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The Rice That Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you have sleep issues? You are not alone, of course -- more than 30 million Americans suffer from sleep deficit. According to the National Sleep Foundation, we lose one hour of sleep every night, a…

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The One New Year’s Resolution You Really Should Make

If you make only one New Year's resolution this year, make it this one, because it can affect everything else. It's something that comes instinctively to babies. Our dogs and cats are experts. The res…

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10 Convincing Reasons to Sleep Better & Longer

A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for health. In fact, it is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, the Western environment is interfering with natural sleep pat…

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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

You hit the gym five days a week. You eat all the veggies you can get your hands on. You religiously avoid all white carbs. But in spite of your good intentions, the number on the scale refuses to bud…

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Recognizing & Preventing Noise Pollution’s Daunting Health Impacts

Electronics beep and buzz, music blares, traffic zooms. Everyday noise is more than just irritating — it can have a nasty impact on our health. Here's what you can do to quiet the clamor. Noi…

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7 Ways Your Pet Is Making You Sick — and How to Fix Them

Cats and dogs are wonderful for their companionship, affection and unconditional love, but as much as we hate to admit it, they're not always the easiest to live with. Behaviors like barking, pull…

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Why Waking Up at Night Might be Good For You

It is common knowledge -- sleeping a solid 7-9 hours a night is paramount for health. But, does it have to be all in one go to reap the benefits? Many people often wake up in the middle of the night, …

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3 Good Reasons to Get More Sleep (+ How to Do It!)

When we get busy, sleep is often among the first things to go, isn't it? Maybe you're pulling an all-nighter to finish a project. Or possibly you're staying up late to watch that Gilmore Girls mar…

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Know Before You Go: Eye-Opening Facts About Sleepy Driving

There is no breathalyzer for sleepiness, but the statistics and my personal experience compel me to wish there would be. In 2005, I was in a highway crash that left my thigh bone, knee and elbow br…

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How the Moon Impacts Your Sleep

You don’t have to be a werewolf for the moon to impact your sleep. New research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that the moon’s waxing and waning can and does play a role in how much sle…

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