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Low Vitamin D in Mothers Tied to Cavities in Babies + MORE

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Welcome back to our next roundup of Total Solution Weight Loss topics and tips on getting excess weight off and keeping it off,  in the most healthiest way possible.  This update is an informative mix of exercise and diet for flexibility in incorporating what fits best into your schedule.

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Just in time for bikini season, here's an explosive, do-anywhere move that will help you score awesome abs.

Bored to death with crunches but want a do-anywhere move to help develop your core? Then mountain climbers just might be for you…

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Pfizer agrees to $190 million settlement over generic NeurontinBy Andrew Longstreth NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc has agreed to pay $190 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging the pharmaceutical company took steps to delay market entry of generic versions of its epilepsy drug Neurontin, according to court documents filed on Monday. Lawyers representing a class of Neurontin purchasers disclosed the terms of the settlement in a motion seeking approval of the deal that was filed in New Jersey federal court…

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What You Need to Do Within the First 12 Minutes of a Date

Read these dating do's and don'ts before you next big night out.

You might spend hours getting ready for a first date, but it only takes 12 minutes to decide if you’re interested in the other person, according to a new study of over 2,000 singles…

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(Reuters) – U.S. health regulators on Monday approved an Eli Lilly and Co drug to treat advanced stomach cancer and a form of cancer in the area where the esophagus joins the stomach. The Food and Drug Administration said it has approved ramucirumab for use in patients whose cancer cannot be surgically removed or has spread following chemotherapy treatment…

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Applause for Avocados

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Applause for AvocadosThis is the best time of the year for picking up some Hass avocados, the most common type in grocery stores, and putting together these innovative avocado-based dishes.

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(Healthcastle.com) Ever wonder what oil you should be cooking with at home? Find out the best picks and what to avoid to maximize the heart healthy and inflammation lowering benefits of healthy oils.

What makes a healthy oil?
Oils in my kitchen are either neutral or positive healthwise, meaning they won’t negatively affect my health if I use them in moderation and some actually provide positive benefits like lowering inflammation, reducing “bad” LDL cholesterol and raising “good” HDL cholesterol…

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Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSAAntibiotic-resistant bacteria common on household surfaces, study finds

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Lifesaving Procedure With an Image Problem

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Lifesaving Procedure With an Image ProblemThough donating bone marrow has become simpler and less painful, more like giving blood, perception has not caught up with reality, scaring off some potential donors.

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Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck ArteryResearcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

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Title: Scientists Find New Way to Observe ‘Good’ Brown FatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Lindsay Lohan reveals miscarriage on finale of OWN seriesActress Lindsay Lohan has revealed she suffered a miscarriage during the filming of Oprah Winfrey's OWN network documentary series chronicling the former child star's life after rehab. "No one knows this – and we can finish after this – but I had a miscarriage for those two weeks that I took off," the 27-year-old actress said in Sunday's finale of the "Lindsay" series, saying that was the explanation for her missing some of her filming commitments.

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New trial may be step forward for spinal cord injuries

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In what may be another step forward in treating spinal cord injuries, a safety trial will begin this year on the practice of injecting stem cells directly into the injury site, Neuralstem Inc. announced Wednesday. 
The Maryland company said the University of California, San Diego's Institutional Review Board had approved its clinical trial protocol, which also has approval from the Food and Drug Administration…

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5 Minute Ab Workout

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5 Minute Ab Workout
5 Minute Ab Workout
Tired of doing crunches? Although they have their value, crunches are pretty limited when it comes to the variety of abdominal exercises at your disposal.
Today, I’m offering up 5 new ab exercises that you can do in just 5 minutes. If you’re tired of the same old routine that’s packed full of crunches, give these exercises a try…

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5 Pictures That Prove You Can Get Fit at the Office

#MotivationMonday meets work

Mondays are always stressful—but if there’s one way to to beat that anxiety, it’s exercise. Can’t get away from your desk for a lunchtime workout? No sweat. You can get those feel-good endorphins flowing with these #officeworkouts…

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15-Minute Visits Take A Toll On The Doctor-Patient Relationship15-Minute Visits Take A Toll On The Doctor-Patient Relationship

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An Athlete Tackles Cancer

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An Athlete Tackles CancerMy youth was all sports. Now, at the age of 30, with Stage IV gastric cancer, I find myself relying on lessons I learned then.

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On CrossFit and Risk

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Growing up, my mom would often tell me “When I was ten, I broke my ankle taking a giant step in the backyard playing a game of SPUD. Heck, if you can break your ankle taking a giant step, you might as well go out and do something more fun.” Fortunately, she has supported me through many such fun experiences over the years…

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On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of this past week’s (April 12, 2014 through April 19, 2014) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes…

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You'll recover faster and feel totally mellow too.

If your gym offers massage therapy, you might want to treat yourself to a session after your next cycling class or bout with the elliptical. A new study from the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation suggests that a hands-on Swedish-style message (which uses longer strokes than other techniques) can ease post-workout muscle soreness and improved blood circulation—validating previous findings based on smaller studies…

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Brain scans may predict if patients will wake up

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It can be one of the most difficult diagnoses for a doctor to make: whether a brain-damaged patient is in a permanent vegetative state and will never wake up, or if he is in a minimally conscious state and may one day recover.
In fact, for patients with significant swelling in the brain, a doctor's outcome prediction is currently "a little better than flipping a coin," researchers Jamie Sleigh and Catherine Warnaby write in The Lancet this week…

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9 Ways to Get Your Energy BackTired all the time? Here’s how to get your energy back.

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Low Vitamin D in Mothers Tied to Cavities in BabiesLow levels of vitamin D in pregnancy are associated with the development of cavities in babies, researchers report.

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Title: Crunchy or Smooth? Food’s Texture May Sway Perception of CaloriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Wall Street advances; S&P, Nasdaq book fifth straight gainMonday's gain marked the S&P 500's fifth straight climb, its longest winning streak since October. The S&P 500 wrapped up its best week since July last week, boosted by results from such names as General Electric Co and Morgan Stanley . The Nasdaq also scored its fifth straight gain on Monday…

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Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie Recipe

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Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie Recipe
Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie Recipe
Inflammation can lead to a variety of health problems and conditions, even affecting disease and illness. Today we’re looking at this delicious green smoothie recipe that actually reduces inflammation with healthy natural ingredients.
The Realities of Inflammation
Inflammation is your body’s way of protecting itself against real or potential harm…

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Diabetes doubles over two decades

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The prevalence of diabetes in the United States has nearly doubled in the past two decades, according to a study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The study authors found that this rise in diabetes from 5.5% to 9.3% of the U.S. population over the last 20 years paralleled the growing rate of obesity in America…

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Meryl Streep's Brilliant Advice About Body Image

We're loving this Oscar winner's message.

You’d never hear such smart advice on body image from Miranda Priestly, the style-obsessed fashion editrix played by Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada—but the real Meryl did have something insightful to say on the topic, and we think it deserves a shout-out…

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The 7 Best Weight-Loss Tips to Stop Dropping Pounds Today

Odds are slimming down is on your radar right now—here are seven ways to take that first slenderizing step.

Are you in a get-healthy frame of mind today? If you answered yes, you’re not alone—the beginning of the week seems to be a popular time for people to focus on their health, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine…

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Transitioning to Bottle-Feeding: Introducing Baby to BottlesReady to wean baby from breastfeeding or add bottles to the feeding schedule? Use these tips to make the transition from breast to bottle feeding.

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Male Breast Cancer: Grappling With a ‘Woman’s Disease’ + MORE

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And welcome to the next Total Solution Weight Loss installment.  Here you’ll find our usual mix of informative articles focused on tips, tricks, just good information on achieving and maintaining a healthier you. Not just for the new year… but for a lifetime. So, let’s get started.

Male Breast Cancer: Grappling With a ‘Woman’s Disease’

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Imagine that you are a male, sitting in a radiology waiting room. You just had a mammogram and a fine needle biopsy on your breast tissue. In your hands rests a pink pamphlet about breast cancer that prominently displays a woman checking her breasts. Surrounding you are women’s puzzled and surprised expressions at seeing you in a bright colored pink Jonny that doesn’t quite fit your frame…

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You're Gonna Be Totally Grossed Out By This Crazy Germ Fact

Don't say we didn't warn you…

We all know to cover our mouths when we sneeze or cough (right?!), but recent research shows that it might not do as much as we think to contain our germs. In fact, a new study in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics looked at exactly where all that stuff goes when it leaves our bodies…

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Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds‘Hidden’ trial data reveals that some Tamiflu claims were unfounded, researchers say

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EzineArticles Asks: Do You Edit Your Own Articles?Share Your Answer to This Question and More in the Comments!
“[Copy] editors know that the catch with machines checking spelling is that if it’s a legitimate word, the machine smiles, oblivious to whether it’s the right word in context. ‘Lemon aide’? Well sure. ‘Lemon’ and ‘aide’ are both real words…

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The Shocking Number of New STD Cases Each Year

Plus, what you need to know to stay safe

Still think STDs are something that can’t happen to someone like you? Here’s a shocking reality check: Nearly 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases occur every year in the U.S., according to a recent report by the CDC…

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Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: StudyPoultry prep linked to E. coli found on food equipment in homes, hospitals

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Jump Rope Fat Burn Workout

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Jump Rope Fat Burn Workout
Jump Rope Fat Burn Workout
If you’re looking for a new way to burn fat and work up a serious sweat, you need to consider jump rope. This tried and true exercise has been around for a while, but its benefits have never gone out of style.
The benefit of jump rope is in its total body impact. Of all the total body exercises out there, this is one of the few that can actually offer a full workout…

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Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast HealthGirls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

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Slowing progression of multiple sclerosis

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Manage your daily routine to slow progression of your multiple sclerosis.

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Can Juicing Really Kill You?

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Can Juicing Really Kill You?

