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WELL-DONE MEAT MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE

If you prefer your steak cooked well-done you may want to try and change your tastes. A study of 100,000 U.S. adults found the odds of high blood pressure were a bit higher among people who liked their meat grilled, broiled, or roasted, versus those who favored more temperate cooking methods. The...
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Shoppers would rather deal with technology than humans

So it turns out shoppers don't enjoy being nagged by sales people!! A recent survey by HRC Retail Advisory found that shoppers would prefer when shopping for apparel to use in store technology for customer service over retail workers. 85% of those surveyed wanted to be able to check the prices...
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Avoid getting sick on a plane with this trick!

Traveling on a plane may in fact increase your chances of getting sicks says the National Academy of Sciences. Their research suggests it all comes down to where you sit. Passengers who pick an aisle or middle seat have an 80% greater chance of coming down with an illness than those that were...
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5 min to better sleep

Everyone knows getting a good nights sleep is paramount to starting your days with energy and a clear head. But did you know that the key to a good nights sleep is writing a to-do list? People who spent five minutes a night writing a to-do list before bed, fell asleep faster than participants who...
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Cereal Study reveals you're eating out of the wrong bowl

Breakfast is usually said to be the most important meal of the day, but are you eating it right? For starters, you're probably using a round bowl... that's wrong! Researcher Jennifer Newson tells the Daily Mail that eating cereal from a square bowl can make you feel fuller and more nourished! "...
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Cat missing for 14 years reunited with owners!

Perry Martin got a surprise call on March 9th. His beloved cat, Thomas Jr. was found after being lost for 14. When hurricane Jeanne hit the Treasure Coast in 2004, Martin moved in with a friend and just a few days later, Thomas Jr. went missing. Martin filed a missing cat report with the Humane...
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Your bottled water probably contains microplastics!

If you think you're being healthier by choosing bottled water over a soft drink you still might be ingesting some stuff you'd rather not. Journalism organization Orb Media tested more than 250 bottles of water from 11 brands (including Nestle Pure Life, Dasani, Evian, San Pellegrino, and...
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Do sleepy time teas work?

Some teas claim they help you nod off, but studies have shown there's little evidence to support they actually do. Katie Pande, a senior herbal adviser at herbal tea company Pukka Herbs, says chamomile and lavender help you relax but don't actually aid with sleep. Chamomile contains chamazulene...
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Are you more likely to get sick when the seasons change?

Spring has officially sprung, even if it still feels like winter. You may have heard you're more likely to get sick when the seasons change, and experts agree that's true. Dr. Bradley Chipps, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology says the nasal inflammation caused by...
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Reusable Toilet Paper?

Brace yourself -- there are people out there who are using reusable toilet paper. It may sound like a good idea if you're a hardcore environmentalist, and it will save you money since toilet paper is off your regular shopping list, but it's a pretty hard sell for most people. The reusable toilet...
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