3-Minute Mindful Practice To Start Your Day

Use this three-minute meditation to set a positive intention for your day, and even for the rest of the year if you're game! It will provide focus, clarity, and direction for you — all day long. And it...

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Could Football Practices Without Helmets Help Prevent Concussions?

Without protection, players learn to guard their heads, research suggests

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Drinking Water Pipes Full of 'Good' Bacteria

Swedish researchers say this natural biofilm helps keep drinking water clean

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Asthma May Be Linked to Shingles Risk

Chances of getting painful skin condition 70 percent higher among people with respiratory condition, study finds

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Matt Bomer: All In!

Inside the Jan/Feb 2016 Issue Starring Matt Bomer

6 Eating Tips from January/February Cover Guy Matt Bomer

Behind the Scenes: Matt Bomer's Jan/Feb 2016 Cover Shoot

Here's How to Beat the New Year's Day Hangover

7 Powerlifting Strength Secrets

The Weird Benefit of an Expensive Dinner

End of the Year Review: What We Learned in 2015

I’ll readily admit I love New Year’s. Beyond the parties and hoopla, honestly it’s the reflection and planning that really appeals. What can I say? I love what I do here…. As I mentioned last year, it’s been an annual tradition to sit and take stock of all we’ve put together at MDA over the […]

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Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?

Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

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Study Links Home Births to Slightly Higher Infant Death Risk

But overall odds are still low, experts say

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I Gave Up Alcohol For 31 Days. Here's How It Transformed My Life

Just over a year ago, I was at the airport, returning home from a business trip to London and feeling like crap from the night before. It hit me that l'd been drinking more than I had ever intended. I...

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20 Unexpected Wellness Heroes Of 2015

It should come as no surprise that we at mbg love it when wellness news makes headlines. Combine that with an appreciation for celebrities who use their fame as a platform for positive change and you...

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10 Things You Need To Know Today (December 31)

1. Twins are more common than ever. According to the CDC, the twin birthrate was at a record high in 2014, with 33.9 sets of twins born per 1,000 births. ( Washington Post ) 2. Don't worry. You're not...

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The Mindset Shift That Can Make Every Moment Miraculous

The word “miracle” has the ability to make your heart skip a beat. As humans, we all hope to have a miracle-filled life, right? Look at Hollywood: Movie studios have made a fortune selling us miraculous...

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15 Life Lessons I Learned In 2015

Year's end is a great time to reflect on what you've achieved and what you've learned, mistakes you've made and goals you met. Personally, this year, I became more of who I am meant to be. Not because...

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I’m A University Cardiologist. Here’s Why I’m Open to ESP

I’ve been a practicing cardiologist for 26 years. My practice is unusual in that I recommend tai chi, yoga, meditation, sauna, chelation , vitamin therapy, and other modalities. I believe in science,...

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10 Yoga Poses, 15 Minutes, Start 2016 Off Right

Have you ever felt short on time and wished you could get the benefits of a strong, challenging yoga class in just a fraction of the time? Me too. Instead of squeezing a lo t of yoga into a small amount...

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21 Questions To Help You Connect With Your Chakras Before The New Year

It should come as no surprise that New Year's Eve is a big day for intention setting. The promise of new beginnings causes us to focus our energies on the goals we wish for ourselves. [pullquote]These...

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The 5 Biggest Reasons You Should Eat Grass-Fed Meat (If You Aren’t Already)

The consensus is that organic vegetables and fruits are better for you than non-organic foods because their pesticides and chemicals make you weak. The same could be said of meat — sort of. Consumers...

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Healthier Happy Hour: Citrus-Packed Agave Margarita

This margarita is packed with antioxidants to promote an oxygen-rich liver. Exercise your right to glow! The agave is great for giving you the energy that you’ll need to get through your night ... or...

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I'm A Professional Makeup Artist Who Uses Green Products. Here's Why

For as long as I can remember, I have always been interested in health and well-being, so it was only a matter of time until this interest spilled over to natural beauty products. At first, I just dabbled...

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15 Seconds That Could Save A Woman's Life

A Canadian woman's heartfelt Facebook post is going viral — and it could save lives. Shortly after giving birth to a healthy baby girl this September, Erin Barrett was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The...

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Stop migraines before they happen.

Do you have migraine pain? WebMD shows you simple lifestyle changes that will stop them coming.

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Fit Fix: Watch This Hoverboard Knock Out Mike Tyson in Seconds

Now You Can Watch LeBron James Hit the Gym in 360-Degree Video

The Most Popular App the Day After Christmas

Avoid Exercise-Related Migraines

Do you get a migraine every time your work out? WebMD shows you three ways to curb your post-exercise headaches.

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Thyroid Cancer Survivors: Good Prognosis, Gloomy Outlook?

Study finds quality of life may suffer, despite favorable odds

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7 Ways to Slow Down Your Perception of Time

I’m 62. I’m supposed to have a big belly. I’m supposed to be taking at least four prescription drugs a day (PDF). I’m supposed to be lining up for the early bird special at the Denny’s on Lincoln. I’m not supposed to be lifting weights, sprinting, and beating younger guys at Ultimate Frisbee. I shouldn’t […]

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My Favourite Hot Detox Tonic

I’m feeling particularly nostalgic at the end of this year, mainly because it was our first full year of parenting. This year Adriana blossomed from a 3 month old baby in January into a 15 month old hilarious, chatty, and very strong-willed toddler by December. The change!!! We witnessed first words, first crawls, first teeth, […]

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11 Incredible Wellness Stories That Got Our Readers Talking This Year

Today, we're celebrating the stories that mindbodygreen readers talked about the most 2015 — the pieces that you shared, Tweeted, posted, or just inspired you to leave a comment. So what did the wellness...

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ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: Study

Two-thirds of children with parental history of mental illness report 'funny feelings' when on the stimulants

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Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse Study

Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

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Top 31 Recipes of 2015

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9 Actually Good Things Humans Did For The Planet In 2015

It's easy to become discouraged when considering the state of our planet. We're constantly bombarded with stories about how our cities are collecting in smog, our ice caps are melting and our...

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Craving Emotional Intimacy In Your Life? Here's How To Get It

Feeling emotionally connected with loved ones is a deeply fulfilling experience, but one that is all too often missing in our important relationships. Emotional intimacy thrives when both people, or all...

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Opioids: What Patients -- and Doctors -- Think

Opioids: What Patients -- and Doctors -- Think

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7 Ways To Soothe Stress & Anxiety (That Have Nothing To Do With Food)

Answer this question: When you've had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, what's the first thing you do? A) Call a friend to vent your frustration B) Curl up in your bed, cocooned in a fuzzy...

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5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamin D + What To Do About It

If you work indoors and wear sunblock regularly, you’re doing a good job of protecting yourself from skin cancer, but chances are you could have some level of vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency...

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5 Reasons Why Artists Should Meditate

If you’re a meditator, there’s a good chance that you come to the cushion every day because it’s good for your health or because it makes you feel more calm and centered. Maybe it’s part of your spiritual...

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9 Things You Need To Know Today (December 30)

1. Why is it hard to poop on vacation? Hint: It has to do with your microbiome. Research suggests that a combination of eating different foods, sitting for long periods of time, and change in environment...

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Why You Should Work Out In Cold Weather: A Doctor Explains

The gyms are full, the sun has already set way before you've left the office, and there is little in you that wants to stay on your weekly exercise routine. But before you call it quits and spend the...

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12 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses To Inspire A Happy 2016

Yoga offers a plethora of benefits for both adults and children, including improved mental focus, enhanced discipline, physical fitness, better circulation, improved posture, reduced physical and mental...

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How To Deal With A Family Member's Unhealthy Drinking During The Holidays

So many of us have been there. Rather than looking forward to family gatherings, we start to dread them, knowing that things might get awkward (at best) and downright traumatic (if things escalate) around...

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Winter Warmer: Butternut Squash + Black Bean Chili

Eating seasonally is a wonderful practice with regards to both specific foods and their temperatures. I find it much more comforting to eat a warm bowl of spiced pumpkin oatmeal for breakfast on a cold...

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Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens

Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

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Researchers: Retract This Nitroglycerin Study

Investigation found that lead author fabricated data used to support the finding

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Child Cold or Allergies? Recognizing the Symptoms of Each

WebMD helps you determine whether your child has a common cold or a case of allergies. Learn the symptoms and how to distinguish the two.

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Diabetic Kidney Damage: Earlier Than Thought?

Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

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Find the foods that cause your migraines

Do you get migraines? WebMD shows you how you might be able to stop them by identifying the foods that trigger them.

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Blood Thinner Safe Before Major Cancer Surgery

Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices

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Can Yoga Can Help Your AFib?

WebMD explains how yoga can help prevent the speeding up or slowing down of the heartbeat that's common if you have atrial fibrillation (AFib).

