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Are Fatty Foods Addictive?

The food industry, like the tobacco companies and other drug lords, has been able to come up with products that tap into the same dopamine reward system that keeps people smoking cigarettes, using mar…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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It’s All About The Vagina

I want to stand up and testify for Naomi Wolf, and her new book Vagina: A New Biography. Because damn, is she taking it on the chin for speaking what I know, and so many others know to be the truth. …

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Natural Supplements for Depression

Not so fast. Just because you've been diagnosed with depression doesn't mean you have to pop an antidepressant. You've got options, like an array of natural supplements.…

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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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Health Benefits of Shopping?

Iím not trying to encourage any bad habits, but I must be the messenger of this potentially dangerous news: research shows that trolling the malls or department store-lined streets of a major city for…

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The Physical Effects of Falling in Love

By Allie Firestone, DivineCaroline I like to think of myself as a logical, control-my-own destiny kind of girl. I think most of my friends see themselves as equally levelheaded. But recently a …

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Addicted to Love

It has happened to most of us at least once. You can't stop thinking about him -- or her. You dance until dawn in each other's arms. You can't sleep and you can't get down more than a couple of spo…

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