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Should Marijuana be Legalized?

The New York Times conducted a poll asking readers whether marijuana should be legalized or not. While I anticipated that many people favor legalizing marijuana, their results were still shocking: onl…

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Healing Your Pain on the Road to Happiness

If I only had a few shards of wisdom to leave this world, Iíd go straight for the bullís eye. Whatís life about anyway? I think itís about being happy. However, that road to happiness includes learnin…

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Don't let pain stop you from enjoying summer's social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of…

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The Worst Place to Get Stung By a Bee

Where would it hurt more to get stung by a bee: on a testicle or on a nostril? It was this burning question that led Michael Smith, a graduate student at Cornell University studying honeybees, to his …

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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Get Rid of the Stuff You Don’t Need

There is no right or wrong way to live. There is only life, experience, and the wisdom gained through living. But by nature, we are designed to seek comfort, become bored with comfort, seek adventure,…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.† Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.† Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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27 Foods that Contain Natural Aspirin

When most people experience headaches, joint pain, or other aches in their body, they turn to aspirin or another anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet an…

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6 Easy Home Remedies for Joint Pain

Aching joints are among the most common health complaints, and they can happen for reasons too numerous to count. If you, like me, suffer from the occasional twinge in the knee or feel your elbows dem…

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Chronic Pain? You’re Not Alone (Infographic)

Do you deal with chronic pain? You're not alone! Learn the most common types of chronic pain and check out some resources to help give you a bit of relief. I was surprised to learn that the vast ma…

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