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10,000 Steps to Better Health

You may have heard that taking 10,000 steps a day is a goal that most people should set for themselves. …
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Salt May Actually Lead to Weight Loss

New research suggests that the commonly-held belief that consuming large amounts of salt in one’s diet leads to weight gain…
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How Blood Sugar Studies Are Shedding Light on Brain Cancer

When you see a headline like, “Study finds link between blood sugar and brain cancer,” what do you assume? Probably…
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How To Guard Against Heart Disease

What’s the number one cause of death in the U.S.? How about in the world? If you said heart disease,…
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Lyme Disease Is On The Rise – How To Protect Yourself

You may have noticed that Lyme disease has become a popular news topic in recent years. A number of celebrities…
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Why Gluten Free Isn’t Actually Healthier

Just about anywhere you go to eat these days, there are two words you’re likely to hear: “gluten free.” The…
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“Social Smoking” Is as Bad for You as Regular Smoking

Everyone knows smoking is bad for you. There are a variety of PSAs, from TV commercials to billboards and print…
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Exercise Can Keep Your Mind Sharp as Well as Your Body

It’s a sad fact of life that, as you get older, your mind begins to deteriorate. You’re at a greater…
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Foods That Can Improve Your Mood

They say you are what you eat. If you stuff yourself with junk food, after a while you’ll end up…
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Recognizing the Signs of a Heart Attack

It’s estimated that every year, 735,000 people in the United States have a heart attack. That’s approximately one every 43…
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Are Vitamins Effective?

Do you take a multivitamin as part of your daily regime? Does it serve a specific purpose related to your…
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6 Things You Never Knew About Chronic Pain

 The older you get, the more likely you are to suffer from some form of chronic pain. Whether it be…