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Fit Fix: Mike Tyson Is Big, Nasty Nightmare for Donnie Yen in "Ip Man 3"

Guinea Declared Free of Ebola

Guinea Declared Free of Ebola

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PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Salad Dressings Now Available (Plus a Free Bottle for You)

As the end of the year rolls around, I always like to reflect and assess…did I stay in 80/20 balance, was I an exemplar model of a modern caveman…you know, that sort of thing. I realize I’ve been a bit of an overachiever in 2015…and I’m proud of it! We’ve got new Primal Blueprint Publishing […]

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Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: Study

Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say

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I'm A Dietitian. Here's What I Eat In A Typical Day

Sometimes when people find out I’m a registered dietitian and then they see me drinking a glass (or two) of wine or eating a piece of cake they say, “You’re gonna eat that?” Absolutely. I love kale and...

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10 Wellness Trends To Watch In 2016

The year 2015 was an exciting one in wellness. The healthy food “bowl” took over our breakfast, lunch, dinner, and our Instagram feed. Amanda Chantal Bacon’s adaptogen dusts (hello, Sex Dust) became...

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I Didn't Breastfeed My Children & They Turned Out Great. Here's What I Wish All Moms Knew

Seven years ago when I had my first daughter, I was unable to breastfeed because of the medication I was taking after delivery complications. I felt really guilty and spent a lot of time beating myself...

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The Life-Changing Magic Of Not Giving A F*ck

Sit down. Relax. I want you to take a minute and do a free-form visualization of all the things that you currently feel pressured — by friends, family, society, or even your own twisted sense of obligation...

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9 Surprising Ways That Food Affects Your Mood

Below I answer questions about the (sometimes surprising) ways in which food can affect your mood: 1. Does the Mediterranean diet protect against depression? We already know that a Mediterranean diet...

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The Toner For People Who Don't Believe In Toners

Welcome to "Product Of The Week." Just like the name suggests, we'll spotlight one product every week that not only does what it promises to do, but that also upholds the green, natural approach to beauty...

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The 15 Best Wellness Books Of 2015

If you asked me to estimate the number of wellness-related books released in a given year, I wouldn't have half a clue. I would be able to tell you that more than 100 of them — probably closer to 200,...

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8 Things You Need To Know Today (December 29)

1. Climate change could mean the end for these popular foods. Crowd favorites like avocados and chocolate could be in trouble thanks to increased temperatures and extreme weather events. ( EcoWatch )...

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A Navy SEAL Shares His Secret To Finding Balance In Life

Each of us is interested in balance in our lives, either in balancing relationships with work, work with fitness, or all things and spirituality. How do we balance the multiple interests we have, when...

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5 Easy Ways To Have Better Poops, All The Time

Let's talk about poop. Ideally, you’ll have one to three bowel movements a day. People look at me funny when I say that. “I’m lucky if I have one a day,” they sometimes reply. “Usually it’s more like...

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Why You Need To Say Goodbye To Soda For Good (If You Haven't Already)

“Pop,” “soda,” “Coke,” or the “fizzy stuff.” Whatever you call it, soda has been under fire as of late for its link to obesity and metabolic diseases, not only in the U.S. but around the world. According...

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4 Juices To Reduce Bloating, Cleanse The Liver & Sharpen Your Mind

1. Bloat Away Juice That’s right! Bloat away! Bloating is a real problem for many people and can be extremely uncomfortable. The ingredients in this juice can really help. Pineapple has helpful digestive...

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Breast Ultrasound vs. Mammography

But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find

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Healthy Desserts for Your Diabetes Diet

Having diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up desserts. WebMD gives you healthy desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Is Multiple Sclerosis Different in Women?

Multiple sclerosis is more common in women than men. WebMD reveals areas of special importance to women in their child-bearing years.

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3 Diabetes Tests You Must Have

Diagnosed with diabetes? WebMD shows how simple tests can help you manage your condition.

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Reducing Salt Might Harm Heart Failure Patients

But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

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Heart Attack Treatment Often Delayed After Bypass

Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

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Very Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism

Researchers identified differences in the brains of these newborns

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Fit Fix: Here's the Deal With Those "Garbage" Allegations About Peyton Manning and HGH

Hospitals' Brain Death Policies Vary Dramatically

Researchers fear organ donations might drop if potential donors don't think proper steps are taken every time

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Stock Your Kitchen for Diabetes Health

Have diabetes? WebMD unlocks key foods you need in your home for healthy cooking and snacks.

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How Smart Testing Can Help You Control Your Diabetes

Figuring out the best ways and best times to test your blood sugar can be tricky. WebMD helps you figure out what’s best for you.

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Oral Allergy Syndrome Foods, Symptoms, Treatments, and More

WebMD explains oral allergy syndrome, foods that may trigger this condition, and what tests can identify it.

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Dear Mark: Easy Prebiotic Foods, NSAIDs and the Gut Bacteria, Plus Some Hydration Questions

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a bunch of questions from readers drawn from the comment sections. First, is there a better, whole foods-based alternative to prebiotic powders, meals, and flours? Turns out there are many, and I give a few of my favorites. Next, what’s the deal with NSAIDs and the gut? […]

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Child Asthma Rates Leveling Off, Except Among Poor

Environmental triggers may increase the risk for children in low-income areas, experts say

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What I've Learned From 3 Miscarriages In 9 Months

“This might be a little uncomfortable,” my doctor said. I put my headphones in and clutched my iPhone, turning the volume up on my white noise app, and braced myself for another D&C. She was hardly the...

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9 Signs Your Gut Is At The Root Of Your Health Issues + How To Heal

As a doctor specializing in functional medicine and gut health for almost a decade now, you’d think I grew up with a healthy, balanced digestive system. Well, I didn’t. Along with the estimated 70 million...

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13 Better-For-You Beauty Buys From Sephora (Under $35!)

Before I made the switch to all-natural products, Sephora was a weekly indulgence for me. No, it wasn't good for my wallet (or health), but something about that makeup wonderland pulled me in every time...

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5 Foods That Cause Belly Bloat + What To Eat Instead

When you are bloated and have stomachaches, abdominal pain, and/or diarrhea, the insides of your intestines are irritated and, quite frankly, pissed off at you. Specifically, the villi, or tiny hairs...

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What I Tell My Clients Who Want To Eat For Toned Abs

In a nutshell, my Six Weeks to Sexy Abs diet consists of nutrient-dense, calorie-light whole plant foods. Let’s take a look at the basic principles of the plan: Here's what we WILL do as part of the diet:...

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4 Signs You're Having A Metabolic Breakdown

Most people are born with a healthy metabolism, but many often run it into the ground rather than preserving it. Surprisingly, this is actually very easy to do because your metabolism is affected by everything...

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6 Ways I Created A Stress-Free Morning Routine As A Mom

Mornings are always a hectic time. But when my almost-3-year-old daughter started preschool, I discovered a whole new world of a.m. stress. Getting a kid out the door on a deadline, while also making...

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5 Things To Do Instead Of Setting A New Year's Resolution

Have you ever made a New Year's resolution? Were you able to keep it? If you answered no to that question, you are not alone. According to research, only 8 percent of people achieve their New Year's resolutions...

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18 Sacred Intentions To Set For 2016

You don’t have to set high-pressure, all-or-nothing goals in the new year to do more, get more, or be more. You might think a higher-paying job, a better relationship, or a fancier car will make you happier....

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Bust a move

Hey everyone, I’m pulling myself out of the post-holiday haze to let you know that we’re moving OSG to a bigger, badder server tomorrow (December 28th). By "we", I mean my favourite husband ever. This site has been on the same dedicated server for the past 4 years, but it’s time to upgrade for some […]

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 380

Research of the Week The genetic link between physical activity and health. Scientists can determine how many cats, dogs, men, and women live in a household by analyzing the bacteria content of its dust. Obesity may be worse than a lack of fitness. Nine in ten cancers may be caused by lifestyle or environment (as opposed […]

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Which Airlines Served The Healthiest (And Least Healthy) Food In 2015?

Public health advocate Dr. Charles Platkin (PhD, MPH) reviewed the food served in economy class on 12 U.S. and Canadian airlines and gave each airline a "Health Score" between one and five. Criteria included...

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The Easiest Way To De-stress & Calm Anxiety In 5 Minutes: A Doctor Explains

Breathing is, fortunately, usually second nature. However, when we get flustered, our breath becomes short and shallow — and stress has nowhere to go but up. In that flustered state, it’s easy to forget...

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An 8-Step Guide To Tapping Into Your Spiritual Side Today

I grew up in a secular household, and I thought this was pretty awesome as a kid. After all, I got to sleep in every weekend because I never had to go to Sunday school. But as I got older, I realized...

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Slow-Cooker Sunday: Quinoa Soup With Sweet Potato Mash

Quinoa and cannellini beans are royalty when it comes to leading nutrition! This soup has it all, including big flavor and heartiness. There’s not even too much chopping for this one. You’ll be able to...

