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Your Health Matters: 2 Reasons Why Your Body Needs More Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that helps the cells in our body function properly.

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According to New Survey, 1 in 3 Adults in the United States Use Disinfectants the Wrong Way

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seems as if adults across the country have taken a newfound interest in making sure everything is clean and sanitized, which is good; however, it turns out there's a decent portion of folks who are just not doing it the right way.

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Your Health Matters: Why Blue Light May Be Damaging Your Eyesight and Disrupting Your Sleep

It’s 2 a.m., and you’re still staring at your clock after tossing and turning in bed for hours while wondering when you will ever fall asleep.

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3 Reasons You Should Do Your Workout in the Morning

There's something to be said for getting your exercise in first thing in the morning. Here are three reasons you should try it.

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Recall Alert: Onions Linked to Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

More than 400 people in 34 states, and 120 people in Canada, have reported illnesses due to salmonella related to onions distributed to grocery stores, restaurants, and wholesalers in all 50 states as far back as May 1. 

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Counting Macros for Weight Loss

What's a macro? And should I count them? Basically, your body only needs a specific amount of each macronutrient to function properly. Hitting the correct balance of these macros allows your body to be fueled without any “leftovers.” When this is done in combination with a caloric deficit, you end up with weight and fat loss!

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Is the Keto Diet Right for Me?

A diet that allows you all the bacon you want? Could it be true? With the keto diet, the short answer is yes.

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Tired of Working From Home? Barbados Offering Non-Residents to Live, Work Remotely for a Year

Thanks to a new visa, its 12-month Welcome Stamp, visitors can stay in Barbados and work remotely in the tropical paradise for up to a year. In the face of COVID-19, government officials in the country came up with a plan to welcome the world in to its borders and help boost the economy.

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3 Superstar Nutrients That Naturally Fight Pain and Inflammation

What if there was a better way to treat the pain than by popping ibuprofen or other pain meds?

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8 of the Top Fitness Myths (Setting the Record Straight)

What you think is a "healthy" habit may be sabotaging your progress. Here are eight myths that need to be debunked.

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5 Amazing Lotions to Soothe Weathered Hands

Between all the constant cleaning and disinfecting, our hands are begging for some relief! Here are five of the best lotions and moisturizers to quench those thirsty hands.

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Dogs Can Sniff Out Presence of Coronavirus in Human Saliva, German Study Reports

The study was conducted jointly with the German armed forces, the Hannover Medical School, and the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and started with a small cohort of eight dogs from Germany's armed forces who went through just a week's worth of training. After the training, they were asked to sniff out coronavirus in the saliva of around 1,000 infected and healthy people.

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Dr. Pimple Popper Shows How to Keep Your Face From Getting 'Maskne'

Dr. Pimple Popper Sandra Lee claims to be able to keep "maskne" away in TikTok video.

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More People Are Raising Their Own Chickens at Home During the Pandemic

Raising chickens is an increasingly popular hobby.

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Study: Children in China Experienced an Increase in Depression and Suicidal Attempts During COVID School Closures

According to a study published in JAMA Network Open, the coronavirus pandemic and school closures in China had a major effect on primary students' mental health, with the percentage of suicide attempts more than doubling.

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Wellness: How to Safely Put the 'Social' Back in 'Social Distancing'

We're 6 months into a worldwide pandemic and social distancing is still a major news story. Here are some safer ways to socialize in the age of COVID-19.

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CDC Suggests Getting Your Annual Flu Shot in September or October This Year

When it comes to warding off the flu, it's better to get an early start this year.

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Scientists Dug Into the Mystery of Body Odor, and This Is What They Found

Wondering about that pungent smell? Scientists have now come up with an answer for body odor (otherwise known as BO).

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Researchers May Have Found a Cure for Hangovers

Researchers in Finland may have found a cure for hangovers. According to their study, the amino acid L-cysteine is the answer. When participants took L-cysteine, they had fewer headaches and felt less nauseated the next day.

