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November 29, 2022 at 5:15 PM

How to make your soup season a healthy one | Tips for morning breath | Who can benefit from over-the-counter hearing aids

How to make your soup season a healthy one | Tips for morning breath | Who can benefit from over-the-counter hearing aids   5 tips for a healthier soup season Find out which soups you should avoid. What's the deal with morning br…
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November 28, 2022 at 5:16 PM

A psychologist's tips for deadline dread | How to get rid of a stuffy nose | Can people with this condition eat fruit?

A psychologist's tips for deadline dread | How to get rid of a stuffy nose | Can people with this condition eat fruit?   Here's how to deal with deadline dread Read this if you're often overwhelmed by due dates. Simple at-home re…
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November 24, 2022 at 5:14 PM

Why you should load up your plate with cranberries | How a stroke survivor is saying thank you | A healthier take on mac & cheese

Why you should load up your plate with cranberries | How a stroke survivor is saying thank you | A healthier take on mac & cheese   This Thanksgiving staple may benefit your health On average, Americans consume 400 million pounds of the fruit each year. …
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November 22, 2022 at 5:14 PM

How to avoid germs in a hotel room | Frequent urination may be a sign of this | Diets that aren't just for weight loss

How to avoid germs in a hotel room | Frequent urination may be a sign of this | Diets that aren't just for weight loss   These hotel surfaces are covered in germs Read this before you travel this holiday season. Diet plans that b…
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November 21, 2022 at 5:15 PM

Avoid these medicines before hitting the road | Do you experience PMS? | Vegetarians are more at risk for this injury

Avoid these medicines before hitting the road | Do you experience PMS? | Vegetarians are more at risk for this injury   What do we really know about PMS? The science behind premenstrual syndrome. Be careful behind the wheel if yo…
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November 17, 2022 at 5:12 PM

An ingredient that can even make cookie dough healthy | Does taking vitamin C actually help? | This could give you an ulcer

An ingredient that can even make cookie dough healthy | Does taking vitamin C actually help? | This could give you an ulcer   Should you eat more chickpeas? Chickpea-based products are everywhere nowadays. Can vitamin C help prot…
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November 15, 2022 at 5:17 PM

How your pillow can damage your shoulder | An alternative to pads and tampons | What you should know about bone marrow transplants

How your pillow can damage your shoulder | An alternative to pads and tampons | What you should know about bone marrow transplants   How your pillow can predispose you to injury What you need to know to address the problem and minimize its impact. …
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November 14, 2022 at 5:22 PM

Why you sometimes wake up with a sore throat | Exercising with knee pain | How to support domestic violence survivors

Why you sometimes wake up with a sore throat | Exercising with knee pain | How to support domestic violence survivors   The truth about your sore throat Think you’re getting sick? Maybe not. Here's what the real cause may be. W…
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November 10, 2022 at 5:24 PM

Eat this for clearer skin | Exercises that help you feel grounded | How to prepare your child for the holiday season

Eat this for clearer skin | Exercises that help you feel grounded | How to prepare your child for the holiday season   5 foods to eat for better skin These foods can both protect your skin and make it glow. Holiday tips for famil…
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November 8, 2022 at 5:24 PM

The cure for stress eating | The right way to do physical therapy | Why men are warmer than women

The cure for stress eating | The right way to do physical therapy | Why men are warmer than women   How to stop stress eating while working remotely Yes, it is possible to practice mindful eating at home. How to get the most out …
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November 7, 2022 at 5:22 PM

Do you rely on coffee? | Binge-watching TV and your brain health | This can cause a hernia

Do you rely on coffee? | Binge-watching TV and your brain health | This can cause a hernia   How to cope if you constantly crave coffee Do you go through withdrawal? Find out how much you should be drinking. Does binge watching …
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November 3, 2022 at 4:31 PM

Can cranberry juice prevent UTIs? | A guide to virtual doctor visits | What to know about genetics and your diabetes risk

Can cranberry juice prevent UTIs? | A guide to virtual doctor visits | What to know about genetics and your diabetes risk   Is diabetes hereditary? Find out your risk. Does cranberry juice actually help prevent UTIs? Here’s …
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November 1, 2022 at 4:18 PM

