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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

Itís not difficult to eat healthier.† Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients youíre getting.† And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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Superfood Decreases Risk of Death by 26 Percent

We keep hearing about the many health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and now thereís even more cause to celebrate this healthy way of eating. Results of a new study called the European Prospectiv…

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Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death

Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates the top 15 killers in the United States. The latest list, published this year, is as follows: 1. Heart disease 2. Cancer 3. COPD…

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Tackling Our Parent’s Mortality

When my father had the stroke that hastened his death, I immediately made a bleary-eyed 3AM drive to the emergency room to be by his side. Moments after arriving to the hospital and checking in with t…

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The Thing About This Blog Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead

The other day, despite my better judgment, I got a new book by author David Shields with a title that was clearly a warning to readers: The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead (Knopf). Not…

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Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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