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Know Your Body Systems!

When it comes to getting and staying healthy, knowledge is power. What’s there to know about your body systems? Guts are guts, right? Not so fast. The body is comprised of groups of organs that...

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The Herstory of My Hips

What is it that you misunderstand about these hips? my hips? These are my hips- these fifty – two inch hips attached to this thirty-six inch waist are my hips and they tell herstory perhaps you...

Fitness Spirit

Phys Ed Fail

Writer Stephanie Kuehnert Overcame Gym Class PTSD and So Can You! As the child of two nurses, I was an active, healthy kid outside of school. I took swimming classes since before my first birthday...

Sportz Shortz

Spring Sportz Shortz

Racing Phenom Tatyana MsFadden Wins London Marathon On April 21, less than a week after claiming the same title in Boston, University of Illinois student Tatyana McFadden took first place in the...

Body Heal Sex

When Sex Hurts

Coping With Vaginismus “The first time I tried to have sex, I thought, “oh, it might hurt a little—not that it’d be impossible”, says Audrey, a 23-year-old Chicago woman. “You know how...

Body Body Logic Heal

Scar Tissue

What Remains After Battling Breast Cancer The crescent beside my eye (running in the living room, six years-old), the pale, asymmetrical patch above my lip (Chicken pox at eight), the toothy line...