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Fight Osteoarthritis Pain With the Mighty Grape

Fight Osteoarthritis Pain With the Mighty Grape

When osteoarthritis sets in, people often turn to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain relief even though long-term use of these drugs can cause serious side effects—including gastrointestinal bleeding, stroke and heart attack. But ce

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Publication: Daily Health News

When Your New Glasses Are Hazardous to Your Health

When Your New Glasses Are Hazardous to Your Health

Do you remember playing "Pin the Tail On the Donkey" and what fun it was to watch the blindfolded kids stumble and sway as they tried to walk a straight line after being twirled? The brain needs vision to keep the body balanced. Otherwise (unless you

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Publication: Daily Health News

How Healing Hands Provide Sleep for Dementia Patients

How Healing Hands Provide Sleep for Dementia Patients

If you live with someone who has Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, he or she may be keeping you up at night—even keeping you up all night—with restlessness just as a newborn baby would. But the feeling of dealing with an Alzheimer'

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Publication: Daily Health News

A Painful Reason Why Higher-Fat Diets Are Better than Rapid-Weight-Loss Diets

A Painful Reason Why Higher-Fat Diets Are Better than Rapid-Weight-Loss Diets

Rapid-weight-loss diets can be tempting quick fixes. You know the circumstances. You want to quickly lose a few pounds to look great in a suit or dress that you plan to wear to a reunion…or you aim to fit into a slinky gown for a wedding reception.

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Publication: Daily Health News

Control Blood Sugar and Keep Fit With Prebiotic Sunchokes

Control Blood Sugar and Keep Fit With Prebiotic Sunchokes

The first time I spotted a sunchoke at my local farmers' market, I thought it was the love child of a potato and a piece of ginger. But when the farmer offered me a taste, I learned that this gnarled and knobby root vegetable has its own irresistible

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Guide to Depression and How to Get Drug-Free Relief

Guide to Depression and How to Get Drug-Free Relief

When it comes to treating depression, the various "talk" therapies and antidepressant drugs that are used can literally be lifesavers. But, unfortunately, they don't work for everyone, and the drugs can have serious side effects. Isn't there somethin

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Loneliness Harms Your Health

Loneliness Harms Your Health

Here's how to break out of it... Oh, those long, lonesome days…and nights! Most of us occasionally feel that way. But what if you are lonely more often than not? Plenty of people are. Why loneliness deserves our attention: While loneliness has l

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Sedans Aren't Boring Anymore!

Sedans Aren't Boring Anymore!

The midsize sedan market has been completely remade as carmakers engage in an impressive game of automotive one-upmanship. Until a few years ago, the typical affordable midsize sedan was uninspiring and anonymous. Today the quality of cars available

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Publication: Bottom Line Personal

Faltering Funds

Faltering Funds

Would you invest in a mutual fund that trailed more than three-quarters of its category over the past year? Slumps are common even among the best stock pickers—85% of funds that beat their benchmark indexes over a 10-year ­period had at least one

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End Your Back Pain...for Good

End Your Back Pain...for Good

A surgeon shares his surprising secret... You're lucky if you haven't suffered a backache recently. It's common…make that very common. In any three-month period, 25% of adults will suffer at least one day of back pain. Over the course of a lifeti

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The 4 Best Stock Sectors Now (and the 3 Worst)

The 4 Best Stock Sectors Now (and the 3 Worst)

Investors often focus on the ups and downs of the overall stock market or a few individual stocks. But there is a better way to gauge where the most attractive opportunities and the biggest dangers lie. It involves concentrating on sectors—the indu

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September 2014 Checklist

September 2014 Checklist

Protect your home during Mold Awareness Month: Don't let plumbing and other water problems linger. Quickly clean up leaks and spills. If mold develops on hard surfaces, scrub with detergent and water (use rubber gloves).

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Win at Fantasy Football!

Win at Fantasy Football!

Secrets to Drafting the Best Team Is your fantasy to win at fantasy football? With the NFL season-and fantasy football season—just weeks away, here are five key tips for building a successful fantasy roster…* Grab exceptional wide receivers in

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12 Tricks to Keep Food Fresh Longer

12 Tricks to Keep Food Fresh Longer

Americans typically throw out 21% of their food, mostly uneaten leftovers and food that has gone bad. That waste costs the average American family of four between $1,350 and $2,275 a year. To help prevent and reduce the amount of wasted food in your

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Surprising Ways to Improve Your Hearing

Surprising Ways to Improve Your Hearing

Aside from protecting your ears from blasting stereos and jackhammers, there’s not much you can do to control what happens to your hearing, right? Wrong! It’s true that genetic and environmental factors (such as loud noises) are usually what cau

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6 Life Hacks Everyone Should Know

6 Life Hacks Everyone Should Know

Shoe polish…adhesive remover…wood stain…what do these have in common? You can replace each of them with something in your fridge or pantry. Check out these six time- and money-saving life hacks from three Bottom Line experts… Easy Rust

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Eating Protein—Timing Is Everything for Your Muscles and Waistline

Eating Protein—Timing Is Everything for Your Muscles and Waistline

You may carefully watch how many calories and what type of fat you eat every day, and you may count grams of protein and carbohydrates. But even if you’re hitting all the right numbers, your diet might still be all wrong, according to new research.

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Publication: Daily Health News

Is Valerian Really a Danger to Cancer Patients?

Is Valerian Really a Danger to Cancer Patients?

Imagine facing a cancer diagnosis along with its exhausting and debilitating treatment...add the responsibilities of your normal life of work and family...and then not being able to get a good night’s sleep. Insomnia and restless sleep are very com

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How Skipping Meals Can Wreck Your Marriage

How Skipping Meals Can Wreck Your Marriage

Can you admit that sometimes you simply lose your cool with your spouse but don’t know why? Or that you find things to pick at? Maybe you chalk up your crankiness to being overwhelmed. Let’s face it, it can take a lot of energy to control emotion

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Publication: Daily Health News

Edible Bugs—It’s What’s for Dinner

Edible Bugs—It’s What’s for Dinner

Have you ever looked at a bunch of squirming insects and thought, “Mmmmm…bugs! I want that for dinner!”? No? Well, there are ecological, economic and even trendy reasons why you might want to reconsider—especially if you’d like to be an adv

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Publication: Daily Health News