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Waking Up Before Your Alarm Is A Good Thing

Every once in a while you awake without the need of an alarm clock and while it seems cruel to awake minutes before your scheduled time, it is actually a good sign of sleep health. While waking up before you alarm can indicate sleep disruption, especially if you are tired, groggy or irritable, if...
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You Need To Sauna

Hot and steamy is how we describe a summer afternoon in Florida but new research confirms that a good sauna session is not only relaxing but good for your health. The Mayo Clinic report confirms an earlier report from Finland that spending time in relatively dry room heated to between 80 and 100...
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More Accurate Way Of Telling The Age Of Your Dog

To find out a dog's age, you add 7 years to every one human year, right? WRONG! This method is both overgeneralized and largely inaccurate. The speed with which a dog ages can vary significantly depending on its breed and, perhaps most importantly, its size. Knowing a pet's "human" age is important...
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Taking A Look At College Health Insurance Plans

Your freshly graduated from high school child will soon be on their way to the dorms of the college campus. While most of your time these days may be to squeeze in a much family time as possible, making sure your children are safe at school is paramount and that may have involved investigating...
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The Key to a Happy Marriage May Be Your Height

A new study is saying something as simple as you and your spouse's height may play a large part in if your marriage will be a happy one.
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Handwriting Can Help You Live A Healthier Life

Putting pen to paper can put your body and mind on the ‘write’ track. A new study found that if you take just 15 minutes to complete writing exercises about self-compassion can increase a women’s body image. Writing a self-love letter increased body satisfaction among participants. Previous...
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Your Feet May Be The Key For A Lifetime Of Happiness

While conquistador Juan Ponce de León sought for it in the New World, the key to youth and a longer life may be in your feet right now. Research increasingly suggests we should be paying more attention to our feet and keeping them strong. One in three adults over 65 will have at least one fall a...
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Sea Salt Contain High Levels Of Microplastics

No doubt that sea salt has become a favorite in the kitchen and it appears that sea salt may contain an alarming amount of microplastics. A study found that one kilogram of sea salt can contain as many as 600 microplastics. That means if you consume the daily recommended amount of salt, which is 5...
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Yogurt Should Be A Dinner Appetizer

We think of yogurt as a breakfast staple not as an appetizer for Chicken Marsala! But the properties that make it great for your digestive system shouldn’t be isolated to mornings. Eating yogurt as an appetizer before meals could ease inflammation, hypertension and boost gut health, a new study has...
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Consult Your Doctor Before Starting Any New Diet, Including Fad Ones

When we think of ways to lose weight, we tend to seek out the latest diet craze, or fad. However our obsession with the Paleo Diet, 5:2 diet, kombucha and even Vegan diet is leading us to make so unhealthy choices with our bodies. New survey results released indicate that 67% of dieters have opted...
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