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How Eating Avocado Can Help You Slim Down

If you weren’t already in love with avocados, here’s another reason to jump on the bandwagon: A new study says that eating half an avocado with lunch helps reduce cravings in late afternoon, a.k.a. 64 more words

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Yes, You CAN Touch Your Toes

As a yoga teacher, I constantly hear from students, “I can’t touch my toes.” But the truth is, anyone can—just bend your knees. Most people think touching your toes is about… 176 more words

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Do False-Positives Scare Women Away from Mammograms?

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — False-positive mammograms do increase anxiety, but the feeling is short-lived and most women go on to have breast screening in the future, new research suggests. 741 more words

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Nearly 70% of Americans Support Birth Control Coverage Under Obamacare

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 70 percent of Americans support the new health care law’s mandated coverage of birth control, a nationwide study finds. 396 more words

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I would normally just ignore fictitious holidays as ridiculous as Earth Day, but it is the 45th anniversary of the UNESCO conference at which it was originally proposed. 362 more words

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3 Effective Ways to Burn Fat While Running

Wouldn’t it be great if every runner were at his or her ideal weight? We’d all look and feel better, and race faster.

Being at your healthy, ideal weight would certainly make you a faster runner. 633 more words

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Stress May Make Your Allergy Symptoms Worse

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Stress may trigger symptom flare-ups in people with seasonal allergies, a new study suggests.

Researchers followed 179 people with hay fever for 12 weeks, and found that 39 percent of them had more than one flare-up. 269 more words

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