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By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body Juicing is a very simple way to get your recommended intake of fruits and vegetables, all in...


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    Health Check: What’s Eating Your Teeth?

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    Dementia: Don’t Panic, Investigate

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    How Many Laps Is Your Snack Worth?

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    How Sweet Potato Proteins May Help Prevent Cancer

    Sweet potatoes can be considered a superfood. They are one of the healthiest and cheapest vegetables on the planet. (And one day, perhaps, even off the planet,... Read more

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    White plates, stainless-steel cutlery, wineglasses, and tables covered with linens are more five-star restaurant than fast-food joint. But with Restaurant M, a one-day pop-up location... Read more

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    The #1 Food to Avoid If You Have Acne

    Nearly 85 percent of people have acne at some point in their lives, making acne the most common skin disorder in the US. While acne typically... Read more

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    New Warning on NSAIDs. Should You Be Worried?

    Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been associated with increased risk for heart attacks. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration now requires NSAIDs to have labels... Read more

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    The Fallacies of ‘Brain Training’

    Writer Patricia Marx (Saturday Night Live, The New Yorker) tried every brain-enhancing product she could find. She tells James Hamblin about trading memory for wisdom in... Read more

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    Many women lack upper body strength. Unfortunately, this can lead to injuries and lack of ability, as many common movements such as lifting a box... Read more

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    See Drivers Who Try to Park in Disabled Spaces Get the Shock of Their Lives

    It doesn’t matter if you’re short on time or don’t have cash for a meter; parking in a space reserved for folks with disabilities is... Read more

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    “For me beauty is not just on the outside. It’s on the inside,” Leclair says in the above video, which was produced for the YouTube... Read more

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    The Surprising Truth About Your Favorite Breakfast Cereals

    Organic foods are required by U.S. federal law to be produced in ways that promote ecological sustainability, without common toxic and genetically engineered ingredients.  ... Read more

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    Recycling is the No. 1 action we can take for the environment, the economy, and our future on this planet. To learn more and take action,... Read more

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    Amy Winehouse was a British jazz singer and songwriter who won five Grammy Awards and had an album, Back to Black, that became the best-selling album... Read more

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    Here’s the One Thing That Makes a Kid More Likely to Be Bullied in School

    Nerds, low-income youngsters, kids with allergies, LGBTQ youths, or students of color—it doesn’t take a repeat viewing of Mean Girls to know that children who are different... Read more

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    Watch Man Who Portrayed Ronald McDonald Dish Advice on Healthy Eating

    Joe Maggard, who dressed up as McDonald’s official mascot from 1995 to 2007, tells us that the character isn’t just about promoting burgers and fries... Read more

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    Researchers have two words for companies that want to boost employee productivity and safety: nap pods. Taking a short snooze is an effective strategy to... Read more

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    A new study from the University of Southern California shows that restricting calories just five days a month for three months: helped people lose weight,... Read more

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    A study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reveals just how jaw-dropping the America’s weight problem has become: More Americans are obese than overweight. According to... Read more


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