No one knows what caused Peaches Geldof's untimely death. But in light of the speculation that her extreme juicing may have played a role, we spoke with some experts to find out how dangerous the habit really is.

When Peaches Geldof died suddenly this week at age 25, focus quickly turned to the British model’s history of extreme dieting…

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45 Insanely Effective TRX Exercises

04/08/2014 – 9:00am by Alexandra Duron

It’s time to ditch the dumbbells, kick the kettlebells, and forget about those weight-training machines. OK, maybe not permanently, but at least long enough to add something new to your fitness routine: TRX training techniques…

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Would you know if you were the target of domestic violence? Find out how to identify an abusive relationship — and how to get help.

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Why Calories Don’t Matter

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The vast majority of conventional nutritionists and doctors have it mostly wrong when it comes to weight loss. Let’s face it: If their advice were good and doable, we would all be thin and healthy by now. But as a general rule, it’s not. And the mainstream media messages often confuse things even more…

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Scientists Find a Way to Manipulate Our Junk Food Choices© bakerjim – Fotolia
You might think you prefer sweet gummy candies over a savory bag of chips, but you can be easily swayed in another direction. Researchers have found a way to get people to pay more attention to certain types of junk food. They’ve even gotten people to prefer said junk foods long after the experiment was over…

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New Study Links Depression to Heart Failure© zagandesign – Fotolia
A new Norwegian study has found a link between depression and heart failure.
Researchers used data of almost 63,000 people in Norway who had both physical and mental health assessments. Over the course of 11 years, nearly 1,500 participants had developed heart failure. In comparison to those who showed no signs of depression, participants with mild symptoms were 5 percent more likely to develop heart failure, and those with moderate to severe symptoms of depression were 40 percent more likely to develop heart failure…

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5 Things to Do When Symptoms Are Not ‘All in Your Head’

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When you’re facing a changing array of debilitating physical symptoms, even the finest physician may be challenged to diagnose what’s wrong. Our health care system is biased toward reacting to symptoms that demand attention and can be relieved through proper treatment. In contrast, if symptoms are recurring but in combinations the doctor doesn’t recognize, he or she may be dismissive and suggest that their origin isn’t physiological…

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FBI conducting a probe into Herbalife: sourcesBy Emily Flitter and Svea Herbst-Bayliss NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) – The FBI is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid scheme, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday. The news, first reported by the Financial Times, sparked a sharp sell-off that sent the stock price down nearly 14 percent…

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Title: Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2014 2:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

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(Healthcastle.com) Ever wonder why you don’t have tortillas when you need them for taco night or what possessed you to toss ice cream in to your cart instead of frozen fruit? Do you get stuck grabbing take out a night or two a week because you realized you had no basics in the fridge or were out of milk? Learn the top 4 grocery shopping mistakes even healthy shoppers make and how to avoid below…

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Four Girls Received Lab-Grown Vaginas

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Four Girls Received Lab-Grown Vaginas

It's true.

By Alexandra Sifferlin for Time.com 
Fout teen girls have received successfully-transplanted laboratory-grown vaginal organs, scientists reported Thursday in the journal the Lancet.
The girls, who were between the ages of 13 and 18, underwent the vaginal organ implant surgery between 2005 and 2008…

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New Technology Generates These Man-Made Body PartsDoctors Have Been Able to 'Grow' Body Parts in the Lab

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Panel Urges Low-Dose Aspirin to Reduce Pre-eclampsia RiskThe condition, which usually occurs in the second half pregnancy, is a leading complication for expectant mothers and their infants, affecting roughly 4 percent of pregnancies nationwide.

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When Alzheimer’s begins in middle age, misdiagnosis may be more likely. This rare form of Alzheimer’s affects work, finances and family.

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Great Grain Salads

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Great Grain SaladsThe vegetables of early spring and fresh herbs are big elements in these main-dish grain salads, some of them inspired by demonstrations at the “Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives” medical education conference recently held at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley.

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Is Being Too Thin More Dangerous Than Being Too Fat?Contributor: “Dr. J”
Dr. J offers his irreverent, slightly irrelevant, but possibly useful opinions on health and fitness. A Florida surgeon and fitness freak with a black belt in karate, he runs 50 miles a week and flies a Cherokee Arrow 200.
© Sergio Martínez – Fotolia.com
There is an ongoing discussion as to the relative risks of dying in relation to our weight…

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On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of this past week’s (April 5, 2014 through April 12, 2014) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes…

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What are the signs and symptoms of atrial fibrillation?

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Atrial fibrillation is a common heart disorder. Find out more about the signs and symptoms of this heart rhythm problem.

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Drinking Milk Linked to Arthritis Relief

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Drinking Milk Linked to Arthritis ReliefA large study has found evidence that milk consumption may slow the progression of knee arthritis.

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Living With Cancer: Bedtime Issues

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Living With Cancer: Bedtime IssuesMy cancer support group friends had lost not just sleep, but intimate pleasure and a significant aspect of their identities as women.

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5 Photos That Will Make You Want to Take Your Workout Outside This Weekend

Prepare for some springtime #FitnessFriday inspiration.

More and more research shows that spending time in nature is vital to our health and wellbeing—which is why we like to think of it as vitamin N. We’re happy to report that so many of this week’s best #FitnessFriday photos were taken in the great outdoors…

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Disease in Two Big Studies + MORE

It’s _______day,

We hope you are well on your way towards your weight loss and fitness goals. Don’t forget to celebrate often, now matter how small the achievement – it will do wonders for your motivation. Below is our next collection of useful tips and  information you will find helpful for greater success.  Happy reading.

How You Can Find Some Balance This Weekend

Tips for refreshing and recharging, brought to you by #FitnessFriday

The weekend is here (!), which means it’s time to focus on you, unwind, and then reenergize.
A great way to get some life and literal balance over the next few days? Through fitness, of course! Just check out these tips and moves:
4 Restorative Yoga Poses That Help You Relax and Unwind
5 Exercise Moves That Improve Your Balance
How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes
3 Balance-Enhancing Moves
And for more find-your-balance inspiration, check out these very strong and stable #FitnessFriday-ers:

 

 

 
More from Women’s Health:
5 Breathing Exercises to Try Today
7 Essential Lessons to Feel More Happiness in Your Life
Stress Relief Tips

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Article Writing Tips to Retweet: March 2014Every month @EzineArticles provides over 100 useful tidbits of information, motivation, and training for over 104,900 followers.
We’ve gathered some of the best ones from March right here. Retweet any of them for motivation or to share with your Twitter followers.
Just CLICK on  to Retweet…

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Think Like a Doctor: Running in Circles Solved!Dr. Lisa Sanders reveals the diagnosis in a mysterious case of an agitated young man with uncontrollable manic behavior.

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Momentum names may see more painFamiliar names such as Netflix, Facebook and Tesla Motors, along with a number of biotechnology and cloud-computing stocks, have been pummeled in the last month. Some stocks are down more than 20 percent over that period, falling into their own bear market, and yet their valuations still far exceed those of the broader U…

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Testosterone therapy: Key to male vitality?

– mayoclinic.com/health/weight-loss

For a man, it’s a fact of life — as you get older, your testosterone level decreases. What’s less clear is whether this decline requires treatment.

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FAQ: The Deadly Ebola VirusAn expert talks about the Ebola virus and efforts to contain it.

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Scientists Reveal Why Dark Chocolate is So Good For You© Andris T – Fotolia.com
We’ve known for quite some time that eating dark chocolate has many health benefits. But, scientists wanted to know why the favorite treat is so good for us. A new study from Louisiana State University has done just that.
“We knew that there were some very good compounds that were healthy in cocoa,” said researcher John Finley, who added that these healthy compounds “were not there at levels high enough to account for the effects that people had observed…

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E-cigarettes: Is Liquid Nicotine Safe?

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The debate over e-cigarettes has been heating up. Are the smokeless, battery-powered, nicotine-dispensing devices a gateway to smoking for young people or a helpful way for smokers to quit? Public health experts can be found on both sides of the debate.

An article in the New York Times on Feb. 22 cited two leading figures, Dr…

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11 Surprising Things You Never Knew About Flirting

There's definitely an art to flirting—and we have the science to back it up.

By Amanda Chatel for YourTango
News flash: Flirting works. In fact, studies suggest that flirting skills could be even more important than looks in helping you attract a partner…

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Quick Gains After a Smoking Ban

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Quick Gains After a Smoking BanMeasures of children’s health improved around the world just a year after smoking prohibitions were enacted, researchers say.

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You're a Feminist... So Why Don't You Date Like One?

New research says that dating norms haven't changed all that much in the last few decades.

Jennifer, 26, was waiting by the phone. As a law school administrator in Washington, D.C., she managed the law review and earned a reputation for her ability to take charge of every situation—except this one…

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Cobie Smulders Knows her Fitness Limits

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Cobie Smulders Knows her Fitness LimitsPhoto credit: NextStories.com
Cobie Smulders is not one of those Hollywood actresses who need to be the fittest, thinnest or most toned gal around. Instead, the How I Met Your Mother Actress has a bit more of a laid-back attitude when it comes to her fitness, but is still able to maintain a healthy lifestyle…

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Title: The Morning Light May Help You Stay SlimCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2014 5:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

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FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller OverdoseEvzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

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The Hospital-Dependent Patient

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The Hospital-Dependent PatientSome fragile survivors of intensive, expensive treatments are like a house of cards, their health collapsing under even a minor stress.

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Disease in Two Big StudiesThe new research, however, doesn’t show whether low levels are a cause of illness or are simply an indicator of overall health.

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Bret Michaels Shares His Struggles As A Diabetic On ‘Oprah’s Lifeclass’ (VIDEO)

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As a diabetic, Bret Michaels says he has to fight for survival every day. Between daily insulin shots and hourly blood sugar tests, he keeps a sharp watch on his health, 24-7. “I loss use of my pancreas at 6 years old,” Michaels says. “And it is a every day, nonstop battle.”