Do you know how to perform emotional CPR? | The differences between types of water | Herbal supplements and weight loss

Do you know how to perform emotional CPR? | The differences between types of water | Herbal supplements and weight loss   Herbal supplements for weight loss: too good to be true? Learn why you may want to think twice. What's the …
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October 31, 2022 at 4:15 PM

The most popular candy in each state | Advice for those fearful of needles | 5 million people have this stomach condition

The most popular candy in each state | Advice for those fearful of needles | 5 million people have this stomach condition   Which Halloween candy tops the list of favorites in the U.S.? The results are in. How to deal with this …
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October 27, 2022 at 4:16 PM

Grapefruit's impact on medication effectiveness | Why you shouldn't hover over a toilet seat | Navigating Halloween candy allergies

Grapefruit's impact on medication effectiveness | Why you shouldn't hover over a toilet seat | Navigating Halloween candy allergies   If you’re hovering above the toilet, it’s time to stop You could be setting yourself up for pelvic floor dysfunction. …
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October 25, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Tips for carb lovers | Do you feel depressed each winter? | What to know about RSV

Tips for carb lovers | Do you feel depressed each winter? | What to know about RSV   Healthy pasta hacks you need to know Your favorite comfort food just got a new shape. Learn how to make it healthier. When it isn't 'just a co…
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October 24, 2022 at 4:13 PM

Should you really be wearing a bra? | A celebrity's hospitalization sparks concern among young adults | Is the nasal flu spray an equally beneficial alternative?

Should you really be wearing a bra? | A celebrity's hospitalization sparks concern among young adults | Is the nasal flu spray an equally beneficial alternative?   How your bra can hurt you Learn when you need to break up with your bra. …
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October 20, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Vote for your favorite NICU Halloween costume | This is why your eye twitches | How to build up physical activity without injury

Vote for your favorite NICU Halloween costume | This is why your eye twitches | How to build up physical activity without injury   Too cute to spook: Vote for your favorite NICU Halloween costume Don't worry, you don't have to choose just one. …
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October 18, 2022 at 4:17 PM

What to know about enterovirus | Eating this can discolor your skin | The difference between a headache and a migraine

What to know about enterovirus | Eating this can discolor your skin | The difference between a headache and a migraine   Headache vs. Migraine Know the difference – and when to see someone. Can eating certain foods change the c…
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October 17, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Don't trust these supplements | Why you shouldn't clean too much | Children over 5 are now eligible for the omicron booster

Don't trust these supplements | Why you shouldn't clean too much | Children over 5 are now eligible for the omicron booster   The omicron booster is now approved for kids as young as 5 years old Learn if your child is eligible for the latest booster. …
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October 13, 2022 at 4:19 PM

This fall treat benefits your skin | How to adjust your exercise routine as you age | Testing for breast cancer genes

This fall treat benefits your skin | How to adjust your exercise routine as you age | Testing for breast cancer genes   Testing for the BRCA mutation could save your life Why it’s important to know your surgical and imaging surveillance options. …
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October 11, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Consequences of googling your symptoms | Is the saying right about apples? | Signs of attention deficit disorder

Consequences of googling your symptoms | Is the saying right about apples? | Signs of attention deficit disorder   Can an apple a day really keep the doctor away? A dietitian shares what you need to know about the fall fruit. Alw…
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October 10, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Brad Pitt's inability to recognize people explained | Easy ways to cut sugar | You might have 'tech neck'

Brad Pitt's inability to recognize people explained | Easy ways to cut sugar | You might have 'tech neck'   How much sugar is too much? It's just so tempting right now. Can’t put a name to the face? You’re not alone. This n…
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October 6, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Prebiotics vs. Probiotics | Safety tips for fall yardwork | Grieving the death of a child

Prebiotics vs. Probiotics | Safety tips for fall yardwork | Grieving the death of a child   10 tips for an injury-free fall cleanup Put down the pumpkin spice latte and stay safe when working in the yard. What's the difference be…
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October 4, 2022 at 4:17 PM

Are you overdosing on multivitamins? | Signs you're exercising too much | How to be mentally tough