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Why I Stopped Using Tampons + How This Changed My Life

In November of 2013, I had a 1½-year-old and a very clear understanding that one kid was enough for me ... for now. I knew for sure I wanted to explore birth control options, and after a lot of research...

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12 DIY Ways To Use Coconut Oil In Your Beauty Routine SELF-CARE SUNDAY

At this point, you should be well-aware that coconut oil is good for you, both inside and out. Beloved by foodies and beauties alike, this stuff will whiten your teeth, smooth cracked heels, and tame...

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6 Ancient Remedies To Help Alkalize Your Body & Mind

Balance is key to a healthy life and state of mind, and that sentiment couldn't be truer than when it comes to the pH levels of the body. A measure of how acidic or alkaline something is, the pH scale...

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How Spinning Became A National Fitness Obsession (Infographic)

There's no question about it, cycling has become a national phenomenon. From boutique studios like FlyWheel and SoulCycle, to spin-at-home subscriptions like Peloton, today fitness junkies have countless...

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There's No Age Limit On Rewiring Your Brain, Research Suggests

[pullquote]“Neuroplasticity is a constant feature of the very essence of human behavior.” [/pullquote] Sometimes called the founder of modern neuroscience, Santiago Ramón y Cajal stated, in 1928, that...

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Dulse “Bacon” and Eggs

Dulse, a type of red seaweed with high amounts of magnesium and calcium, has gotten some attention for tasting like bacon from the sea. Is it just media hype, or is it possible that dulse (pronounced duhls) really does taste like meaty, salty, fatty bacon? Dried, whole leaf dulse can be eaten right out of […]

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How To Avoid A Two-Week Hangover This Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it, opportunities for excess and overindulgence. I used to use the holidays as an excuse for partying hard. After a year of intense work, I deserved it, didn’t...

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Yes, Fear Is Inhibiting Your Love Life. Here's The Fix

Love is difficult to capture in words because it encompasses so many things. A dictionary might say it’s a feeling of deep affection or a strong affection for another person. Yet love is far more than...

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Why You Should Trade Your Bucket List For A F*ck It List

One great part of my job is interviewing lots of interesting people. People who change my perspective and make me think for much longer than the duration of the phone call. One of those people was Scott...

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A Killer 20-Minute Full-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere (VIDEO)

Maybe you're on vacation right now, or maybe you're cooped up at your parents' house for the holidays. Wherever you are — I know you can find 20 minutes for this quick full-body workout. We'll start with...

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A Quick 24-Hour Reset To Ring In A Happy, Healthy New Year

With the holidays in full swing, there’s a good chance you're stressed out, hurried, and feeling the pressure of the season. Your mind, body, and spirit are probably feeling (and showing) the effects...

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The MTHFR Gene Mutation: What It Is + Why You Should Care

Your body is brilliantly complex. It contains more than 60,000 miles of blood vessels and creates 25 million new cells every second. And yet it's easy to take for granted the profound wonder of what our...

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Why I Recommend A Juice Cleanse In 2016

One way many people kick off the New Year is with a juice cleanse, but what is worrisome about this is the all-or-nothing approach. As a nutritional health counselor and producer of cold-pressed juices...

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6 Super Simple Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

If you feel like your weight loss journey is an uphill battle with your metabolism, here are 6 amazingly easy ways to give it a boost. 1. Get enough sleep. Sleep regulates your hormones and keeps your...

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My Primal Journey of Success and Failure

Merry Christmas, everyone! It’s Friday, and that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as […]

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8 Ways To Harness The Power Of The Full Moon (And End The Year On Your Terms)

Pass the tissues! There's a full moon in sensitive, heart-centered Cancer on December 25, 2015 — Christmas Day, for those who plan to celebrate. Since Cancer is naturally ruled by the moon, it’s a super-charged...

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11 Dating Lessons I Wish I'd Learned In My Twenties

You know that girl who has a timeline for when she'll get married, knows how many kids she's going to have, of what gender, and even has their names picked out? Well, that was me. And everything was going...

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I'm A 60-Year-Old Transgender Woman. Here's My Story

So many trans people I’ve known and read about have said they knew at a young age that they were born with a gender in conflict with their birth sex. And as society learns more and the medical community...

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How To Stay Present, No Matter How Hectic Life Gets

It's easy to spend a lot of time in the past, thinking about what was or what could have been. It's just as easy to project into the future, worrying about what might happen. Unsurprisingly, this creates...

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9 Ways Following My Passion Changed My Life — For The Better

I started my career in one of the unhealthiest of places: investment banking at Merrill Lynch (think 48-hour shifts and stress galore). After the financial crisis, I lost my job at Merrill Lynch, and...

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A Killer 15-Minute Full-Body Workout

Don’t let lack of time or equipment stop you from getting fit. You can get leaner and stronger with just a jump rope. As someone who jumps rope every other morning, I can tell you that it’s an effective...

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Can't Meditate? Try These 5 Mindful Practices Instead

Can’t keep still long enough to take meditation seriously? You don’t have to sit in silence to find inner peace. [pullquote]If “omming” isn’t your thing, there are other ways to experience calm in your...

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3 Ways To Finally Get Healthy In 2016

Diet hopping is pretty standard this time of year. People dive enthusiastically into their chosen programs. Their first week almost always goes well. Five pounds lighter, they proclaim on social media...

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The Ultimate Better-For-You Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese

Get cozy and spend a night in with this plant-based macaroni and cheese. This decadent and delicious recipe will leave you looking and feeling like a billion bucks. Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese Serves...

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7 Simple Choices To Inspire You Eat Consciously

Did you know that there is a strong connection between the kinds of foods that you eat, how you eat them, and how you feel afterwards? Especially at this time of the year, when food is in an abundant...

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Why Generosity Is Crucial To A Purpose-Driven Life

There's so much more to life than getting ahead and making money. While status and financial success may be fun and rewarding, these are only tools to really make an impact on this world. Even more important...

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Diabetes and Wounds: Caring for Foot Sores and Skin Sores

Diabetes and wounds are always a bad combination. Avoid amputation by preventing and treating skin sores. WebMD gives you tips that can help.

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Keep Your Diabetes Under Control

There are easy ways to keep your diabetes under control. WebMD gives you five.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth

You use your teeth to talk, chew, and smile. WebMD gives you some other "teeth facts" you probably didn’t know about your pearly whites.

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Pot Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

Trial showed a benefit, but more study is needed, experts said

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Hep C Treatments: New Drugs Offer New Hope

New treatments are bringing new hope for people with hepatitis C. WebMD has the details

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Computer Time May Be Causing Kids' Nearsightedness

Eye experts suggest boosting outdoor time to get young eyes focusing on distant objects

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New Drug Promising for Severe Form of Arthritis

Already approved to treat psoriasis, higher dose of Cosentyx helped 60 percent of patients

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Do You Have Something To Look Forward To?

This time of year it’s fun to remember the Christmases when my kids were young, and I’d venture many of us can recall similar experiences—whatever holiday they were part of. The night before, each of them would be practically leaping out of their own skin in excitement. Falling asleep was a near impossibility as they […]

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All High-Risk Patients Should Get BP Meds: Study

Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

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Noisy Electronic Toys and Babies' Verbal Skills

Study found that toddlers talk less when their toys talk, sing, light up more

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Hep C May Be Tied to Greater Parkinson's Risk

People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

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3 Vegan Holiday Smoothies From Australia's Wellness Guru

Often filled with oodles of sugar and countless calories, Christmas treats can be a deadly disaster to our clean eating regime come December. But you shouldn’t have to deprive yourself! Sticky Date Smoothie...

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10 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Calcium + What To Do About It

Calcium is important not only for bone and dental health, but it also has an impact on blood pressure , heart health , body weight, and prostate cancer prevention. The way calcium works in our bodies...

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7 All-Natural DIY Recipes For Smooth, Shiny, Healthy Hair (Infographic)

If you've got yogurt, honey, and a banana in your kitchen right now, you can work some serious magic on your hair. Sure, remedies for all sorts of follicular ailments and struggles can be found in stores,...

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Overwhelmed By Stress? Try This 10-Minute Practice

This time of year, stress can skyrocket. We hit the breaking point. We are sure that if one more thing happens, or is added to our list of things to do, we'll fall apart. When we do, it's usually all...

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14 Things You Need To Know Today (December 24)

1. The most French eco-friendly news ever. France has a power plant run entirely by leftover Beaufort cheese in the Alps. ( Telegraph ) 2. The wage gap closed this year ... ... but only by one cent. Instead...

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Bravo Star Shares 9 Tips For Every Trainer Just Starting Out

In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a lasting career with a steady following, and we want to...

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I Was A 15 Year-Old Runaway. Here's How I Became Tony Robbins's Go-To Girl

Tony Robbins often said to me, “In your moments of decision your destiny is shaped.” At age 15, I made a decision that changed my life. I embarked on a quest for freedom and enlightenment — except, back...

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The Surprising "Good" Habit That Could Be Holding You Back

There was a time in my life when I thought the best strategy for stress was to focus only on the positive — even if something was about to go wrong. If you’ve ever tried to shut down your worry muscle...

