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6 Reasons To Stop Calling Low-Carb A “Fad” Diet

Crash weight loss diets that enjoy short-term popularity are often referred to as fad diets. However… this term seems to have lost its meaning. It has basically just become a term of abuse for a…

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The Science Behind Gift-Giving (Infographic)

If you've ever wondered why giving someone the perfect gift (or even receiving one) makes you feel good, the answer is the science behind it. Neurological research suggests the good feeling of giving …

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Food Poisoning: The Importance of Reporting

Why is it Important to Report Food Poisoning? Just imagine eating a quick sandwich at your favorite deli down the street only to be awakened hours later with horrible flu like symptoms and nausea. Th…

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Do You Have These Signs of Sleep Apnea?

I snore. Not low, sweet, purring snores. Rather, booming, quacking, jetliner-approaching-the-runway snores; and my husband has the tape to prove it. So after years of his nagging, I saw a sleep spe…

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Esquire Magazine’s ‘Praise’ of Women is Actually Just Sexist

Forty-two year old women everywhere will breathe a little easier knowing that this year Esquire Magazine decreed their age as "most alluring."  Somehow this is supposed to be good news to women in the…

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The Health Habits of Obama’s Inner Circle

We all know the First Lady is a healthy living guru, and the President himself enjoys shooting hoops at the White House’s basketball court. But the Obama Administration is full of fitness fanatics. …

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4 Grocery Stores Recall Peaches & Plums

Watch out for those plums and peaches: A California packing company has recalled fruit sent to big stores around the country after internal testing revealed possible listeria contamination. The recall…

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Why You Should Always Eat Pepper With Your Turmeric

Historians from all around the world have produced evidence to show that apparently all primitive peoples used herbs-often in a sophisticated way. "Quinine from Cinchona bark was used to treat the sym…

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Do You Really Just Use 10% of Your Brain?

In the movie Limitless, Bradley Cooper pops a pill that lets him tap into the supposed dormant 90 percent of his brain. It allows him to pick winning stocks, speak foreign languages, play the piano li…

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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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Thanks for sharing. Watermelon is sweet enough on it's own so I might use the honey and not the sug…

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bright colored flowers and fragrant plants and flowers (herb gardens are great) also are welcomed by…

Wait until the start fracking near the New Madrid Fault a whole lot of shakin goin on.