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5 Surprising Energy Zappers

You don't need us to tell you that living off Pop Tarts and three hours of sleep drains you of energy. But those aren't the only factors that can lead to a big dip. If you're about an hour away from c…

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Why Introverts Should Avoid Coffee Before Big Meetings

Introverts preparing for a big meeting might think that coffee beforehand will give them a needed jolt in performance. In fact, the opposite may be true, reports New York mag. The insight comes from a…

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10 Tips to Get The Most Health Benefits From Your Water

How are you drinking your water? As strange as it sounds, the amount of water you drink is just the beginning. How you drink water can have huge health benefits, too. Here are 10 easy tips to power up…

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Do Genes or Birth Control Cause Blood Clots?

Every few months, the pill and the ring hit the headlines for increasing the risk of blood clots in some women. Health care professionals know this isn’t really news—the link between certain birth con…

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Resisting Resistance: Letting Go in the Fall

Every year, I resist the change of season. In the fall, I witness nature as it transforms from shades of green into shocking reds and vibrant oranges and impossible hues of red-orange and almost pu…

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Want to Love Longer? Eat Some Nuts

We’ve known that increased nut consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of major chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. But do those who eat nuts actually live longer lives? …

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5 Ways Pumpkin Boosts Immune Health

Pumpkins are more than just beautiful and versatile. They may just help you strengthen your immune system just in time for cold season. Maybe that's why they're such a popular food in fall and winter!…

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The Caregiving Task That’s More Stressful Than Divorce

When an aging loved one's health begins to fail, families are confronted by a variety of challenging decisions. Is it safe for grandma to still be driving? Can dad continue to live on his own? Should …

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5 Reasons You Should Eat Grapefruit Today

Grapefruit, for me, was an acquired taste. As a girl, the tartness made my face pucker, and I’d push away the half-grapefruit my mother offered for breakfast. When I grew up, the grapefruit gene ki…

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The Location of Your Home Could Increase Your Heart Attack Risk

When we think about the risk factors for a heart attack, our list usually includes fatty food, sedentary job, stress and such. Research findings have now added another—and very surprising—factor to…

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Thanks Diana for sharing the great reminders.

Good to know, I love pumpkin.

Water alone just gives you wet fleas. Vinegar may work up north, but here in the south, we have mu…