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5 Ways To Support Someone With An Eating Disorder (And 5 Things NEVER To Do)

Watching someone you love self-destruct is a heartbreaking experience. When someone we care about has an eating disorder — whether it's anorexia, bulimia, or binge-eating disorder — we regularly feel...

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What I Wish More People Understood About Suicide

This past year, I lost two dear friends who were also two of the great loves of my life to suicide. Like most suicides, they came as a complete shock to all of us who loved them. There were no warning...

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Why are you having paranoid thoughts?

Are your “paranoid” thoughts really paranoid? WebMD tells you how to know for sure, and what to do about it.

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Foods and Habits That Stain Your Teeth

Want to keep your teeth white? Check WebMD's list of foods and beverages that stain teeth.

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7 Pains You Shouldn't Ignore

Is your pain normal, or is it a sign of something serious? WebMD explores some common pains and what they might be telling you.

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New HIV Treatment Shows Promise in Early Research

But new antibody was only helpful for those who hadn't received HIV therapy yet

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Safe Weight Loss for Overweight Kids

Dieting isn’t the answer when it comes to weight loss for kids. Learn to avoid crash diets and unhealthy habits when your doctor suggests safe weight loss.

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Glaucoma Patients: False Notions of Pot Treatment

And trend toward legalization of marijuana only fuels misconceptions, researchers add

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FDA Approves New Gout Drug

FDA Approves New Gout Drug

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Fit Fix: Chipotle Is Overhauling Food Prep Amid Second E. Coli Outbreak

How Does RA Affect Your Everyday Life?

Rheumatoid Arthritis can impact your life. WebMD helps you manage with these simple tips.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sex

Do you know how RA can affect your sex life? WebMD has the answers.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lymphoma

It’s your arthritis, not your drugs, which slightly raise your risk of lymphoma. WebMD explains why it happens.

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The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe With Blood Thinners

Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

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Preserving Breast Cancer Patients' Fertility

However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say

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8 Reasons Why Low-Carb Diets Actually Work

The popular story of how low-carb diets work goes something like this: Reducing your carbohydrate intake lowers your insulin levels. Since insulin keeps fat locked into adipose tissue, lowering insulin can increase the amount of fat released to be burned for energy. For the portion of the overweight/obese population with insulin resistance and chronically-elevated insulin […]

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U.S. Births Up, Teen and Preterm Deliveries Down

Positive trends mean healthier babies, doctors say

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Tiny Turtles Carry Salmonella Threat

Though banned as pets in U.S., they're still sold illegally and children are often the ones sickened, CDC finds

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Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Risk of These

British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

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Slight Brain Damage Seen in Youth Post-Concussion

But study did not prove concussion caused minor differences detected in scans, thinking tests

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

7 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

Get Bigger Arms by Correcting This 1 Bicep Curl Mistake

5 Essential Exercises Every Guy Must Master

Attention Last Minute Holiday Shoppers: Buy Happiness

Alpine Touring 101

Fit Fix: These Guys Are Racing to Row Across the Atlantic Ocean

Keep Choosing Toxic Partners? Read This

When Cinda fell in love with Bob, she didn’t bother taking him to meet her parents because she already knew they would disapprove. Bob was 20 years her senior, plus she figured he was too debonair for...

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Here Are The 10 Types Of Meditators: Which One Are You?

As a meditation teacher, I’ve often marveled at how varied people’s meditation experiences are. For instance, there is the “The Strategic Meditator.” She is someone who enjoys meditating daily without...

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13 Things You Need To Know Today (December 23)

1. Tina Fey is done apologizing. In an interview with Net-A-Porter magazine, the comedian said, "My new goal is not to explain jokes ... There's a real culture of demanding apologies, and I'm opting out...

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How To Know If Gluten Is To Blame For Your Acne

I love cooking, baking, and most of all, eating. Unfortunately, I also have a very sensitive digestive system and have to be careful about what I eat. This means there are certain foods that trigger a...

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5 More Foods To Help Balance Your Hormones

When your hormones are out of balance, you know it. Stress takes over, weight creeps on for seemingly no reason at all, a full night of sleep is a thing of the past, and energy slips away all too easily....

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The #1 Thing You're Doing To Make Yourself Unattractive

The heartbreak that followed a particularly difficult breakup turned me into a shell of a person for a year and a half. Then, when I decided I had healed enough to get back onto the dating scene , I made...

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How To Handle The Holidays After The Loss Of A Loved One

I am no stranger to loss. I lost my best friend when I was a sophomore in high school, my baby when I was three and a half months pregnant, my dad in 1999, and my mom four years ago. Though my case might...

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7 Last-Minute Gifts For Kids That Create Lasting Joy

In an age of instant gratification, both adults and kids are used to getting things they want throughout the entire year, with little waiting time or room for savoring. [pullquote]So how do you give gifts...

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The Sneaky Self-Talk That's Sabotaging Your Relationships (And How To Stop)

The thing I say to myself most — more than affirmations, more than inspirations, more than anything — is the word should. The almost inevitable result of should is a doubt spiral that makes me feel depleted,...

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The Bulimia Relapse That Transformed My Life (For The Better)

This time last year, if you were to see my life on paper, you would’ve thought I had it all. I had a fancy title with a built-in promotion and a solid paycheck at a killer job in advertising. My 25-year-old...

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Bad Breath Troubles?

Bad breath (halitosis) affects how you feel about yourself, not to mention how others perceive you. Learn the causes and cures and get fresher breath, starting today.

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Straight Talk About Adult Braces

Thinking about braces? WebMD knows what it takes to get a straighter smile.

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Can Local Honey Help My Allergies?

Some say a spoonful of honey makes the sneezing and sniffling symptoms of allergies go away. Here's what an expert says.

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IBS Linked to Low Vitamin D

About 8 in 10 people with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) also have low vitamin D levels, according to a small British study. WebMD has the details.

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Child Paralysis Cases Spiked During Virus Outbreak

But definitive cause of polio-like disease remains unproved, researchers say

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More IVF Tries Improve Odds of Having a Baby

Some couples have success after six cycles or more, researchers say

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Should You Be Taking Aspirin Daily?

It’s cheap, available almost everywhere, and, according to some, a miracle drug. But should you pop an aspirin every day to stay healthy? WebMD has the details.

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5 Things About Digestive Health

Doctors share with WebMD their top tips on lactose intolerance, IBS, and other common GI troubles.

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Dying Mother's Letter To Family Is Somehow Heartbreaking & Funny At The Same Time

Heather McManamy, a 36-year-old mother who passed away on December 15, knew her loved ones would be sad when she was gone, but all she really wanted was for them to laugh. When she was diagnosed with...

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This Is How To Take The Most Memorable Photo, According To Science

In the era of Instagram , we're constantly asking ourselves, "How do I get more likes?" And, of course, MIT has the answer. (Who else?) A team at the school's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...

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6 Subtle Signs Your Relationship Is Becoming Abusive

Working with domestic abuse offenders for the last six years as a probation worker, I've realized that a lot of the time, people don't even realize they're in bad relationships. I see up to 60 offenders...

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16 Things People With Beautiful, Clear Skin Do Every Day

Everyone has that friend with perfect skin who, when asked how she achieves such a flawless visage, giggles and says she doesn't actually do anything. Well, I'm calling bullshit. Yes, there are people...

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Why I Ate Sushi, Drank Coffee, And Broke Other “Rules” Throughout My Pregnancy

I am a 39-year-old woman who has grown to love good sushi, fine wine, and all the other little luxuries of life. So when I became pregnant with my fourth child in 2013 at age 36 and realized I wouldn’t...

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What's Really Hurting Your Sex Drive + 5 Ways To Fix It

If you ever feel like your love life is lagging and others are having all the fun in bed, you may be tempted to blame the lack of passion on your partner. But while relationship issues, communication...

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What I Eat In A Day: David Asprey, Creator Of Bulletproof, Tells All

If you've heard of Bulletproof Coffee (coffee with grass-fed unsalted butter, and Brain Octane oil), you probably know who I am. I lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, and...

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12 Things You Need To Know Today (December 22)

1. Muggles rejoice! Reading "Harry Potter" makes you a better person. A new study from the Journal of Applied Social Psychology found that kids in Italy and the U.K. who read Harry Potter were more "empathetic...

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How To Deal When Someone Isn't Meeting Your Needs

There's nothing wrong with having needs and wanting to see them met. Whether your needs are emotional, physical, or mental, everyone deserves to be with a partner who understands their needs and works...

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The Perfect Lip Color For Your Next Party

Welcome to "Product Of The Week." Just like the name suggests, we'll spotlight one product every week that not only does what it promises to do, but that also upholds the green, natural approach to beauty...

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11 Things I Do Consistently To Make My Wife Happy

If you want to have a happy marriage, you've got to have a happy partner. Over nearly 25 years of marriage I’ve learned that the little things make all the difference. I’m not perfect. I still make mistakes....

