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8 Scary Side Effects Of Sleep Deprivation

(279) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM

The immediate effects of skimping on sleep are obvious. You're groggy, unfocused, sluggish and dying for a nap (or a second cup of coffee). Then there are the sneakier signs you're overtired: You're overly emotional, starving and clumsier than usual. Most of the time, a solid night's sleep...

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What Bipolar Disorder Really Feels Like

(35) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 8:05 AM

About 2.6 percent of American adults -- nearly 6 million people -- have bipolar disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). But the disease, characterized by significant and severe mood changes, is still dangerously misunderstood.

Bipolar disorder is vastly different from the normal ups and...

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This 1800s Cardio Machine Looks Surprisingly Familiar

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 8:05 AM

In 1861, our exercise options were significantly more limited, compared to our choices today. There were no sold-out SoulCycle classes, no bootcamps in the park, no CrossFit.

But this page from Gustav Ernst's The Portable Gymnasium shows that at least one of today's most popular pieces of gym equipment...

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The Best Time To Get The Flu Vaccine If You Really Don't Want To Get Sick

(14) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 8:05 AM

It's not even technically fall yet, and everywhere we look there's another pharmacy offering the flu vaccine.

Maybe we're in a bit of denial that summer is actually ending, but it seems awfully early to start protecting ourselves from a virus that is notorious for hitting in the dead of...

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How To Nap At Work

(53) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 5:17 PM

Imagine: It's lunchtime, and you're exhausted. You've been skimping all week on sleep to keep up with tight deadlines at work, household chores and that old thing called a social life. You know you've got another late night ahead of you, so you head off to the office quiet room...

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Comment bien choisir ses chaussures de course à pied (INFOGRAPHIE)

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 11:44 AM

Choisir la parfaite chaussure de course est pratiquement un art. Entre la forme de la voûte plantaire, la distance parcourue chaque semaine, et le terrain, énormément de facteurs doivent être pris en considération - sans parler des différents choix de couleur!

Mais avant de prendre une décision éclairée sur une...

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Todo lo que querías saber sobre las zapatillas de 'running' en una simple gráfica (INFOGRAFÍA)

(3) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 8:20 AM

Elegir la zapatilla perfecta para salir a correr es casi un arte. Entre el arco, los kilómetros semanales, el tipo de terreno... Hay muchas cosas que tener en cuenta antes de efectuar la compra, sin mencionar el color.

Pero antes de que puedas tomar la decisión adecuada, tienes...

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Comment bien choisir ses chaussures de course à pied

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 5:45 AM

Choisir la parfaite chaussure de course est pratiquement un art. Entre la forme de la voûte plantaire, la distance parcourue chaque semaine, et le terrain, énormément de facteurs doivent être pris en considération - sans parler des différents choix de couleur!

Mais avant de prendre une décision éclairée sur une...

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3 Ways You're Wasting Money On Your Workouts

(9) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 8:18 AM

Finding the motivation to work out can be bad enough. But when your exercise routine also takes a dig at your wallet, suddenly the world seems a little less fair.

There aren't too many corners worth cutting. You shouldn't sign up for sessions with a trainer who isn't certified just...

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Ohne Zähneputzen ins Bett? Warum das ziemlich eklig ist

(3) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 3:32 AM

Die Frage: Wie eklig ist es, wenn ich ab ohne Zähneputzen ins Bett gehe?

Die Antwort: Schlechte Nachrichten: Es ist ziemlich eklig. Vermutlich wissen Sie schon, dass alle Zahnärzte empfehlen, die Zähne zweimal täglich zu putzen. Vermutlich wissen Sie auch, dass Sie es mit sauberen Zähnen und frischem Atem...

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10 Great Reminders Of How Much We Love Sleep

(13) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 2:40 PM

It protects our memory, our hearts, our waistlines from expanding. It keeps stroke, diabetes and cancer risk in check. Not to mention, it keeps our dispositions sunny, our minds alert and our bodies energetic.

And yet, all too often, we lament our need for sleep, rather...

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What Happens When A Night Owl Falls For An Early Bird

(1) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 8:15 AM

Snoring isn't the only problem that can mess with a couple's sleep. For some duos, contrasting sleep schedules prove quite the obstacle to private time.

"There's going to be two or three hours a night and two or three hours in the morning when each one of them is going...

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Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross

(98) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 8:14 AM

The question: Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while?

The answer: Bad news: It's pretty gross. You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day. You also probably...

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Running Shoes In One Simple Chart

(1) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 8:26 AM

Picking the perfect running shoe is practically an art. Between arch type, weekly mileage and terrain, there's much to take into consideration -- not to mention all the color options!

But before you can make an educated decision on a new pair of sneakers, you have...

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Unidentified Lung Virus Spreads To Hundreds Of Kids In 10 States

(12) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 9:50 AM

The start of school often brings newly shared germs among kids, but some are calling the spread of an unidentified lung virus in as many as 1,000 children across 10 states "unprecedented."

Over the past three weeks, hundreds of children have come down with what the CDC believes...

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The 50 States Of Superfoods

(27) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 8:25 AM

From every state's unofficial dessert to the fattiest foods in the U.S., state-by-state food rankings often leave much to be desired among those of us on nutrition-minded end of the eating spectrum. It's about time we had state foods we could really be proud of. b

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마사지보다 더 효과적인 3가지 폼롤링

(0) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 1:15 PM

마사지의 여러 가지 효능을 모르는 것은 아니지만 그렇다고 아무 때나 마사지를 받을 정도로 주머니가 넉넉한 사람은 많지 않다. 그러나 비슷한 효과를 보기 위해서 달리기 선수 및 여러 운동선수가 자주 이용하는 방법(그것도 매우 적은 비용으로 할 수 있는)이 있다. 아직 이 방법을 모른다면 폼 롤링에 대해 배워 볼 때다.

폼 롤링...

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7 ejercicios que deberías dejar de hacer en el gimnasio (FOTOS)

(46) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 3:34 PM

El gimnasio puede ser un lugar intimidatorio para los inexpertos. Pero, en algunos casos, lo que hay que evitar es ir demasiado confiado. Los fanáticos del fitness no siempre se toman el tiempo de reevaluar su rutina, aprender nuevas técnicas o dar prioridad a la salud y la...

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Does The Sound Of Your Alarm Have An Effect On Your Morning?

(2) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 8:17 AM

The question: Does the sound of my alarm have any effect on my morning?

The answer: We think it's safe to say no one loves the sound of their alarm, simply because it's their alarm. It signals the end of basically all things good -- snuggles, pleasant dreams and the...

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8 Impressive Health Benefits Of Pumpkin

(54) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 11:11 AM

Pumpkin bread, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin pie, pumpkin risotto, pumpkin beer -- the options are endless, and endlessly mouthwatering. It's finally pumpkin season, and the reasons to celebrate are many.

Not only is fall's signature squash versatile enough to fit into all the above and more, it also packs...

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