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Sleep Hygiene: Why You Need a Better Bedtime Ritual
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Sleep Hygiene: Why You Need a Better Bedtime Ritual

Sleep hygiene is comprised of the daily rituals we use to aid us in getting a good night’s sleep. While some people think it’s enough to try to go to be earlier, these daily before-sleep rituals are far more powerful.

Foods That Help Fight Constipation
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Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

What Is a Colonic and Should You Get One?
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What Is a Colonic and Should You Get One?

A colonic is touted as a procedure to cleanse toxins from the body by streaming water in through your rectum, but there's no proof that they improve health, and they can be harmful.

Mistakes You're Making During Your Period
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Mistakes You're Making During Your Period

Your menstrual period may be annoying enough, so no need to make it worse. Break free of these mistakes you may be making during your period.

Take a Stand on Weight Loss
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Take a Stand on Weight Loss

Research finds the mere act of standing burns more calories over time compared to sitting, and anyone bent on weight loss may want to remain upright a few more hours each day.

Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics
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Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms (such as bacteria) that are sold as supplements, included in topically-applied skin creams and added to food products such as yogurt.

This Symptomless Infection Can Cause Infertility
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This Symptomless Infection Can Cause Infertility

About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows.

Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age
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Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age

A simple urine test apparently can reveal how old your body really is—showing its biological, not chronological age.

How to Reduce Your Risk for Stroke
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How to Reduce Your Risk for Stroke

Being prepared and knowing what to do if someone has a stroke can be lifesaving, especially around  family members who may be at higher risk of stroke.

Burnout Is Not Just About the Workplace
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Burnout Is Not Just About the Workplace

Burnout occurs in the workplace—and in everyday life. The complex and stressful issues of life can leave you depleted and anxious, which is why self-care matters.

Could You Have a B12 Deficiency?
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Could You Have a B12 Deficiency?

It's important to eat food sources that contain vitamin B12 to avoid a B12 deficiency. People over 50 may need to eat more fortified foods or take a dietary supplement.

Is Lyme Disease Curable?
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Is Lyme Disease Curable?

Lyme disease can be tough to diagnose, but if it is diagnosed early and treated quickly, you will improve rapidly and completely. 


Does an Aspirin a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
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Does an Aspirin a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Aspirin has been reported to help lower the risk of heart attack and clot-related strokes, but the latest research suggests that may not be true for most of us.

Foods That Lower Inflammation in Your Body
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Foods That Lower Inflammation in Your Body

Inflammation has been linked with bodily issues from acne to allergies to autoimmune conditions. And what you eat can play a role in fighting and preventing inflammation.

Gut Enzyme Could Help Solve U.S. Blood Shortages
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Gut Enzyme Could Help Solve U.S. Blood Shortages

This new breakthrough could convert type A blood to universal type O blood, a scientific feat that would significantly boost blood supplies.

U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly
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U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly

The Great Recession continues to take a grim toll: Since 2009, a growing number of Americans have died from liver disease and liver cancer.

Daily Habits That Can Ruin Your Health
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Daily Habits That Can Ruin Your Health

You might think some minor habits aren't a big deal. But certain things you do every day are slowly taking a toll on your body.


More Wellness Tips for Wellness Month
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More Wellness Tips for Wellness Month

August is wellness month, a time to take small steps toward healthier living. Try these tips to create a new healthy habit.

How Friendships Improve Your Health
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How Friendships Improve Your Health

Research suggests that friends may be more important to well-being than even romantic and family relationships.

Hidden Blood in Feces May Signal Deadly Conditions
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Hidden Blood in Feces May Signal Deadly Conditions

Even if it's not visible to the naked eye, blood in the stool can be serious—a sign of a potentially fatal disease other than colon cancer, new research suggests.