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Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

Brittany is a freelance writer and editor with a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition and a writer’s certificate from the University of Western Ontario. She enjoyed a stint as a personal trainer and is an avid runner. Brittany loves to combine running and traveling, and has run numerous races across North America and Europe. She also loves chocolate more than anything else… the darker, the better!
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‘Rapid evolution’ means humans now being born without wisdom teeth

Since the beginning of existence, environmental changes have forced both animals and humans to evolve and adapt. This process is called natural selection, and it produces organisms that are more likely to survive and reproduce [1]. Rapid evolution describes genetic changes that occur over only a few generations [2]. Rapid evolution is important because if […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

Experts Warn That ‘Flesh-Eating’ Bacteria May Be Spreading To Seafood, Beaches Due To Climate Change

This article was originally published on July 8, 2019, and has since been updated. A new report from researchers at the Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey suggests that necrotizing fasciitis may no longer be as rare as previously assumed, no thanks to climate change and global warming [1].  Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapid-spreading, […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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After being told to ‘soldier on’ through postpartum breast changes, mom is dying of breast cancer

This article was orignally published September 15, 2020 and has since been updated. With our busy lives, it’s easy to neglect our own health. Balancing work, family, and a social life, meanwhile trying to take care of all the little things in between, can sometimes be a near-impossible task.  For this reason when things pop […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Can Trauma Really Be Physically ‘Stored’ In The Body? Here’s What The Experts Say

Trauma occurs when a person is overwhelmed by events or circumstances and responds with intense fear, horror, and helplessness, completely losing their ability to cope. According to some estimates, seventy percent of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives [1]. Scientists know that there is a […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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6 Conditions That Can Be Treated with Medical Marijuana

According to recent research, two-thirds of Americans support the legalization of marijuana [1]. As such, many state governments have legalized the once-taboo drug for either medical or recreational purposes or both.  Over the last couple of decades, medical researchers have been increasingly exploring medical marijuana uses and the drug’s efficacy for treating a wide range […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Brain-eating amoeba: What is it and how do you protect yourself

Lakes, rivers, and streams are home to thousands of bacteria. Many of these bacteria are harmless, however fresh water is host to numerous microorganisms that can directly affect human health. Polluted drinking water is a major source of illness and death around the world, particularly in developing nations. In most cases, these organisms make their […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Massive Study of 24,000 Dreams Suggests They Really Are Continuations of Reality

For millennia, humans have been fascinated and intrigued by dreams. We have questioned where they come from and what causes them, and have attempted to derive meaning from their seemingly random occurrence. Civilizations throughout history have attached spiritual meaning to dreams and tried to explain them as having supernatural origins, however today we tend to […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Patch Automatically Delivers Insulin as Blood Glucose Rises

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, monitoring your blood sugar levels regularly is the most important step you can take in managing your condition. Having information that tells you what causes changes in your blood glucose levels, like eating particular foods, taking your medication, or exercising, can help you work with your […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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I Raised 2 Successful CEOs and a Doctor—Here’s One of the Biggest Mistakes I See Parents Making

If parenting was an Olympic sport, Esther Wojcicki would be a contender for a gold medal. She has raised three successful daughters- Susan is the CEO of YouTube, Janet is a professor of pediatrics, and Anne is the co-founder and CEO of 23andMe. Her daughters’ success has placed her among the ranks of “famous moms”, […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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My Dear Firstborn, You’ll Never Know: How Motherhood Changes You

Life is full of defining moments. Moments that leave an imprint on your memory and change you forever. Few moments are as life-altering, though, as the moment you become a mother for the first time. Seemingly overnight, your life is completely turned upside down. Every minute of your day revolves around this tiny life that […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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What Would Happen If You Replace All Drinks with Water

What do you think would happen to your body if you replace all your drinks with water? If you knew that by doing so, it would help you lose weight, give you more energy, help prevent diseases and make your skin glow, would you do it? Water may not be the most exciting beverage in […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team