His health challenges don’t end there…

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Title: How You Digest Carbs May Influence Weight Gain, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/3/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

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By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – A U.S.-funded health project in Uganda has suspended operations after police arrested a staff member on suspicion of promoting homosexuality, highlighting the mounting legal risks confronting the gay community in the east African state. Uganda enacted legislation in February that strengthened punishments for anyone caught having gay sex, imposing jail terms of up to life for “aggravated homosexuality” — including sex with a minor or while HIV-positive…

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Gay men concerned after LA meningitis deathsWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — In the heart of this close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He's concerned but not overly so.

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The Oldest Nutrition Advice May Be the Wisest

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The Oldest Nutrition Advice May Be the Wisest

The Oldest Nutrition Advice May be the Wisest: Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

As a dietitian, I come across nutrition “news” and diet advice daily that makes me what to cringe. Research findings are often misinterpreted, articles are written based on flimsy research (e.g., not published in a peer-reviewed journal), or the results are too preliminary to discuss…

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Marquesha Fells Lost 64 Pounds And Gained A Soulmate

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Marquesha Fells Lost 64 Pounds And Gained A SoulmateGot a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series!

Name: Marquesha Fells
Age: 27
Height: 5’7″
Before Weight: 244 pounds

How I Gained It: I grew up with a grandmother who said, “Don’t get up from that table until that plate is clean!” It went downhill from there…

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Weight Loss Green Juice Recipes

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Weight Loss Green Juice Recipes
Weight Loss Green Juice Recipes
One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned in my own health and fitness is the basic importance of vitamins and nutrients. Sometimes it’s easy to get carried away with supplements. Although many supplements can definitely offer amazing some results, basic nutrition is still often overlooked…

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Let’s Take It Outside

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Let's Take It OutsideThe flowers are blooming and the sun is shining. Spring is finally emerging. After being confined to four walls all winter long, I’ll bet you can’t wait to rid yourself of cabin fever and get outdoors. Did you know that nature is not only our greatest playground but also our greatest gym? Nature-based exercise can reap even greater physical and mental benefits than working out in a gym…

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Title: Alli Weight Loss Drug Recalled Over TamperingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2014 11:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Exercising as a Kid Can Help Bone Health Later in Life© Dusan Kostic – Fotolia.com
Exercising as a youth has long-lasting effects on all aspects of your health, including your bones. A new study found that exercising at a young age helps bones grow stronger.
The study analyzed baseball players and the differences in their throwing and non-throwing arms…

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Turning Up the Heat on Fruit

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Turning Up the Heat on FruitNot too sweet, not too fussy, fruit compotes are a way to take advantage of the apples, pears and citrus available before the arrival of stone-fruit and berry season.

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By Dr. Becker

Obesity is unfortunately an epidemic among U.S. pets these days, and as anyone who’s ever tried to lose a few pounds knows, an overweight body gets back in shape by consuming fewer calories and expending more energy.
Owners of overweight dogs have lots of options for exercising their pet…

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Can A Green Smoothie Change Your Life?

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A new documentary suggests that adding a green smoothie to your diet is enough to transform your body. Do the claims stand up?

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20 Minute Fat Loss Treadmill Workout

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20 Minute Fat Loss Treadmill Workout
20 Minute Fat Loss Treadmill Workout
Need a new fat-burning routine but not ready to give up the treadmill? Here’s a 20 minute fat loss workout for all you treadmill lovers.
Before we get to the workout, let’s be clear on this whole cardio thing.
Cardio training is of a lot of controversy and always has been…

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4 Healthy Coffee-Flavored Snacks + MORE

It’s _______day,

We hope you are well on your way towards your weight loss and fitness goals. Don’t forget to celebrate often, now matter how small the achievement – it will do wonders for your motivation. Below is our next collection of useful tips and  information you will find helpful for greater success.  Happy reading.

Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: StudyPeople who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

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Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter TastesBuildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

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The Flaw in the New FDA Labeling Rules

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The Flaw in the New FDA Labeling Rules(CC) sylvar/Flickr
You don’t make people healthier by redefining “healthy”
The Food and Drug Administration’s proposed new rules for the nutrition labels on packaged foods have gotten a fair amount of media attention since they were announced last month. Most of that attention seems to have focused on two changes: (1) the specific listing of the amount added sugar, meaning sugar beyond the amount contributed naturally by such ingredients as fruits or vegetables, and (2) the alteration of nutrition labels’ current listed portion sizes to reflect consumer reality…

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Title: ‘Grazing’ Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard MealsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2014 12:00:00 AM

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4 Healthy Coffee-Flavored Snacks

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4 Healthy Coffee-Flavored Snacks

Everyone's buzzing about this #FlavorOfTheMonth.

Calling all coffee addicts! You already drink multiple cups a day—but now you can get your java fix in snack form, too. Check out these delicious (and good for you!) products that taste just like a cup of Joe:
 

Blue Diamond

Blue Diamond Growers Roasted Coffee-Flavored Almonds
These almonds don’t simply taste like coffee—they also come with a caffeine boost…

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Spring Pollen AllergiesPollen is already fallin’. WebMD offers some clues to the spring allergy season in your region.

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Doctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities

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Doctor Priorities vs. Patient PrioritiesFor my patient, his wide-angle lens took in the whole of his life, of which diabetes was one small part. For me, in the 20 minutes allotted, my lens was narrowly focused on the disease that posed the gravest and most immediate risk to his health.

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Soldier Flies From Afghanistan to Donate Liver to GrandfatherU.S. Army Specialist Ricky Glenn Henderson flew back from Afghanistan in hopes of donating part of his liver to his dying grandfather. The soldier has been undergoing tests since Wednesday at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas to see whether he is a possible match,…

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How Current Arthritis Treatment Fails Patients

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How Current Arthritis Treatment Fails Patients

You are told you have knee arthritis. The doctor isn’t positive why, maybe genetics, maybe that old soccer injury in high school, maybe because a surgeon removed some of the meniscus cartilage. The advice the doctor gives you is to go home, rest your knee, take anti-inflammatory drugs, lose some weight, wait until you are older and then get an artificial knee replacement…

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Gilead Sciences Inc, under fire for pricing a new hepatitis C drug at $1,000 a pill, has discount agreements with a number of health insurers, a company executive said in an interview. The medication, Sovaldi, has a list price of $84,000 for a 12-week course of therapy and is seen as a breakthrough in the treatment of the serious liver disease…

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Anti-Anxiety Drugs Tied to Higher Mortality

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Anti-Anxiety Drugs Tied to Higher MortalitySleeping pills were also linked to an increased risk of death in a large study.

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Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink inWASHINGTON (AP) — As a roller-coaster sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama's health care law has indeed managed to change the country.

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Schools increasingly check students for obesityCHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Chula Vista school district not only measures the academic progress of Marina Beltran's second-grader, it also measures her son's body fat.

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By Ransdell Pierson and Bill Berkrot WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Switching over to daylight saving time, and losing one hour of sleep, raised the risk of having a heart attack the following Monday by 25 percent, compared to other Mondays during the year, according to a new U.S. study released on Saturday…

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Are All Women Sexually Attracted to Other Women? Cameron Diaz Thinks So

"It's natural," she explained. Find out why she says so.

Cameron Diaz has some thoughts about girl crushes—and not the platonic kind. She stars in the upcoming movie The Other Woman, out April 25, and she’s also talking about other women…

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5 Exercises For People Who Hate Working Out

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SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com

Do you dread exercising? Maybe not dread, but you talk yourself out of it more often than not? No worries! Did you know you can feel energized and tension-free in just three minutes? Yes, three minutes. The following exercises are designed specifically for people who HATE to exercise…

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50 Healthy Low Calorie Snacks

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50 Healthy Low Calorie Snacks
50 Healthy Low Calorie Snacks
Hunger spikes and cravings can get the best of us all. But the right solution is not to give up snacking altogether. Instead, you need to know which snacks to reach for, and which ones to avoid.
To help get your snacking on the right track, these 50 healthy low calories snacks will give you tons of ideas to prevent you from having cheat days every day!
Although I’m not a big supporter of low calorie diets in general, going low calorie with snacking can be a really effective approach…

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LGBT Wellness Roundup: March 28, 2014

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Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness, visit our page dedicated to the topic here.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study gives a boost to fixing a bad aortic valve, the heart’s main gate, without open-heart surgery. Survival rates were better one year later for people who had a new valve placed through a tube into an artery instead.

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This Fitspiration Is Hilarious and SO Accurate

If this doesn't make you want to break a sweat on #FitnessFriday, nothing will.

You know that I-can-conquer-the-world feeling you get when you see a bus a block in front of you, sprint in your high heels to make it, and board just in time? Or that life-is-good feeling after a really great romp sesh? Or, of course, that I’m-a-friggin’-rock-star feeling after completing an extra-challenging workout?
Well, this about sums it up:

Let that be your workout motivation for today and the weekend…

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The Dreaded Turning-50 Test

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The Dreaded Turning-50 TestDespite new evidence that colonoscopy is reducing cancer rates, the yuck factor is still high. A new alternative may be a DNA stool test.

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Ask Well: Weight Gain at Menopause

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Midlife weight gain is common in women, and science explains that hormonal changes may be to blame.

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What's Going On With the Supreme Court and Birth Control?

Everything you need to know about this confusing new case and what it means for you

Still not sure what’s going on between the Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby, and your birth control? Here’s a primer: This week, arguments were made before the Supreme Court regarding the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate (that all company health insurance plans cover all FDA-approved methods of contraception at no cost)…

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The Workout: A Ref Keeps Up With March MadnessYou think the players get a workout during March Madness? Try being a referee.

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Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma AttacksSmoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

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“Caffeinated,” a History of Our Favorite StimulantA new book looks at caffeine, a substance humans have long cherished and now rely on more than ever, in countless forms.

