Health

Science Shows Us Just How Wrong Double Dipping Is

Tis the season for Holiday parties, dinners, and gatherings with family and friends. If your holiday soiree includes food I am sure dip will somehow figure into the dining experience. And dip is amazing. There are so many amazing recipes. Some are sweet. Some are savory. Some pair well with fruit...
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What's Really in Movie Theater Popcorn Butter?

This is one of those glass half full scenarios. Is ignorance bliss or is knowledge power when it comes to knowing what goes into the butter you top your popcorn with when going to the movies? Fun fact: When I was in high school, I worked at the movie theater concession stand. Every single time I...
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Having a Dog Can Improve Your Health

I guess they don't call dogs man's best friend for nothing. According to a new study , there is a list of different health benefits that owning a dog can have for a person or family. The first one comes from the American College of Allergy, Asthma , and Immunology . They found that having a dog as...
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Red Wine Can Help You Get Pregnant?

Conception is quite a miracle. Everything has to be just right for it to happen. It seems like some people have no issue getting pregnant, but others struggle to make this dream come true. A new study may have just the thing to help with conception and it involves drinking red wine! Of course, this...
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The Healthiest & Unhealthiest Halloween Candy

Not all Halloween candy is created equal. There is some candy that people just prefer way more than other types. For me, it's the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. It's my favorite. On the flip side, I despise candy corn. If you're heading to the store to pick up your candy and goodies for the little...
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Social Media Can Be Bad for Our Mental Health

It's hard to escape from social media because pretty much everyone and every brand is on it. And if you're not on it, some people find it odd. Facebook, Instagram, twitter, etc. all can be significant resources to get news out and share life updates with family and friends that live far away. But...
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Kelly Clarkson Felt Suicidal When She was Forced to be Thin

Kelly Clarkson is amazing. She's super talented, and she's real. She's not afraid to be herself and have a voice and use it to help others. Over the last few years, she's battled many internet trolls that were shamming her for gaining some weight or not being the thin Kelly Clarkson we saw on the...
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Want to Burn Calories? Head to the Bedroom

You know if you want to lose weight or maintain your weight you need to burn more calories than you consume. You also need to consume enough calories so that your body doesn't go into starvation mode. If you're always looking for ways to up your number of calories burned there are so many different...
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Halsey Talks About Journey Through Mental Health

ICYMI, Halsey was in Charlotte last night for her Hopeless Fountain Kingdom Tour. I had a chance to chat with her before the show. A few weeks ago, she was part of our #ImListening special which was created to help break the stigma about mental health and help those thinking about ending their...
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Did the Apple Watch Save A Man's Life?

Some people think smartwatch technology is a waste. The watches tend to be pretty expensive and have a lot of features that our phones have already. But this story may change your mind about the Apple Watch . I've had mine since last Summer because it helps remind me to get up and walk around...
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