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Low-Carb Meal Plans for Every Day of the Week

Strictly counting carbs or weighing foods isn’t necessary. Nothing is off-limits, just starkly lower the serving size of starchy carbs. Eating low-carb, not no-carb—like the Keto or Atkins diet—is easy and doesn’t have the nasty side effects like bad breath from ketosis.

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Doctor Runs 22 Miles With Mask to Prove They Don’t Reduce Oxygen Levels

Many people have complained that physical activities and masks do not mesh. But Dr. Tom Lawton from the Bradford Royal Infirmary in Yorkshire, England, ran 22 miles while wearing a face mask to prove that there was no drop in his oxygen levels.

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Wellness: How to Ward Off 'COVID Fatigue'

Feeling a bit down in the dumps about the whole pandemic situation? You're not alone. COVID-19 has taken its toll on our collective psyche. But there are ways to combat it.

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How to Prepare for a Day Hike

Here's some routine advice for new hikers who are aiming to hike 10 miles or more on moderate-to-challenging trails.

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How to Start a Retinol Regimen to Keep Your Skin Looking Flawless

Do you suffer from acne, wrinkles, or uneven skin tone? Add some retinol to your beauty routine.

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9 Tips to Prevent a Trail Attack

While rare, it is important to be on guard for potential issues with other people.

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Safeway Offers Flu Shot by Drive-Thru Service in Denver

Flu season is just around the corner. Some Safeway locations in the Denver metro area have already begun drive-thru flu shot clinics on Wednesday, September 9.

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Tips to Keep Your Legs Healthy While Working Remotely

Stand up and get moving. We’ve got some tips to keep your legs from feeling fatigued.

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San Antonio Resident Who Rescued 1,200 Rwandans From Genocide Detained By Rwandan Government

A Texan friend who's fighting for Paul Rusesabagina's release says he was arrested under false pretenses. "The president of Rwanda says he has arrested a terrorist. No he hasn't; he has kidnapped a global hero.

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DIY Home Repairs Everyone Should Know How To Do in the Age of COVID-19

If you can master basic home repair skills, you can reduce the number of folks who enter your home-including repairmen and maintenance workers.

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Sen. Peters Meets With Fruit Farmers In Traverse City

The United State Senate is in recess, which gives senators a chance to return to their home states and meet with constituents. Senator Gary Peters chose to use a week traveling the state on his motorcycle.

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Ann Arbor nonprofit to host online event focused on suicide in young adults

The message we want to get out is that you are not alone," Julie Halpert said. "There are many people to turn to for help. There are many incredible organizations and resources for young people to get the help that they need.

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Tiny House Village for Veterans Breaks Ground in Longmont

The Veterans Community Project Village Longmont (VCP Village) will be located on two and a half acres off Nelson Road, near the Home Depot and Target. The village will hold 26 tiny homes, including five 350-square-foot homes for families; these homes will sleep up to seven people.

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Dallas Media Companies Say the Pandemic Has Changed the Rules of Ethics in Advertising

Consuming commercial media comes second nature to Americans. It's a language we speak fluently, learned through osmosis, tailored around illusive data and marketing schemes designed to hit us right where it matters: in our primal need to hoard goods.

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How to Stay Motivated to Exercise

I think we can all agree, even the fittest of people run into slumps where they don't feel like exercising. It can be hard to find the motivation to break out of these slumps, but it is doable!

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Michigan Board of Canvassers demands Secretary of State provide control over Detroit election workers

The board voted 4-0 to require Benson to provide a list of actions she’s taking to prevent Detroit’s precincts from being unbalanced in the Nov. 3 general election

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Debate over defunding the Houston Police Department heats up after Austin slashes budget

Calls for police reform have grown louder since the death of George Floyd nearly three months ago. Many of these calls have coalesced into a “defund the police” movement in cities across the country,

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