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11 Nutritionists Share The 5 Things They Put On Their Salads (GIFS)

Salads are great — they're full of fresh produce, hearty veggies, and you can get as wild as you like when creating your own. Though, if you're anything like me, you've fallen into a salad rut at least...

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7 Reasons To Drink Organic Juice For Your Skin & Health

More evidence seems to pour in every day that organic is better for you. If you’re a juicer, the ingredients in your daily cold-pressed blends should be free of pesticides and GMOs, too. Jamba Juice’s...

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9 Ways To Deal With The Holidays When You're Experiencing Infertility

A number of years ago, I wrote a book about how to minimize stress while going through infertility and had the brilliant thought (in the middle of the night, of course) to call it “Infertility Sucks."...

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The Power of Food Rituals

From the intricacy of Japanese tea ceremonies to the ornateness of holiday dinners, food related customs hold big sway in every culture. They all reflect in some way an element of that culture’s values and common story—whether long inherited or deliberately chosen. While some of our rituals can be traced to particular religious traditions, others […]

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Smoke Weed in College, Your Grades May Go to Pot

Study links marijuana use to skipped classes, poorer academic performance

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Skin-to-Skin Contact May Lower Preemie Death Risk

Prolonged touching with mom in intensive care unit also reduced chances of blood infections

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden

Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

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The Key to Rapid, Core-Revealing Fat Loss

The One Food Most Likely to be Ordered on New Year's Day

The #1 Thing to Say to a Woman in Bed

5 Exercises for Shredded Obliques

PHOTOS: The Top 15 Finalists of the Miss Universe Pageant

5 Ways to Avoid Winter Weight Gain

Fit Fix: Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Are Ready for Their UFC Debut

Study Touts Benefits of Group Prenatal Care

Spending time with other pregnant women, sharing experiences may help young mothers-to-be

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U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for These People

Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

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Sex After Heart Disease: When Is It Safe to Get Back in the Saddle?

You've been treated for heart disease, and now you've got a new lease on life. But does that mean it's safe to have sex? WebMD tells you how to know when you're ready.

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FDA Lifts Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men

Studies from other countries show policy won't compromise blood supply, health officials say

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Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Early Death Risk

Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

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Is Your Birth Control as Safe as You Think?

Since NuvaRing hit the market, more than 700 women have filed lawsuits, claiming it has caused potentially life-threatening blood clots. The battle may change the way millions of women prevent pregnancy.

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Natural Remedies for Heart Health: Help or Harm?

Can natural remedies help your heart stay healthier? WebMD talks to heart doctors and pharmacists who cut through the hype to tell you which ones may work.

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Home Births May Be Safe for 'Low-Risk' Pregnancies

But critic dismisses the Canadian findings as incomplete, not applicable to the U.S.

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Blood Flow to Back of Brain and Risk of This

Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

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Periodontal Disease and Heart Health

Does a healthy mouth equal a healthy heart? WebMD talks to heart and dental experts who debate whether there's a connection.

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Health Plans’ Drug Coverage Can Trigger Confusion

Some medicines, particularly intravenous treatments, are not listed in plans’ pharmacy benefit section and, therefore, it’s difficult to confirm coverage specifics.

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Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk?

Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past

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Dear Mark: Meat and Yogurt For Babies

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering one question. It comes from Kristen, a new mother to a nine month-old who’s grown so passionate about baby nutrition that she’s decided to start a fresh food business for infants and toddlers. She’s a recent reader of the blog, though, and as such needs a little […]

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PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Is Hiring – Apply Today!

Calling all PRIMAL KITCHEN™ enthusiasts! We’re hiring part-time employees in the following cities: San Diego, Los Angeles, Denver, Boulder, Portland and Seattle. If you meet the requirements from the list below, and you’re looking for part-time work with control over your schedule please apply by filling out the application here and emailing a picture of […]

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10-Spice Mix Gift Jars + Printable 10-Spice Veggie Soup Recipe!

If you’re looking for a lightening fast and cost efficient homemade holiday gift, I have just the thing for you! I love to make homemade food gifts for friends and family around the holidays. It’s fun to give them and all, but mainly, I love having a reason to buy more glass jars. SEE ERIC, […]

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Vegan Eggnog Latte French Toast

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Teens and ADHD: It Doesn't Have to Be So Hard

The teen years are already hard. If your teen has ADHD, they can be even harder. WebMD shows you how to help him get through those tough years with ease.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 379

Research of the Week When it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, eating lettuce is worse than bacon. Top scientists hold back science. Humanely-killed fish taste better. Human sleep efficiency (short but deep) developed in part because it allowed us to throw amazing parties late into the night. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 98: Stacy Toth: I hang out […]

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Roasted Bone-In Leg of Lamb

A bone-in leg of lamb is a cut of meat that’s the perfect choice for a formal holiday table or a casual backyard dinner. Slather a marinade on the outside, roast the leg slowly for a few hours then crank up the heat to crisp up the outside. It doesn’t matter what you serve on […]

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Roasted Bone-In Leg of Lamb

A bone-in leg of lamb is a cut of meat that’s the perfect choice for a formal holiday table or a casual backyard dinner. Slather a marinade on the outside, roast the leg slowly for a few hours then crank up the heat to crisp up the outside. It doesn’t matter what you serve on […]

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Tom Brady Does Nothing

How to Build Muscle: The Best Foods for Bulking Up Without Getting a Fat Belly

Fit Fix: This 16-Year-Old Sprinter Is Definitely Faster Than You

Smoky-Maple Chickpea, Whole Grain, Pomegranate Chopped Salad.

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Natural Family Planning

How does natural family planning work? Is it right for you?

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ADHD and Video Games: Is There a Link?

Kids with ADHD can have a hard time focusing on tasks -- unless it involves video games. But does playing games make ADHD symptoms worse? WebMD investigates.

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FDA Moves to Keep Teens Out of Tanning Beds

Citing a rise in skin cancer among young people, the FDA proposed rules Friday that would keep anyone under the age of 18 from using high-powered UV sunlamps, such as those in tanning beds. WebMD has the details

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Understanding and Managing Risky Behavior in Kids with ADHD

Kids with ADHD are more likely to engage in risky behavior. WebMD explains why this is and how to manage them.

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Help for IBS: A Mix of Meds, Diet, and More

Your best bet for IBS may involve a special diet, medicine, supplements, stress relief, and alternative treatments, or all of the above. WebMD explains.

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Are Parents Too Involved in Teens' Health Care?

Kids aren't learning to manage their own medical visits, expert says

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Nasal Spray May Treat Diabetics' Low Blood Sugar

Trial found it easier to use than current remedy, an injection

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If I Have a Weak Immune System, How Can I Take Care of Myself?

If your immune system is weak due to illness, chemotherapy, HIV, or for other reasons, use these tips to take care of yourself so you stay as healthy as possible. WebMD tells you how.

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Hormones Tied to Uterine Fibroid Risk in Study

High levels of testosterone, estrogen in middle age linked to raised odds of benign tumors in uterus

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Singing May Help Those With Early Dementia

Study finds that mood improves, too

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Happy, Healthy, and Feeling Better Than Ever

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

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The "Star Wars" Workout

Getting a Dog Can Make You Sexier, According to Science

5 Moves for a Concrete Core

8 Reasons You're Not Getting Ripped

A Look at the 2016 Olympics Speedo Swimwear with Ryan Lochte and Cullen Jones

Fit Fix: Conor McGregor Will Be Worth $100 Million, UFC CEO Predicts

Do you know the treatment options for colon cancer?

For colon cancer, there are more treatment options available than ever. WebMD explains some of the options you should ask your doctor about.

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8 Other Reasons Women Take Birth Control Pills (Besides Preventing Pregnancy)

Birth control pills can do more than prevent pregnancy. There are other reasons women take oral contraceptives.

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Most Cancers Stem From Avoidable Things

Most cases of cancer are due to things some people can avoid, rather than to chance or inheritance, a new study in the journal Nature suggests.

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Scientists Link Brain Chemical to Autism

GABA inhibits excitability between cells in central nervous system

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Psoriatic arthritis -- What's it like to live with it?

Psoriatic arthritis can be a confounding illness for those who have it -- and those who don't. Six people who live with it tell WebMD what they wish others knew.

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New Mammogram Screening Guidelines FAQ

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that women who aren't at high risk of breast cancer start getting mammograms at age 50, a decade later than previously recommended. Experts answer questions about the new mammogram guidelines.

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Type 1 Diabetes Rising in Kids; Reasons Unknown

And study found that more are developing kidney problems as a result of their disease

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Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Women's Dementia Risk

Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

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How to Treat and Prevent an MS Flare-Up

Learn from WebMD how to avoid MS symptom flare-ups and treat them when they do happen.

