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    7 Health Myths Debunked

    7 Health Myths Debunked
    I grew up eating carrots. Whether I liked them or not was of no interest to my mom; she prepared them chopped, cooked, cold, and pretty much any other way you can imagine because according to her, carrots would decrease my chances of needing glasses. I ate them without complaint—who wanted to be called four-eyes on the elementary school playground? After ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Weigh Less, Live More

    Weigh Less, Live More
    You’ve probably tried a few diets, right? Or maybe more than a few? Most weight loss techniques have merit but they never seem to really work. (Oh, maybe they work in the short term — we lose and gain back the same 10 pounds over and over again.) This is nonsense. How much money have you wasted on diet gimmicks? It’s ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Five Best Breast Cancer Charities

    The Five Best Breast Cancer Charities
    Who would have thought that getting media attention for boobs would ever be a challenge? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. Yet, until very recently, it has carried the greatest stigma of all forms of cancer. In the past, women have avoided screenings or hid breast ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Red Cross Healthcare Volunteers Help in Disaster Relief

    Red Cross Healthcare Volunteers Help in Disaster Relief
    Healthcare workers who volunteer for American Red Cross disaster-relief assignments say they're motivated by a desire to help people put their lives back together after a catastrophe. These 8,000 volunteers -- typically nurses, social workers, emergency medical technicians, counselors, physician assistants and therapists -- often leave home on short notice to aid victims of hurricanes, fires, floods and other disasters, wherever ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Study: Women's Tears a Turnoff for Men

    Study: Women's Tears a Turnoff for Men
    If you're thinking a nice, sad romance flick a la Titanic makes for the perfect date film, dry those tears and think again. You may not know it, but human eyes produce two different kinds of tears—those that flow due to physical stress (i.e. an errant eyelash on the cornea) and those that flow due to emotions. (i.e. Leonardo DiCaprio sinking ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Haute Germs: Are Handbags Making Us Sick?

    Haute Germs: Are Handbags Making Us Sick?
    With all the recent swine flu hoopla, even the most hygienically-lax of us have begun giving second thoughts to our cleanliness—soaping up for at least fifteen seconds, coughing into our elbows, and using antibacterial gel every time we enter a new room. There are endless opportunities to sterilize and re-sterilize, and it seems that we intend to use all of them ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    17 Ways to Stay Awake (Without Coffee!)

    17 Ways to Stay Awake (Without Coffee!)
    By Marc and Angel Hack Life | Divine Caroline Staying awake is easy … five shots of espresso and a can of red bull is all you need. You’ll certainly be wide awake and wired, but you may also die from a heart attack a few hours later. In all seriousness, conquering drowsiness before it overwhelms your mind can be quite ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Clever Kitchen Tricks to Save You Time

    Clever Kitchen Tricks to Save You Time
    My kitchen has always been my favorite room in my house. Whether I’m cooking up a storm, rooting through the fridge, snacking at the counter, or pouring myself a glass of wine after a long day at work, I spend a lot of my waking hours in there. Add in the fact that I’m married to a bottomless pit, and we ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for Women #19: St. Louis, Missouri

    Best Cities for Women #19: St. Louis, Missouri
    Overall Score: 74 Population: 353,837 Description: Known for its French and German heritage and Victorian past, "the Gateway City" is often perceived as the dividing mark between East and West America. Housing many public parks and a very distinctive architectural style, St. Louis has recently been transforming from a manufacturing and industrial economy into a hot spot for medical research and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Best Cities for Women #2 : Boston, Massachusetts

    Best Cities for Women #2 : Boston, Massachusetts
    Overall Score: 96 Population: 4,455,217 Description: Home to the esteemed Harvard College and center point of the American Revolution, Boston is one of the most historic cities in New England. Although the cost of inner-city living is on the rise, Boston is a bastion of New England's unique assortment of attitudes, accents, and weather patterns. Best For: Young Couples, Singles, Families ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Dine Out and Still Eat Healthily

    Dine Out and Still Eat Healthily
    You’re motivated. You’re exercising every day. You’re cooking healthy meals at home. You’re watching your portion control. You’re being so good to yourself. You may have noticed some weight loss and an increase in your energy level. There’s just one problem—you really want to eat out tonight. Well then, do it! You deserve a treat. Don’t know what to order at ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How to Stop Worrying

    How to Stop Worrying
    To some extent, most of us are worriers. We worry about our families, our jobs and, of course, these days we worry about money. But what if we could detach ourselves from that worry, and instead of experience it, just observe it? Would that make the worry go away? Many practitioners of yoga and meditation, including me, say yes. In my ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Ways to Simplify Any Complicated Decision

    10 Ways to Simplify Any Complicated Decision
    You make decisions every day, all day long. With all of that practice, why is it so easy to get hung up on the biggies? • Snooze button or wake right up? • Shower or bath? • Coffee or tea? • Button down shirt, or pull-over? • Cereal or fruit? That's a lot to think about all before breakfast. Those are ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    4 Tiny Body Parts With Really Big Jobs

    4 Tiny Body Parts With Really Big Jobs
    It’s sometimes hard to know which parts of the human body serve a purpose and which parts don’t. Sometimes it’s obvious—feet and fingers are important, while evolutionary remnants like the appendix aren’t. Thumbs are an absolute necessity, while we could quite easily live without earlobes. The purpose of some parts of the body, though, is a little less clear. Are they ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    8 Ways to Fight Office Flab

    8 Ways to Fight Office Flab
    A growing concern for us working women: job-related weight gain. Not to mention cubicle-induced achiness, anxiety, lethargy, and dehydration. But listen up, ladies: you don’t need to quit your office job to stay healthy and happy. Here are eight ways to reverse your cubicle woes and greet the evening with energy to spare. 1) Unplug the Coffee Pot Coffee is a ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Ways to Work in Your Workout

    10 Ways to Work in Your Workout
    Oops. You missed your spin class again. It’s just as well – you still haven’t gotten through the day’s email, you’re hungry as hell and American Idol is on in an hour. You’ll try again tomorrow. “Try” being the operative word. Because despite your regular attempts, these days you never seem to get out of work in time to hit the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Get a Real Value Meal with LEAN CUISINE®

    Get a Real Value Meal with LEAN CUISINE®
    At LEAN CUISINE®, we believe in food that’s good for you AND good for your wallet! That’s why we offer over 100 dishes that combine convenience, great taste and nutrition…all within your budget. Now that’s a “value meal” you can feel good about! With so many good choices, it’s easy for you to stay on track without spending a fortune. You ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Eat Your Way to a Better-Looking You

    Eat Your Way to a Better-Looking You
    As a kid, I ate my dinner so that I could have dessert. My mother filled my head with other reasons to eat—like that carrots would keep my eyes strong, dairy would keep my bones strong, and spinach would keep my muscles strong—but I was oblivious to such added benefits. As an adult, I’m still obsessed with dessert, but now I’m ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    5 Foods That Improve Your Looks (and 4 That Don't!)

    We know that water helps keep us hydrated, that candy is not the healthiest snack choice and that a burger and fries for dinner every night is not going to improve our figure. But what does our diet do for our skin? Does what we eat have a dramatic effect on our complexion? It might. Her Campus hit the books ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Do Antiperspirants Cause Breast Cancer?

    Do Antiperspirants Cause Breast Cancer?
    From bottles and microwaves to phones and McNuggets, it seems everything is giving us cancer. While I refuse to run from my car when pumping gas or stop using my cell phone, there is one allegedly carcinogenic item that I fear: deodorant. I used to be a fan of the clinical strength stuff; however I started getting a bit wary when ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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