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No Genie in the Bottle By Yvette GZ

Bottled water is less regulated than tap water. We’re programmed to think the opposite, but in reality the bottled water industry has less pressure to ensure the best quality in their products. Some companies even use tap water to fill up plastic bottles and sell them at 10 times the price! Why? Because bottled water is considered a food product and is regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) whereas tap water is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has a higher standard when it comes to drinkable water.

Panic Attacks By Justice Rajee

A “panic attack” is one of those conditions, like depression, that we just don’t like to talk about in the hip-hop community. We associate “panicking” with “punking out” or being so nervous you lose it, a very un-hip-hop thing to do. But panic attacks are real, and are actually more common than you’d think…and they can be pretty serious.

How Does My Diet Affect My Sex Life?

The body responds to sensual stimulant, such as erotic touch, sight, scents, sounds and thoughts of becoming aroused. One of the physiological responses is increased blood flow to the erogenous zones of the body. The blood vessels to these areas must be able to carry blood freely in order for you to perceive the maximum pleasure. There are mounds of research showing that certain foods will directly or indirectly clog your blood vessels and prevent normal blood flow.

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