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Tips for Staying Active This Winter

When you think of winter, exercising may not be the first thing that pops into your brain. You’re more likely to think about things like steaming soups, mugs of hot chocolate, and bundling up by the fire. But working out is especially important…
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Experiencing Winter Blues? You're Not Alone!

Winter may be filled with holiday cheer for some people, but for others, the dark, cold, and dreary weather is almost too much to bear. When the weather contributes to feelings of depression or sadness, this is called seasonal affective disorder…
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OBGYN Visits for the LGBTQIA Community:

Differences, Barriers to Access, and What We're Doing to Help LGBTQIA community members often face major obstacles to receiving fair treatment and access to healthcare. Tragically, OBGYN services are no exception to this serious issue. At Avant…
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Why Women Should Stay Active, No Matter Their Age

A natural part of growing older is becoming less active. Life gets busier, natural energy levels fluctuate, and even general enjoyment around physical activities can wane. Regardless, it’s important to keep up active habits and find ways to…
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Dealing with Lack of Sexual Drive as a Woman

The medical term for lack of sexual desire is hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). This condition is extremely common. In fact, one-third of women ages 18 to 59 report having low sexual desire. However, this condition can be very tricky…
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Women's Hormones 101: How Much They Affect Us

Hormones impact women in multiple different ways. Hidden from sight and working away inside, these substances that exist in the tissue and fluids can directly change women’s weight, energy levels, mood, and food cravings.  While hormones…