Katrina Hodgins

    Katrina Hodgins
    Kat Hodgins is a writer based in Vancouver, BC. She has a Diploma in Writing and Publishing and has worked with OP Publishing, Boating Industry Canada, and Canadian Yachting. Her writing has appeared in publications including Cottage Magazine, Pacific Yachting and Canadian Aviator where she wrote on everything from DIY projects to marine news stories. From 2013-2016 she published a moderately successful blog called Sessions With Fat, which were fictional stories about an anthropomorphized housecat who thought she was a therapist. A self-described non-poet, Kat’s poetry has also been published by 22 Press. Kat has recently penned a young adult novel, Electrify, which is currently being queried for publication
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    Six Leading Causes of Obesity

    Feb 20 2019
    What causes obesity? There are multiple risk factors of obesity, ranging from age, genetics, lifestyle to certain health conditions and medications.
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    How Is Scoliosis Treated?

    Oct 24 2018
    There are three main categories of scoliosis treatment based on the severity of the condition: observation, nonoperative, and surgical.
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    What Is Hemophilia and What Causes It?

    Sep 19 2018
    Hemophilia is a rare hereditary blood condition where blood does not clot normally. Learn more about causes, types, symptoms, and treatment here.
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    What Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

    Aug 31 2018
    Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a group of inherited genetic muscle-wasting disorders and is classified as a motor neuron disease.
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    15 Ways to Treat a Yeast Infection

    Aug 30 2018
    How to get rid of a yeast infection begins with prescribed or over-the-counter medication, probiotics, supplements, and some simple dietary changes.