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7 Energy-Boosting Foods That’ll Perk You Up Better Than a Cup of Coffee

December 13 2018

With constant technological pings, a heavy workload, an ambitious workout schedule, and a busy social calendar, it’s no wonder you’re always tired and tempted to hit the snooze button every. single. morning. You’re not alone. Aiming for eight hours of shuteye is a great start to tame the tiredness, of course, but that’s not always...


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The 5 Types of Skin Cancer You Need to Know How to Recognise

December 12 2018

If there’s one good thing about skin cancer, it’s that you can spot it yourself-if you know what to look for. And the easier you can find skin cancer, the sooner you can seek treatment. The Cancer Council recommends developing a regular habit of checking your own skin for any changes. Don’t rush through this=do it when...


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What Your Food Cravings Are Really Trying to Tell You

December 11 2018

Food cravings can really pack a wallop. A desire for red meat may come on so strong that you veer off the highway in search of a burger joint. Or perhaps all you can think about is a homemade brownie. But it turns out these impulses are sometimes more than simple urges—they can also offer intel about what your body...


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10 Reasons You Have Swollen Fingers

December 10 2018

You have arthritis pain, and the inflammation in your joints causes your fingers to swell up and resemble little sausages. Or maybe you’ve chowed down a salty meal, and now your wedding ring is stuck on your finger. Should you freak out? Probably not. Fingers swell for a lot of reasons-many of them harmless-but sometimes...


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Recipe of the Week: Mexican Bowl with Turmeric Fish and Spicy Mango Salsa

December 7 2018

This hearty and healthy bowl is full of delicious, nutrient-rich ingredients like white fish fillets, turmeric, black beans, fresh mango and crisp kale leaves. Image credit: Jeremy Simons   INGREDIENTS 1 mango, cheeks removed, flesh chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander, plus extra leaves, to serve 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 long fresh red chillies, deseeded,...


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20 Easy Ways to Manage Christmas Stress

December 7 2018

Christmas a festive and joyous time of year, but it can also be incredibly stressful, especially if you have a long list of to-dos and a social calendar packed with parties and festive gatherings. If you’re overwhelmed just thinking about it, we’ve got words for you: You can do this! The key is to plan...


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7 Heat Stroke Symptoms Everyone Should Be Able To Recognize

December 6 2018

More than 500 people die from heat-related complications each year. There’s nothing better than going for a run outside once the weather finally warms up-the treadmill can be so dull. But once the sweltering heat of summer arrives, taking your workout beyond the gym walls presents risks. About 500 people die from complications related to extreme heat...


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5 Causes of Hives You Wouldn’t Expect

December 3 2018

Breaking out in hives is the worst: your skin itches all over, you’re covered in unsightly red welts, and, as if that weren’t bad enough, it’s not always clear what might have triggered them. What we do know: hives, also known as urticaria, can appear anywhere on the body, including your face, torso, arms, legs, and even inside...


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6 Foolproof Ways To Lose Weight After 40

November 30 2018

While 40 may feel like the new 30, there’s one truth about reaching the fourth decade of your life that’s a bit of a buzzkill: It becomes far more challenging to maintain a flat belly. As we age, we lose muscle mass, which causes our metabolism to slow. And as a result, it becomes harder to ward...


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Is Your Eyelid Twitching? Here are the Reasons for It

November 29 2018

  Have you heard about myokymia before? Probably not. But there’s a huge possibility that you have already encountered it at least once in the past. Outside of the medical community, myokymia is referred to as eyelid twitching, which is a very common phenomenon. Most of the time, eyelid twitching happens for just a few...


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