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articles by: Diana Vilibert

Keep Your New Year’s Resolution: 4 Science-Backed Tips

Planning to lose weight, start running, or quit smoking in 2015? Join the club. While a lot of us—almost half percent of Americans—make New Year’s resolutions confidently and optimistically, only eigh…

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How 3 Minutes of Exercise Per Week Can Improve Your Health

Despite all of the benefits of exercise—it helps you sleep, boosts brainpower, helps you lose weight, makes you happier—it can still be pretty tempting (and easy) to talk ourselves out of that Zumba c…

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Why You Really Shouldn’t Skip Your Vacation Days

Still have vacation days left in the bank for 2014? Start planning a getaway—here are five ways taking a vacation is good for your health, happiness, and even work and home life. Planning a vacatio…

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Why It’s So Hard to Get Back on Track After the Holidays

Even the most rigid of calorie counters and the healthiest of eaters often throw caution to the wind and break out the stretchy pants on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most of us also vow to go back to (…

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Overlooked Health Benefits of Thanksgiving

Before you dive head first into the gravy bowl, make time this Thanksgiving to go around the dinner table and talk about what you’re thankful for. Then, keep it up—practicing gratitude on a regular ba…

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5 Gross Facts You Never Knew About Restaurant Food

Hey, the title warned you—don't blame me if you need to cancel your dinner reservations after reading this. Mother Jones recently reported that restaurants and delis are the source of more than ha…

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13 Amazing Benefits of Walking

You don’t need to train for a marathon, spend hours on an elliptical, or turn your guest room into a gym to get fitter, healthier, and happier. Keep reading to find out how a brisk walk can make major…

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The 3 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds May Surprise You

A lot of Care2 readers already know that some bigger dogs, like Pit Bulls, are misunderstood and unfairly labeled as aggressive breeds. So what are the most aggressive dog breeds? I came across a stud…

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Comfort Food Is a Myth, Say Evil Scientists

It was fun while it lasted, family-size box of mac 'n cheese. Bowl of mashed potatoes, please see yourself out. In what seems to be an attempt to make us question everything we believe in, new researc…

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Over 60? A Little Booze May Help Your Memory

Anyone who's ever imbibed a little too enthusiastically may associate alcohol with a hazy memory, not a sharper one. But researchers are now exploring the possibility that light alcohol consumption in…

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Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert. more

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