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Are You a Restless Sleeper?

By Maria Masters, Menís Health Logging too little sleep might be a lot more dangerous than we suspected. In the past, weíve reported that a lack of shut-eye can expand your waistline and dull …

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The 7 Germiest Public Places

Avoid touching these surfaces in public places to stay healthy. Excerpt from The List Makerís Get-Healthy Guide, By the Editors of Prevention An average adult can touch as many as 30 objects w…

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Your Body on… Smoking

If you think lighting up on girls' nights out is a harmless vice, think again. By Laura Beil, Women's Health The average cigarette is gone in 10 puffs and five minutes, but that's five minutes…

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New Skin Cancer Risk for Kids

  A new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement strongly warns of the significant skin cancer risks of artificial tanning. But is your child listening? By Adam Bean, Rodale.co…

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The New Vegetarians

  These four women walked away from meat for different reasons--and say doing so changed their lives, for the better. Could it change yours? By Karen Cicero, Prevention Shortly after…

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12 Ways to Slash Your Cancer Risk (and Your Waistline!)

Cancer is one tricky widget. But you can decrease your risk for many forms of cancer by following these healthy tips. By David Zinczenko with Ted Spiker, Women's Health Trim the Fat The more …

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10 Life-Saving Tips in 10 Seconds or Less

By the Editors of Women's Health 1. Drink Your Milk. Think you're getting a nutritional boost from your morning cereal? Up to 40 percent of the vitamins in fortified cereals dissolve in the…

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6 Tasty Vegetarian Sources of Protein

Relying too heavily on animal-based proteins can make you fat, a new study finds. Fortunately, vegetarian sources are easy to come by. By Emily Main, Rodale.com We all need protein to survive. …

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When Fresh Air Isn’t

Nothing is better than working up a good sweat in the great outdoors. But when you're breathing hard, you need to be smart about what you're sucking in. By Katherine Bowers, Women's Health …

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Garlic and Your Pets

Garlic has been given medicinally to humans and animals for at least 4,000 years. In the past 20 years, 2,000 studies have been performed on garlicís impact on our most serious, widespread illnesses.…

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Such a cute little family!

Thanks for the ideas. #9 link was not right though.

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Thank you for the reality check about the tigers. Just one more incident of lying to the gullible t…