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Secret Santa or a Grinch? Brain Scans May Tell

Research suggests a 'Christmas spirit' nerve network in certain areas of the brain

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Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans

Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

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ADHD May Hamper Social Relationships Early in Life

Study finds cycle of rejection by peers, worsening symptoms that may heighten difficulties

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Toothlessness a Clue to Deadly Heart Disease?

Researchers can't be certain gum disease is the culprit

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Annual Ovarian Cancer Blood Test May Save Lives

Analyzing results over time can detect harmful changes, study suggests

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Are British Teeth Really Worse Than U.S. Teeth?

Study finds the English may actually have slightly better dental health

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Psychedelics: A New Medical Frontier?

Long before humans interacted with the numinous through intermediaries and holy books, we experienced it in other ways. All night drumming and dancing sessions, extended fasts, exposure to extreme temperatures, steam lodges, and week-long wilderness forays, and other rituals have all been used to produce visions and transcend normal waking consciousness. There’s even a theory that […]

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The New Popular Place to Hook Up During the Holidays

Your Workout Fuel: The Truth About Sugars and Endurance

Fit Fix: Here's the Cool Stuff You Need to Know Besides "Star Wars"

Irritable Male Syndrome: Fact or Fiction?

As men age, their testosterone naturally goes down. But does it cause them to become grumpy old men? WebMD examines the myths behind irritable male syndrome.

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How to Balance Low T

As men get older, their bodies make less testosterone. WebMD looks at the causes and treatments for this common condition.

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U.S. Ebola Survivors Suffered Lingering Effects

Common health issues were joint pain, hair loss and vision problems, report finds

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Permanent Birth Control: His and Her Options

If you're sure you don't want kids, find out from WebMD what's involved with permanent birth control options like vasectomy and tubal ligation.

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'Designer Cells' Promising Against Mice Psoriasis

But experts say much more work lies ahead before people might benefit

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Revving Up Low Libido

Lots of men have low sex drive, for a lot of reasons. WebMD explains the causes and treatments.

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Antibiotics Often Enough for Kids' Appendicitis

For early, uncomplicated cases, study found the drugs often cleared up the condition without surgery

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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Low Testosterone

Low testosterone is a natural part of aging, but it can still be embarrassing. WebMD offers tips to help you talk about it with your doctor.

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11 Ways to Treat Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic nerve pain can take a toll on your life. WebMD shows you 11 moves that can help you feel better now -- and into the future.

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Male Breast Enlargement (Gynecomastia)

WebMD explains the causes of gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, and what men can do to reduce their "man boobs."

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Many Americans Dubious of Flu Shot's Effectiveness

Poll finds a third of adults don't believe the vaccine will protect them; infectious disease experts disagree

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HS Seniors More Likely to Smoke Pot vs. Cigarettes

More kids believe marijuana isn't harmful, experts say in explaining finding

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Tobacco Exposure and Infertility, Early Menopause

Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

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Some Antidepressants, Bipolar Disorder Linked?

Patients, doctors should discuss possible risk factors, experts say

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Could Gut Bacteria Be to Blame for Your Stubborn Belly Fat?

We know how important gut health is for overall health. We understand that it improves digestion, that our pursuit of extreme sterility has compromised our immune systems, and that the gut biome is etiologically involved in the pathogenesis of various health and disease states. We’re even familiar with the more esoteric functions of gut bacteria, like […]

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‘Multi-State’ Plans Unavailable In Many States

The authors of the law mandated the program to try to generate more competition in areas where few plans were available. But the effort has stalled.

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6 Ways You Can Hack Your Health With Your Smartphone

Sharp Objects: Limited-Edition Watches for the True Explorer

The Hardest Relationship You'll Ever Have to Break Off

How to Get 900 (Hot Girl) Friend Requests Overnight

Fit Fix: Mark Wahlberg Says He's Starring in the Next "Transformers" Movie

ADHD Patients' Brain Scans Showed This

But more research is needed before scans could be used to diagnose disorder, experts say

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Surgery vs. Radiation for Early Prostate Cancer

Analysis of 19 studies suggests surgery has an edge in survival, but experts say each case may be different

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Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors

Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

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Stem Cell Transplants and Tough-to-Treat Crohn's

High risk of infection is a deterrent, too

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Electromagnetic Waves May Help Fight Brain Cancer

Study found using it alongside follow-up chemo prolonged survival by about five months

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Christmas Cookie Party: 68 Vegan Recipes!

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IBS and Fibromyalgia: The Connection Explained

If you have fibromyalgia, you’re likely to have IBS, too. WebMD explains how they are connected and what you can do to manage the symptoms.

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Planned or Emergency C-Section: Baby Health Risks?

Planned or Emergency C-Section: Baby Health Risks?

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This Plus Radiation Fights Prostate Cancer: Study

Patients' cancer cells modified to prompt immune system to attack them, researchers explained

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Do You Know How to Properly Hydrate?

Hydration. It seems like it should be so easy: drink some water, go about your day, the end. If only it was that simple. In fact, there are many (often contradictory) opinions out there about what we should be drinking, and how much, and when, especially for the athletes among us. I have written about […]

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Primary Care Docs Leading Opioid Prescribers

More must be done to educate, monitor prescribing practices to curb drug abuse, researchersmust say

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The Crazy-Surprising Benefit of Carbs for Athletes

More Than 40% of Men Get Food Stuck in their Beards, and Other Surprising Facial Hair Stats

The Ultimate Transformation: Meet the Trans Men Who Are Redefining Their Lives Through Fitness

Meet the Men of Momentum

Fit Fix: Check Out the New "Independence Day: Resurgence" Trailer

Task Force: Screen All Teens, Adults at Risk for Syphilis

Proposed recommendation dovetails with surge in U.S. cases of the sexually transmitted disease

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Antidepressants in Pregnancy May Raise Autism Risk

But depression, not medication, might be a possible trigger, experts say

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Suspicious Pigment Spots More Common on Dark Skin

Screening can detect rare 'Bob Marley' skin cancer, study says

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1.5 Million Bottles of Iced Tea Recalled

1.5 Million Bottles of Iced Tea Recalled

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The Rise of the Do-It-Yourself Fecal Transplant

A growing number of people have flocked to blogs and social media sites like YouTube and Facebook to share advice and techniques for at-home fecal transplants. WebMD has the details.

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This May Explain Down Syndrome Health Problems

Finding might lead to ways to help prevent heart disease, diabetes in these patients, researchers say

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Bodily Changes May Not Mean 'Precocious' Puberty

It's not unusual to see early pubic hair development, pediatricians say

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PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Dark Chocolate Almond Bars Have Landed!

Throughout the years, I’ve rolled out several recipes for Primal Energy Bars on Mark’s Daily Apple—do-it-yourself treats packed with energy, protein, and healthy deliciousness. I want to thank you for experimenting with me, because it’s brought us to TODAY…the official launch of my latest PRIMAL KITCHEN™ creation—Dark Chocolate Almond Bars. They are everything you’d expect in […]

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Chicken Skin Chips

Chips made from root vegetables or kale are all well and good, but once you’ve tried chicken skin chips they’ll be the only chip you crave. Like regular potato chips, the salty, oily flavor is truly addictive and the light, crispy texture shatters like glass when you take a bite. The only problem with these […]

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When Kissing Under Mistletoe Is Okay—and When You'll Just Make a Fool of Yourself

The 2015 Healthiest States In America

Fit Fix: Will Ronda Rousey End Up Going to the Marine Corps Ball?

Turns Out Being Too Handsome Could Actually Hurt Your Career

If you thought it was just women who are judged by their looks at work, think again. For pretty boys, apparently, the struggle is quite real. According to a new study from a team of researchers at University...

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Homemade Nutella Hot Chocolate (vegan)

How is the holiday season treating you so far? Hopefully great. I honestly can’t believe it’s December 11th. What a whirlwind season. I just finished another round of book edits and now I’m currently in the midst of planning next week’s photoshoot for my next cookbook. Some of you might remember in The Oh She […]

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Laser: A Breast Cancer Treatment Alternative?

Procedure showed promise on tumors under 3/4 of an inch, but more study is needed

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Ginger Miso Stir Fry. Vegan Fast Food.

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This Man Found The Best Way Ever To Comfort His Wife Who Is Battling Depression

We believe that every Friday should be feel-good Friday, so here's your much-deserved, end-of-the-week reward: Imgur user Molly felt her life was falling apart. Not only did she have a lot going on in...

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48 Things Women Hear All The Time (That Men Never Do)

When a dude walks down a busy street, no one is going to tell him he should smile more. That's pretty much a guarantee. But if a woman does the same, she can probably expect to hear something like that...

