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Health and Wellness – Page 2 – QNotes

March to a different beat to greater health

Tips for making the new year more meaningful, invigorating

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes plans for what they will do to make this the best one yet. Only apathy, or its cousin laziness, comes to roost, derailing every good intention.

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Get it together, girl!

Improving organization skills benefits health, career, personal life

It’s a new year and with it comes resolutions on everything from quitting smoking to losing weight to spending more time with family and friends.

Mental health maintenance

Taking actionable steps toward a happier future

Everyone wants to be happier, but arriving in a place of better mental health can seem a daunting task.

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Blue Zones: Living a longer, healthier life

What the world’s healthiest places can teach us about longevity

Not all regions of the world are created equal when it comes to the health and longevity of its population. There are certain parts of the world where people live longer than anywhere else. They are known as blue zones.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Screenings save lives

Proactive stance can make a difference and change outcomes

Jackie Collins wants you to get screened for breast cancer. The famed novelist, glamorous jet-setter, mother, grandmother and sister to Joan Collins, died from breast cancer on Sept. 19. She was 77.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Despite years of breast cancer research, questions remain for transgender men, women

Research into breast cancer is extensive, but it is still severely lacking when it comes to transgender men and women.

Research into breast cancer is extensive, but it is still severely lacking when it comes to transgender men and women.

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Vaccinations available against HPV, cancer

Information and resources aid patients in making important informed decisions

Thomas Frieden needs your help in the fight to save the next generation. In 2013, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) responded to a report on the effectiveness of a new vaccine to fight human papillomavirus (HPV).

Women’s Health

Focusing on issues specific to lesbian, bisexual and trans women

We’ve assembled a plethora of informative and interesting articles that showcase the special needs of lesbian and bisexual health issues.

Tips for Women: Protecting your health

Simple steps to prevent illness and improve your health

What can lesbian and bisexual women do to protect their health? Find a doctor who is sensitive to your needs and will help you get regular check-ups. The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association provides online health care referrals.