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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    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.
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    What Does the Pituitary Gland Do?

    Jul 26 2018
    What does the pituitary gland do? The pituitary gland makes and stores hormones, as well as monitors hormone production of other glands.
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    How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day?

    Jul 12 2018
    How many calories should I eat a day? The answer to that questions depends on a variety of factors like if you want to lose, maintain or gain weight.
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    What Causes Hot, Burning Feet?

    Jun 15 2018
    Are your feet always hot or burning? You may be experiencing burning feet syndrome, a condition where your feet feel painfully hot.
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    Can Stress Actually Kill You?

    Jun 14 2018
    Can stress kill you? While stress can affect your overall physical and mental health, it should be known that stress itself cannot actually kill you.