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 · 4 min read

How to Do a Self Breast Exam At Home: Signs of Breast Cancer

The reality is that breast cancer is on the rise, in fact one in eight women who live to the age of 85 will develop breast cancer over her lifetime. Another interesting fact is that about 80% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of breast cancer. What this mean, is that […]

The Hearty Soul

The Hearty Soul

Health Network

 · 2 min read

Never Trip Over A Tent Rope Again With These Glow In The Dark Tent Ropes

I’m an avid camper. It’s one of my favorite outdoor activities year-round. Winter camping, summer camping, it’s all great! I love getting outside for the fresh air, the hikes, sleeping under the stars, meeting new folks on the trails, and the time spent away from my electronic devices just taking it all in. But I […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

 · 4 min read

Why Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise

Many of us likely don’t give much thought to our pancreas. What even is it, anyway? The pancreas has to do with the stomach—it’s vital to your digestion. The pancreas produces digestive enzymes and releases hormones (including insulin) to help control blood sugar [1]. Although pancreatic cancer isn’t extremely common (55,000 people are currently diagnosed […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

 · 3 min read

New York City is Thinking of Banning Detergent and Dishwasher Pods in Latest ‘Green’ Crack Down

New York City is in the midst of a potential environmental crackdown as lawmakers deliberate the banning of detergent and dishwasher pods.1 No, it isn’t because kids are eating them again (remember that?), it’s a fair more reasonable problem. City Councilman James Gennaro has spearheaded an initiative bib introducing a “Pods are Plastic Bill,” aiming […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

If You Notice Any of These 7 Signs, Don’t Ignore Them- They Could Be Early Signs of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. It accounts for about 30% of yearly new cancer cases in the United States and approximately 12.5% of annual cancer cases globally. It is vital to understand the early signs of breast cancer as early detection greatly improves the chances of successful treatment and survival. […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

Little-known Eye Cancer Symptom Can Easily Be Missed. Here’s What to Look Out For.

Eye cancer, although relatively rare, poses a significant threat to one’s vision and overall health. Being aware of the signs and symptoms of eye cancer is crucial for early detection and successful treatment. While many people are familiar with common ocular conditions, such as redness or blurred vision, there is a little-known symptom of eye […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Man Ate a Slug After Being Dared by His Friends Leading to a Tragic End

In 2018, a young man passed away after a dare from his friends turned life-threatening. The initial dare, which was to eat a slug, took place ten years prior, shedding some light on the dangers of parasites associated with slugs. In 2010, 19-year-old Sam Ballard from Sydney, Australia, was blowing off some steam with his […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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8 Steps to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia is a difficult disease to deal with, both for the person who has it and for their loved ones. There are many types of dementia, some of which include Parkinson’s disease, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease, Huntington’s disease, and Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome.1 But Alzheimer’s disease is by far the most well-known and common form of dementia. With its […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Is Laundry Detergent Toxic? 7 Questionable Ingredients to Look Out For

Laundry detergent, a staple in most households, is crucial in keeping our clothes clean and fresh. We rely on traditional laundry detergents to effectively remove stains, dirt, and odors from our garments. Unfortunately, not all laundry detergents are made equal, and in fact, many traditional detergents contain questionable ingredients. This is the ‘dirty side’ of […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

16 Unusual Ways To Use Rosemary That Goes Way Beyond Cooking

When you think about rosemary, you may imagine those dried, spikey bits that you find in the spice aisle at your local grocery store. While not everyone loves the dried stuff, however, fresh rosemary makes a very aromatic and flavourful addition to many dishes and has been a popular herb in the kitchen for many […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

10 Swollen Feet Causes + When To See Your Doctor

When you try on shoes you haven’t worn in ages, you might notice they suddenly don’t fit. Your ankles and calves, which were once slender, are swelling like balloons. Whether the feet are hurting or not, they’re uncomfortable, especially when the only footwear that fits are flip flops and slippers.  This swelling could be from […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate