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This classic dessert comes from local dietitian, food journalist and author Carolyn O’Neil’s latest work, “The Slim Down South Cookbook.” She has given these bars a trendy twist with a sprinkle of kosher salt – a simple addition that can … Continue reading

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In honor of breast cancer awareness month, exhale Spa is dressing for success… from the feet up. They have once again created their exclusive pink grip sock as their own unique way to raise awareness and fundraise for the fight … Continue reading

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Pat Alessi from Salon 1580 is here to give you her best advice on how to update your hair for fall. Why should women update their hair color and style? Any lifestyle change that necessitates a new wardrobe also necessitates a … Continue reading

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Take a walk for breast cancer at The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Atlanta on Saturday, October. 25. This year’s walk is presented by Independent Insurance Agents for a Cure and will be held at Centennial … Continue reading

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Emory Healthcare is offering extended and weekend screening hours for women to receive mammograms. The extended hours are as follows: Tuesday, October 21 and Thursday October 23 from 7:30 a.m to 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month on your bike at the Young Survivors Coalition’s Tour de Pink! Held on Oct. 25, this is the only bike ride for breast cancer in the city of Atlanta and it is held at ADP’s … Continue reading

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The importance of mammograms and early detection of breast cancer cannot be overstated. At Gwinnett Medical Center, they know that having regular mammograms can find breast cancer at its earliest stages, when treatments are most effective. But despite this knowledge, … Continue reading

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Ladies, get your shoulder pads and jerseys ready, it’s time for some football…powder puff football that is. This Saturday, October 18, The Future Foundation will be hosting their second annual Powder Puff Football Game. The game will be held at … Continue reading

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Dr. Tasneem Bhatia from Atlanta Center for Holistic & Integrative Medicine answers a reader’s question about belly fat.   Q: Why can I not lose my belly fat? A: Abdominal fat, also known as visceral fat, is the most dangerous accumulation of fat … Continue reading

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By Maiysha Clairborne, MD The body is a symphony, constantly regulating itself with hormones such as cortisol, thyroid, testosterone, estrogen and progesterone, to name a few. They work together like an orchestra, and when one instrument is off, the entire … Continue reading

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