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Sarah Klein
Senior Editor, Health & Fitness; Certified Personal Trainer
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(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 10:26 PM


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5 coisas que devem ficar fora da sua cama

(1) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 11:34 AM

Criar um ambiente ideal para o sono requer apenas algumas coisas: o quarto deve ser fresco, escuro e silencioso, como um verdadeiro refúgio no agitado mundo que existe fora das quatro paredes.

Mas existem coisas que definitivamente o layout do quarto ideal não inclui. Aqui estão algumas dessas coisas que...

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How To Incorporate Fitness Into Your Holiday Routine (Without Ruining All The Fun)

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 7:32 AM

If you're like the average American, the pound or two you're likely to gain this holiday season is here to stay. While holiday weight gain may not be quite as dramatic as some people would have you believe, it does seem that we don't ever lose...

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6 American Ebola Survivors Would Do It All Over Again If Given The Chance

(7) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 8:50 AM

In an exclusive segment on the "Today" show this morning, six American survivors of Ebola met each other for the first time.

Dr. Kent Brantly, Dr. Rick Sacra, nurses Amber Vinson and Nina Pham, aid worker Nancy Writebol and journalist Ashoka Mukpo joined Matt Lauer to share their...

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5 Health Benefits Of Your Thanksgiving Turkey

(6) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 8:16 AM

For some of us, it's all about the sides. Or the out-of-this-world leftover breakfasts on Black Friday morning.

But Thanksgiving just wouldn't be complete without that turkey (sorry, turkey alternatives). And while there are plenty of recipes and cooking methods that might make you...

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A Staggering Number Of Americans Say They Don't Get Enough Sleep

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 8:15 AM

More than half of Americans say they need at least eight hours of sleep to feel at their best -- but nearly three quarters say they never get that much.

In a new survey from the National Geographic Channel, 73 percent of 1,033 Americans ages 18 and over said they...

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Thanksgiving Is The Perfect Day To Sleep In

(2) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 12:08 PM

Here's something we're grateful for this Thanksgiving: Having a couple of days off from work offers the opportunity to catch up on some much-needed sleep.

According to new data from Jawbone, users of its UP device cash in on that chance to snooze. Users' information from last year's holiday season...

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11 Things That Happen If You Don't Get Enough Sleep

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 8:13 AM

We don't have to tell you that you're likely to feel pretty grumpy after a night of too little sleep.

But there are a handful of very real physical and mental health risks associated with chronic sleep deprivation, like slower reaction time, greater difficulty learning and lower sex drive.


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5 Things That Don't Belong In Your Bed

(113) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 9:09 AM

Setting up the perfect sleep haven only requires a few things: The bedroom should be cool, dark and quiet and feel like a true respite from the hectic world outside those four walls.

But there are a handful of things the ideal bedroom layout definitely does not include. Here are...

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16 Disturbing Numbers That Prove Our Smoking Epidemic Is Far From Over

(20) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 8:29 AM

Every year, the American Cancer Society dubs the third Thursday of November the Great American Smokeout, a day of encouragement for smokers to kick the habit -- even just for one day.

Currently, about 18 percent of Americans say they smoke cigarettes -- a dramatic drop...

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Your Guide To Perfect Thanksgiving Portion Sizes

(15) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 5:29 PM

The average Thanksgiving dinner can set you back a whopping 4,500 calories -- more than double the amount you need in an entire day, according to the Calorie Control Council.

Not sure how to enjoy the day without wrecking havoc on your waistline? Keep calories in check without...

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10 Tips For Healthier Grocery Shopping, From The Nutrition Experts Who Know Best

(38) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 8:04 AM

The grocery store can be a tricky place.

Between the trendy buzzwords on packaging, the tempting low prices on processed food and the limited amount of time you'd like to spend reading nutrition labels, even the most knowledgable shoppers can end up making mistakes in his or her...

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How To Get Better Sleep With A Snorer

(14) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 8:22 AM

About a quarter of people who are married or live with someone say that they've lost sleep because of their bed partner, according to a 2005 National Sleep Foundation survey.

And one of the biggest culprits -- unsurprisingly -- is snoring.

"Today" show viewers sent in...

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What To Look For In The Perfect Pillow

(2) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 8:27 AM

When you bought your mattress, you probably put a considerable amount of thought into the purchase. The diversity of size, material, comfort and cost means that there's a lot to consider -- and it's not always an easy decision.

But when was the last time you gave your...

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The Dangerous Truth About The Expired Medicine In Your Cabinet

(5) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 8:15 AM

The question: Is it ever safe to use expired medications?

The answer: We've all come across that bottle in the farthest corner of the medicine cabinet. You haven't needed it for a while, but then you do, for whatever reason, and you realize it's expired. But does medicine actually go...

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A Timeline Of New York City's First Ebola Case

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 11:29 AM

The first confirmed case of Ebola in New York City understandably has city-dwellers on high alert. Health officials and infectious disease experts urge New Yorkers not to panic; Ebola is highly unlikely to spread to epidemic proportions in the city.

Still, one of the most effective tools officials...

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New York City Is Now Ebola-Free

(98) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 11:22 AM

New York City doctor Craig Spencer has been released from Bellevue Hospital Center after being deemed free of the Ebola virus.

"It's a very, very good day," Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a press conference Tuesday, at Bellevue Hospital Center. "Dr. Spencer is Ebola-free, and New York City is...

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Almost Half Of Adults Say They Don't Get Enough Sleep

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 6:46 AM

Nearly half of American adults say they don't get enough sleep, according to a new survey from the "Today" show.

The show's "Snooze or Lose" survey kicks off a week-long focus on sleep -- and why we're so lacking when it comes to getting those Zzs. Survey participants certainly value...

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What You Need To Know Before You Pop A Blister

(1) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 6:46 AM

The question: Can I pop this blister -- pretty please?

The answer: Blisters are among the most common problems runners face on the regular. The good news is most will go away in just a few days. The bad news is, in the meantime, they can range from...

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Den Körper kennen: 9 Dinge, die Sie garantiert noch nicht über Ihre innere Uhr wussten

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2014 | 2:46 PM

Der Wecker lässt sich problemlos auf Winterzeit umstellen, doch unser Körper braucht etwas länger, um die Umstellung zu verarbeiten. Und das ist auch gut so.

Unsere innere Uhr – fachsprachlich: Biorhythmus – ist eigentlich eine Reihe vom Gehirn gesteuerter Veränderungen, die in einem etwa 24-stündigen Zyklus ablaufen. Dieser Zyklus...

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