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How Weightlifting Lifted Her Up: A Story on Fitness & Friendships

You always see and hear stories from people about how getting serious about fitness has helped them be healthier and look better. What you don’t hear so much about is the kind of people you meet in the world of fitness. Weightlifting? Why not? Before I join The Vanguard in June, I could count the …

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7 TED Talks by Amazing Women That’ll Inspire You

1. Sarah Kay: If I Should Have A Daughter Spoken word poet Sarah Kay tells the story of her journey from a teenager, when she used to soak up verses at the New York’s Bowery Poetry Club till she became a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. HealthWorks’ Stamp of Approval: Sarah …

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Will Wearing Your Bra All The Time Cause Breast Cancer?

The Gist of It New research published this year shows that wearing bras are not correlated to breast cancer. The book that popularised this idea is based on a research that is not scientifically-sound, and thus should be refuted. Prevent cancer by eating healthy, moving more, and lowering your weight if you are obese. This …

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Thinking of Having a Baby? Here’s Your Action Plan to Getting Pregnant

The Gist of It  Get a check-up with your gynaecologist before attempting to get pregnant. Start exercising and eating a nutritive diet to prep your body for a healthy pregnancy. Run through the preparation checklist below to see if you’re really ready to have a baby come into your life. When you want to tie the knot, …

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Ladies, Here are 10 Steps to Keep Clean Down Under & Avoid Infections

Issues in the nether region isn’t a topic one freely talks about at the coffee table, but more than a few of us can confess to having problems down under. Whether it’s itchiness, unfamiliar discharge, or even a vaginal infection, we suffer in silence because who wants to talk about problems with their private parts? Instead, we strut forth …

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If Your Periods Always Hurt Like Crazy, You Could Have Endometriosis

Period pains. Pretty common right? You don’t look forward to the cringing and crawling into bed thanks to the monthly pain, but that’s normal, and most girls go through it, right? Not exactly. Really painful periods could be a sign that you are suffering from endometriosis. Not many Malaysian women know what endometriosis is, despite …

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Ask the Expert: Which Feminine Hygiene Wash Should I Use?

Question: My private parts itch whenever I wash the area with regular body soap. A friend of mine recommended that I use feminine hygiene wash instead and I have checked out a few, but I am still clueless on how to choose what’s best for me. Answer: Most of the feminine hygiene washes available in the market are basically cleansers. Some products …

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