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About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is where I put my thoughts on health news. I have Type 1 diabetes but I talk about things that apply to everybody. Reach me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Subscribe for free to Allie's Voice weekend e-news to support the nonprofit, Dip a Stick® for Diabetes. Learn more at www.dipastick.org.

Holding a Sneeze? Stop!

Holding a sneeze is like trying to stop the wind from blowing. You cannot fight the forces of nature and holding a sneeze is just as damaging.  Yes, you can do it. But you need to be forewarned, it’s going … Continue reading

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If Animals Could Talk

Don’t you wish your pet could talk to you? Well, that’s an invitation to flirt with disaster if you’ve got a cat. They’re not going to sugar-coat anything for the sake of politeness or protecting your fragile ego. On the … Continue reading

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Make a List to Fall Asleep Faster

Every morning, the first thing I think about before I get out of bed is do I feel well rested? The ‘well rested’ quota is said to be about 7-hours of shut-eye. Lucky for me and all those asking the same question, TIME has … Continue reading

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Stun Your Lobster Before Boiling It!

Although succulent lobster is a well-received dish among seafood lovers, it’s causing quite a ruckus in the eyes of humanitarians in how these poor little bug-eyed creatures of the sea floor are cooked.  Switzerland has banned the practice of boiling lobsters … Continue reading

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Good News Friday!

Let’s end the week on a good note, shall we? Looking at this weeks headlines, there are a couple of stories that may put a spring in your step if you like tequila or you want tighter skin. Number one … Continue reading

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The Mystique of Your Partner’s Body Odor

I fall for this click bait every time! Here’s a study that tells us about the surprising effects smelling your partner’s body odor can have over you. Ladies, brace yourself. It turns-out his smell is actually calming to you. Let … Continue reading

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Craving Sugar? Sleep It Off!

One of the easiest ways to quell craving sugar is to get more sleep. That is so much easier said than done, says everybody. But according to well-researched studies, people between the ages of 14 to over 65 need approximately … Continue reading

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#CoffeeEnemas Must Work for Some People

When in doubt – flush it out, right Gwyneth? So Goop, her modern lifestyle site is promoting a DIY-style coffee enema. For those of you not in the know, a coffee enema is designed to ease constipation, help your body … Continue reading

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#UnitedAirlines in the News Again!

I was wondering if things were still popping with United Airlines. Lo and behold! United Airlines is in the headlines again. This time, United comes-out smelling like roses. The culprit here is a man who took it upon himself to … Continue reading

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Here are the Winning #Diets for #2018

Now that we’re a few days into 2018 – those who resolved to lose weight and get it tight this year are planning their strategies. Outside of the weight loss leader, Weight Watchers, we’re taking a look at the DIY … Continue reading

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