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Meet the Rescue Dog Who Sniffed Out Her Owner’s Cancer

When Diane Hood adopted her 7-year-old Affenpinscher mix six years ago, she had no idea her new dog would save her life. Within the first week of arriving at Hood’s home, the little dog, whom she …

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Do You Need Less Sleep When You’re Old?

Skimpy sleeping patterns are a widely-recognized source of stress and potential health concerns among older adults, but scientists struggle to figure out why aging appears to wreak such havoc on our c…

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Cookies Can Help Fight Cancer With This Ingredient

A staple in multi-cultural cooking for millennia, ginger is the spice that gives life to a whole host of dishes and drinks. This strange looking root has also been used medicinally for more than 2,000…

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Is Your City Sleep Deprived?

New Yorkers are early to bed and early to rise. People in Tokyo are night owls. And, 10% of Dubai-ans are still asleep at 11 a.m. These are findings by Jawbone, the company that analyzed the sleep …

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Digital Eye Strain Symptoms & How to Get Relief

Do you sit in front of a computer all day at work? Even a couple of hours of screen time can cause digital eye strain symptoms to surface. Here's what to look out for plus a few tricks to help you avo…

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The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As Pure As Organic?

It's the question everyone wants an answer to: Does washing conventional produce really remove its pesticide residues? Organic is said to be the healthiest choice for diners young and old, but it’…

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Tylenol & Advil: Which is Better? (Infographic)

Most of us take over-the-counter pain relievers often enough that we should know their differences ... right? Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil (ibuprofen) are in the same drug store aisle, but they h…

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What’s The Exercise Sweet Spot? More Isn’t Better for Everyone

Too much exercise can be as risky as too little exercise for patients who already suffered a heart attack, according to new research by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…

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Selfie Danger: When Snapping Your Picture Goes Too Far

The global selfie craze has become dangerous, even deadly. • A polish couple recently plunged to their deaths after trying to take a selfie on a cliff in Portugal. Their 5 and 6-year olds watched t…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. I’d like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Instead of potato chips I've started making oven-baked fries.