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Are You Planning To Quit? Today Is Great American Smokeout Day

Every year, I, along with countless smokers are faced with this dilemma, “It’s Great American Smokeout Day, am I going to quit?” According to the experts, if you haven’t thought about it in the last 30 days, and have come up with a good plan to quit, chances are, today is NOT going to be the day!

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This 64 Year Old Says It’s Never Too Late To Get Fit

Some people just don't know when to give up. That's a good thing, a real good thing. I think we could all take a cue from this guy.

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Teri Landreth Townsquare Media
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Research Says Knocking On Wood Can Help

Do you ever say “I hope it all works out, knock on wood…” and then you actually knock on wood? Does knocking on wood really help? Well, according to this bit of research, yes!

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Children of Obese Moms May Die Sooner From Cardiovascular Disease

The warning signs of a potential epidemic in heart disease are becoming more evident, new research showing that moms who are very heavy during pregnancy may be saddling their children with more than just a few extra pounds.

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Wait… Boogers Can Be Good For You?

We have all seen it.  A child digging deep in his/her nose for treasure, only to find said treasure and put it in their mouth.  Natural reaction is to say "STOP THAT, THAT IS GROSS!"  New research shows that maybe you shouldn't be so quick to scold.

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New Facebook Help Will Help Find Who Gave You the Flu
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New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu

After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the first place.

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Chances of Food Poisoning Greater in the Home.

Americans love to eat out.  The average citizen dines out 4-5 times a week.  When doing so, you run the risk of contracting a food born illness from sub-standard food handling.  Studies suggest another place where the risk of getting sick is a lot higher.  Your home.

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How Does Feeling Lonely Affect Our Health?

We know smoking and obesity are bad for our health, but now scientists have discovered something that could be even worse: loneliness.

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Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
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Casper Family YMCA Celebrates “Healthy Kids Day” On Saturday

The Casper Family YMCA is celebrating  Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28th, from 10 am-4 pm with a free community event that will  offer educational opportunities for the entire family to improve health and well-being.

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Want to Stay Thin? Try Chocolate

Generally, when something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But what we are about to tell you — that chocolate may actually help keep you slim — seems to have a lot of science behind it.

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How Is Your Health Affected by Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight saving time kicks in early Sunday morning, and doctors say grogginess from the lost hour of sleep isn’t the only concern — your heart health could be at risk, too.

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School Tells Mom Her Child’s Lunch is Unhealthy, Mother Outraged

When I fist saw the headline for this story, I didn't think much of it, surely this mother sent her child to school with a bag full of junk food... Not the case.

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