Everyday Wellness

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My Back Story: A Humorous Look at Muscle and Marriage

A professor pushes the limits of "in sickness and in health." >>

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Allergy Symptoms Hijacking Your Workday? 10 Things to Try

Allergies can make you exhausted, congested, and headache-y. Not exactly a recipe for a… >>

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Mosquito Bites: 10 Weird Reasons You’re Getting Bitten

Mosquitoes buzz: Whom they love to bite, where they like to hang out, and which repellents they… >>

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14 Healthy Cereals Nutrition Pros Swear By

Your favorite “healthy” cereal may not be as nutritious as you think. Pour a better bowl with… >>

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The Cigarette Ingredients Big Tobacco Doesn’t Want You to Know

There’s a reason smoking is so hard to quit; cigarettes are packed with a shocking number of… >>

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14 Weird Brain Exercises That Help You Get Smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises… >>

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7 Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Fish oil is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, and according to studies, it may help with a range of… >>

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These 11 Bad Habits Are Causing Your Insomnia

Some of the steps you think will make for a better night’s sleep may actually contribute to your… >>

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Always Tired? Try These 9 Energizing Tricks

What you think, eat, and do can make you feel like less of a zombie after one or several nights of… >>

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Got a Minute? Do These 11 Health Checks Today

Sixty seconds is all you need to learn a surprising amount about your health with these at-home… >>

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7 Free Brain Games You Haven’t Tried Before

Strengthen your gray matter with these challenges to memory, math skills, and more. >>

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Can You Pass the Longevity Test?

This deceptively simple measure of flexibility and strength can predict if you will have a long… >>

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Why You Make Worse Decisions When You Want Something

The ache of not having "enough" affects our intelligence and decision making. Here's how to fix it. >>

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News from the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: it's crucial to eat fruit, how sitting makes you… >>

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News from the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: foods that make you fat, new cancer treatments… >>

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News from the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: eat nuts to live longer, why chores can save your… >>

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News from the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: how the color red can help you lose weight, the… >>

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9 Places Germs Hide in Your Home

Germs will thrive in your home wherever there is a warm, damp place. >>

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11 Bizarre Weight Loss Tricks That Work

You may look crazy doing these things to lose weight, but they could actually work for you. >>

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5 Health Benefits of Beans—and 5 Surprising Risks

Beans are nutritional powerhouses packed with protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, potassium, and are… >>