Are you overdosing on multivitamins? | Signs you're exercising too much | How to be mentally tough   Are you overdosing on vitamins? Before purchasing a multivitamin, there’s something you should do first. Can you exercise too …
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October 3, 2022 at 4:18 PM

Five ways soda impacts your health | What a former Today show host learned about mammograms | A lesser known benefit of flu shots

Five ways soda impacts your health | What a former Today show host learned about mammograms | A lesser known benefit of flu shots   The biggest takeaway from Katie Couric’s breast cancer diagnosis Have you scheduled your mammogram? Let this serve as a reminder. …
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September 29, 2022 at 4:18 PM

What your body shape means for your health | An insult does more damage than you think | Factors to consider before a vasectomy

What your body shape means for your health | An insult does more damage than you think | Factors to consider before a vasectomy   Does your body shape signal heart problems? Where your body stores fat can impact your health. Do …
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September 27, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Foods that cause funny smelling pee | Plastic surgery gaining popularity | Tips for keeping your brain sharp

Foods that cause funny smelling pee | Plastic surgery gaining popularity | Tips for keeping your brain sharp   Why does asparagus make your pee smell? A urologist explains the science behind the smell. Cosmetic plastic surgery on…
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September 26, 2022 at 4:36 PM

Is kombucha healthy? | A new recommendation for anxiety screenings | What's the deal with hyperbaric chambers?

Is kombucha healthy? | A new recommendation for anxiety screenings | What's the deal with hyperbaric chambers?   Should you be screened for anxiety? Here’s what new recommendations say. What is kombucha? Many people say it re…
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September 22, 2022 at 4:26 PM

Queen Elizabeth II's healthy habits | Four breakfast items a dietitian recommends | Bloated after working out?

Queen Elizabeth II's healthy habits | Four breakfast items a dietitian recommends | Bloated after working out?   Healthy habits that led to Queen Elizabeth II’s long life Treat your body like royalty with these tips. 4 breakfas…
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September 20, 2022 at 4:24 PM

What Ryan Reynolds has to say about colonoscopies | Tips to prevent falls | Half the people with this disease aren't aware

What Ryan Reynolds has to say about colonoscopies | Tips to prevent falls | Half the people with this disease aren't aware   What you can learn from Ryan Reynolds’ colonoscopy He lost a bet, and he’s happy he did. Fall preven…
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September 19, 2022 at 4:24 PM

What a gynecologist wants you to know | Are shorter workouts better for your health? | Warning signs someone is suicidal

What a gynecologist wants you to know | Are shorter workouts better for your health? | Warning signs someone is suicidal   5 questions you’re too shy to ask your gynecologist A funny smell? Discharge? An OB/GYN tells all. Long…
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September 15, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Reminders when shoe shopping | The age to start thinking about osteoporosis | A lesser known cause of anxiety

Reminders when shoe shopping | The age to start thinking about osteoporosis | A lesser known cause of anxiety   5 tips to keep your feet happy When your hoofs are hurting, it's difficult to ignore. A podiatrist offers answers. Y…
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September 13, 2022 at 4:13 PM

Nutrition tips for fast food lovers | Sex after surgery | Symptoms of sepsis

Nutrition tips for fast food lovers | Sex after surgery | Symptoms of sepsis   Ever eat fast food? Here's a rule of thumb Check out this advice for convenience eaters. How safe is it to have sex after surgery? A physician ans…
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September 12, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Should you rethink your gym wear? | The benefits of Nordic walking | Why you shouldn't crack your neck

Should you rethink your gym wear? | The benefits of Nordic walking | Why you shouldn't crack your neck   Do you always crack your neck? How this everyday habit could have some negative consequences. What your walk may be missing …
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September 8, 2022 at 4:13 PM

Coping with claustrophobia | Disordered eating is on the rise | 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with this cancer

Coping with claustrophobia | Disordered eating is on the rise | 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with this cancer   Claustrophobic? Here’s how to prepare for a screening. An expert shares tips on how to cope. What does your fever m…
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September 6, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Should you get the new COVID booster? | The difference between OCD and perfectionism | Health conditions that impact weight

Should you get the new COVID booster? | The difference between OCD and perfectionism | Health conditions that impact weight   When should I get the new COVID booster? The newly authorized booster will help protect you from the widely circulating BA.5 strain. …
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September 5, 2022 at 4:12 PM

Hosting a safe labor day | Does alcohol have any health benefits? | Green chile turkey burger recipe

Hosting a safe labor day | Does alcohol have any health benefits? | Green chile turkey burger recipe   Labor Day get together? Don't make these hosting mistakes. Four simple tips will make your gathering a big hit with all your guests. …
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September 1, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Should you jump on the pumpkin spice bandwagon? | Natural ways to manage depression | Do you need a sleep coach?

