What body positivity means to today’s teens | Health

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Some of Ellie Zerr’s go-to spots for a confidence boost are Instagram and TikTok.

Yes, there is plenty of content on theses social platforms that could make a 16-year-old like her feel worse, including manipulated images that make bodies slimmer and faces more symmetrical. But then there are accounts like Lizzo’s TikTok, which let her know that feeling OK about the body you’re in is not just possible but can also be pretty fun.

“She posts a lot about her body and her confidence, and she interacts with her fans a lot,” said Zerr, who lives in San Diego.

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The Delta Variant Is Causing Concern Over Long COVID, Even For The Vaccinated : Shots

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Weeks after getting sick from COVID-19, Kathleen Hipps is still experiencing symptoms, even though she was fully vaccinated.

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Weeks after getting sick from COVID-19, Kathleen Hipps is still experiencing symptoms, even though she was fully vaccinated.

Kathleen Hipps

Like millions of others, Kathleen Hipps thought she was safe from COVID-19 after she got two shots of the Moderna vaccine last spring. So she figured she just had a summer cold when she got the sniffles in July. But then she opened some Vick’s VapoRub.

“Anyone who’s ever smelled Vick’s VapoRub knows how

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5 Reasons Balanced Body Foods Might be the Perfect Meal Prep Match for You

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This article is a paid promotion by one of our advertisers. With these paid articles our goal is to share valuable information with our readers that we think you’ll find useful and interesting.

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If you keep meaning to start eating healthy and taking your health seriously, but always seem to let it fall to the wayside, don’t worry— you’re not alone. Luckily, there’s a fantastic local business right here in Buffalo that can help you accomplish just that. 

Meet Balanced Body Foods: A local meal prep company that seriously takes all of the hassle out

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Chiropractors prioritizing health and wellness

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Each week, this series shares MarionMade! stories of our many wonderful people, places, products and programs in the greater Marion community. To read more positive stories of Marion, or to share some of your own, visit us at marionmade.org or on social media.

Dr. Coleen Denton-Prater didn’t always know she wanted to go into the family business. Her father knew since the eighth grade that he would be a chiropractic physician, but it wasn’t until she was finishing her undergraduate degree that she realized she could pursue her passion in nutrition and fitness as a chiropractor.

“I love the focus

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No fat pets: How to keep you fur-friends fit and healthy | Open

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Did you know that an estimated 56 percent of pets (cats being the majority) in the United States have been diagnosed as overweight or obese? National data tells us this condition has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and is growing!

Unfortunately, obesity may cause a number of health complications for our four-legged family members. According to some veterinarians, pets that are in fit condition may live an average of two years longer than pets suffering from obesity. Not only can obesity in pets lead to some major health problems, but obesity can negatively affect their way of life.

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