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Avoid Holiday Party Weight Gain

Cookies, eggnog, late-night leftover turkey sandwiches – holiday party indulgences add up to at least a pound a year, and studies suggest that you never really take it off. Try these tips to avoid...
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4 Holiday Health Hazards

Check out these top holiday health risks and what you can do to avoid them. Deep Fried Turkeys We have to admit, this sounds like it would be delicious – but aside from the obvious caloric...
cranberry juice is not a cure-all for UTIs

Bad news, cranberry juice is not a cure-all for UTIs after all

Contrary to what your mother might have told you, cranberry juice is not a magic elixir that will prevent urinary tract infections.
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Health Brief: Prize Your Pearly Whites

They help you eat and talk, so return the favor and help keep your chompers in tip-top shape with these 9 secrets to a healthier mouth: Dry-Brush Your Teeth Before squeezing toothpaste onto your brush use...
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Healthy Eats: The Best Foods for a Healthy Mouth

You know to floss daily and brush twice, but eating the right foods also contributes to clean and healthy teeth and gums. Keep your mouth smiling by chomping on these 9 foods. Cayenne Pepper This red...
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The Craziest Excuses for Calling in Sick

According to CareerBuilder's annual survey nearly three-in-ten U.S. workers phoned in sick with a fake excuse over the last year. Employees called, emailed, or even texted their excuse for being absent, and most presented a...
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How to Age Well

Don’t dread getting older! Several studies have shown that older people tend to be happier and view life more positively. Part of healthy aging is learning to adapt to change while staying involved in...
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Healthy Eats: Anti-Aging Foods

In 1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León went on a quest to find the Fountain of Youth – unfortunately for us, he turned up empty handed. So while there may not be a...
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8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Improving your mental well-being can be a rewarding experience that benefits all aspects of your life. Here are some tricks and tips you can utilize.
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Healthy Eats: Brain Foods

Requiring two times the amount of energy than that of other cells in the body this vital organ is a hungry one – and no we’re not talking about your stomach! In order to...

Healthy Eats: Easy Travel Meals

Plane, Train or Automobile – no matter how you are traveling this summer, with a little creativity you can eat well (and healthily!) while on the road Anyone who has ever had a long layover...
Travel Health Tips

Health Brief: Travel Health Tips

For those of us fortunate enough to spend time on vacation this season with family and friends, we have to remember not to take a vacation from our health. No matter if you are...
Backyard Summer Fun & Safety

Backyard Summer Fun & Safety

Planning on doing some grilling by the pool this summer? Read on for tips to keep all the swimmers and grillers in your family safe this summer When it gets hot, we know everyone likes...
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Healthy Eats: Grilled Pizza

Want pizza with a crispy, chewy crust and delightful smoky flavor? Then try throwing your pizza pie on the grill! Before brushing it off as a silly idea, consider some of the perks of...
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Fun in the Sun Safety Month

As summer starts to heat up, you may be excited for all that comes along with it: barbeques, outdoor sports and time at the pool or beach. These quintessential summertime activities are some of...
Summer spring rolls

Healthy Eats: Summer Spring Rolls

Beat the heat this summer with this recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. These rolls make a great starter or can be the main event. Because they are not fried, they...
Summer Mocktails

Healthy Drinks: Fun Summer Mocktails

Who said non-alcoholic drinks had to be boring? Freshen up your refreshments with these fun-for-all party drinks! Whether you are throwing a backyard BBQ or hosting a book-club luncheon you can offer your guests...
Superfoods to the Rescue

12 Superfoods to the the Rescue

Calorie sparse and nutrient dense, there are tons of superfoods that can help lower cholesterol, decrease disease risk, put you in a good mood and more!