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Health is one of those subjects that is confusing. Why are some given the hardship of illness while others live a life full of anxiety. We all have our own struggles in life whether it’s your IQ score or your addiction to drugs. We take a further look into all of these topics and more.

What Is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

Kimberly and her mom: What is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

My mother was diagnosed with ALS in March 2016. To be blunt, when she told me about her diagnosis, I felt a type of heartache I’ve never felt before. The crying wouldn’t stop, my eyes burned from all the tears and my head was consumed with the worst headache ever. My body was exhausted from mourning my mother who was still alive. The idea that she wouldn’t be around for as long as I wanted to was terrifying to me. But, my fears prompted me to learn more…

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AncestryDNA Coupon Codes and Discounts!

AncestryDNA Coupon Codes

Ancestry DNA is a service that allows you to look back in time through your genome to find out who you are, where your ancestors came from, your family tree, etc. We wrote a large review of the top providers you may want to check out. Because the tests are comprehensive and not inexpensive, we are creating a coupon page for Ancestry DNA here that you can reference to take advantage of discounts as they come out…

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Best Online Eyeglasses: Zenni Optical vs Warby Parker vs Coastal vs EyeBuyDirect vs Goggles4u

Pair of glasses: Best Online Eyeglasses

Need new glasses but not excited to spend a couple hundred dollars on new glasses? We’ve got a secret that could save you big bucks! You can shop for designer frames and high-quality lenses online for a fraction of the cost (as low as $10). And, there are a handful of benefits you receive when you order glasses online including free shipping not to mention feeling awkward trying them on in front of people. So, whether you’re looking for an everyday pair of glasses or a stylish, colorful pair for fun or sunglasses to see better outside, you should buy glasses online and save yourself some time and money. Read on to find out how you can see 20/20 in no time (and for much less than you normally pay)…

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Best DNA Ancestry Test 2017: 23andMe vs Ancestry vs FTDNA vs Geno 2.0

DNA strand: Best DNA Ancestry Test

Who are you? Where did your ancestors come from? Do you have relatives that you never knew about? These are some of life’s biggest mysteries, and thanks to scientific breakthroughs over the last few years, you can now fill in more of your ancestry puzzle than ever before. Yes, we’re talking about the magic of DNA testing, which has added an exciting element to tracing your family’s roots. How? Through a home DNA test that you can order online, easily administer yourself and send in to get your individual genealogy DNA tested. Here, we examine just what these at home DNA tests involve, the kind of information you can learn, and which is the best DNA ancestry test for your personal needs…

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What Are the Best Autism Apps?

Kids on ipad playing app: Apps for Autism

Sadly, the number of children diagnosed with Autism has been increasing steadily in recent years. However, as the nation also increases its dependency on technology, it can prove to be beneficial for these children with a number of apps that cater to special needs. Below we will take a look at what autism is, some of the most highly recommended apps for children with autism and how they can help them learn and grow. In this article, we cover applications to assist with communication, scheduling, behavioral, social and life skills…

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Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Ever wonder what mysteries lurk within your family tree? You might be surprised at what you can dig up about your roots and how fun Ancestry.com makes genealogy research. The most well-known genealogy website, Ancestry.com lives up to its high-profile reputation. This company placed first in our best genealogy software online comparison review and second in our best DNA ancestry test comparison review…

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Great Courses Plus Review: Engage Your Mind

The Great Courses Plus on iPad on desk

Do you want to have a better understanding of the universe, learn the secrets of great mystery and suspense fiction, or master Tai Chi? What if you could do all these things without leaving the comfort of your home? Instead of binge watching TV shows, put your mind (and body) to good use binge learning thanks to The Great Courses. You’ll have access to courses that you can view anytime, taught by some of the world’s top professors in their field, for around the same cost as a Netflix membership. So sit back, relax, and find out why you might want to try this great learning adventure…

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uBiome Review: What Does Your Gut Have to Say About You?

Petry dish

Do you suffer from chronic intestinal problems or wonder how healthy your digestive tract is? The wonders of science can now shed some light on what’s living inside your gut. You probably know that a host of microorganisms inhibits our digestive tracts. Many of these microbes are beneficial; some aren’t. But genetic sequencing tests like uBiome’s Gut Explorer and SmartGut can give you a breakdown of some of your intestinal microbes — and whether they fall within normal ranges. Read our Ubiome review to get all the information you need about “gut testing” and how Ubiome’s products work…

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Where Did Your Dog Come From? Dog DNA Tests

Dog and laptop with eye glasses: Dog DNA Tests

Do you have a mixed-breed dog and wonder what breeds make him who he is? Or perhaps you want to know what hereditary diseases or health conditions he could develop in the future. For those of us who own mixed breeds, your dog’s genealogy is a huge life mystery! Fortunately, dog DNA tests can solve some of these mysteries for you. Keep reading to find out how dog DNA tests work, what you can discover about your pup and other information…

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DNA Testing 101: How Does DNA Testing Work, Why Get Tested?

Microscope: DNA Testing 101:

When most of us think of DNA, we picture crime scenes from TV shows like “CSI” or a homicide trial in which DNA evidence convicts a killer. Forensic testing aside, there are also many practical applications for DNA testing. And more people are getting their DNA tested now than ever before, thanks to scientific advances and the growing popularity of at-home DNA testing kits. What are some of the reasons for DNA testing? And just how does DNA testing work? We’ll help you unravel the mystery of DNA testing…

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