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Underweight Even Deadlier Than Overweight, Study SaysDeath risk nearly doubled for excessively thin people

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(Healthcastle.com) Whether you’ve been running for a few years or just got started, having a plan for nutrition and hydration leading up to, during and after your race can help make the experience a great one. Read on for nutrition tips to create your own customized race plan so you can perform at your peak and recover in no time…

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The 15 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains

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Navigating a restaurant menu when you have food allergies can zap all the fun from dining out.

But it doesn’t have to — if you know where to eat.

In that spirit, AllergyEats, an online guide to allergy-friendly restaurants, has released its annual ranking of chain restaurants that best serve customers with food allergies…

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Foam Roller Exercises

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Foam Roller Exercises
Foam Roller Exercises
One of the first things I always discuss with new clients is recovery. Without a doubt it is the most overlooked factor in most workouts, but it’s also the most important!
Recovery gives our bodies time to regenerate after the stress applied during exercise. This is especially important for your muscles, because every time you work them out, you’re actually tearing them…

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10-Step Spring Cleaning Checklist for Expert Authors + MORE

Hello,

Welcome back to our next roundup of Total Solution Weight Loss topics and tips on getting excess weight off and keeping it off,  in the most healthiest way possible.  This update is an informative mix of exercise and diet for flexibility in incorporating what fits best into your schedule.

Food Presentation Might Be All You Need to Eat Healthier© joesayhello – Fotolia.com
Getting some people to eat their vegetables is a chore. They simply don’t like the taste of their greens, making healthy eating that much less enticing. However, a new study published in journal Appetite says the artistic arrangement of your plate can trick you into thinking your food tastes better…

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The Bugs in Your Home Quiz

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The Bugs in Your Home QuizTake our quiz to find out about the creepy, crawly critters living in your home.

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New Study Busts Everything You've Ever Heard About Rebound Relationships

Thought this debate had been settled? Get ready for big news.

Rebound relationships after a breakup are about as common as rebound pints of ice cream. (Rebound sex is way up there, too.) But as regular as these quickie connections are, they also get a bad rap: People assume rebounders are just looking for a way to either get over or get back at their exes, and that it’s not a smart move…

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Could the HPV Test Replace the Pap Test?Pap tests are used to find early signs of cervical cancer. But over the past several years, studies from a number of countries have found that HPV tests are better than the Pap test at finding cervical cancer.

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A Threat to Male Fertility

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A Threat to Male FertilityIncreasing evidence suggests that phthalates, widely used in plastic products, may damage the reproductive system in men. But there are simple measures people can take to reduce their exposure to the chemicals.

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Title: Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 3/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Reset Breakfast for Better Health

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Reset Breakfast for Better HealthIt was beyond shocking to me to find found out as I was doing research for The 3-Day Reset that more than 60 percent of the foods we eat for breakfast are anchored refined sugar and refined flour. If you think about it, most standard items on our breakfast roster — bagels, instant flavored oats, scones, pancakes, muffins, and most importantly cold cereals (the most popular breakfast choice in America) — are made primarily of processed wheat and sugar…

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Results of two late-stage clinical trials showed high efficacy for Novartis’ drug secukinumab when used by patients suffering from moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Saturday. The results of the Phase III studies presented at the American Academy of Dermatology in Denver showed how effective secukinumab was in clearing patients’ skin when administered with a pre-filled syringe or autoinjector pen…

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How to Deal With Emotional Eating

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Most of us know the kind of foods that we should be eating more of and those we should try to avoid as much as we can, but it is not quite as simple as that. Life sometimes gets in the way. Maybe your boss is on your back about a deadline or the kids just won’t stop screaming or you are dealing with some relationship problems and the only thing that you think is going to help is to eat your feelings…

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10-Step Spring Cleaning Checklist for Expert AuthorsSpring Is in the Air!
Ready to bust out your mop bucket, brandish your feather duster, and rotate your wardrobe from winter to summer?
Hold on! We’ve got something so much better:
It’s time to spring clean your writing routine!
Use this checklist to give yourself relief from clutter and overwhelming disorganization…

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Vaccine-Deniers May Be Your Child’s No. 1 Health Risk© Ilike – Fotolia
And don’t annoy them with nonsense like “facts” or “the truth”
To paraphrase Dorothy Parker, you can lead a mind to knowledge, but you can’t make it think. For proof of that, simply witness the indomitable resistance to facts displayed by the anti-vaxxers, also known as vaccine-deniers…

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Hepatitis C screening

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Hepatitis C infection is often silent until it damages your liver. Fortunately, treatment is available. If you’re at risk — and millions are — get a screening test.

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Managing multiple sclerosis attacks

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Manage MS attacks to improve your health and independence.

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The death toll from an outbreak of a haemorrhagic fever in Guinea’s southeastern forest region has climbed to 29, while the number of cases has risen to 49, a health ministry official in the west African country said on Friday. Sakoba Keita, in charge of the prevention of epidemics, said preliminary results from tests carried out in France to identify the disease were so far inconclusive…

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Inspired by Irish Soda Bread

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Whole-grain soda breads, a staple in Ireland, are a tasty way to celebrate the feast day of that country’s patron saint, St. Patrick.

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Russian Daredevil Takes Insane Selfies Dangling From The Top Of High-Rise Buildings

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Russian Daredevil Takes Insane Selfies Dangling From The Top Of High-Rise BuildingsWe’ve found the Evel Knievel of photography.

Armed with nothing but a camera and an abundance of bravery, Russian photographer Kirill Oreshkin takes some photographs that’ll make you nauseous — but there is nothing gross about them.

In the short Vocativ feature below, Oreshkin explains why he climbs to the tops of some of the world’s tallest buildings, risking life and limb, just for the perfect photo…

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7 Healthy Weeknight Recipes

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(Healthcastle.com) Sometimes finding a recipe in time for dinner can be a momentous task – whether it is poorly measured yields that serve too many or taking longer than expected. Maybe it’s just finding one that actually uses ingredients found in your own kitchen! Here are some of my favourites for simplicity and fab flavours…

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Running as Therapy

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Running as TherapyWhile pounding out miles in the pouring rain, I was grateful that it was raining so no one could see me cry.

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Turning Our Transponders Off

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Turning Our Transponders OffContributor: “Dr. J”
Dr. J offers his irreverent, slightly irrelevant, but possibly useful opinions on health and fitness. A Florida surgeon and fitness freak with a black belt in karate, he runs 50 miles a week and flies a Cherokee Arrow 200.
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Presently, a major land and sea search is going on trying to find the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370…

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Brooke Burke-Charvet Reveals Diet SecretsPhoto credit: Fabzz.com
Brooke Burke-Charvet is getting into the fitness business with a brand new line of workout gear. It’s no surprise, either, since the former Dancing With The Stars host is all about leading a healthy lifestyle by eating right and getting tons of exercise. Burke recently revealed her own diet and workout secrets to Hollywood Life…

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Does It Matter What Time You Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight?

Should you sync your watch and plate? We asked the experts to weigh in.

The question: To lose weight, does it matter when I eat? Or just what I eat?
The experts: Susan Kleiner, Ph.D., R.D., Sports Nutritionist for USANA Health Sciences; Jacqui Justice, clinical nurse specialist, director of nutrition at Womens Healthy Hormones
The answer: Just like romance and bargain shopping, healthy eating is all about having the right timing…

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Is This a Yoga Pose or a Sex Position?

Check out the celebrity Instagram photo that has us stumped.

Hilaria Baldwin, the super-talented yogi and wife of Alec Baldwin, has been documenting one #yogapostureoftheday on her Instagram account since the beginning of 2014. Some of the snaps are hilarious, like the one of her silly St…

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St. Paddy’s (Not Patty’s) Day Grammar FunHappy St. Patrick’s Day!
Around the world, Saint Patrick’s Day is widely celebrated, whether by feasts, parades, great displays of the color green, and much more merriment.
However, there’s one screaming error that prevails year after year …
It’s “Paddy” not “Patty!”
Whenever I see “Happy St…

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Cardioversion for atrial fibrillation

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Cardioversion is a procedure to restore a normal heart rhythm for people with atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders. Find out more.

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Greater Body Fat Increases Risk of Ovarian Cancer© blueringmedia – Fotolia.com
The risk of ovarian cancer increases with your body fat percentage. A report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) found that “greater body fatness is a probable cause of ovarian cancer in women.”
The AICR collected data from 25 studies involving 4 million women, 16,000 of whom had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer…

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The Most Amazing Arms We've Seen This Week

Talk about #FitnessFriday arm-spiration.

Today marks the first full day of spring, and you know what that means: Tank-top season is officially in sight! In celebration of the upper arm, we decided to round up some of the most impressive guns on Instagram today…

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7 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy During National Nutrition Month

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This month March, is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Enjoy the taste of eating right.” While of course, it is important to eat foods that are nutritious, taste is a key reason why people choose to eat what they do. Pairing good nutrition with great taste creates a win-win situation. National Nutrition Month, created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is a nutrition education campaign which focuses on the importance of making good food choices…

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Fibromyalgia and Diet: What's the Link?Certain foods might trigger fibromyalgia symptoms. WebMD tells you how diet can help you avoid fatigue and boost your energy.

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(Reuters) – A pregnant California professor will face charges for allegedly shoving a 16-year-old anti-abortion protestor and stealing another picketer’s sign during a campus demonstration earlier this month, a prosecutor said on Friday. Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor who teaches feminist studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, faces misdemeanor charges of theft, battery and vandalism, Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley said in a statement…

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Fit Links: Learn To Speak Indoor Cycling, Wacky Yoga Teachers And More

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There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we’ll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.

Even if you’re not a SoulCycle regular, chances are you’ve taken at least one indoor cycling class. Take your experience up a notch by getting all the must-know cycling lingo down-pat with this helpful guide from Well + Good…

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Ask Well: Laser Treatments for Nail Fungus + MORE

Hello,

Welcome back to our next roundup of Total Solution Weight Loss topics and tips on getting excess weight off and keeping it off,  in the most healthiest way possible.  This update is an informative mix of exercise and diet for flexibility in incorporating what fits best into your schedule.

