Health

Could this Healthy Habit Help You Have Smarter Children?

When you begin to think about having children you start to think about their health and their futures. We all want to have healthy babies. And it would also be nice if our offspring were super intelligent. Can you imagine giving birth to the next Einstein? If you want to up the chances of your...
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Can Expensive Workout Clothes Motivate You in the Gym?

Trendy gym clothes have become a thing with all of the people posting about their workouts and fitness journeys on social media. It's as if a workout never happened if you didn't share a before, during, or after the gym selfie with the World. I get it though; it's just a way for some people to stay...
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How Often Do You Wash Your Sheets?

spring has sprung and it's time to do a deep clean of your home. Some people are clean freaks. Some people are right in the middle. And other people live like complete slobs. When I was single, I saw some of the grossest bathrooms ever in the homes of some of the men I was dating. Their bathrooms...
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Do You Have Trypophobia?

You may not even realize you suffer from Trypophobia . I didn't even know what it was until I saw someone post a bunch of photos that gave me the creeps. What were the photos of? Objects with many tiny holes in them. I guarantee you've seen a few of them on Facebook because they often get shared...
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New Research Says Pasta Isn't All That Bad For You

There's something comforting about eating Pasta. It can be spaghetti with meat sauces, shrimp scampi with angel hair, or five cheese lasagna. But there have been so many studies out over the last few years that smack talked pasta because it's loaded with carbs and can make you gain weight. But...
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What do Shopping and Sex Have In Common?

Hi! My name is Kelly and I may be a shopaholic. Wait, I think I once was a shopaholic, but have found a way to control my shopping addiction. If I have a stressful day, just going to Target or walking around the mall and touching and smelling all the merchandise calms my nerves. Odd right? Not so...
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A Quarter of People Injure Themselves Doing This?

I've injured myself doing the easiest thing. Just sitting here at work I cannot tell you how many times I have slammed my knee into the counter. Ouch! But this blog isn't about slamming your knee into something. This is a more intimate injury. More and more people are opting to groom their hair...
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Can Your Side Of The Bed Be Making You Miserable?

Are you feeling a bit miserable today? You may think it's from the fog this morning or the fact that you went to bed a bit later than normal. But your misery may have a lot to do with the side of the bed you choose. What side of the bed do you sleep on? I sleep on the right side of the bed. My cats...
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Can Dogs Help Us Live Longer?

Every time I write a story about another positive benefit of pet ownership I use the same opening line. "A house is not a home without a pet." I grew up with pets and have two cats and cannot imagine coming home and not being greeted by my four-legged friends. There's a brand new study that's come...
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How Many Calories Are In That Easter Candy?

Ignorance is bliss sometimes, but knowledge can be power. Easter is Sunday, and if you've been to any store recently, you've probably seen all the pastel colored bags full of Easter candy. Every year it seems like they are coming out with some new creation. This isn't an article about the most...
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