish Hospital in Denver provides an outline to improve your sleep Medically reviewed by Dr. C.H. Weaver M.D. updated 2/2021 Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by sleeplessness, inadequate sleep, or poor quality sleep. The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person. […]

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Are the Hooks on Your Squat Rack Too High?

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Are the Hooks on Your Squat Rack Too High?
This one goes out to the beginner-ish lifters out there who squat and bench, but never feel quite as stable as the experienced lifter in the next rack over. While your form might need a bit of work (and you could probably benefit from squat shoes), there’s another thing you’ve probably overlooked: the height of […]

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Does Vitamin C Actually Help When You're Sick?

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Does Vitamin C Actually Help When You're Sick?
Vitamin C holds an almost legendary status among drugstore supplements. It’s common to take a few tablets when we’re worried about getting sick or mix up a glass of Emergen-C at the first sign of a cold. It’s nice to imagine it as a cure-all, but reality doesn’t quite match up with our hopes. Read […]

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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
The pelvis contains a lot of different systems of the body. There are various organs: the bladder, the colon and the uterus or prostate and there are various joints, muscles,…

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Heart Health at Every Age

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Heart Health at Every Age
By the American Heart Association By the American Heart Association In Your Twenties Tia Timpson suffered a severe stroke at age 20. Cardiovascular disease and stroke can happen at any age, which is why it is essential to consider your cardiovascular health at every age. Start practicing heart-healthy habits in your twenties. Learn what you […]

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What 'Listen to Your Body' Really Means

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What 'Listen to Your Body' Really Means
In the fitness world, people often say you should “listen to your body” when deciding what to do if you aren’t feeling great. That advice often amounts to permission to take the day off, which is certainly a valid option in many cases. Read more…

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Track Your Workouts With '1 Second Everyday'

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Track Your Workouts With '1 Second Everyday'
When you’re chasing a fitness goal, what matters in the long run is not whether you worked out today, but what kind of consistency you’re building over time. The app 1 Second Everyday can help you visualize that. Read more…

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Sex and The Nervous System

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Sex and The Nervous System
Ah sex, we know it. We love it. And here at Intimina, we love to get down to the nitty-gritty science of it.  Examining what’s going on physiologically when we’re…

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How to Return to Running After a Break

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How to Return to Running After a Break
It’s spring again, and if you’ve been lamenting a snowy winter, the roads are probably beckoning. Why not dust off those running shoes and go for a jog amidst the spring flowers and the fresh air that no longer hurts your face? Oh, right. Because it’s been a while and you might not be quite […]

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Women's Health Conditions A – Z

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Women's Health Conditions A – Z
Health A – Z dedicated to empowering and informing women through medical content, personal stories and inspiration.

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What Happens When You Drink More Water Every Day

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What Happens When You Drink More Water Every Day
A gallon is a lot of something. Drink that much milk, and you’ll surely get at least 100,000 YouTube views—or more—if you catalogue the aftermath of your attempt. Drink that much water, as I’ve heard and seen plenty of people attempt to do, and you’ll suddenly be exponentially healthier. At least, that’s how it works,… […]

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Cancer A Primer

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Cancer A Primer
A diagnosis of cancer can be a shock, making you feel out of control and overwhelmed. Here is what you need to know.

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What’s The Best Time of Day to Have Sex?

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What’s The Best Time of Day to Have Sex?
Here at Intimina, we’re all about working with our biology to optimize our sex lives.  We are products of nature, and knowing how to work with our natural rhythms can…

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Coffee and Reproductive Health

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Coffee and Reproductive Health
Ahh, that sweet morning cup of joe. An afternoon latte. A post-dinner espresso. There’s no denying the satisfaction one gets from a good cup of coffee.  Of course here at…

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Is Male Irritability and Anger Undermining Your Marriage? Here are the 4 Warning Signs

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Is Male Irritability and Anger Undermining Your Marriage? Here are the 4 Warning Signs
I’ve been a marriage and family counselor for more than fifty years and have helped more than 40,000 couples. One of the most common, yet least understood, problems that couples face is Male Irritability and Anger (MIA). I first learned about the problem, though it didn’t have a name then, when my own marriage was […]

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How to Not Be Sore All the Time After Exercise

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How to Not Be Sore All the Time After Exercise
Delayed onset muscle soreness—the kind that leaves you wincing as you walk down the stairs after squat day—is pretty common after your first day of a new workout. But it’s not as likely to happen after the second day, thanks to a phenomenon known as the repeated bout effect. Read more…

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What Is A ‘Sleep Divorce’ And Is It Healthy For A Marriage?

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What Is A ‘Sleep Divorce’ And Is It Healthy For A Marriage?
Sleeping in separate beds could help reduce disturbances for couples, but is it good for your relationship in the long run? Here’s what experts say.

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