Vitamin D May Lower Cholesterol

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Vitamin D May Lower CholesterolA randomized trial has found that vitamin D appears to reduce levels of LDL, or “bad” cholesterol.


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Lessen Meat Consumption for a Longer Life© stockcreations – Fotolia
It might be time to cut down on your meat consumption once and for all. A recent study found that those who are middle-aged and have a diet rich in animal protein are more likely to die from cancer than those who don’t eat as much meat.
The study, which was published in the journal Cell Metabolism, used pre-existing data from NHANES, which is an ongoing survey about Americans and their eating habits…


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Is Sugar Worse Than Marijuana?

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Is Sugar Worse Than Marijuana?

A new poll says Americans seem to think so.

We’ve joked about sugar highs for years, but a new poll shows Americans now think getting high on sugar is worse for you than getting high on weed.
Conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, the survey asked 1,000 adults what they thought was most harmful to a person’s overall health: tobacco, alcohol, sugar, or marijuana…


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Arthritis Pain and SleepArthritis pain can make it difficult to sleep, and lack of sleep can aggravate joint pain. Try these tips from WebMD to break the vicious cycle.


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The more frequently a mother breastfed her child beyond the age of 24 months during the day, the greater the child’s risk of severe early tooth decay, researchers found. “The No. 1 priority for the breastfeeding mother is to make sure that her child is getting optimal nutrition,” lead author Benjamin Chaffee of the University of California, San Francisco told Reuters Health…


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Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking HabitBrain scans showed nicotine withdrawal weakens parts of the brain tied to ability to control cravings


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Exercise Helps Keep the Mind Young

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Exercise Helps Keep the Mind Young© apops – Fotolia
Here’s one more reason to get regular exercise. A recent study found that the cognitive decline that comes with old age can be avoided with physical activity.
Louis Bherer, a professor at the Concordia University Department of Psychology in Montreal and director of the University’s PERFORM Centre, led the study, which found that steep cognitive decline in old age might just be preventable…


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Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard MedsIt’s probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests


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Ask Well: Laser Treatments for Nail Fungus

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Ask Well: Laser Treatments for Nail FungusDo laser treatments for toenail fungus really work? More than 2,000 Ask Well readers want to know.


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Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday, March 12th

03/12/2014 – 10:00am by The Greatist Team

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness! Note: Exercise descriptions with video links are included below the image…


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Ancient Grains for Breakfast

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Ancient Grains for BreakfastI rarely look at the breakfast cereals on the shelves in the supermarket, as it’s easier and cheaper for me to put together my own combos, writes Martha Rose Shulman in this week’s Recipes for Health.


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On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of this past week’s (March 8, 2014 through March 15, 2014) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes…


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Arthritis at Work: Tips to Help You Get Through the DayArthritis can make every task challenging, especially at work. Get tips from WebMD for minimizing joint pain, strain, and stiffness at work.


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Where birth defects increased, so did diagnoses of the developmental disorder, study showed


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Emergency Rooms Are No Place for the ElderlyIt’s hard to imagine a health care setting more ill suited for the elderly than today’s emergency rooms.


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Young, Gay and Blaming Myself for Cancer

– well.blogs.nytimes.com/

Convinced I had brought this cancer on myself, the floodgates of memory and self-blame poured out. My perceived “failings” ranged from being gay to being molested as a child.


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(Healthcastle.com) Green smoothies are all the rage these days, have you ever wondered what all the fuss is about? Find out what the benefits of green smoothies are today and get a great starter recipe that can be made with easy to find ingredients…


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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sneezing

– huffingtonpost.com/feeds/verticals/health-fitness/index.xml

Cold and flu season may be winding down, but sneezing — with allergies surely on the way — is here to stay. We all do it, though some of us are more disruptively loud than others. It’s a reflex we simply can’t control. But other than the most obvious causes — fresh pepper, anyone? — how much do we really know about what our sneezes mean? Here are a few fun facts you probably didn’t know about sneezing…


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4 Smart and Easy Braiding Tricks from Stylists

All you need to rock a braid this spring

We’ve all been there: You decide you’re going to give yourself an awesome braid, spend 30 minutes attempting, messing up (ugh, that bump!), re-attempting, messing up again (ah, a piece fell out!), and eventually giving up, shaking your hair out and wearing it in a ponytail…


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Test may some day predict 5-year risk of death

– thechart.blogs.cnn.com/category/fitness,weight-loss,obesity,nutrition,healthy-eating,food-safety,exe

Will you be alive five years from now? New research suggests it might be possible to predict if you’ll die from a medical condition in the next half-decade.
How, you ask? With a simple blood test.
According to a recent study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, if your blood registers high levels of four “biomarkers,” biological molecules found in your blood, body fluids, or tissues, you are at a substantially higher risk of dying in the next five years…


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Perimenopause: Recognize the signs

– mayoclinic.com/health/weight-loss

How do you know if you’re approaching menopause? Changes in your body may provide the clues you need.


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How to Train Harder Than Ever

– weightlossandtraining.com/

How to Train Harder Than Ever
How to Train Harder Than Ever
To see real fitness results, you’ve got to train hard. More importantly, you have to keep pushing yourself to the next level. If you can master this basic principle of training, you’ll finally see the results you’ve been dreaming of.
Let’s take a look at some killer tips for training harder than ever before…
Train Like a Champion and See Results!
These tips for training harder work well no matter your fitness goals…


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Grown-ups: Put down the smartphones at mealtime

– thechart.blogs.cnn.com/category/fitness,weight-loss,obesity,nutrition,healthy-eating,food-safety,exe

You’ve seen it before: Parents using cell phones while their children vie for their attention. Now a new study suggests these behaviors can be seen often at mealtime – an important time for child-caregiver interactions.
In the new study, published Monday in Pediatrics, researchers not only observed these behaviors, but extensively recorded and described aspects of caregiver cell phone use…


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Seaweed is a Natural Fat-Burner

– calorielab.com/news/

Seaweed is a Natural Fat-Burner© nickola_che – Fotolia
Here’s one more reason to love sushi — seaweed helps you lose weight. A new study published in the journal Food Chemistry found that a natural seaweed fiber, called alginate, helps to suppress the digestion of fat.
Researchers found that even consuming a small amount of seaweed helps to block fat absorption by a third…


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Peru’s jailed former president, Alberto Fujimori, was hospitalized and in stable condition on Friday after suffering a small stroke, doctors said. Fujimori, 75, was conscious and talking on Friday afternoon following a stroke in his jail cell in the morning, said Dr Juan Barreto, with the Clinica La Luz in Lima…


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How to Have Multiple Orgasms

– womenshealthmag.com

How to Have Multiple Orgasms

Reach your peak again…and again…and again…

By celebrity sexpert Emily Morse for YourTango
If your reaction to the title of this article is, “Multiple orgasms? I’m just trying to have an orgasm period,” you’re not alone. After all, when your orgasms are few and far between, it’s hard to ever imagine having multiple orgasms…


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7 Ways To Feel Less Bloated

– huffingtonpost.com/feeds/verticals/health-fitness/index.xml

7 Ways To Feel Less BloatedBy Corrie Pikul

Feel like your abdomen is suddenly filled with helium? Here’s how to gently and naturally decompress — and how to prevent it from happening again.

1. Try the breath freshener that’s also a bloat buster.

Leave the mints for your grandmother: Fennel seeds are a better, more natural digestif, says Robynne Chutkan MD, a Maryland-based gastroenterologist and the author of Gutbliss: A 10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins, and Dump Your Digestive Baggage…


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House Obamacare vote sets stage for new campaign attacksBy Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-run U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a bipartisan deal to spare doctors from a looming Medicare pay cut but included a provision to undermine Obamacare, which critics said was a non-starter in the Democratic-controlled Senate. The vote was 238-181, with most House Democrats refusing to swallow what they called an Obamacare "poison pill," a provision to delay for five years the tax penalty that most Americans must pay under President Barack Obama's healthcare law if they decline to sign up for insurance…


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Principles of Clean Eating to Live By

– weightlossandtraining.com/

Principles of Clean Eating to Live By
Principles of Clean Eating to Live By
Forget diets which are all doomed to fail after you get over the serious deprivation strategies.  Instead switch your mindset to eating clean food at least 5 days of the week.
Take it from me, in my 20+ years of experience training and studying nutrition there really isn’t any diet that’s more sustainable long-term than clean eating…


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The Monitored Man

– well.blogs.nytimes.com/

The Monitored ManAfter six months of heavy use of activity-monitoring gadgets — sometimes wearing four at a time — the author reports back.


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Below is the next collection of great topics for beginners and seasoned weight loss and fitness action takers.  Information is of no value if it does not result in positive action towards your goals.  For that reason each update we strive to bring you variety so that there is something for everyone. So, let’s get starter…


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Living With Cancer: Finding Calm in the StormWhile cancer proves that we cannot control our bodies, my support group continually reminds me, we can try to guide our minds and spirits.

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Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday, March 5th

03/05/2014 – 5:00am by The Greatist Team

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness! Note: Exercise descriptions with video links are included below the image…

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Obesity Rates Triple in Canada

– medicinenet.com

Title: Obesity Rates Triple in CanadaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 3/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

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The Food and Drug Administration has asked Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA to assess potential neurocognitive side effects of their experimental cholesterol drug, Sanofi said in its annual report on Friday. Amgen Inc, which is developing a similar drug, said it has also been in communication with the agency…

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Stretching: Focus on flexibility

– mayoclinic.com/health/weight-loss

Stretching may benefit your exercise routine. Here’s how to do it safely.

