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Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists

Fist bumps are more hygienic than
handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.

The study discovered that a handshake transfers 10 times as much bacteria as a fist bump, following a series of tests at Aberystwyth University on the west coast of Wales. 205 more words

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Get Movin' Monday: How To Slow Down Our Busy Lives

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With work piling up, getting the kids to sports, and other day-to-day duties, stress seems never ending. That’s why we’re going to get you moving this Monday — by teaching you how to slow down. 246 more words

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Man loses 100 pounds with plant-based diet: 'Everything about life is better'

(CNN) – Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz’s biggest life humiliations.

He also couldn’t shop at popular clothing stores — the clothing wasn’t large enough. 719 more words

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An Un-Hallmarked Moment

A tip of the hat to me for outwitting Hallmark.

Today I celebrate my 19th Prozac Anniversary, a holiday the queen card company has yet to come up with a card for.  152 more words

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Don't let Pasta Freak you out. Plate it up Right!

I love pasta. Real, authentic, pasta.

People often leave it out of their meals because they’re afraid they will overeat it. Well, that’s a possibility if pasta is wearing the plate. 58 more words

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Recipes for Health: Salsa Fresca with Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi, with its crisp texture, is a pleasant surprise diced into this tomato salsa. It goes well with chips, nachos, tacos and quesadillas, or with fish and chicken. 15 more words

Joe Liotine

Recipes for Health: Roasted Corn and Tomato Salsa

Grilling tomatoes, jalapeños and corn makes for a nice mix of flavors. The sweetness of the corn contrasts well with the charred and picante flavors of the salsa. 15 more words

Joe Liotine