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articles by: Ann Pietrangelo

Overwhelmed? 3 Ways Your Stuff is Sapping Your Energy

If you feel tense, irritable, or just plain blah in what should be the comfort of your own home, maybe you've got a "stuff" problem. Stuff on the dining table, stuff hanging out of drawers, and stuff …

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5 Things You Should Be Doing if You Value Your Health

We all want to feel healthy and strong, but no fad diet or pill or special secret will get us there. It's about the decisions we make every hour of every day. It's in what we choose to consume, how mu…

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Only 1% of Women Know This About Lung Cancer

http://youtu.be/1C4BgHzXZko Lung cancer seems to be a silent epidemic. More than 224,000 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year. The five-year survival rate is only 16-18%, one of t…

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Hosting Thanksgiving? 5 Essential Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning or a Fire

All across the United States, families will soon be gathering for Thanksgiving dinner with turkey all the trimmings. For most, the meal will be delicious and biggest concern will be over how many calo…

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6 Things To Know About Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment

'Tis the season in the Marketplace — it's Open Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a.k.a. Obamacare). I know, I know. You'd rather go Christmas shopping than health insurance shopping. On t…

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How Diabetes Affects Your Heart

You know about diabetes and you know about heart disease, but did you know that if you have diabetes, you're twice as likely to die from heart attack or stroke? That's because high blood glucose level…

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Why I’m Damn Happy to Be Middle-Aged

So, I hear Julia Roberts doesn't plan to get plastic surgery. I know this because it made the news. Imagine that. A woman in her 40s has chosen not to have plastic surgery and it makes the news. I …

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Top 5 Fears of Americans

What do Americans fear the most? A nationwide poll on the subject conducted by Chapman University has turned up some fascinating results about what we fear -- and what factors are likely to ratchet up…

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Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth (+ Better Options)

Mmmm…sticky, gooey Halloween candies are often the favorites treats of little ghost and goblins. They're fun, but these Mouth Monsters can really do a number of your children's teeth. That's because g…

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Giant Breakthrough in Quest to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Is this the beginning of the long-awaited cure for type 1 diabetes? It's certainly one of the most promising breakthroughs in years. Using stem cells, Harvard researchers have found a way to turn huma…

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