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By Zeba Siddiqui and Kanika Sikka MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, reeling under a flurry of regulatory rebukes due to manufacturing quality concerns, has recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after doseage mix-up was detected…

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How Audrina Patridge Stays Fit on the Road

The former <i>Hills</i> star should know—she travels almost nonstop for her new job as host of NBC's <i>1st Look</i>

Audrina Patridge, once known for her starring role in the reality TV series The Hills, has a new gig to add to her resume: host of NBC’s 1st Look…

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You'll Never Guess Who Wants to Date Hilary Duff

Hint: He knows how to throw a kick-ass party

It looks like Hilary Duff is handling her breakup well—but that doesn’t necessarily mean she’s ready for a new relationship. Still, that isn’t stopping one former teen idol from trying to woo her. Aaron Carter, who first dated Hilary back in 2000, recently revealed on Twitter he’s still in love with her:
Don’t be that stupid douche that loses the love of your life forever…

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On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of this past week’s (March 1, 2014 through March 8, 2014) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes…

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Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday, March 7th

03/07/2014 – 5:00am by The Greatist Team

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness! Note: Exercise descriptions with video links are included below the image…

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Florida family of four, including a pregnant woman, was sickened after eating steak bought at Walmart.

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In Life, Direction is Everything

– calorielab.com/news/

In Life, Direction is EverythingContributor: “Dr. J”
Dr. J offers his irreverent, slightly irrelevant, but possibly useful opinions on health and fitness. A Florida surgeon and fitness freak with a black belt in karate, he runs 50 miles a week and flies a Cherokee Arrow 200.
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Early in my surgical residency, I had two consultations to do…

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Are Meat and Dairy Really as Bad for You as Smoking?

What you need to know about this shocking claim

If you’re a Women’s Health reader, then we’re guessing you would never even consider picking up a cigarette habit, given how awful smoking is for your health (right?!). But an alarming new study suggests that something plenty of health-conscious women are doing—eating animal-based proteins—may be almost as harmful…

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Why High-Impact Exercise Is Good for Your BonesFor stronger bones, sprint. Jump off a box 15 inches or higher at your gym and jump back up. Hop in place.

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Aerobic exercise: Top 10 reasons to get physical

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Want to lose weight? Boost your mood? Increase your stamina? Then add aerobic activity to your routine.

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Taylor Swift Looks Leggy In Hot Pants En Route To Dance Class

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Taylor Swift has been spending a lot of time in ballet classes recently, but Thursday, March 7, she traded her ballet skirt for a leggier look.

The “Red” singer was spotted heading to the Ballet Bodies studio in West Hollywood wearing hot pants and an oversized patriotic sweater.

Swift complemented the sporty look with a pair of Wayfarers and bright red lips, looking a bit dolled up for a workout…

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The TODAY Show Anchors Reveal Their Weights

Would you be so open about the number on your scale?

When was the last time you voluntarily told someone your weight? It’s not exactly something you talk about every day—but recently, some of the anchors from TODAY opened up about their weight as part of the show’s “Love Your Selfie” series…

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How Running Can Lead to a Higher Income, Happier Marriage, and More Birthday Cakes

03/05/2014 – 5:10pm by Sally Tamarkin

They had us at “37 percent more smiles.”
Imagine a reality in which everyone knew the euphoria of a post-run endorphin rush, or the increased happiness, improved sleep, and cardiovascular fitness that come with regular running…

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Take Blood Pressure in Both Arms

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Take Blood Pressure in Both ArmsA difference in blood pressure readings between each arm, a new study suggests, is an independent risk factor for heart disease.

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Republicans gain momentum in close fight for U.S. SenateBy John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Eight months before the November 4 elections, Republicans have expanded the number of competitive races for U.S. Senate seats and have a growing chance of gaining control of that chamber and stalling Democratic President Barack Obama's second-term agenda…

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WAMP: My Gold Standard For Healthy Eating

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If you find labels, health claims and dietary advice confusing, you’re not alone. Every day it seems as though there’s a new study out touting the benefits of eschewing dairy or taking vitamins, only to be trumped by yet a more recent news story that contradicts these directives. What to do?

With over 40,000 items at a standard supermarket, it seems as though simple grocery shopping has become a herculean task for most of us — a “job” so tough it requires we cart along some food expert to help us effectively navigate the ocean of information screaming at us from all kinds of food…

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4 Habits for a Healthy Weight

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4 Habits for a Healthy Weight

The first time I hatched a plan to lose weight was at 14, when I aspired to achieve the taut and sinewy shape of celebrity, Sarah Jessica Parker. I put myself on a diet that involved filling a cereal bowl with water, heating it in the microwave and eating it with a spoon as if it were some delicious soup, while my 7-year-old sister eyed me quizzically…

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‘Springing Forward’ Brings More Daylight, But It’s Tougher On Your Body

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When Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, it brings a mixed bag of blessings: The extra daylight hours are a boon for the winter-weary, but “springing forward” is harder on our internal clocks than “falling back” come November.

“It’s easier to delay,” explains Dr. Muhammad Hamadeh, M.D., the medical director of the sleep disorders center at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago…

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By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) – Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the oldest and largest U.S. college fraternities, said on Friday that it would eliminate its member initiation practices, following a number of hazing-related deaths and other incidents. Starting Sunday, the fraternity with 14,000 undergraduate members across the country will end pledging, according to a statement from SAE, based in Evanston, Illinois…

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Is your glass half-full or half-empty? Harness the power of optimism to turn negatives into positives.

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Allergies Are Everywhere

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Allergies Are EverywherePeople hoping to find an allergy-free haven may be out of luck. A new study has found that no region of the United States is allergy-free, but the kind of allergy people are likely to suffer from varies by region, race and socioeconomic status.

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The Average Obese Woman Gets Just One Hour of Exercise a Year© aboikis – Fotolia.com
A new study found that women who are obese get just one hour of vigorous exercise a year. The average obese man gets less than four hours of vigorous exercise a year. Researchers defined vigorous exercise as activity that burns fat, such as jogging.
“They’re living their lives from one chair to another,” said Dr…

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Belly Fat

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Belly Fat
5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Belly Fat
Not seeing the fat-burning results you’re looking for? You may be making one of these common diet and exercise mistakes.
Successfully burning belly fat can be a lot of work, and it definitely takes a combination of both exercise and healthy eating. But there’s a lot of information to sort out, and a lot of different recommendations about what works and what doesn’t work…

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Finding My Footing: My Unlikely Path to Becoming a Runner

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It started as a distraction I hated. Then it became an obsession I craved. Then, a passion that carried me through.

I was halfway through my run when I broke my “no walking” rule. It was 97 degrees in Brooklyn and I stood at the bottom of the Fort Greene Park stairs trying to motivate myself. I counted to three and then started up the steps humming the Rocky theme song…

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Top 4 Things You Should Know About the New Nutrition Labels

03/05/2014 – 1:58am by Denise Mann

Nutrition labels may be getting a much-needed facelift, compliments of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It’s been about two decades since the labels that adorn our favorite packaged foods and beverages have been revised, and a lot has changed since then, from portion sizes to which foods we now consider healthy…

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Michelle Obama Wins Big Against Powerful Corporate Interests + MORE

Welcome,

Have you achieved your diet and exercise goal for the week?  Or Month? Not to worry if you have not. The updates for this week can be used to easily get you back on track. And if you are sticking with your plan the following will provide additional motivation and information to stick to it.  Either way, we hope you will be served.

Vegetarian Diets Help Lower Blood Pressure© Studio Gi – Fotolia.com
A new review of previous studies has found that those who stick to a vegetarian diet have lower blood pressure than those who don’t. Researchers suggest that a meat-free diet can help treat high blood pressure without any medication.
“If a diet change can prevent blood pressure problems or can reduce blood pressure, it would give hope to many people,” said Yoko Yokoyama, the study’s lead author and researcher at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center in Osaka, Japan…

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Saddle Up, Cowboys!

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Saddle Up, Cowboys!Toyota's newly revised 2014 Tundra hits all the right notes. It's got a crunchy exterior, with a soft, chewy center. It's tough and manly, but soft and cushy when it needs to be. The exterior, for instance, has a taller, more aggressive grill and a new spoiler on the tailgate give the full-size pickup a hard-core, industrial look…

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Insomniacs' Brains May Work DifferentlySmall study suggests more ‘plasticity’ might keep active brains too busy at night

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By Dr. Mercola

Can leading a healthy lifestyle contribute to excellence in professional athletes? According to world-class Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Rich Franklin, the answer is a resounding yes.
Rich won the middleweight world title in 2005, which he held for about a year and a half, and he’s had a successful mixed-martial arts career ever since…

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The Israeli military shot and killed a Palestinian woman in the Gaza Strip in an area near the border that Israel has declared a no-go zone for Palestinians, local hospital officials said on Saturday. Gaza residents said it was not clear why 50-year-old Amna Qdaih, who they said suffered from a mental illness, was near the security fence that runs between Israel and Gaza…

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By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Generic drugmakers are furiously campaigning against a proposed U.S. rule that would require them to change the prescribing information on their products if they receive new safety information, which they say would open them to product liability lawsuits. The rule would overturn regulations that have been in place for three decades that prohibit generic drugmakers from updating safety data on their labels without such changes first being made by the company that developed the drug…

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Top 10 Healthy Snacks to Keep You Full

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Top 10 Healthy Snacks to Keep You Full
Top 10 Healthy Snacks to Keep You Full
I don’t know about you but sometimes good snacking really hits the spot and the good news is that if you’re smart about what you get from the grocery store it can be a part of a healthy lifestyle. When done right, it can actually boost your muscle building and fat burning results by keeping your metabolism high and preventing your body from being greedy about storing fat for energy…

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All health needs are important, but there are some that attract more sensitivity from patients than others. For example, most people are very sensitive when it comes to gynecology. This is understandable given that there are few medical examination routines that are considered more intimate than gynecologist’s examinations…

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How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's ChemistryThe powers of a good sweat are well-documented: Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of depression, heart disease, stroke, and cancer. While weight loss and blood sugar control are two reasons for these benefits, there's another one that most people don't know about: When you move, your muscles release hormones…

