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articles by: Lo Lankford

Enjoying a Plant Based Diet? Here Are 3 Supplements to Consider

There are tons of supplements available to those who have chosen a whole-food, plant-based diet. But which are really necessary? No matter how or why you decide to go vegetarian or vegan - for heal…

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7 Workouts You Need to Stop Doing

Not all exercise is created equal. We've got the scoop on seven fad workouts you might want to consider bailing on. While running at the park, going on a hike, yoga, hitting the treadmill or liftin…

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What You Need to Know About Google’s Smart Contact Lenses

This time last month, Google announced that it was breaking ground on smart contact lenses. Is there anything they can't do!? The new innovation from the company that brought us self-driving cars, …

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Will 3-D Mammograms Find More Cancer?

There's a new form of mammogram on the market, but is it doing a better job at finding cancer? It's called breast tomosynthesis, or 3-D mammography and it was technically introduced by the Food and…

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Death Kits: Would You Purchase Your Genetic Fate?

How interested are you in knowing your risk of dying? If the whole truth is what you're after, it may be closer than you think... as a new kit that tells you your risk of dying gets ready to hit t…

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Are We Too Embarrassed to Order What We Want?

Is your restaurant ordering impacted by a fear of embarrassment? More and more people are admitting "yes." Four management professors Avi Goldfarb, Ryan McDevitt, Sampsa Samila and Brian Silve…

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5 Sundance Documentaries You’ll Want to Check Out This Year

Less than a week ago I returned home from my absolute favorite week of all year -- watching movies in the beautiful Park City, UT at the Sundance Film Festival. I may be sick as a dog now from the fr…

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Why Breakfast for Dinner is Not Just for Slackers

Whether you're eating eggs for dinner because that's all you've got in your fridge, you're short on time, or because it's what you actually really want at the moment, there's no need to feel shame for…

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What Exactly are ‘Agent Orange’ GMOs?

Last week, news broke that the USDA is recommending the approval of new, herbicide-resistant, genetically engineered corn and soybeans, sometimes referred to as "Agent Orange" GMOs. Here's what you n…

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Who Should Get a Flu Vaccine?

The flu vaccine is common enough, but there are still many people who aren't getting one. Should you be lining up? In a word - yes. According to federal health agency recommendations, pretty much a…

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about Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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