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Sunday, February 10th, 2019



1. I love it when my roommate’s gone because I never have to wear clothes. 2. I want to show you how much I love you. 3. All I’ve thought about all day is your mouth. 4. I’ve always wanted to try rock climbing! Now that I know an expert, wanna be my instructor? 5. I find it incredibly sexy that you’ve been patient with me about taking things slowly. Trust me, I’m worth the wait! 6. Congrats. You’ve leveled up. I won’t be holding back the next time IRead More

Motor Neurone Disease linked to rugby?

A new study shows people playing top-level contact sport are eight-and-a-half times more likely to develop motor neuron disease. Former Springboks Joost van der Westhuizen and Tinus Linee were diagnosed with MND in 2011 and 2013 respectively. Linee passed away in 2014, while Van der Westhuizen lost his battle against the illness in 2017. Former Scotland and British & Irish Lions forward Doddie Weir is also fighting the crippling disease. According to the DailyMail, the study – done by a group of scientists from various medical establishments worldwide – is the most definitiveRead More

Get the Facts About Lymphedema Prevention

If this fluid stays in one place for too long, lymphedema can turn into inflammatory edema which can eventually lead to fibrosis. Fibrosis is a condition where the natural flow of nutrients and oxygen is hampered, allowing pathogens to run rampant. The elimination of toxins is just one important aspect of the lymph system as a whole, however. The lymph nodes are also one place where important immune system substances, such as Natural Killer Cells, are created. Whether or not to have lymph node removal surgery if you have breastRead More

Get the Facts About Lymphedema Prevention

March is Lymphedema Awareness Month. Those who have had conventional cancer treatment such as radiation therapy are always at risk for developing this sometimes debilitating condition. Breast cancer patients who have gone through radiation, chemotherapy, and especially lymph node removal surgery are at an even higher risk. Yet, breast cancer patients in particular often get mixed messages about their risk of developing lymphedema. What is the real deal when it comes to lymphedema? And, most importantly, what can you do to make sure it doesn’t affect you? Confusion About Lymphedema and Breast CancerRead More