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7 Things You Should Absolutely Know Before Going To The Hospital

(4) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 9:52 AM

Let’s be honest: No one goes to the hospital to relax. Getting there, whether for a medical emergency or a scheduled appointment, is overwhelming -- especially when you’re worried about a loved one. And once you arrive, the situation only seems to feel more tense.

However, there are a few...

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These Surprisingly Colorful Cold-Weather Superfoods Are Anything But Boring

(20) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 8:02 AM

Fresh, juicy, yummy and savory aren't exactly words normally used to describe broccoli. Despite several health benefits of the cruciferous vegetable, most Americans think of it as a squishy, boring side dish to hurry up and finish before being allowed to leave the dinner table.

But our collective...

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HuffPost Workouts: Run It Out

(7) Comments | Posted October 26, 2013 | 10:34 AM

Sometimes I run to be healthy, and sometimes I run because I'm training for a race. But I've found that my most successful runs happen when I'm not worried about my distance, time or how many calories I think I've burned. My great runs are more of a release than...

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5 Superfoods In Season This October

(6) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 8:44 AM

You can add color and festive excitement to your plate this October without gorging on orange and black candies. Chocolate and gummies are in high demand, but there are many autumnal treats that are much more nutritious.

We've rounded up five superfoods to keep you healthy and warm this month...

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The Shocking Truth About 9 Foods You Thought Were Vegetarian

(728) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 8:10 AM

It's easy to avoid the big no-no's as a vegetarian. Nobody gets confused about where a cheeseburger comes from. However, it's not always safe to assume that certain processed foods on the shelves are vegetarian-friendly. Some labels may be misleading -- or worse: Some foods sneak meat-based ingredients into products...

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Neural Inertia, Barrier To Awareness From Unconsciousness, Discovered By Researchers

(2) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 10:30 AM

Researchers are gaining a better understanding of how the brain transitions from a state of unconsciousness to wakefulness. A barrier to awareness, called "neural inertia," is similar in a way, they say, to the everyday phenomenon of "sleep inertia" -- that groggy feeling we have when we're abruptly...

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5 Superfoods To Taste This September

(78) Comments | Posted September 1, 2013 | 10:51 AM

September is the month we hold onto the last of what summer can offer and get excited for the freshness of fall. The superfoods below will help you savor refreshing warm-weather flavors and look forward to the comforting tastes of autumn. Scroll through for creative ideas to prepare these in-season...

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Study Finds Link Between Work Disengagement And Smoking

(3) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 1:21 PM

People who have checked out of their jobs may be more likely to smoke than their more engaged peers, according to a new report.

A new study from Gallup found that 18 percent of American workers who were actively disengaged from their work also smoked, compared with...

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