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Rubber gloves can hide a latex allergy

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 19 September 2016, Allergies

Did you know latex is a natural substance that comes from the sap of the South American tree Hevea brasiliensis?

Also known as the rubber tree, this tree is “tapped” for its milky fluid, much like the process of tapping maple trees for maple syrup. This milky fluid is later transformed into latex.

Unfortunately, many individuals are allergic to latex…

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Man flu isn’t a myth!

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 September 2016, Cold and Flu, Men's Health
man flu

Seriously! And it’s not that women don’t get the flu or just complain less. A number of studies have looked into the matter and have shown that, in fact, when men catch the flu, they suffer more than women do.

There’s a pretty good chance that this research was commissioned by male scientists who were tired of being teased.

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5 tips for maintaining your energy despite your PMS

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 September 2016, Women's Health

Do you sometimes feel tired for no apparent reason, to the point where you prefer sweatpants and herbal tea to a fabulous night out with the girls?

If fatigue gets the best of you from time to time, it might be because of PMS. But don’t let it get you down!

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flashes: Why have my symptoms come back?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 14 September 2016, Menopause, Women's Health

Welcome to A.Vogel’s Menopause Flashes. Today I’m going to talk to you about how my symptoms seemed to have turned up the heat again just when I thought I had them in check. I was doing everything right so, what’s going on, and what else can I do?

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