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    6 Nasty Things Lurking in Your Cosmetics

    Quick disclaimer: We are patently against fearmongering, so don't anyone start panicking. That being said, when you look at some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and body-care products, it raises some serious questions of the "How is that even possible?" variety. Well, here's how: The cosmetics industry is self-policed, operating with very little regulatory oversight. As such, it is ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Sneaky Ways to Stay Slim this Summer

    Sneaky Ways to Stay Slim this Summer
    By the time June arrives, I’m ready to get outside whenever and however I can. My usual activities—whether I’m reading a book or fitting in a workout—are exponentially more enjoyable in the fresh summer air, beneath the warm sun (as long as it’s not too hot, of course). All winter long, I trudge through my cardio routine, avoiding the rain and ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz
    AdminSecret created the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz to help you learn more about this humanitarian organization. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Who founded the Red Cross? ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Why Chocolate Does a Body Good

    Why Chocolate Does a Body Good
    “Here’s to feeling good all the time,” declares Kramer in one of my favorite episodes of Seinfeld. He’s smoking and drinking when he says it, but for those of us on a more positive health path, there are plenty of other ways to do just that (or at least get close). Consider endorphins, the chemicals that transmit information from one cell ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Summer's Top 10 Fitness Holidays

    The Summer's Top 10 Fitness Holidays
    LONDON, June 8, 2010 - Improving your fitness during a holiday may seem quite the opposite of a relaxing break, but getting away from the daily grind and doing some energetic and revitalizing exercise can be the perfect re-charge. It's all about using your free time away to allow you to indulge in the things you can't always fit into your ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Good Coffee Is Vital to a Happy Workplace

    Good Coffee Is Vital to a Happy Workplace
    When employees are asked to do more with less, smart business managers look for creative, affordable ways to keep staff motivated. Now, new survey findings reveal that small perks like good, free coffee can have a major impact in boosting employee morale. According to a recent national survey, three out of five employed Americans feel more motivated to do their best ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    7 Ways to Fight Office Flab

    7 Ways to Fight Office Flab
    A growing concern for us working women: job-related weight gain. Not to mention cubicle-induced achiness, anxiety, lethargy, and dehydration. But listen up, ladies: you don’t need to quit your office job to stay healthy and happy. Here are seven ways to reverse your cubicle woes and greet the evening with energy to spare. 1) Put Your Glutes to Work There’s a ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Fitness Advice from Cops and Firefighters

    Fitness Advice from Cops and Firefighters
    What’s one thing we all have in common with police officers and firefighters? While most of us probably don’t risk our lives on a daily basis, wear a uniform, or drive a vehicle equipped with a siren, the need to stay physically fit is something we can all relate to. Stew Smith, a former Navy SEAL and author of several fitness ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Is Our Obesity a National Security Threat?

    Is Our Obesity a National Security Threat?
    We need programs like Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" to ensure the health—and safety—of future generations. "Lets Move," says Michelle Obama in her first nationwide initiative as First Lady, and the country needs to do just that. With two thirds of American adults, and one third of American children overweight or obese, Michelle Obama has taken a bold, public step to address ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    20 Easy Ways to Be Happier

    What we found is that sometimes, the tiniest changes can have a huge impact on overall happiness. Here are twenty ideas to help you go from grumpy to giddy. 1) Make Your Bed Every Morning I’ve heard this one before, and not just from my mother.  For most people, outer order leads to inner calm. And making your bed is ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Vending Machine Survival Guide

    The Vending Machine Survival Guide
    Every now and then we all get stuck eating dinner from the vending machine. You've done it, particularly when you're working late with a group and nobody goes home until the job is done. However, vending machine food can wreak havoc with your healthy weight loss plan, as well as your ability to focus on your work. Surprisingly enough, there ARE ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    10 Tricks to Hide Holiday Weight Gain

    10 Tricks to Hide Holiday Weight Gain
    Jan. 9--The egg nog knocked you out. The pumpkin pie packed a punch. And the stuffing left you, well ... stuffed. Stuffed as in, you can't find a way to get all that fat into your jeans. In the feast from Halloween to New Year's Day, you gorged yourself. And those short daytime hours made it hard to get out of ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Don't Worry, Be Happy: Is Anxiety Genetic?

    Don't Worry, Be Happy: Is Anxiety Genetic?
    It’s 7 a.m. on Saturday morning and your phone starts ringing. Who could it be but your mom stressing about the latest doomsday email forward in her inbox? You roll your eyes and thank the good heavens you’re not a worrywart like your mother … until three days later when you find yourself losing sleep over what you’d do if that ...
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    35 Tips for Working in Your Workout

    35 Tips for Working in Your Workout
    You had great intentions. You joined a gym. You bought a treadmill. You bought the Wii Fit. But somewhere between the commitment and the reality, you found reason after reason that kept you from getting to it today. Tomorrow, you promised yourself, only to repeat the process all over again. If this sounds familiar, don’t despair. It is a trap so ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Thanksgiving: Cut Costs, Not Flavor

    Thanksgiving: Cut Costs, Not Flavor
    The holidays are stressful enough without worrying about money, too. If you're a little tight on cash this season (or just want to save a few bucks!) we've researched the top ways to get the most out of your Thanksgiving feast. Just because you're saving money doesn't mean that you're losing flavor. In DIY Turkey's case, you're actually adding your own ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

    Ah, Thanksgiving — a time for family, friends, tradition, and most importantly, deliciously indulgent comfort food. From dinner rolls to stuffing to mashed potatoes and gravy, Americans look forward to this holiday as the quintessential day to feast with no remorse and certainly no counting calories! But did you know that the average Thanksgiving meal will set you back anywhere ...
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    7 Ways to Make Your Turkey Delicious

    Make your turkey the most delicious ever this year! When we say turkey, do you think stringy, dry white meat that makes you want to hurl? Well, we hear you. And we're here to change that. We've asked are chef friends, read through all our resources, and scanned the web for the best and latest in turkey tips to bring ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Find the Nearest Flu Shots with Google Maps

    Find the Nearest Flu Shots with Google Maps
    Concerned about the flu? Want a way to find out quickly (and easily!) the nearest place to get a flu shot? Worry no more! Google just started a new service that uses Google Maps to locate flu shot availability in your neighborhood: google.com/flushot. But be careful: Google tells us that, "this project is just beginning and we have not yet received ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Bake Cookies With ... a Waffle Iron?

    Bake Cookies With ... a Waffle Iron?
    If you're lucky enough to have a waffle iron around the office (or think it might be a good time to run out and get one), do we have news for you! Apparently you can make delicious cookies in just 90 seconds in a waffle iron. Not a whole batch, mind you, but if you're looking for a little pick-me up ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    9 Ways to Wake Up Earlier

    Some of us are night owls. Others, early birds. Apparently, based on your chronotype, you will be more naturally alert earlier or later in the day. And your type may dictate when and for how long you sleep. But while a natural variance in sleep patterns is natural, it appears that the early bird is indeed the more coveted of ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +8
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