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Remember that cringe-inducing news story about the woman who had 27 contact lenses stuck in one eye? That would be an example of how not...

Facts About Coconut Oil

People take dietary coconut oil for myriad reasons, including the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, breast cancer complications, boosting the immune system, chronic...

Recipe: Red Pepper Dip

This quick and easy red pepper dip recipe is a great option for a lighter touch to holiday fare. Not only is this versatile...

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans are living with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes in the United States and while similar, the two...

Differences between Palliative and Hospice Care

Palliative care and hospice care have a lot of similarities, but there are also important differences. One of the most important distinctions between the...

4 Ways to Build Gratitude

Despite the thanks-centered holiday that kicks off the winter season, it can be hard to be grateful during these months. Too much to do,...

Rainy-Day Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Pudding Sauce

The holidays and sweet treats go hand in hand, as anyone who’s ever struggled to button her pants on Jan. 1 knows all too...

6 Things to Know on Quit Day

Every smoker can become a former smoker. But it’s going to be hard work. That’s why smokers should plan ahead for their “quit day” and...

What Former Smokers Should Know

Snuffed out your last cigarette years ago? Great! You did something wonderful for your health by quitting. Snuffed out your last cigarette years ago? Great!...

How Smoking Can Change Your Appearance

If knowing that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke and other serious illnesses can’t convince you to quit, how about good old vanity?If knowing...

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