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To Ice or Not to Ice: Best Injury Healing Practices

November 27th, 2014 by

You’ve probably heard your entire life that when you get hurt you need to apply ice. As a kid you … Keep Reading


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Do This One Thing Each Morning to Shed Extra Pounds

November 27th, 2014 by

The quest to lose weight can be a trial, and often requires us to do some difficult things. These include … Keep Reading


Can We Really Trust Schools With Our Children’s Lunches?

November 27th, 2014 by

A disturbing event which occurred in Snohomish, Washington recently made national news: a first grader has claimed that he was … Keep Reading


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5 Ways to Ensure a Healthy Friendship

November 27th, 2014 by

Numerous studies, relationship experts and even ancient philosophers have all come to the same conclusion: strong social ties are one … Keep Reading


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17 Ways to Make Your Home More Tropical

November 27th, 2014 by

Especially during the cold winter months, those of us living in Northern climates sure could use a taste of the … Keep Reading


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Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know About Sea Monkeys

November 26th, 2014 by

Sea-Monkeys. What are they? Where do they come from? Why are they even called monkeys? They are the gift you … Keep Reading


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15 Reasons to be Grateful

November 26th, 2014 by

It’s always easier to be grateful when things are going well, but it might be even more important to remember … Keep Reading


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Running Doesn’t Lead To, But Might Protect Against Knee Osteoarthritis

November 26th, 2014 by

If you’re a runner, or have even thought about becoming one, you’ve probably been told that running is bad for … Keep Reading


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Lawsuit Filed Against the FDA for Newly Approved Animal Drugs

November 26th, 2014 by

Two separate but related federal lawsuits have recently been filed against the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), challenging its … Keep Reading


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Breaking News: House Passes Bill to Keep Independent Scientists from Advising EPA

November 25th, 2014 by

No, unfortunately this headline is not a joke. The EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2014, also known as … Keep Reading


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7 Non-Dairy Ways to Get More Calcium

November 25th, 2014 by

Calcium is one of the most important nutritional building blocks in our body. This mineral helps to maintain strong, healthy … Keep Reading


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Holiday Travel: 5 Ways to Combat Motion Sickness

November 25th, 2014 by

Riding roller coasters, taking long car rides and sailing the seas can all lead to motion sickness. You do not … Keep Reading


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Stop Stressing: Try these Essential Oils

November 25th, 2014 by

Essential oils have a powerful ability to combat stress and help you to feel calm and relaxed. Their use goes … Keep Reading


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13 Things to Never Put in the Microwave

November 25th, 2014 by

The microwave is a handy tool when you want to heat up those leftovers or need hot food quick. However, … Keep Reading


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Pilates and Stand-Up Paddleboarding Fuse to Create a Whole New Workout

November 25th, 2014 by

What seems like a very strange new watersport is becoming increasingly popular: a fusion of Pilates and stand-up paddleboarding, which … Keep Reading


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15 Twitter Rules to Live By

November 24th, 2014 by

Tweeting is the “thing” to do. It seems as though everyone tweets, and for all kinds of reasons. We are … Keep Reading


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5 Metabolism Busters that are Keeping You Fat

November 24th, 2014 by

Your metabolism is the way in which your body changes the foods and beverages you eat and drink into usable … Keep Reading


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DIY Thanksgiving Dinner Without the Guilt

November 24th, 2014 by

The average American is said to consume more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving, according to the Calorie Control Council. Even … Keep Reading


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Responding to Emails After Work is Bad for Your Health

November 24th, 2014 by

Email was supposed to give us extra time – you can send an online message instead of meeting up in … Keep Reading


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Why are We Creating GE Insects??

November 24th, 2014 by

We’ve heard of genetically engineered crops, genetically engineered lab animals and even Franken-Salmon (yuck!), but genetically engineered insects? It’s no … Keep Reading