health and wellness

  1. Well-being

    Sexual health: IUDs are safe and effective

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    Intrauterine devices (IUDs) for contraception are safe and effective, but only a small fraction of women in the US use them. Despite...
  2. Careers

    Time management: Reap the rewards of the routine

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    Rut and a routine are not synonymous terms. In fact, there are great mental, emotional and physical rewards to being a little...
  3. Well-being

    Top 10 tips for living longer and feeling younger

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    Living longer and feeling younger are probably two of the most common goals for adults everywhere. Since there are no magic...
  4. Well-being

    Mental health: Can you get over childhood trauma?

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    Television writer Tracy McMillan managed to work her way into a killer Hollywood career -- a privileged world of pool houses,...
  5. Diet

    Why you should find your cardio zone

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    Even if you don't regularly track your heart rate, chances are you've checked it while on the elliptical trainer just to see what it...
  6. Well-being

    Serene Branson's doctor says she didn't suffer a stroke

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    Good news! CBS Los Angeles reporter Serene Branson didn't suffer a stroke. Read on to find out what actually happened during her...
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    How to plan a walking weight-loss program

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    Think you can’t lose weight from walking? Think again! An increase in your physical activity, combined with a healthy diet, can...
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    Secrets of great smoothies

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    Smoothies can be a delicious and nutritious breakfast on-the-go, or the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. When it comes to making your...
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    2-week weight loss: Tips for getting started

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    Whether you are trying to shed those last five pounds for a wedding, reunion or to fit back into your favorite pair of jeans, you...
  10. Diet

    10 Foods that help women focus

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    Women tend to wear many hats: mother, career woman, wife and more. But no matter how driven or just plain busy you are, having a...
  11. Diet

    Clean up your snack habit

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    When the warm spring sun hits your skin, you're reminded of the summer swimsuit season that is not so far away - and of the holiday...
  12. Well-being

    3 Heart disease myths busted

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    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US, striking more than 1 in 4 Americans each year. Though...
  13. Well-being

    5 Best exercises to improve heart health

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    You don’t need to be a hardcore athlete to boost your heart health. Moderate exercise can significantly reduce your risk of heart...
  14. Well-being

    Protect yourself: 10 Tips to avoid dating abuse

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    Did you know that 30 percent of women murdered in the US are killed by their boyfriends, husbands, or exes? Or that 20 to 25 percent...
  15. Workouts

    Workout revival: 3 Fun spring workouts

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    Out with the drudgery of "New Year’s resolution" fitness and in with fun, spring workout routines! You’ve been working hard in the...
  16. Well-being

    Heart health: Eat Mediterranean to reverse heart disease

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    After losing her father to his second heart attack and fearing that her husband would suffer the same fate after his first, Dr....
  17. Children's Health

    Facebook no help for eating disorders

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    Does online social networking really inhibit the development of communication skills, turning kids into poor spellers with...
  18. Well-being

    Use your mind to heal your body

    You’ve heard of the mind-body connection. But how do you go about achieving it to heal your body? Here are simple ways to introduce...
  19. Well-being

    Fitness expert Denise Austin: Get energy!

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    Feeling drowsy and lethargic? Beat the blues this winter -- and all year 'round -- with tips to get energized from fitness expert...
  20. Diet

    Healthy pregnancy diet: The extra 300 calories

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    Three hundred calories -- that’s the amount of additional calories needed to nourish pregnant moms-to-be and their growing babies....