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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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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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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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How to String a Tennis Racket

Tennis Racket with Balls

Play lots of tennis and want to save some money? You’d be surprised at how easy it is to string a racket once you’ve learned how to do so. If you’re a somewhat regular tennis player (ie. a couple times a month or more), it will be worth the investment for you to look into getting a stringing machine that will help you string your own rackets…

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What Are the Symptoms of Ebola?

Doctors office: What are the Symptoms of Ebola?

The Ebola virus kills about 50% of people who contract the disease. Depending on the outbreak, fatality rates can vary from 25% to 90%. These aren’t numbers you want to take chances with—especially considering survival is greatly based on how hard your antibodies fight for you…

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

Pair of glasses: Best Online Eyeglasses

You’re driving down the road at night and you notice that you aren’t seeing as well as you used to—that’s how it always happens for me. You realize you need to schedule a checkup for your eyes. Yay, bet you’re excited to spend a couple hundred dollars on new glasses. Why are they so expensive anyways? Has anyone ever told you that you can buy eyeglasses online, and for much cheaper…

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Inversion Table Reviews: Let Gravity Take Control Of Your Body

Inversion Table Reviews

Does your back hurt from sitting at a computer all day? Or maybe your chiropractor suggested an inversion table to help you stay aligned when you are away from her office. After all, the price of those doctor’s visits add up quickly to a lot more than the cost of one of these tables. So this might be an economical choice for you to get to feeling better on a daily basis. In addition to reduced back pain and disc stress, expect reduced stress, increased blood circulation and better posture. But, what is an inversion table? Which one is the best? Read our review to find out…

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Elliptical and Treadmill Reviews: Freemotion vs Nordictrack vs Proform vs Weslo vs Horizon

Person running on treadmill: Elliptical and Treadmill Reviews

Whether your goal is to drop some pounds or stay in shape, treadmills and ellipticals can help you reach your goals. We’ve reviewed some of the top treadmill and elliptical brands to bring you the best of the best. We’ve reviewed different categories and chosen winners so you can pick one that best fits your needs. We understand that these pieces of equipment are not spur of the moment purchases, which is why we want to give you the most information we can laid out in an unbiased, easy to understand way…

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