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articles by: Diana Vilibert

8 Surprising Habits That Cause Back Pain

Mysterious aches and pains? The cause may surprise you—plus, easy fixes for back pain culprits. 1. The Habit: Sleeping On An Old Mattress According to the National Sleep Foundation, a good mattress …

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The Best Jobs in America, According to New Report

How does your job stack up? While your opinion may be influenced by a crazy boss and that guy in the next cubicle over who’s constantly humming, job search site Glassdoor recently put together their o…

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Why Girls Should Stay Away from Soda

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks—including soda, fruit mixes, and sweetened iced tea—has been linked with an early start to menstruation in girls, according to new research. The study followed 5…

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Coffee Protects Against Skin Cancer, Study Finds

Coffee lovers don’t have to look very hard for evidence that their morning (and afternoon) cup is good for them. The effects of coffee on health have been researched for years, and it’s been praised f…

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13 Surprising Headache Triggers

All the way back in 4,000 BC, it was thought that evil spirits were the cause of headaches. The cure? Removing a portion of the skull to allow the spirits to leave, of course. We know better now, and…

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2 Exercises That Lower Diabetes Risk

Need a little motivation for that new year's resolution to hit the gym more often? New research has found that there are some types of exercise that might lower your diabetes risk. Doctors have kno…

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Optimist or Pessimist? 7 Benefits of Both

Good news, optimists: your glass-half-full attitude has some major benefits to your health and happiness, just as you cheerily always assumed would be the case. Pessimist? Before you grumble “I knew i…

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4 Surprising Ways to Ward Off a Cold

You already wash your hands often and load up on vitamin-rich foods…but there are a few more things you can do to avoid catching a cold, according to recent research. Keep your nose warm The col…

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The Better-Sex Diet

Want stronger orgasms and a higher libido? Start with your nutrition. No—you don't have to eat oysters for three meals a day (they're awkward to eat at your office desk anyway). But you can kickstart …

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Hangover Survival Guide: 8 Strategies

Before you start in on the champagne, get prepared with these strategies to keep the morning-after hangover at bay. Before: Chug, chug, chug! Start early and keep knocking it back all night—we'…

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about Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can find her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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