Healthline / Dr. Howard Samuels, The Hills Treatment Center Don’t Mix: Parenting, Pills, and Pinot October 11, 2017

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If we’re being honest, many of us are probably guilty of ignoring warning labels at one time or another, buying into the belief that we’re smart enough and capable enough to assess a truly risky situation. Then, too, there’s the assumption that warning labels might be overly cautious.

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Dreaming of Baby / Southern California Reproductive Center Lead and Pregnancy – Cause for Concern? October 11, 2017

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Avoiding lead is not always that easy. Even if you don’t have a job in construction or plumbing, you may still come across lead in the paint and dust in older homes, and in everyday items such as candy and make-up, as well as soil and tap water. If you’re trying to conceive or already pregnant, it helps to know if lead is an issue of concern.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman This New Office ‘Status Symbol’ Shows Exactly How Depressing Work Really Is October 5, 2017

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Get busy.

Nearly three in ten (29%) workers say that they don’t drink coffee at work because they are too busy or don’t have time to do it, according to a survey released last week of more than 8,000 workers conducted by polling organization YouGov.

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Marie Claire / Southern California Reproductive Center What to Know If You Suspect You Have PCOS October 4, 2017

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As science learns more about the complexities of PCOS (otherwise known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), women are catching up, too. Zocdoc recently reported that over the last year searches for the term “PCOS” are on the rise, which hopefully means more of the projected 8 to 20 percent of women that have it are getting it checked out.

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Refinery29 / Southern California Reproductive Center How To Deal If Your Vagina Is Sore After Sex September 29, 2017

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Waddling around when you’re sore after sex is about as fun as having sore muscles after a tough workout. Luckily, there are a few ways to soothe your pain post-sex, but first you have to figure out what’s causing it.

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