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Oral HPV: Another Reason to Brush and Floss

As if having sweet-smelling breath weren't reason enough to brush and floss every day, here's another reason: there's a study showing that people with good oral hygiene are less likely to have human p…

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7 Major Links Between Diet and Mental Health

Diet is one of the key factors of preventing disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's no surprise, then, that what you eat can also impact your mental health, and, for people with mental illn…

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What Does it Mean to Age ‘Successfully?’

We all want to “age successfully.” We want to be like the 100-and-something year old super-agers we see profiled on the news—the ones who are still running marathons, doing gymnastics or practicing ai…

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The Herb that Helps Alleviate Menstrual Cramps

Every woman who has ever experienced painful menstrual cramps knows the importance of pain relief. For some women cramps can be mild while others experience debilitating pain that can affect their abi…

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‘Little Nurse’ Cat Cares For Ill and Injured at Animal Shelter

A couple of years ago I wrote about a nursing home cat, Oscar, that seemed to know when death was imminent for elderly dementia patients. He would enter their room, jump on their bed and keep them pur…

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Here’s a Good Reason to Eat More Pears

A new study, published in the journal Food Research International, found that certain types of pears may help manage type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and intestinal ulcers. The secret is in the sk…

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Need a Mood Boost? Smell a Happy Person’s BO

Feeling down? Head to the gym…not to work out, but to stand next to the happiest person there and take a whiff. It turns out that body odor may have a pretty amazing effect on your mood, according to …

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8 Grandma-Approved Beauty Habits to Adopt Now

Behold the spunk, simplicity, and sustainability of granny wisdom.. In the book "Food Rules," Michael Pollan writes, “Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food,” an…

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Hate Gyms? 8 Equipment-Free Exercises You Can Do From Home

Gyms can be expensive and inconvenient. Many of us only have 30-minute windows of free time, if that. But that's no excuse for becoming sedentary! Regular exercise contributes to increased happines…

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7 Simple Ways Companies Can Help Their Employees (and Their Bottom Line)

Companies that place an emphasis on healthy culture have employees who are 3 times as likely as others to report taking action to improve their health, according to a CDC report. An employer’s comm…

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