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Phantom Smells Are Causing Quality Of Life Issues For Those Over 40

Ever question a strange smell to only have the person you are taking to say they can't smell whatever it is you do? A new study looked at the phenomenon of "phantom" odors that have no obvious source. Data collected between 2011 and 2014 asked 7417 subjects aged 40 if they smelled an unpleasant,...
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Take Care When Carving A Pumpkin Into A Jack-O-Lantern

Tomorrow marks one week until Halloween. Welcoming many trick-or-treaters will be a carved pumpkin we call a jack-o-lantern and while they can be scary, jack-o-lanterns shouldn't be dangerous. But they are, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, who say last year that 3,200 people...
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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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Never Hold In A Sneeze

If you are one to hold back or mute your sneeze you should stop. Especially, don’t do it by plugging up your nose and mouth or you just might end up in the emergency room with a gaping hole in your throat. A case report in the peer-reviewed medical journal, BMJ, reported on a healthy 34-year old...
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Worst Things You Can Do After A Workout

Finding motivation to exercise can be hard to find sometimes but when you do, it's a great feeling of accomplishment! But there are some things you may be doing that sabotage your efforts in becoming physically fit! So avoid these post-workout mistakes most commonly committed! #1-Change out of your...
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There Is An Art To Falling To Protect Yourself From Serious Injury

Did you know there is a proper way to fall? As crazy as it may sound, falling injuries are the most common cause of injury-related emergency room visits, with nearly 8 million cases happening every year. Those falls can be dangerous if it involves hitting your head with injuries that could be life...
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Avocado-Related Injuries Are Leading Medical Personnel To Call It A Guacalypse

Thousands of people have fell victim to it, including Meryl Streep in 2012. While promoting the movie, Hope Sings , her left hand and left pinky finger were covered in a white bandage. Curiosity lead to her alerting the world she had slice her hand while cutting an avocado. She is in good company...
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The One Key To Make Your Workouts Rock!

Ask 20 different people for an exercise tip and you’ll probably get 20 different answers. Unfortunately many of the exercises we do awe just wrong. Wrong in the sense that we’re preforming the moves incorrectly, which can lead to injury. For instance, stretching. Yes, it is important to stretch...
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