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5 Games You Should Play with Your Puppy

Having a new puppy is quite an experience; they get into everything, and they love to play. Encouraging active play early on will help your puppy build crucial behavioral skills and it's great for bon…

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Why You Should Try Brain Games

Who knew mind games are a good thing? The human brain requires brain training to help improve concentration and counteract the memory loss that happens naturally with age. Sudoku, solitaire, and cros…

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What One Simple Thing Makes Kids Smarter?

Photo Courtesy Of: †iStockphoto/Thinkstock An extensive review of relevant research has demonstrated that the more physically active schoolchildren are, the better they do academically. Researcher…

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7 Olympic-Caliber Animal Gymnasts (Videos)

Are you a diehard fan who's watched every event of the 2012 Summer Olympics, or are you a long-suffering citizen who wishes everyone would just stop talking about the Olympic Games? Either way, yo…

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Resolved to Get in Shape? Go “Old School”

Personal trainer Grant Hill doesn't need a gym or fancy equipment to get his clients in shape. Hill trains his clients in parking lots, stairwells and open fields, with unconventional equipment like h…

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How To Find Balance When You’re a Student

As a doctor, I know itís nearly impossible to find balance as a medical student and resident, so when I was asked to lead a webinar for medical students about finding balance during your medical train…

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Kettlebell Training

If youíre interested in changing up your fitness routine, engaging in an efficient form of training that works many muscle groups simultaneously, and improving your coordination, strength, endurance, …

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Is Your Cat a Bully?

The truth about cats and dogs is that dogs are not always the bullies--many cats stealthily torment their canine roommates. It isn't about physical size; it's all about attitude. Bully cats want to co…

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World’s Most Obedient Dog (Video)

Although dogs are some of the best friends we have in the animal kingdom, their excitement over seeing us (or a toy!) can often cause them to become deaf to our commands. Not so with the dog in thi…

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Bringing an Outdoor Cat Inside

Living in the city I have always had indoor cats, but I see plenty of outdoor cats and recently met someone seeking advice on how to get a stray she had befriended into her home for the winter. Part o…

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