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Owner Makes Awesome Bucket List for Terminally-Ill Dog

In late 2013, Romeo, the 8-year old boxer, was diagnosed with untreatable bone cancer, osteacarcoma. His number one human, Riina Cooke of British Columbia, cried for days after receiving this horrible…

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Being Underweight Might Be Deadlier Than Being Overweight

New research says that people who are clinically underweight face an even higher risk for dying than those who are obese. "Compared to normal-weight folks, the excessively thin have nearly twice …

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E-cigarettes Poisoning Children at Alarming Rate

Be careful what you do with your e-cigarette — it can poison your child. A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a shocking increase in the number of e-cigarette…

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How to Feel a Natural Rush of Oxytocin (the ‘Love Hormone’)

Sometimes the simplest way to drop the baditude and bring on the happiness can come through an everyday action. Certain actions activate oxytocin, aka the love hormone, which is known to induce feelin…

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7 Fats You Need in Your Kitchen

Are you confused about which fats and oils to cook with? We learned about the need for this part of our diet in The Truth About Fats & Oils. But, it's crucial that we choose the right fats oils…

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Filo Veggie Pizza

Using filo as a crust adds a wonderfully light texture to this pizza. You can use this delicious recipe or get creative and add whatever toppings you like. You might want to try a pesto sauce instea…

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National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month and most of us are experiencing increasing stress levels. We know we should reduce our level of stress, but it can seem too hard to do when we’re just tryin…

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Improve Your Life With … Green Smoothies?

There are many so-called "superfoods" out there that boast miraculous claims that often can't hold any water. But, the ubiquitous green smoothie? Sure, it has fruits and veggies galore, but can it rea…

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The Irrefutable Key to Battling America’s No. 1 Killers (Infographic)

Want more time and money? Practicing preventative health care gives you both. Conditions like diabetes and cardiovascular disease mean costly doctor's appointments, surgeries and medicines -- not to m…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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people are talking

These are all valid points esp living each day as if it was your last; but it's much easier to follo…

Finally a law both parties can pass easily

"Shan, do you really honestly think that it's BS that animals die for your vegan food? Don't you th…