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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (thatís 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.† …

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What Your Handshake Says About Your Heart Health

Who would have thought a simple handshake could yield a clue to your heart health? A recent study by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario found that the strength of your grip is…

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8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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How to Communicate Better & Foster Deeper Relationships

Most of the richest, most cherished moments in my life have been found in my relationships with other people. To caringly nurture these relationships and create new ones, I came to realize I needed to…

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How to Find Your Inner Rhythm of Fun

How do you get through unpleasant life experiences that stress you out? I often get through my stressful situations by changing my rhythm. When Iím feeling, ďI have to get myself together so I donít b…

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A Surprising Reason High Blood Pressure Often Remains Uncontrolled

Chronic high blood pressure affects one in three Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, only about half of these people have their blood pressure under control. One o…

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Start Your Day With This Cooling Smoothie

"Fruit in the morning is like amrit, or nectar," says Anand Srivastava, Chairman of Maharishi Ayurveda Products, India. According to him, fruit is easy to digest, and packed with nutrients that nou…

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The Surprising Daily Habit That Can Harm Your Heart

When it comes to heart disease, a host of usual suspects bob up in mind: fatty food, stressful lifestyle, high blood pressure. But there are sneaky factors that can cause damage to your ticker, and am…

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Three Thieves That Steal Your Peace of Mind

The recent mega million-dollar drama surrounding FIFA and its president Sepp Blatter has taught us an invaluable lesson: how greed and power are like thieves in the night that steal our sensibility, k…

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