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Harriet Tubman’s Strong Will (and remarkable feet) Finally Honored for Saving Many from Slavery, Helping Win Civil War & Voting Rights

Harriet Tubman’s Strong Will (and remarkable feet) Finally Honored for Saving Many from Slavery, Helping Win Civil War & Voting Rights

Harriet Tubman, a great American leader and freedom fighter will be honored on the new US twenty dollar bill, booting former president Andrew Jackson, a slave owner with a controversial legacy, to the back. We can’t help but appreciate how far her now famous feet took her, helping her to escape slavery and lead hundreds of other slaves to freedom read more »

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The 4 Best Ways to Pamper Your Feet & Legs While Pregnant

The 4 Best Ways to Pamper Your Feet & Legs While Pregnant

Among the many discomforts we women barely tolerate during pregnancy, foot and leg pain are among the most common. Foot and leg pains usually develop during the home stretch – the third trimester – but thankfully, they typically skedaddle not long after delivery. What can you do in the meantime? Consult our handy-dandy guide to ease your pregnancy foot pain. read more »

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Beat the 6 Most Common Walking Pains

Beat the 6 Most Common Walking Pains

Walking is pretty much universally considered the safest form of exercise, right? Well, yes, but it’s not completely without its risks. If your walking routine is interrupted by aches and pains, you should do what you can to address them early on. What seems like a minor pain could worsen and prevent you from exercising altogether. Here are some tips read more »

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Spurs Point Guard Tony Parker Suffers Strained Achilles

Spurs Point Guard Tony Parker Suffers Strained Achilles

Another injury took point guard for the San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker out of the second game of the Western Conference playoff series Wednesday night as he suffered an ill-times Achilles Tendon injury. The stakes are running high for the defending champions, who lost to their local challengers, the L.A. Clippers in game one. But as fate would have it, read more »

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