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Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study

Women with ductal carcinoma in situ had similar outcomes with tamoxifen, anastrozole

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Vitamin D Won't Guard Against Colds in People With Asthma

Study showed no difference in number of infections after getting levels of the nutrient back to normal

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Football Leads in College Sports Injuries, But Wrestling Most Dangerous

Study finds more than 47,000 football injuries per year, with games more hazardous than practices

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Maybe You Can Forecast Your Health Better Than a Doctor

Results of self-rating study predicted which participants would catch a cold

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Saying Goodbye to Constant Hunger, Lethargy and Frustration

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

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U.S. Abortion Rate Hits Record Low: CDC

Greater use of more effective birth control may help explain trend, expert says

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Moderate Drinking May Benefit Early Stage Alzheimer's Patients

2 to 3 alcoholic drinks daily linked to reduced risk of death over 3-year study period

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X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study Finds

In people with hip pain, researchers found bone problem in fewer than one-quarter of images

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Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: Report

But researchers add that too many are still under the influence while behind the wheel

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Timing May Be Key to Success of Surgery, Chemo for Early Breast Cancer

Scheduling the operation soon as possible after diagnosis seems to raise odds for survival, study finds

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Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?

Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

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Should You Take a 2-Week Break from Gluten?

Fit Fix: "It's Rousey" Next for Holly Holm, Dana White Says

WWE Stars Salute U.S. Military at "Tribute to the Troops"

Watch Michael B. Jordan Get "KO'd" While Filming "Creed"

7 Ways To Channel The Self-Assured Optimism Of The Sagittarius New Moon

Hope, faith and optimism, anyone? The December 11 new moon in Sagittarius douses us in holiday cheer and reminds us to look on the bright side of life. With all the uncertainty in the world, a few of...

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10 Songs To Give You More Confidence Right Now

When you’re on what scholar Joseph Campbell called a “ hero’s journey ” — a journey to discover your own unique spiritual mission — you’ll definitely need some tunes to keep you company. These songs will...

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10 Things You Need To Know Today (December 11)

1. Turns out Hemingway's favorite drink wasn't a mojito. Havana's La Bodeguita del Medio, long thought to be Ernest Hemingway's watering hole of choice, has been harboring a deep, tourist-drawing secret...

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11 Things Nutritionists Order At Mexican Restaurants

Mexican restaurants are great. They typically give you complimentary chips and salsa, hearty portions of guac, and offer large menus with countless options. It's pretty easy to get tempted by fried, cheesy...

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Your Guide To Avoiding A Hangover: What To Do Before, During & After Drinking Alcohol

It’s the holiday rush. You’re struggling to keep up with those end-of-year deadlines and buying that perfect gift for Grandma. So you forget to eat dinner before going for drinks with friends. And because...

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11 Things You Think Are Improving Your Life (But Are Actually F*cking It Up)

Each year, as we continue to live larger lives with more distractions, more work, more technology, more stuff — it gets easier and easier to forget about what really matters — peace of mind, serenity,...

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How My Body Image Obsession Almost Killed Me (At 26)

It was a sunny Wednesday afternoon at the start of summer. I was an otherwise healthy 26-year-old, and I was lying on the sidewalk, on the phone with an emergency operator who was telling me paramedics...

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5 Reasons To Take A Bath Every Dang Day + 3 DIY Soak Recipes

When there's frost on the windows, a warm bath as is inviting as a crackling fire, which is why winter is the perfect time to start a bathing ritual. Luckily, baths are one of life's simplest pleasures,...

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4 Things I Tell Anyone Who Wants To Be A Fitness Instructor

In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a lasting career with a steady following, and we want to...

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A Nutritionist Analyzed My Diet For 3 Days. Here's What I Learned

As the fitness and weight-loss editor at mbg, I try to stay up-to-date on the healthiest and most nutritious ways to fuel my body with food. Plus, we have nutritionists writing for the site all of the...

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4 Things Millennials Get Wrong About Food (According To A Nutritionist)

There's no denying that nutrition is a hot topic for people of all ages, but lately it has been frustrating to see how much confusion and controversy exists regarding food-centric issues. One group in...

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Thinking Of Going Dairy-Free? Here Are My Go-To Alternatives

I've been dairy-free for eight years. Years ago, I started experiencing persistent “digestive discomfort” and exhaustion after every meal that would last for days. After exploring numerous alternatives...

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5 Truths About Emotionally Unavailable People (From Someone Who Once Was One)

Six years ago, I left my husband after years of enduring his cheating and betrayal. Shortly after he proposed to me, he sat me down and revealed that he had been unfaithful through our entire relationship....

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The ONE Thing You Need To Add To Your Self-Care Routine

If you've never heard of Maya Abdominal Massage, it's time to learn. This is an ancient Latin American technique of bodywork that uses slow, deep, penetrating movements and pressure that can release deep...

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Hoverboard Injuries, Fires on Rise

Hoverboard injuries have become increasingly common in recent months. Here's what you need to know from WebMD.

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Good News! Being Grumpy Won't Kill You

It's a widely held belief that if you're happy, you'll live longer. So, if you're unhappy, you worry about how your unhappiness is cutting your life short, therefore making you even more unhappy. But...

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6 Ways to Control Type 2 Diabetes

Time to get control of your type 2 diabetes. WebMD shares six things you can do right now to improve your health.

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This Orangutan's Hilarious Reaction To A Magic Trick Will Make Your Day

Happy almost-Friday, everyone! An orangutan at the Barcelona Zoo may be separated by glass from his human visitor, but that can't stop them from sharing a moment of pure, bellyaching laughter — thanks...

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Winter Blues: How Cold, Dark Days Can Take a Mental Toll

After last week’s look at what winter does in terms of physical symptoms, I’d be lax to not address the obvious elephant in the living room: mental health in the colder, darker season. I’ll admit I don’t know too many people who look forward to this time of year past the holidays. The adventure of […]

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Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2015

Chipotle Executive Apologies for Food Illness Outbreaks, Promises Improved Safety First Dengue Vaccine Gets Its First Approval, in Mexico

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Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer

Study suggests 21 percent greater odds of survival after 10 years

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Unhappiness Won't Kill You

Long-running U.K. study shows it's poor health that's linked to early death

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Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study

Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

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Health Highlights: Dec. 9, 2015

Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss Approved by FDA No Change in U.S. Life Expectancy for Third Year in a Row: CDC CDC Tests Fail to Detect E. Coli in Onion/Celery Mix Used in Costco Chicken Salad

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The Man Who Climbs Without Fear

Static Stretching Not as Bad as Everyone Thought

Doug Tompkins, North Face Founder and Environmentalist, Dies in Kayaking Accident

Fit Fix: Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants You to Go "Part-Time Vegetarian"

Why Being Long-Distance Can Actually Make Your Relationship Better

“If you really loved him, you wouldn’t have moved to New York.” Since I chose to relocate indefinitely to the East Coast almost a year ago, several people have said this to me. I suspect many more have...

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This ONE Change To Your Diet Can Help You Lose Weight (For Good)

Most of us think we need at least three large meals a day to maintain a healthy body. In my experience, this leads to overburdening our digestive systems and increasing our waistlines. To solve this issue,...

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Gift Guide: 17 Cookbooks To Give To Your Favorite Food Lover

Books for all the cooks (and aspiring cooks) on your shopping list this season. Photo Credit: Stocksy...

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My Son Is Adopted. Here Are The Questions I'm Constantly Asked + What I'd REALLY Like To Say

It’s been a little over a year since my husband and I adopted our baby son. And during this first year, I’ve had the same conversation dozens of times with curious strangers, family, and friends wondering...

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10 Lessons In Happiness We Should Teach Girls

Who are the young women you want to influence? I’ve created this list to make it easy for you to talk to the young women in your life about what it really takes to be happy in today’s world. You can use...

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12 Ways Baking Soda Can Make Your Skin Glow + Hair Shine (Infographic)

That $1 box of baking soda collecting dust at the back of your pantry? Crack it open and start using it as an all-natural, DIY ingredient in your self-care routine. Gone are the days of expensive, chemical-laden...

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20 Foods That Give You The Most Nutrient Bang For Your Buck

It’s no secret that the best foods are the ones that have plenty of nutrients. Inspired by SmartyPants Vitamins , which combines a multivitamin, vitamin D, and omega-3s into one nutrient-dense gummy,...

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Happy Birthday, Emily Dickinson! 19 Quotes To Inspire You Today

American poet Emily Dickinson would have celebrated her 185th birthday today. Despite being highly introverted, Dickinson wrote nearly 1,800 poems throughout her life (though fewer than a dozen were published...

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I'm A Recovering Orthorexic — Here Are 3 Mindset Shifts That Make Me Happier & Healthier

I've gained so much weight in the last year that I had to buy a completely new wardrobe. After years of living with an eating disorder, it was weight I needed to gain, but the change was still jarring....

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5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses To Help Children Cultivate Patience

Traveling with the kids this season? Most parents know that achieving actual R&R is no small feat, especially when it comes to the actual departure and arrival at your destination. The hassles of flight...

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How To Get Out Of An Energetic Rut + Create The Life You Want

I know how it goes: You have that one goal that's always just out of reach. Maybe it’s attracting your soul mate, establishing financial freedom, or just finding more joy, peace, and happiness in your...