Should you jump on the pumpkin spice bandwagon? | Natural ways to manage depression | Do you need a sleep coach?   Is pumpkin spice good for you? Find out what this iconic fall trend means for your health. 6 natural ways to mana…
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August 30, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Do you need probiotics? | Anesthesia explained | A lesser-known side effect of stress

Do you need probiotics? | Anesthesia explained | A lesser-known side effect of stress   3 things to know before buying probiotics Supplements may help, but they're not all the same. A beginner's guide to anesthesia An anesthesi…
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August 29, 2022 at 4:19 PM

If you slouch, listen up | Is it better to run outside? | Gentle c-sections

If you slouch, listen up | Is it better to run outside? | Gentle c-sections   Are you slouching? A chiropractor shares tips to help you minimize neck and back pain while working. What's better for you: Running outside or on the t…
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August 25, 2022 at 4:18 PM

Can you survive with one kidney? | Signs you're stressed | A personalized approach to weight loss

Can you survive with one kidney? | Signs you're stressed | A personalized approach to weight loss   Do we really need two kidneys? And how does this impact organ donation? 8 unusual signs your body is stressed An expert shares …
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August 23, 2022 at 4:13 PM

What's that on your skin? | Consider this before cutting carbs | Signs your headache is something more serious

What's that on your skin? | Consider this before cutting carbs | Signs your headache is something more serious   How to tell if your headache is serious Here's when to put down the ibuprofen and get help. What is that on your ski…
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August 22, 2022 at 4:17 PM

This may predict your lifespan | Ice cream alternatives | Cause of dry eyes and a dry mouth

This may predict your lifespan | Ice cream alternatives | Cause of dry eyes and a dry mouth   Healthy alternatives to ice cream Have you considered 'nice cream'? Can you balance on 1 foot? This simple test may predict how long …
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August 18, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Should you eat spicy food? | What actually damages your hearing | How to manage anger

Should you eat spicy food? | What actually damages your hearing | How to manage anger   11 ways to manage anger and be happier Know when you need to get help. Is spicy food good for you? Should you turn up the heat to benefit y…
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August 16, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Causes of schizophrenia | The difference between yoga and Pilates | How heart surgery has changed

Causes of schizophrenia | The difference between yoga and Pilates | How heart surgery has changed   What’s the difference between yoga and Pilates? Learn their differences and similarities. Why surgeons typically don’t ‘cra…
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August 15, 2022 at 4:22 PM

What to know about food allergies | Ways you can boost creativity | Postpartum depression in dads

What to know about food allergies | Ways you can boost creativity | Postpartum depression in dads   Here's what you need to know about food allergies There's a clear way to figure out if you or a loved one have a food allergy. Ho…
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August 11, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Why you get frequent bloody noses | Tips for whiter teeth | Olive oil benefits

Why you get frequent bloody noses | Tips for whiter teeth | Olive oil benefits   Do you get frequent bloody noses? Learn when you should seek medical attention. Want whiter teeth? Stay away from these 4 things And other tips …
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August 9, 2022 at 4:25 PM

Signs of a cancerous mole | Baby boom? | How to improve your memory

Signs of a cancerous mole | Baby boom? | How to improve your memory   When you should have a mole checked out An expert offers advice on what to look for in a mole. Want to improve your memory? Check out these 6 tips Can’t r…
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August 8, 2022 at 4:27 PM

Is a bad flu season ahead? | Smartwatch and your health | Hidden breast cancer

Is a bad flu season ahead? | Smartwatch and your health | Hidden breast cancer   What to expect this upcoming flu season Is a ‘twindemic’ likely? Can your smartwatch save your life? Nearly half of all Americans have some ty…