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Don’t Think You’re a Leader? Here’s Why You’re Wrong

For as long as I can remember, I've been telling a story that doesn't serve me. The story is this: I'm a behind-the-scenes person who gets her kicks from supporting others. In other words, I'm not a l…

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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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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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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth (+ Better Options)

Mmmm…sticky, gooey Halloween candies are often the favorites treats of little ghost and goblins. They're fun, but these Mouth Monsters can really do a number of your children's teeth. That's because g…

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Bat Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Fascinating Creatures?

October is the month of witches, ghouls, black cats and bats ... but bats shouldn't be seen as scary. Despite their negative reputation, bats provide a variety of amazing benefits to humans. They are …

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Hoppin’ John Soup & Cornbread Cuties

Hoppin' John Soup A classic Southern dish made vegetarian-style, this soup is very tasty and satisfying. It is a wonderful hearty meal itself with black-eyed peas, rice and okra. You can leave o…

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Juicing & Smoothie-ing Tips & Recipes

Both juicing and smoothies make it easier to eat a wider variety of foods, which is important because you increase your chances of developing a food allergy if you don't rotate the types of food you…

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The Beverage That Could Reduce Your Risk of Depression

Feeling hopeless, despondent, guilty, unaccountably sad ... depression manifests itself in myriad ways. Often, it goes undiagnosed, and the consequences can be heartbreaking. About 9 percent of Ame…

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What Not to Wear to Your Office Halloween Party

You’re going to the annual office Halloween party. What you wear will say a lot about you -- you could even get you called into the boss’s office after the laughs and drinks wear off. Here are some he…

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Death is always sad for those left behind. However, the choice to die with dignity and on one's own …