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The Best Kind of Milk for Your Heart

The Best Kind of Milk for Your Heart

Organic milk costs more than the conventional stuff, but it’s a small price to pay for a healthier heart. In a recent study, when the nutritional content of 384 samples of organic and conventional whole milk from around the country was analyzed, t

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The Best New Cars Under $25,000

The Best New Cars Under $25,000

You can buy a lot of car for less than $25,000 these days. Just a decade ago, only the Asian imports truly excelled at producing high-quality reasonably priced cars. But now the US automakers have caught up—some European brands are improving, too

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Best Home Exercise Gear on a Budget

Best Home Exercise Gear on a Budget

Whether you're spending $100 or $1,000, here's the equipment you need... If you don't like the idea of doling out big bucks every month to belong to a gym, there's a much less expensive way to get yourself in shape in the convenience of your own hom

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Will Your Home Survive Next Winter?

Will Your Home Survive Next Winter?

Steps to Take Now to Prevent Frozen Gutters, Burst Pipes, More The winter of 2014 brought brutal cold, thick ice and deep snow to many parts of the US. As tough as the long winter was on people, it was even harder for many homes. Frozen gutters sen

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Wrinkle-Filler Injections Could Make You Go Blind

Wrinkle-Filler Injections Could Make You Go Blind

Some people are willing to go to great lengths (and expense) to get rid of their wrinkles, if only temporarily...so they visit a dermatologist for cosmetic filler injections intended to restore a smoother, more youthful appearance to the skin. That's

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Publication: Daily Health News

7 Secrets to Help Friends and Family Make Much Better Decisions

7 Secrets to Help Friends and Family Make Much Better Decisions

Does your spouse, child, friend or colleague struggle to make good decisions? Some may be trivial—perhaps picking a restaurant. Others are more critical—whether to stand up to a boss at work. And some are potentially life-altering—should I have

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The Real Reason We Eat Too Much Junk...and an Easy Way to Stop

The Real Reason We Eat Too Much Junk...and an Easy Way to Stop

If you blew it food-wise today (again!), you're probably worrying about how your food choices are harming your health...wondering why the heck you can't stop eating too much of the wrong stuff...and cursing your lack of willpower. Well, you can stop

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How to Prevent a Stroke

How to Prevent a Stroke

Question: What do tapping your toes, eating celery, sitting down and getting a flu shot all have in common? Answer: They are all surprising ways to reduce your risk of having a stroke—ways that your doctor is not likely to tell you about. And t

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Blood Pressure Alert: Are The New Guidelines Misguided?

Blood Pressure Alert: Are The New Guidelines Misguided?

For decades, we've been told to keep our blood pressure below 140/90. Now: New expert guidelines have plenty of doctors crying foul. According to these relaxed recommendations, people over age 60 don't need treatment until systolic (top number) blood

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Do You Really Need an Antibiotic?

Do You Really Need an Antibiotic?

Foods and supplements sometimes work just as well as prescription antibiotics...without side effects. Most likely you've been taught that if you have any type of bacterial infection, you must take an antibiotic. But overuse of antibiotics is increas

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Salt Your Feet to Fall Asleep

Salt Your Feet to Fall Asleep

A little-known secret to getting a good night's sleep is keeping the pH of your body alkaline rather than acidic. PROBLEM: A typical diet (too much processed food, red meat, dairy, fried food, sugar, salt, coffee and alcohol) and lifestyle (constant

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Better Than Meat!

Better Than Meat!

Here are the other proteins you should be eating... When it comes to getting enough muscle-building protein, most people do just fine by having a juicy steak, a generous chicken breast or a tasty fish fillet a few times a week. The problem is, most

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Coconut Oil Is Good for You—Despite Its Bad Reputation

Coconut Oil Is Good for You—Despite Its Bad Reputation

Lately, one particular type of oil has become a "go-to" food, with more and more people citing its impressive health benefits. It's coconut oil—yup, the oil that became a nutritional pariah some years back when a damning report showed that a tub of

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Don’t Be a Victim of Nursing Home Theft

Don’t Be a Victim of Nursing Home Theft

Nursing home residents often entrust a portion of their savings to the facility’s care so that the facility can handle their funds like a bank and make purchases on their behalf. Unfortunately, oversight of this money often is lax. A recent study b

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No More Soreness After Medical Tests

No More Soreness After Medical Tests

Invasive medical tests are not fun, but thankfully anesthesia makes most of them manageable. The problem is, many people experience uncomfortable symptoms after the procedures. This isn’t surprising, since the doctor may have been inserting a tube

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Castor Oil Packs Reduce Pain, Swelling, Congestion and More

Castor Oil Packs Reduce Pain, Swelling, Congestion and More

I was quite a bookworm when I was a girl—and I remember reading about many a storybook heroine who had to swallow a daily dose of castor oil for her health. Ugh! I thought it sounded awful—and I still do—but as it turns out, you don’t have to

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A Promising Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

A Promising Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

For people with type 1 diabetes, each day means carefully monitoring blood sugar, planning every bite of food and bit of physical activity, and injecting the insulin they need to stay alive. Many hope for a miracle that will free them from this relen

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“Type1.5” Diabetes

“Type1.5” Diabetes

Q. My sister has type 1.5 diabetes. How does it differ from other types of diabetes? A. Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune disorder in which the body’s own immune system destroys the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. As a result, the body do

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Simple Way to Test Yourself for Dementia

Simple Way to Test Yourself for Dementia

Having trouble finding the right words...showing up for visits on the wrong day...getting confused while balancing a checkbook. For people who are getting on in years, such experiences can spark worries about whether cognitive skills are starting to

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Your Playlist Can Change Your Life

Your Playlist Can Change Your Life

Music can improve our productivity, boost our mood and even help us eat less—but only if we choose our playlist wisely. Here's how to select music for… Relaxing. Don't assume that the slowest songs are best for relaxation—the most relaxing tem

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