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Why is There a Pleasure Gap?

Sex. It’s at the core of our humanity. A necessary part of the evolution of our species. It’s how we connect and bond as humans, and oh yeah- it’s a whole lot of fun.  Unfortunately, there’s a whole lot of gaps when it comes to pleasure between men and women. A little disclaimer; this article […]

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Is there a link between neighbourhood walkability and cardiovascular risk?

In a recent study, researchers attempt to determine how neighbourhood walkability and cardiovascular risk are related using a Canadian study sample. Cardiovascular disease is a significant cause of mortality worldwide. Exercise can be helpful in lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease, unfortunately, only about one in four Americans participate in regular exercise activities. The negative […]

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IBD and Depression: Is There a Connection?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and depression can go together. After all, IBD doesn’t just affect you physically. It can take a toll on your self-confidence, your relationships, your work life, and your zeal for new adventures and activities. If you experience regular episodes of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and cramping, your life may revolve around […]