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12 Things You Need To Know Today (December 10)

1. Winona Ryder, 44, is the new face of Marc Jacobs' beauty line. The designer — who previously chose 64-year-old Jessica Lange to be his beauty spokesmodel — revealed the news on Instagram and called...

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The #1 Thing You Can Do For People You Love (It's Not What You Think)

Your single most important job in life is taking care of yourself — period. Your intuition, body, and physiology are all wired to keep you alive and well. But most of my clients truly believe that loving...

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Holiday Banana Bread

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Implanted Lung Valves Show Promise in Some Emphysema Patients

Study finds more success when stricter criteria used in selecting who gets the treatment

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Common Heart Failure Drugs May Harm More Than Help

Nitrates reduce activity, quality of life, researchers find

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The secret links between a bad night’s sleep and diabetes

The link between sleep and diabetes has always been unclear. But the authors of two recent studies tell WebMD what is clear: Poor sleep can lead to all sorts of chronic illnesses, including diabetes.

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Could The Answer To Reducing Obesity Be Legalizing Marijuana?

There are plenty of benefits of legalizing medical marijuana, but who would have thought that — with weed's famously munchies-inducing qualities — that it could help reduce obesity? Well, in a new study...

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Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy

Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

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Uninsured Face Average $969 Penalty In 2016

Average penalties are set to rise 47 percent next year for Americans who can afford insurance but choose to remain uncovered, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis.

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Dentistry Without the Drill? New Study Offers Hope

Tooth decay happens, but many cavities take years to develop and can be avoided, study shows

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Science Says If You Text Like This, You're A Jerk

You might not need to have perfect grammar when texting ( please use the right their, there, and they're, though), but you should definitely pay close attention to your punctuation. For example, when...

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Stop Your Periods With Continuous Birth Control

Birth control doesn’t just prevent pregnancy. It can also help with your periods. WebMD examines which ones can lighten them -- or stop them altogether.

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Blood Thinner + Certain Diabetes Drugs = Bad Combo

Together, warfarin and sulfonylureas raise risk of hospitalization, study shows

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Meet Vincent, the Cat With the Titanium Legs

High-tech prosthetics are giving disabled shelter kitty new mobility, veterinary surgeons say

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Is There Really an Obesity Paradox?

A couple weeks ago, I linked to an article discussing the “obesity paradox”—the idea that across many different studies and populations, people with slightly overweight and even obese BMIs often have the lowest mortality risk. The author is Harriet Brown, a supporter of the “Health At Every Size” movement, comes down hard on the side of overweight/obesity as […]

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Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return

Afinitor lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

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Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

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Talk Therapy vs Meds for Major Depression

Study finds both treatments can help

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People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested

Study finds those with good control get blood sugar measured too often at doctor's office

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Meet Vincent, the Cat With the Titanium Legs

High-tech prosthetics are giving disabled shelter kitty new mobility, veterinary surgeons say

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Andrey Malanichev Sets New World Record With 1047-Pound Squat

2016 Grammy Nominees Workout Playlist

Wounded Soldier to Receive a Penis Transplant—and More Planned for Future

20 More Photos From the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Fit Fix: Ronda Rousey Is "Really F–ing Sad" After Loss to Holly Holm; "I Need to Come Back"

If You're The Oldest In the Family, You May Also Be the Heaviest

The 90-Day Diet That Drastically Improved My Sleep, Energy & Anxiety

It's usually easier to give advice than to take it. But over the last year, I've made an increased effort to incorporate into my own life the health advice I give my patients. After all, life and work...

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My Secret To Anti-Aging, Weight Loss & Gut Health

When you drink bone broth, you just feel good all over. And on the inside, your cells are celebrating, too. That’s because bone broth contains these potent fat-burning and cell-energizing nutrients. 1....

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10 Ways To Spot A Masochist

While 50 Shades of Grey has everyone talking about S&M in the mainstream, that’s not the kind of masochism I’m talking about here, folks. Although that’s one definition of masochism, I’m more interested...

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How People-Pleasing Sabotages Romantic Connection (And What To Do Instead)

When I started dating the man I’m currently with, we had an interaction that I’m pretty sure transformed my relationships with men forever. He and I had been getting close over the course of a few weeks,...

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5 Underrated Detoxing Foods

When I grew up in the 1970s, I remember my mom saying to me, “The whiter the bread, the quicker you’re dead.” At the time, I didn’t quite understand what she was talking about, but decades later, it’s...

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9 Intentions I'm Setting This Holiday Season

Every year, with the appearance of the season's first holiday cards in my mailbox, I am overtaken with anxiety and feelings that I'm not enough. When my kids were young, I'd put massive amounts of effort...

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5 Doable Ways To Turn Life's Curveballs Into Opportunities

When our alarms go off in the morning, we’re usually not jumping for joy at how refreshed we feel. We press snooze. Life’s endless demands — bringin’ home the bacon, working out, making dinner, maintaining...

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7 Simple Meditation Techniques For First-Timers

Meditation seems to be more popular than ever. This is great news, as meditation does so much for the body, mind, and spirit. It can help to reduce stress in the body. It assists the mind in feeling peaceful...

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6 Things You Need To Know Today (December 9)

1. Russia gave France a new police puppy in show of solidarity. Meet Dobrynya, a German shepherd puppy Russia has given to French special forces to honor and replace Diesel, a police dog who was killed...

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3 Things To Know About Following Your Passion Before You Do It

If you're launching a business, you’ve probably heard the phrases “find your passion, ” “know your purpose ,” and “connect with people ” more often than you would like. This is usually easier said than...

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How To Boost Your Immune System (Right Before Cold Season Strikes)

Winter is upon us! It's an exciting season for many reasons — but it also means we'll likely be spending more time indoors, less time exercising, more time on crowded trains and planes and experiencing...

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5 Raw Food Breakfasts You Might Not Have Thought Of

Whether you're interested in eating more raw foods, losing weight, increasing your energy, or just feeling better all around, a healthy raw breakfast is a great place to start. A raw vegan breakfast will...

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ADHD Diagnoses Rising Among U.S. Kids, Study Finds

Girls, Hispanics fueling the increase in prevalence, but experts don't know why

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Holiday Lookbook: 19 Recipes from HHVK

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This Woman's Heartbreaking Letter About Her Late Ex-Husband Shows The Reality Of Substance Abuse

It's been less than a week since the death of 48-year-old Scott Weiland, former Stone Temple Pilots singer, but his ex-wife Mary Forsberg Weiland is ready to open about her family's loss. In a letter...

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Does Testosterone Give Men Better Direction Sense?

Men may have a better sense of direction than women because of their hormones, Norwegian scientists say. WebMD has the details.

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Diabetic Footwear: Finding the Right Fit

If you have diabetes, finding the right shoes can be a challenge. WebMD shows you how to make strides in finding footwear to fit your needs.

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E-Cigs May Contain Chemicals Tied to Lung Disease

Flavoring compounds have been tied to a serious illness known as 'popcorn lung'

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New Guidelines: Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors

New advisory comes from the American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology

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Who Gets Breast Cancer and Who Survives?

Who’s at risk for breast cancer? Of those who do get it, who survives? WebMD reviews the research.

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Wearable Devices Aim to Monitor Epileptic Seizures

Three different approaches in development

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Ovarian Cyst Condition in Mom May Raise Odds for Autism in Child

Study suggests link for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome, but can't prove cause-and-effect

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Why I Torture Myself Every Year By Watching The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

As someone who has covered the news for all things health and wellness for over a year now, I know a thing or two about body positivity. I’ve written about every celebrity’s makeup-free selfie and every...

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Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Heart Risks

Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

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Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at School

But they aren't getting enough exercise and need more avenues for active recreation, experts say

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Primal Endurance Is Here Early – Grab One with Special Christmas Promo!

You’ve seen a few enthusiastic messages about the upcoming release of Primal Endurance. Well, I’ve received some exciting news from our new Oxnard warehouse (yep, the company is in the process of moving from Malibu to Oxnard, complete by June, 2016. We needed more space for mayonnaise and salad dressing—seriously!). A couple of pallets of […]

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What I Eat In A Typical Day: Cassey Ho Shows Us Her Diet

No day is ever the same for me. My fitness channel on YouTube, Blogilates, has millions of subscribers, so I'm constantly filming new workouts and content to help people transform their bodies. I actually...

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Holiday Gifts For Every Woman In Your Life

For all the women in your life you love and want to shower with pretty, useful things wrapped in themed paper this December, we've rounded up some of our favorites for you to gift. Whether you're gift...

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5 Signs The Person You're Dating Is Emotionally Unavailable

Marla was aflutter after her first two dates with Mike. On their first date, he took her to a romantic hot spot in Manhattan. They made effortless conversation until midnight. He complimented her new...

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12 Things You Need To Know Today (December 8)

1. Finland will pay all of its citizens $876/month. In a possible solution to ending poverty, Finland is close to finalizing a plan to pay each of its 5.4 million people $876 every month in exchange for...

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