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A Ridiculously Simple Way to Keep Your House Warm

  In the winter, bitterly cold temperatures can take a major hit on your utility bills. But what's the alternative -- freeze? Wear gloves and a hat to bed? It doesn't have to be that way, thou…

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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didn’t know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Whet…

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5 Funny Pets Find Creative Ways To Cool Off (Photos)

By Janet McCulley, Animal Planet With the temperatures rising, people and pets are finding some rather creative ways to stay cool these days!  Check out these determined dogs (and cat) who found …

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12 Health Dangers of Cooking Food at High Temperatures

Have you ever thought about what happens when you cook food?  My father used to always tell us about how we started losing nutrition as soon as we picked food from the garden and even more once we coo…

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3 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Keep You Sane

“...cool as a cucumber in a bowl of hot sauce” --“So What'cha Want” by The Beastie Boys The old idiom “cool as a cucumber” has been overused for certain, but not without good reason. Sure the flesh…

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10 Design Tips To Use Less Air Conditioning

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger Elizabeth Taylor knew how to keep cool without air conditioning in A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: She swanned about in her underwear. Not all of us can do that, nor do we loo…

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Treating Joint Pain

Sometimes, you can treat osteoarthritis pain without actually popping a pill. Play this video to find out what you need for relief.…

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Juvenile Arthritis Therapies

When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, a simple course of medication isn't enough. The same is true for juvenile arthritis. Learn about the non-drug therapies that are vital for recovery.…

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Heat Wave Survival Tips

Feeling the heat? A heatwave stretching across much of the U.S. has many of us seeking relief, but it's prime time for heat-related illness to strike. In recent years, excessive heat has caused mor…

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