health and wellness

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    Do green cleaning products really save you money?

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    The US Environmental Agency reports that the air in the average home is anywhere from 2 to 5 times more polluted than the air...
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    How to prevent urinary tract infections

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    The onslaught of a urinary tract infection (UTI) is clear: The constant urge to go; the burning; the discomfort. For those of us...
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    Teri Hatcher's mystery illness: Frozen shoulder

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    Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher is battling a debilitating and rare condition that has rendered her left arm practically...
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    How to reduce your risk for depression

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    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, women are 70 percent more likely than men to experience depression during...
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    3 Common female sex problems

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    According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association , sexual problems were reported in 43 percent of women...
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    Women’s health: Tips for finding the right doctor

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    If you’re looking for a new doctor, look within before you start asking for recommendations from friends or scouring the Internet....
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    Moderation Nation: Balance is key for health

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    There’s no need to spend hours in the gym every week or put a lock on your refrigerator door to stop you from snacking after dinner....
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    Diet tips to manage irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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    Are you bothered by frequent constipation, gas, bloating and diarrhea? These are symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a...
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    10 Ways to encourage an active family lifestyle

    Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is challenging -- especially when kids would rather watch TV or play video games. As...
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    What to do if you are sexually assaulted

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    Though April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, being more aware for a month isn't enough. Perhaps one day, sexual assault will get...
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    Hot or Cold: Which treatment best for exercise injuries?

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    It's bad enough you tripped in front of that hot guy in aerobics class, but now you have a sore knee to show for it. What do you do?...
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    Tricks to turbocharge your metabolism

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    Conventional diet and exercise plans recommend exercising 60 to 90 minutes five days a week and the need to eat five small meals a...
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    5 Kenpo karate moves for full-body fitness

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    If aerobic dance classes have you yawning, punch and kick your body into shape with Kenpo. Ellen Nalaboff, celebrity fitness guru,...
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    Promoting an unhealthy ideal: Barbie and Hollywood vs. reality

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    Have you ever wondered what Barbie would look like if she were real? Galia Slayen did and four years ago the then-university student...
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    Alcohol and your heart: What you should know

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    Over the past several years we’ve heard a lot about the heart-healthy benefits of alcohol, but that doesn’t mean a green light when...
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    Is your gym making you sick?

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    You expect to feel a bit sweaty and fatigued after a good workout -- not breaking out in hives and wheezing. If that's happening,...
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    Spring clean your kitchen for healthier eating

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    Signs of spring have already sprung as budding flowers and rising temperatures are leaving people inspired to clean out their homes....
  18. Children's Health

    Fun outdoor activities for kid-friendly fitness

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    Celebrate Earth Week, Screen Free Week, and the warmer weather by getting your kids outside to play – and get some exercise. These...
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    12 Health screenings women need

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    Being a woman today often means keeping track of schedules and deadlines. With so much to do, and so little time to do it, we often...
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    Anxiety: Should we fear natural disasters and global unrest?

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    Are recent global events keeping you up at night or consuming your thoughts all day, every day? Even if a natural disaster or a...