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Bring Home the Joy! Holiday Entertaining Guide

Bring Home the Joy! Holiday Entertaining Guide

Bring good cheer to your holidays with our delicious recipes, festive decorating tips, ideas for family fun and other wonderful ways to make special memories. Thanksgiving Recipes and Decor Nutritious (But Mouthwatering!) Thanksgiving Recipes

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Stop Online Spies

Stop Online Spies

It is not a secret that your online activity is not very private. Cyber criminals and government agencies have ways of reading your e-mails and discovering where you go on the Internet. Websites you visit can figure out who you are, where you live an

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Ginger vs. Sumatriptan for Migraine Relief

Ginger vs. Sumatriptan for Migraine Relief

Migraine. The sound of the word is like nails on a chalkboard for sufferers. If you deal with these headaches, the mere hint of an attack probably drives you to the medicine cabinet in search of any number of oral, inhaled or injectable drugs despite

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What Whole-Body Vibration Therapy Can Do for You

What Whole-Body Vibration Therapy Can Do for You

There’s been a lot of buzz (pun intended) lately about whole-body vibration (WBV) machines. They’re new, improved takes on the “jiggle belt,” a weight-loss and fitness gimmick from the 1950s, 1960s and even 1970s. You remember the gadget—a

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How to Love Tofu

How to Love Tofu

...and why you should. Given the choice between a juicy steak, a nice piece of fish or a few cubes of tofu, which would you choose? Let's put it this way…for most Americans, it's not the tofu. If you've told yourself that you don't like tofu—or

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The Quick, Powerful Workout You're Probably Not Getting

The Quick, Powerful Workout You're Probably Not Getting

Until recently, fitness gurus have advised people to "take the stairs" mainly as a substitute for do-nothing elevator rides. Now: Stair-climbing is becoming increasingly popular as a workout that's readily accessible (stairs are everywhere)…often

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The Truth About Flu Shots

The Truth About Flu Shots

When flu vaccination season comes each year, do you get vaccinated? Here's why I'm asking. Before coming to Daily Health News, I was a medical writer and editor who developed information for doctors to keep them in the know. One of my specialties wa

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Do Fitness Trackers Actually Work?

Do Fitness Trackers Actually Work?

Can a relatively inexpensive little device that you wear actually tell you how much exercise you're getting and how fit you are? That's what products called fitness trackers—with brand names like Jawbone, Fitbit, NikeFuel and Misfit—promise to do

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Guide: How to Lose Bad Habits—and Start Good Habits

Guide: How to Lose Bad Habits—and Start Good Habits

You know when a habit is bad for you. But a bad habit can seem impossible to break—no matter how hard and how many times you try to stop, for instance, eating junk food…or procrastinating…or overspending…or being late…or biting your nails

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Small Emerging-Market Stocks

Small Emerging-Market Stocks

Many investors feel pretty brave when they venture into ­emerging-market stocks, which can be relatively volatile. But for the most part, the stocks they are betting on are from fairly large, well-­established companies. There is another, even more

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Say This, Not That

Say This, Not That

A Few Word Changes Can Transform Your Marriage Just a few simple changes in what you say to your spouse can turn an unhappy marriage into a happy one. That's because most marital discontent actually isn't caused by serious differences between spouse

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When You Need to Eat More

When You Need to Eat More

In our weight-conscious society, it's easy to think of a diminished appetite as a blessing. But that's not the case for people who are risking a serious health problem because they just don't feel like eating. Even though loss of appetite (not anorex

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You May Have These Rare Coins in Your Pocket!

You May Have These Rare Coins in Your Pocket!

You may have a coin in your pocket—just a piece of ordinary change—that is worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars. These days, plenty of these collectible coins are back in circulation, thanks to the popularity of automatic coin-counting ma

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You're Decorating Wrong

You're Decorating Wrong

7 Mistakes You're Probably Making Minor decorating decisions can have a major impact on how your home looks and feels. For example, it isn't just the quality of the art on your walls that matters, but also how that art is hung. And it isn't just how

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PTSD: A Hidden Danger After a Serious Illness

PTSD: A Hidden Danger After a Serious Illness

A heart attack, cancer or a stay in the ICU puts you at much greater risk If you've been successfully treated for a serious illness, you're likely to feel so much relief at having dodged a bullet that you may downplay or dismiss the emotional trauma

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Can Action Films Make You Fat?

Can Action Films Make You Fat?

Headed out to that hot new action-adventure movie or settling in for a new season of your favorite action show on TV? Enjoy—but watch out! In one of those interesting twists in human psychology, research has shown that certain types of movies and T

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How to Cure Snoring with a Song

How to Cure Snoring with a Song

If your spouse complains about your early-morning habit of singing O Sole Mio in the shower, just explain that it's better than an all-night concert of wall-shaking snores. Nearly half of all adults snore occasionally, and about 25% do it all the ti

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Hackers Could Ruin Your Life

Hackers Could Ruin Your Life

Changing passwords isn't enough to stop them Recent news that Russian hackers had stolen more than 1.2 billion passwords from 420,000 websites sent shudders through computer users. But what dangers do you really face as a result of these kinds of in

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Better Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors for Bleeding Ulcers

Better Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors for Bleeding Ulcers

The drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are rife with dangerous complications, but I'll admit that there are times when the benefits outweigh the risks. For example, PPIs can be a life-saving treatment for bleeding ulcers. By stopping stomach

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How to Stop Athlete's Foot

How to Stop Athlete's Foot

Bottom Line/HEALTH:   I'm Sarah Hiner, president of Bottom Line Publications, and these are our Conversations With the Experts, where we get the answers to your tough questions from our leading experts. To

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