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Beware the New Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

Beware the New Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

Home buyers, watch out! Financial institutions are rolling out a new generation of hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) with very attractive initial rates. ARMs allow home buyers to increase their ...

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Health & HealingHealth & Healing

Singing Gives Speech Back to Mute Stroke Patients

Singing Gives Speech Back to Mute Stroke Patients

For hundreds of years, scientists, physicians and others have observed that many people who cannot speak well or even speak at all—folks who have had a stroke, for instance—can still sing perfectl...

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Diet & ExerciseDiet & Exercise

The Eat-What-You-Want Diet

The Eat-What-You-Want Diet

Alternating fasting with feasting really takes off the pounds… Some people fast to "rest" the digestive tract, while others do so as part of a religious tradition. The last time you fasted may have...

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Natural RemediesNatural Remedies

Rose Hip Powder Is Flower Power for Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

Rose Hip Powder Is Flower Power for Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

Although nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin), the COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib (Celebrex) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) are the standard fare for osteoarthritis (OA) pain relie...

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Self ImprovementSelf Improvement

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, s...

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Home & FamilyHome & Family

Don't Settle for Second-Rate Sound

Don't Settle for Second-Rate Sound

Get Glorious Room-Filling Music from Your iPod, Smartphone, Tablet, ­Computer, More The speakers built into smartphones, tablets and computers rarely deliver high-quality sound. That reduces enjoyme...

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Travel & RecreationTravel & Recreation

Did a Neuroscientist Say Bicycle Helmets Aren’t Lifesaving?

Did a Neuroscientist Say Bicycle Helmets Aren’t Lifesaving?

Imagine that it’s a beautiful day and you are out taking a bicycle ride. You are coasting along a quiet neighborhood street, loving the feeling of zipping along on wheels and WHAM! You didn’t see ...

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Wealth & RetirementWealth & Retirement

African Stocks

African Stocks

Africa is not the first continent that most people think of when searching for fast-growing businesses and attractive stocks. But among the continent's 54 countries, Kenya's stock exchange rose by 84%...

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How to Get a 7% Yield (When Others Are Getting Less Than 4%)

How to Get a 7% Yield (When Others Are Getting Less Than 4%)

America’s “Dividend Detective” Shares His Secrets Finding attractive yields on investments today has become more of a treacherous scavenger hunt than a routine financial exercise. US Treasury n...

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