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Yoga Poses to Wake You Up No Matter Where You Are

Does the end of summer have you dragging a little bit? Or do you maybe have trouble with a late afternoon slump? Try these restorative yoga poses to give you an energy boost. When you think ab…

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Which Fruit Makes Your Skin Look Fabulous?

Homegrown tomatoes don't just taste like heaven, they make you look and feel great, too. Tomatoes contain the vitamins A, C and K, and the antioxidant lycopene, which help skin in several ways. Tog…

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20 Foods that Aggravate Big Toe Pain (Gout)

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that is usually linked to pain in the big toe. It occurs when uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and accumulate around joints, particularly in the big t…

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How Blood Sugar Impacts Your Love Life (And Voodoo Dolls…)

Most of us know we’re cranky and irritable when we haven’t eaten for a while, but we may not realize it has a detrimental impact on our love life. According to research published earlier this year in …

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27 Foods that Contain Natural Aspirin

When most people experience headaches, joint pain, or other aches in their body, they turn to aspirin or another anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet an…

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World’s Worst Weed Was Prehistoric Cavity Fighter

Who knew that chewing what today’s farmers call the "world’s worst weed" could prevent cavities? Seems our early ancestors, who lived during the pre-Mesolithic, Neolithic and Meroitic periods, had a c…

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The Exercise That Keeps Your Brain Young

Some types of exercise may be better than others when it comes to keeping your brain young and sharp. Downward-facing dog fanciers will be glad to know that practicing hatha yoga three times a week…

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Insomnia Relief Never Tasted So Good

Scientists could have some welcome news for insomniacs struggling to get a good night's sleep. Researchers who presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 Annual Meeting found that tart cherry juice ma…

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Shocking Link to Suicide Rates

In the wake of the tragic loss of Robin Williams, one of the great comedians of our time, and his suicide, it is important to examine why suicide rates are increasing with the hope that better underst…

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Should We Take a Multivitamin?

About one in three Americans take a multivitamin. Is that helpful, harmful, or just a harmless waste of money? In 2011, the Iowa Women's Health Study reported that multivitamin use was associated with…

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Talking on a mobile cellphone has got to be my biggest pet hate

This is great to do and daily right out in nature!! Bliss!

Thanks Diana for sharing the info and great links.

The Nana in this story was once NOT single. She was married, had children and then divorced. Not a g…

I expected to see Northern Virginia in this article. Which is right next to DC - so I guess that's …