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You’ve Probably Been Holding Your Toothbrush Wrong

When you reach for your toothbrush each morning, how are you holding it in your hand? Gripping it between your thumb and fingers, nice and tight? You might want to relax the white knuckle grip, sug…

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A Surprising Reason You Should Eat More Cranberries

Do you enjoy your morning cereal with a sprinkling of cranberries? Good idea! The tartness of the berries complements the mild sweetness of the grains. But more importantly, those little red jewels ar…

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Can Running Be Worse for Your Heart?

Running is good for your health, especially your heart. Long-distance running boasts a variety of health benefits, including improvements to heart health. However, new research published in April's Mi…

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The Greatest Factor for Great Health

There is a substance in your blood that most people have never heard of, yet can increase the risk for over fifty diseases. Its called homocysteine and getting your levels of this substance under co…

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Floss for Health

Recently, while joking and bemoaning with a good girlfriend about the realities and our fears around getting older, she said, Im flossing like a maniac! I laughed because that was one of the behav…

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7 New Heart Health Tests

To determine your heart health, you have to look at more than just cholesterol. A host of new tests measure inflammation and blood fats (lips) to provide more specific information about your cardiovas…

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