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It’s Not Too Late!

March 10, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) During a radio interview, a caller asked me if it was too late – in her forties – to change careers and pursue something for which she is passionate. “It’s never too late,” I told her. “If you feel led in a new direction, make a plan to transition and go for it!” […]

Your Sweetie Making You Fat?

March 10, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) From your first kiss to your first time meeting each other’s families, relationships offer many exciting, and stressful, experiences. It can also be a stressful experience for your waistline as well. According to research from the journal Obesity, dating and cohabiting can lead to weight gain. The 2009 study looked at 1,293 dating, […]

Your Guide To Getting Pregnant After 35.

February 7, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Getting pregnant after 35 may be more difficult than at age 25, but it’s not necessarily impossible. What are your chances for getting pregnant after age 35? Why is it more difficult than in your 20s and early 30s, and why do doctors recommend seeking help getting pregnant sooner than later if you’re […]

Unchained And Scandalous: Kerry Washington Wins 3 Trophies At NAACP Image Awards.

February 5, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Kerry Washington was a triple threat at the NAACP Image Awards. The star of ABC’s “Scandal” picked up a trio of trophies at the 44th annual ceremony: outstanding actress in a drama series for “Scandal,” supporting actress in a motion picture for “Django Unchained” and the President’s Award, which is given in recognition […]

Destiny Child’s Michelle Williams Opens Up About Depression Battle, Talks New Album.

January 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) With a new single about to drop, a solo album in the works and a starring role in a national tour of a Broadway musical, you’d be hard-pressed to tell that Michelle Williams once had difficulty just getting out of bed. The singer-actress – one third of Destiny’s Child alongside Beyonce and Kelly […]

Things To Do After Every Workout.

January 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) You’re constantly told what to do before and during a workout but what about after you’re done? Here are 5 practices you should tack on to the end of every workout. By following these workout recovery guidelines, you’ll make the most of your time spent in the gym: 1. Cool down. A simple […]

Yes, Testing brain pacemakers to zap Alzheimer’s damage.

January 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It has the makings of a science fiction movie: Zap someone’s brain with mild jolts of electricity to try to stave off the creeping memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease. And it’s not easy. Holes are drilled into the patient’s skull so tiny wires can be implanted into just the right spot. A dramatic […]

Foods That Drain Your Brain.

January 22, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) You’ve probably been hearing a lot about how too much sugar is harmful to healthy brain functions. But, new research is now proving that sugar isn’t the only type of food that negatively affects your mind. Sugar New research shows that sugar can hurt your brain, as well as your waistline. In a […]

Signs You Have Cataracts.

January 22, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and is the principal cause of blindness in the world. In fact, there are more signs of cataracts worldwide than there are of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy combined. If you have cataracts, you probably won’t experience pain […]

The Harbaugh brothers take 49ers, Ravens to Super Bowl.

January 22, 2013 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Preparing to coach the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC championship game Sunday night, John Harbaugh watched on the stadium’s big video screen as Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers wrapped up their victory in the NFC championship game. John looked into a nearby TV camera, smiled broadly and said: “Hey, Jim, congratulations. You did […]

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