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Vitamin D ‘boosts child muscles’

Higher levels of maternal vitamin D during pregnancy have been linked to better muscle development in children, say researchers. The study on 678 children, published in Endocrine Research, showed vitamin D levels in the womb were linked to grip strength…
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What you need to know about breast implants

In 2012, more than 330,000 women in the United States elected to have breast augmentation surgery; worldwide, that number exceeded 1.5 million. Although media coverage suggests otherwise, only a minute percentage of the women who get breast implants are actresses…
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10 NEW Ways To Avoid Getting Sick This Season

You’ve heard it a million times: Wash your hands. And it’s true, hand hygiene is your first line of defense against colds and flu this winter. “People think they get respiratory illness because of a cough or sneeze, but often…
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Coffee Vs. Beer: Which Helps You Live Longer?

Think twice about what you drink—it may affect your genes. A new study in the journal PLoS Genetics found that alcohol may exert a beneficial effect on DNA, while caffeine may harm DNA. What’s behind the study? It’s all about…
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Top 10 Superfoods

If optimal health is your goal, there's no getting around your diet. Your physical health is a direct reflection of what you put into your body, and how you live your life in general. Pre-packaged processed foods may be convenient,…
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8 Foods Even The Experts Won’t Eat

  Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health. Experts from different areas of specialty explain why they won’t eat these eight foods. Clean eating means choosing…
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Meteor Explodes Over Arizona

As the annual Geminid meteor shower dazzles with its display, a meteor exploded over Arizona, rattling windows. It was unlikely to be a Geminid as it was moving at about 45,000 miles an hour, much to slow to be one…
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Chocolate Bear Paws

One of King Fergus' — and Merida's — favorite stories is how the peg-legged monarch lost his limb in a skirmish with the fearsome Mor'du. Inspired by the legendary bear, these rich, chocolaty cookies are tipped with slivered almond claws….
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DIY:Storage container from old CD spindals

I am a big believer in reusing old stuff for other purposes.  Not only does it save the expense of purchasing or buying something new to handle a particular task, but it reduces the resources needed by a tiny percentage….
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