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Daylight Saving Time: How to Spring Forward

Get ready to roll your clocks forward into daylight saving time – the bittersweet switch that signals spring but delivers a blow to your sleep. For most people, a 23-hour Sunday means a mildly sleepy Monday. But for some – particularly those who aren’t big on mornings to begin with – daylight saving time takes … Continue Reading

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. To bring awareness to colorectal cancer, Friday, March 7 is Dress in Blue Day. Lifestyle-Related Factors Several lifestyle-related factors have been linked to colorectal cancer. In fact, the … Continue Reading

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How to Avoid Digital Eyestrain

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Our lives have increasingly become more digital today. While some may see this as a benefit, others are finding that it can literally be a pain in the eye. Digital eyestrain is now a common problem. Eye and vision problems are reported in 70 to 75% of computer workers, according to the American Optometric Association. … Continue Reading

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10 Strategies For A Better Workout

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You put in the time to get fit, but are you setting yourself up for success? Make sure all the hard work you do in the gym pays off by following these 10 strategies to do before, during, and after a workout. Pencil It In Consistency is key when it comes to seeing results, so … Continue Reading

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9 Ways to Detox Your Home

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We carefully watch what goes into our mouths and on our bodies – organic this, petroleum free that. But when it comes to keeping a healthy home, knowing what to do isn’t so easy. In fact, the average home may contain as many as 400 chemicals, come of them toxic, many untested, according to a … Continue Reading

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4 Ways to Stop Stress This Second

In panic mode? These four tips will work right away. 1. Write down your fears – Make a list of what’s worrying you at the moment, and then put it away. This simple act stops the obsessive cycle of anxiety so you can move on. 2. Amp up your activity – Vigorous exercise diminishes stress, … Continue Reading

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8 Reasons You’re Still Hungry

Are you still hungry, even after you’ve eaten a tasty lunch, a full dinner or a midnight snack? Some food ingredients can trick our bodies into not recognizing when we’re full; causing “rebound hunger” that can add inches to your waistline. But these simple tweaks can help quiet your cravings for food. You drink too … Continue Reading

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7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever

You’ve done all of the obvious stuff – cut out late-night caffeine, made sure your bedroom is dark and cozy, avoided scary movies or struggling with your to-do list right before bed. So why are you still tossing and turning? Certain habits you’re unaware of could be sabotaging your sleep. And, as you may know, … Continue Reading

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The Health Benefits of Love

Love is an amazing thing, and now research shows that love is also good for your health. Studies show that romance can positively affect your health and well-being. So whether you’ve been married for years or are single and looking, the following evidence will remind you why it is important to make room for love … Continue Reading

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American Heart Awareness Month

February is American Heart Awareness Month! Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable. Heart disease is a major problem. Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year – … Continue Reading

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