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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Lifestyle, Genetics, and Environmental Factors

Inflammatory bowel disease is a general term for disorders involving the chronic swelling of the digestive tract, which can cause permanent damage. IBD occurs in either of two ways: ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. Ulcerative colitis causes chronic inflammation and ulcers in the innermost lining of the rectum and large intestine. Crohn’s disease, on the …

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Smiles from the Celtic Coast

Northern Ireland is an independent British colony, that borders with the Republic of Ireland – which expands over the majority of the islands’ landmass. Although Northern Ireland is smaller than the rest of the island, it is a country that condenses a rich and vibrant history into a comparatively small area. World renowned for its …

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Five Privileges American Senior Citizens Should Enjoy

Senior citizens make up a small portion of the American majority. But every year, Americans over the age of 65 continue to grow in number. This is why more legislators are working to create laws that will make life easier for the aging generation. These simple entitlements are rightfully earned privileges because today’s senior citizens …

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What Your Hair Says About Your Health

Your hair isn’t just a crowning glory fashioned to give you the best looks. It also says a lot about your health. The little things you notice in your strands’ appearance, texture or thickness may not just be a case of bad hair day. Here’s the rundown of the things your hair is saying about …

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How Parents Can Move Past the Empty Nest Syndrome

The time will eventually come that your children-turned-adults will leave home. Soon after college, they will go off and find their own fortunes. This leaves most parents a feeling of loneliness bordering on depression. Are you experiencing the same emotions now? The Empty Nest Syndrome The empty nest syndrome is not a diagnosed disease, but …

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Eyebrow Microblading at Home: Why DIY Is Not Always Your Best Bet

Well-groomed eyebrows do wonders to your face, as they help define facial features. However, achieving “on-fleek” eyebrows requires regular waxing, threading and plucking. For many, these grooming procedures are time-consuming. Today, people are turning to permanent or semi-permanent make-up to reduce the time spent to maintain their brows. A common procedure is microblading, in which …

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What Families Need to Know About Family Counseling

When you work with a family therapist, sessions could include just you or your entire family seeing the therapist. Family counseling or therapy is typically used for treating a problem of one family member, such as alcoholism, depression, and drug addiction, that’s having a negative impact on the family as a whole. This form of …

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Lip Fillers: For a Bigger and Bolder Pout

Since the rise of the Kardashians, the Kylie Jenner signature pout has become a trend among women across all ages. If you’re one of the people wanting that Instagram-worthy pout, you might get the urge to run to your Salt Lake City plastic surgeon and book an appointment for a lip filler. But before you …

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The Biggest Benefits of Aging in Place

Utah is the state for the young and old ones. It has one of the fastest growth rates for men and women 65 years old and above. From 2010 to 2020, this demographic could grow to 51%. Those who are least 75 years old would make up 60% of the population from 2020 to 2030. …

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