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Vinegar May Be Cheap, Safe Way to Kill TB GermAccidental discovery might help labs, clinics disinfect, especially in cash-poor countries

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Most people want their skin to be as clear as possible. Any sign of a new bump, strange freckle or other skin problem is something that no one wants. Our skin is constantly evolving and changing. Luckily, we have doctors dedicated to the world of skin. This type of doctor is known as a dermatologist…

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Extreme Loneliness is Worse for Your Health Than Obesity© kolotype – Fotolia.com
Feelings of extreme loneliness are much worse for your health in the long-term than obesity. A recent study found that long-term loneliness can lead to premature death.
The study found that chronic loneliness can increase the chance of premature death by 14 percent, which is the same as being overweight and nearly as bad as poverty…

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The Move That Chisels Perfect ShouldersEvery guy wants a pair of shoulders that look like boulders. Unfortunately, most men skip the lateral dumbbell raise, which is one of the best moves for sculpting them. “Lifting dumbbells laterally activates muscles in your rear shoulders and upper back that overhead presses can't hit,” says David Jack creator of Men's Health 60-Day Transformation…

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The Ultimate Staircase Workout for Serious Fitness Gains

02/25/2014 – 9:30am by Nick English

We’re not talking about StairMaster workouts, though they might have their place. We’re talking about a good old-fashioned set of steps, be they the zigzagging flights in your office building or the well-trod bleachers at a nearby stadium…

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How a College Roommate Can Affect Your ChildResearch has shown that while drinking can be “contagious,” mental health issues are not. But a relationship with a randomly assigned college student can pose special problems.

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Gov't: Doctors Without Borders can stay in MyanmarYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A day after Doctors Without Borders announced it was being expelled from Myanmar, the government said Saturday that negotiations with the group were ongoing and that it may be allowed to resume operations everywhere but Rakhine, a state plagued by bloody bouts of sectarian violence.

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By Dr. Mercola

The health benefits of exercise cannot be overstated. And while diet accounts for about 80 percent of the health benefits you reap from a healthy lifestyle, exercise works in a synergistic manner with proper nutrition to truly optimize your health.
Exercise benefits such as preventing obesity and diabetes, reducing stress, and lowering your blood pressure are among the most obvious…

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Michelle Obama Wins Big Against Powerful Corporate Interests

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WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama announced sweeping changes to the “Nutrition Facts” label on most packaged foods on Thursday, marking a major victory against some of the most powerful lobbies in Washington: the sugar farming and refining and processed food industries.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebellius and Margaret Hamburg, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, joined Obama for the announcement at the White House Thursday morning…

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U.S. News Releases Best Nursing Homes 2014

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The most complete information on America’s nursing facilities.

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The 10 Steepest Streets In America

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Think San Francisco has a monopoly on hellishly vertical inclines? Think again.

Fixr, an online network for small businesses, rounded up the top ten steepest streets in the U.S. into one neat infographic, causing a stir of debate among seasoned travelers, ambitious cyclists and opinionated hill-climbers…

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State regulators in North Carolina on Friday said Duke Energy Corp violated environmental laws and could face quotidian fines after a massive spill of toxic coal ash this month contaminated water and wildlife in the Dan River. The state’s Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR), which has been criticized by green groups and faces a federal government criminal probe over its handling of the decommissioned Eden plant’s spill, issued two notices of wastewater and stormwater violations…

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Five studies you may have missed

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Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation – so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.
Your nurse needs a break…

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10 Reasons Facebook Is Actually Good for YouTen years ago, when Facebook hit college campuses around the country, it looked a helluva lot different than it does today. For one, it lived at TheFacebook.com–and you could do little more than look up your fellow students. Now? With more than 1 billion active users, 6 billion daily likes, 350 million photos updated per day, Facebook is celebrating its first double digit birthday: the big 1-0…

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The Shocking Truth About Some Before- and After- Weight-Loss Success Story Photos

Prepare to be very upset

What woman doesn’t love a good before and after picture? Unfortunately, weight-loss companies know that—and many are using faked photos to try to rob you of your money and even your health, reveals a new exposé by the TODAY Show…

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Nutrition 101: Fluoride

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(HealthCastle.com) Fluoride is a trace mineral consumed most abundantly in drinking water.

Recomme​nded​ Intake
The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) for fluoride are shown below:
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The Major Benefit of a Vegetarian Diet

Bonus: Even part-time vegetarians may see a health boost

Chock this up to one of the many reasons you should make an effort to eat more veggies: A vegetarian (or even flexitarian) diet may help lower your blood pressure, according to a new meta-analysis of more than a century’s worth of clinical trials and observational studies…

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Low radiation risks outside Fukushima zone, study finds

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The safety measures imposed after the 2011 meltdowns at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant appear to have averted widespread health risks to the surrounding population, Japanese scientists say.
People who live on the outskirts of the evacuation zone surrounding the plant received only slightly more radiation than normal background doses in the year following the world's second-worst nuclear accident, researchers at Kyoto University concluded…

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Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty BacteriaCleansing after each use should be part of good patient care, study says

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Biopsy: Types of biopsy procedures used to diagnose cancer

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Learn about the most common biopsy procedures and how they’re used to diagnose cancer.

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How to Be the Laziest Boyfriend Ever--and Get Away With ItIf you think dating is hard work, you're in luck. The BroApp will auto-text your girlfriend, so you can head to poker night or watch the game without checking in with her. Congratulations, you've just outsourced your relationship.It works like this: You enter your girlfriend's contact information into the Android app, and then you write a series of texts or choose from a list of 12 generic messages like, “Hi babe, how was your day?” Just as you program the DVR to record your favorite show, you schedule a text to be sent out to your girlfriend's phone once a day…

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Wall St. dips with S&P 500′s record high in sight + MORE

Greetings,

And welcome to the next Total Solution Weight Loss installment.  Here you’ll find our usual mix of informative articles focused on tips, tricks, just good information on achieving and maintaining a healthier you. Not just for the new year… but for a lifetime. So, let’s get started.

Crush Any Trail!

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Crush Any Trail!You've put in your road miles, added track workouts to focus on speed, and conquered some races. But that doesn't mean you're ready to jump into a trail race and bolt for the finish line.”When trail running, you must work at a much higher effort to maintain the pace you could easily do on a flat road,” says Ian Torrence, an ultrarunner and coach…

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Wall St. dips with S&P 500's record high in sightBy Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm. Shares declined late in the session due in part to trades related to options expiration, according to market participants…

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ADHD: 7 Life Skills Your Teen Should MasterThese life skills are helpful for teens with ADHD to learn before leaving home for college, jobs, or their own homes.

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Ask Well: Awake at 2 A.M.

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Ask Well: Awake at 2 A.M.Stress, health problems and bad habits can interfere with the ability to sleep. A few simple measures may help.

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Cancer blood tests: Lab tests used in cancer diagnosis

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Find out what your doctor is looking for when cancer blood tests are done.

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California lawmaker indicted on bribery, corruption chargesBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California state senator has been indicted on federal charges that he accepted some $100,000 in bribes from a businessman and undercover FBI agents posing as Hollywood movie executives in exchange for steering legislation in their favor, prosecutors said on Friday…

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Why Genetic Testing is Scary, Complicated, and Totally Worth It

02/21/2014 – 9:40am by Katie Golde

If you could get a report card for your genetic makeup, detailing all its strengths as well as its weaknesses, would you?
Thanks to services like 23andMe, a company that offers personalized genetic testing services, anyone can get an in-depth look inside their personal health and ancestry delivered straight from the lab to your inbox (well, anyone with $99 to spare)…

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Zit-causing bug bears Frank Zappa’s name

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In 1968, Rolling Stone reported on how Frank Zappa influenced the Beatles. Nearly 50 years later, Zappa has inspired scientists to name a acne-causing bug after him.
Sound weird? Actually, it’s not. All kinds of beetles (Steven Colbert, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld), plants (Princess Diana orchid, President Obama moss ) and animals (John Cleese's wooly lemur ) are just some of the organisms named after celebrities…

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You are Most Likely to Break Your Diet Just After 4pm© Aaron Amat – Fotolia.com
4:12 p.m.: the exact time you are most likely to break your diet. According to recent research conducted by Seasonal Berries, late afternoon is when most people begin to crave unhealthy foods.
The research, which was conducted in the U.K., found that a third of people give in to their afternoon cravings…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.

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Cardiologist Services in Florida

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Many people develop heart problems or problems that relate to the heart. If you begin to have heart problems, then you may need to visit a cardiologist in Stuart Florida. You will first visit your regular doctor because some things can be diagnosed by a physician without special tests. If your physician cannot figure out what is wrong or is concerned that there are some serious heart problems, then you need to visit a cardiologist…

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Study Finds Drops Are Best Treatment for Ear Tube-Related DrippingMedical research showed that topical drops were superior to oral antibiotics in tackling discharge caused by an infection in children with tubes.

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Title: Average Obese Woman Gets Just 1 Hour of Exercise a Year: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

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By Toni Clarke and Bill Berkrot WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing sweeping changes to how it regulates over-the-counter drugs from aspirin to allergy medications to make it easier to react to new information on a product’s safety or recommended use. As one example, the FDA has sought to lower the dosage of painkiller acetaminophen from 500 milligrams in widely used products such as “extra strength” Tylenol to 325 mg, based on current knowledge of the liver damage the drug can cause…

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Is It Harder for Women to Lose Weight?

Anyone who's ever gone on a diet with her S.O. knows how annoying it is to see him drop pounds like <i>that</i>. Find out what's behind the gender gap

The question: Sometimes, it feels like men can lose weight so much more easily than women can—is there any evidence to back that up?
The expert: Mitzi Dulan, R…

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5 studies you may have missed

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Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation – so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.
Changing schools linked to psychotic symptoms
Journal: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
When a child switches schools, it may have more dire consequences for him or her than one might think…

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The Art of Texting While Walking

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The Art of Texting While WalkingAttention deficits are not the only perils of peripatetic texting.

