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6 Uses for Apple Peels

Bakers make apple pies for summer holidays, and an apple a day keeps you-know-who away. But what to do with all those apple peels? If you’re sending them down the garbage disposal, you’re missing out …

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This Cat Video Is Good for Your Mental Health

Feel better after watching that video? You can thank SCIENCE. A recent study lead by Indiana University Media School researcher Jessica Gall Myrick confirmed what we've all been hoping is true: wa…

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Helping Others is Good for Your Health

Research shows that altruistic behavior can lower your risk of heart disease, and even improve your mental health. When you help others selflessly by “paying forward” or performing an act of kindness,…

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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

Sure, most of us love to enjoy bananas for breakfast or, perhaps, a snack. But bananas have so much more going for them than just a delicious and nutritious treat. In fact, so many of the reasons bana…

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What To Know Before You Hit the Pool This Summer

You know you should use sunscreen and you know the safety rules around the pool, but how much do you know about the water you're about to dive into? A properly maintained pool is fairly safe, but t…

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Mosquitoes Outsmart DEET Repellents Within 3 Hours

In the same way that many bacteria have learned resistance to antibiotics, mosquitos are learning how to outsmart chemical repellents, according to research in the medical journal Parasites and Vector…

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5 Incredibly Healthy Foods That Taste Like Ice Cream

Summer is finally here, and nothing beats the heat quite like a fresh scoop of ice cream. But, if you are lactose intolerant or trying to abide by a healthier lifestyle, a churned mash of refined suga…

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6 ‘Bad’ Habits That Are Actually Good

We hear all the time about all these different habits that could be killing us. But plenty of "bad" habits aren't nearly as bad as they appear to be. And other habits that are not so great in excess a…

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Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a "superfood" and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures. 8 cups …

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What I Hope I Can Say About My Life When I’m 80

Recently, I wrote a blog in which I outlined the advice I'd give to my younger self. And that got me thinking - if I make sure to really take my own advice to heart now, what will my life look like in…

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A very helpful article, didn't know that much about K vitamins.

my partner and I have been trying for a baby for over two years now, We were going to a fertility cl…

Interesting. Thanks for sharing.