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16 Home Remedies for Cold Sores

About 90 percent of adults worldwide test positive for the herpes simplex virus (HSV), which causes cold sores. The virus remains dormant for some, whereas about 40 percent of American adults have rec…

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Wear Contact Lenses? They’re Probably Swimming in Germs

Most people would think twice about wearing the same old dirty underwear every day. It turns out that contact lens wearers don't give much thought to putting the same old dirty lenses in their eyes ev…

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6 Things You Should Never Eat For Breakfast

We’ve all heard the advice from doctors and nutritionists: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s the fuel your body needs after last night’s 6 p.m. dinner and 8 hours of sleep. Perhaps…

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How Netflix May Be Hurting Your Health

About 60 percent of Americans regularly binge watch television. Binge watching is defined as watching two or more episodes of the same show in one sitting — yes, as little as two! No judgement — it ha…

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Summer Salad with Sunflower Dressing

Colorful and fresh, this salad is refreshing for anytime! 1 head red leaf lettuce, chopped 1 head butter lettuce, chopped ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved ⅓ cup red onions, cut in half moons …

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Not Just For Athletes: HIIT Exercise and Why You Should Be Doing It

The scientific consensus for the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training over conventional forms of exercise is growing.  Incorrectly considered a fad by many, both scientists and HIIT adher…

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6 Surprising Myths About Obesity

We hear all the time about the obesity epidemic in the United States. Fat is equated to sickness, obesity kills, the trappings of modern life are leading to an epidemic—you get the picture. But, hold …

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7 Unexpected Benefits of Drinking Wine (Infographic)

A glass of wine may be a delicious way to unwind, but it also has several health benefits that are worth considering. For instance, it can help you with weight loss, may help fight the common cold and…

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How to Pick and Slice Up a Watermelon

Picture this; you just picked a perfectly sweet succulent watermelon and now you are ready to slice it up. But, if you do not know how to slice it up properly, you will be throwing away a lot of wo…

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Teflon Found in Drinking Water in 27 States

A new study issued by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found chemicals used in the manufacture of Teflon in the drinking water of 27 American states (list found here). The report indicates that 9…

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I still say moderation is the key. If I splurge on lunch, I usually have oatmeal for dinner. My 's…

Thanks for sharing.

Aim high - instead of twenty minutes three days a week, go for an hour six days a week.

Only three minutes? Nope, Tetris is way too addictive for just three minutes.

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