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  • RESTORING GUT HEALTH AFTER ANTIBIOTIC USE

    RESTORING GUT HEALTH AFTER ANTIBIOTIC USE

    The first antibiotic, Penicillin, was discovered in 1928 by a Scottish biologist named Sir Alexander Fleming while he was experimenting on influenza virus. He found that a common fungus, Penicillium notatum, can control the growth or kill certain kinds of bacteria. He named this newly discovered substance Penicillin, which successfully treated some deadly bacterial infections like syphilis, gangrene, and tuberculosis. These days, most antibiotics are synthetic though they are usually chemically related to natural antibiotics. Antibiotics are of great value because they combat infections, save millions of lives, and are not harmful to normal body cells. However, they have their...

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  • A WORKING MOMS INSPIRATIONAL ROAD TO PRACTICING HEALING SELF CARE

    A WORKING MOMS INSPIRATIONAL ROAD TO PRACTICING HEALING SELF CARE

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    It can be challenging to prioritize, much less actually follow through with taking care of yourself. Isn't that crazy to say: I don't have time to take care of myself. I'm a mother, a CEO, a volunteer, a partner: I'm all these things, that require ALL of my time.  Sometimes this topic is blown off as a fluffy, feminine issue. It isn't. It's important. Manicures are sanity. Talk about all the crap that happened at the last parent teacher conference over coffee with our girlfriends is detrimental to our peace of mind.    While men don't often get manicures or pedicures or schedule...

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