Health

Kesha Talks Holidays and Mental Health in Open Letter

This time of year is merry and bright, right? Not so much for everyone. The holidays tend to cause people more stress and can even make depression and anxiety worse than any other time of year. People tend to have more social obligations during this time of year and it can make it hard for some to...
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How Many Calories Will We Eat on Thanksgiving?

The most significant food holiday of the year is quickly approaching. Honestly, though, Americans tend to eat more calories between Halloween and New Year's Eve. According to the Calorie Control Council , the average person will eat up to 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. More specifically, a person...
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Ways To Prevent A Hangover This Holiday Season

So many holiday parties and so little time. And with all these holiday parties and gatherings more often than not there's alcoholic beverages involved. And if you're really going to over indulge you know the next morning you may have to deal with a dreaded hangover. Hangovers are no fun! But this...
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Need A Reason To Call Your Mom?

Sometimes we get so busy with work, running around, and life that we forget to call those we love as much as we should. If you haven't talked to your mother in a hot minute, I am here to remind you to call her today. And I think perhaps this story may encourage you to call her as much as possible...
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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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