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Tips To Keep Your Child Cold-Free

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Despite what most people might think, colds have very little to do with the weather. While the weather can have an impact on an existing cold, while not recommended, wearing shorts on a freezing cold day might leave you cold, but it won’t necessarily cause you to develop a cold. Instead, colds are viruses that travel from person to person through contact…

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Qualified And Experienced Pediatricians

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For any parent, ensuring the well-being of your children is one of our most critical responsibilities. We provide healthy meals, warm clothes, secure homes and encourage positive morality, but where we may not always be effective is identifying and addressing specific health issues. There’s no fault here of course, as the average parent simply isn’t qualified to diagnose most medical issues…

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Easy Breakfast Ideas to Help You Lose Weight

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Easy Breakfast Ideas to Help You Lose Weight
Easy Breakfast Ideas to Help You Lose Weight
If you’re trying to lose weight, the last thing you should do is skip breakfast. In fact, fitting in a good breakfast every morning is one of the best ways to slim down.
But it’s all what you make it. Eating a solid breakfast is the best way to jumpstart your metabolism and raise your fat burning potential for the day…

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Learning to Cut the Sugar

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Learning to Cut the SugarMany know Dr. Robert Lustig as “the anti-sugar guy,” but he’d prefer being known as the “anti-processed food guy.” His latest book, “The Fat Chance Cookbook,” offers recipes for more healthful eating.

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At least, we hope you learn a thing or two by this point

Turns out, you can learn quite a bit from more than a decade of real-world dating. Here are some of the best lessons we’ve picked up along the way:
Dating is fun…but exhausting.

 
Online dating is actually pretty awesome, as long as you don’t set your expectations too high…

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NY Family Plans Ariz. Move To Treat Infant with Medical MarijuanaFamily Plans Move To Treat Infant with Medical Marijuana

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5 Butt Exercises that Work Like Crazy

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5 Butt Exercises that Work Like Crazy
5 Butt Exercises that Work Like Crazy
Getting your butt toned and lifted in just the right way isn’t always an easy task. To help give your butt the workout it needs, these 5 killer exercises work like crazy toning, lifting and giving your butt a total well rounded appearance along with the function to support your lower back…

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Destination Certification: On the Path to Becoming a Personal Trainer

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About a year ago, one of my roommates was questioning passions. She’s a deep thinker, this roommate. She asks perceptive questions while others make small talk, and she’s more often than not ruminating on something. She asked me if I knew what my passion was, thereby immediately directing my attention, as she is so often able to do with just one question, to my own internal goings-on I hadn’t been so attuned to…

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Title: Gut Bacteria Tied to Obesity May Vary With GeographyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2014 4:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Red wine and resveratrol: Good for your heart?

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Red wine and something in it called resveratrol may be heart healthy. Discover more.

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Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: Coping strategies

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Learn how to help your child handle juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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Bullying’s mental health toll may last years

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Victims of bullying may suffer mental and physical consequences even after bullying occurs, research shows.
A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that bullying is associated with poor physical and mental health among children, particularly among those who were bullied in the past and are being currently bullied…

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Why You Procrastinate and How to StopMany people put things off to an unhealthy degree. Find out at WebMD why we do this and how to get things done on time.

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Welcome back to our next roundup of Total Solution Weight Loss topics and tips on getting excess weight off and keeping it off,  in the most healthiest way possible.  This update is an informative mix of exercise and diet for flexibility in incorporating what fits best into your schedule.

Dietary fats: Know which types to choose

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Get the skinny on dietary fat, including which types of fat to avoid and which to choose for good health.

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Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study FindsThose who have had vaccine are far less likely to need intensive-care unit

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On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of this past week’s (February 8, 2014 through February 15, 2014) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes…

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Donating kidney may raise disease risk slightly

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Those who make life-saving kidney donations may face a slightly increased risk of suffering from end-stage renal disease themselves, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
The study authors compared living kidney donors to healthy individuals who would also likely qualify to donate but never did…

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BEIJING (AP) — The major city of Guangzhou in southern China closed its live poultry markets on Saturday for two weeks to halt the spread of the H7N9 strain of bird flu.

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The Gravest Threat to the Public Health

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The Gravest Threat to the Public Health(CC) Tax Credits/Flickr
Bottom line, it’s the bottom line
In my last post, I summarized the case that the overuse of antibiotics in livestock poses a serious danger to humans in the form of drug-resistant bacteria passing from the animals to our plates and into us. I noted that the agriculture and pharmaceutical industries had managed to stall any effort by the FDA or other government agency to even hold hearings on the matter for 37 years and counting…

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Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 DiabetesUSDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

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U.S. News Introduces the U.S. News Advisor Finder

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New directory provides unbiased information on thousands of investment advisors and firms.

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Alcoholism Through a Doctor’s Eyes

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Alcoholism Through a Doctor’s EyesMedical, nursing and other graduate students from New York University have been attending the play “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” as part of their studies, though the drama underscores how little has changed in our beliefs about alcoholism and what we can do about it.

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Healthy Crock Pot Chili Recipe

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Healthy Crock Pot Chili Recipe
Healthy Crock Pot Chili Recipe
If you’re looking for a little comfort food in your life, chili is definitely the healthy way to go.
This delicious and totally satisfying chili recipe is right in line with any healthy diet plan. It includes some serious health-enhancing ingredients, from protein and fiber rich beans to high protein quinoa…

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30 Sex Fantasies To Turn Into Reality

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30 Sex Fantasies To Turn Into Reality

Because it never hurts to get a little creative

By Michelle Toglia for YourTango
Whether you’ve been together for two years or 16, you know how important passion is in your relationship. But did you know how key fantasies are in having a happy relationship? Being able to communicate your desires to your partner, keep things new, and add imagination to sex will do wonders for you—both in the bedroom and outside of it…

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All women face the threat of heart disease. Find out how symptoms, risk factors and prevention can be unique for women.

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Few eligible patients can get weight loss surgeryWASHINGTON (AP) — Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.

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Madonna Speaks Up About Her Body Image Insecurities

Yes, even Madge suffers from self-doubt sometimes

Madonna recently made a confession to Entertainment Tonight: “I have a love/hate relationship with my body,” she said. “Some days I’m happy with it and other days… I wasn’t born with Gisele Bundchen’s body, unfortunately, so you got to work for it—but it’s okay…

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Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your HeartSmall study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

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Buffett's Berkshire dumps stake in Dish, Glaxo(Reuters) – Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc eliminated its stake in Dish Network Corp in the fourth quarter and added a stake in financial giant Goldman Sachs, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Berkshire had taken the Dish position in the second quarter. The regulatory filing does not disclose exactly when in the fourth quarter that Berkshire sold its 547,312 shares in the satellite TV company…

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(HealthCastle.com)  When my clients hear the word “cooking oil”, they often say that they’ve switched to one of the “healthier types of oils” such as olive oil, grapeseed oil, walnut oil etc.
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Lea Michele Breaks A Sweat, Makes East Coasters Yearn For Warmer Weather

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While most of the country braved yet another snowstorm on Thursday (Feb. 13), Lea Michele soaked up the Los Angeles sunshine during an afternoon jog at Runyon Canyon.

The 27-year-old worked up a sweat at the popular park, but managed to do it in style while taking a break from her busy schedule. She recently debuted a single titled “You’re Mine” from her upcoming album, “Louder,” which is set for release on March 4…

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Study Shows That Calling Obesity a Disease is a Bad IdeaContributor: “Dr. J” Dr. J offers his irreverent, slightly irrelevant, but possibly useful opinions on health and fitness. A Florida surgeon and fitness freak with a black belt in karate, he runs 50 miles a week and flies a Cherokee Arrow 200.
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Last June, the American Medical Association declared that obesity is a disease…

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Title: Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family AffairCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2014 7:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Buffett's Berkshire dissolves stake in Dish(Reuters) – Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc eliminated its stake in Dish Network Corp in the fourth quarter and added a stake in financial giant Goldman Sachs, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Berkshire had taken the Dish position in the second quarter. The regulatory filing does not disclose exactly when in the fourth quarter that Berkshire sold its 547,312 shares in the satellite TV company…

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Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?Researchers can’t say for sure, but brain bleeds were more common among those with low levels of the vitamin

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What To Eat When You’re Sick

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What To Eat When You're Sick
By Cindy Shih

Even when you’ve done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it’s almost inevitable you’ll get at least a mild sniffle at some point during cold and flu season. And even though being stuck at home with a fever does warm up our bodies — which may sound nice when the temperature outside is below zero — it’s not exactly as enjoyable as warming up in the sun on a gorgeous beach somewhere…

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Can Eating Chocolate Help You Lose Weight?

Eating chocolate before and after your meals is the newest weight-loss tactic. But is it too good to be true?

Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight. If the title of the new weight-loss book from neuroscientist Will Clower, Ph.D., isn’t enough to grab your attention, its promise might: Eat chocolate 20 minutes before and five minutes after lunch and dinner to cut your appetite by up to 50 percent…

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Sleep Apnea May Worsen Fatigue in MS PatientsSmall study suggests sleep disorder could be missed in people with multiple sclerosis

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Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke RiskStudy found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

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Best Full Body Fat Loss Workout

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Best Full Body Fat Loss Workout
Best Full Body Fat Loss Workout
With the popularity of CrossFit and home workout programs like P90X, the fitness industry has everyone focused on total body exercise.
If you ask me, it’s a trend in the right direction. What I love about full body workouts is that they engage your body in more complete and natural movements, bringing each muscle through its entire range of motion (or close to it)…

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Parenting skills: Tips for raising teens

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Teens need their parents more than ever. Find out the best ways to guide your adolescent toward adulthood.

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The 10 Least Expensive Health Insurance Markets In The U.S.The 10 Least Expensive Health Insurance Markets In The U.S.

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How to get pregnant

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You might have experience preventing pregnancy — but if the time is right, do you know how to get pregnant? Here’s help.

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