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9 Best Ingredients to Treat Dull Hair

9 Best Ingredients to Treat Dull Hair

Dull hair is common during the winter. Natural ingredients that contain amino acids can help by sealing in moisture in hair follicles. When choosing hair products, look for ingredients that can attract water from the air.  The lack of moisture in the air during winter, along with the physical wear and tear of the hair,...

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How to Quit Bedtime Procrastination for Good

How to Quit Bedtime Procrastination for Good

Getting a full night’s sleep is vital for our overall well-being. But if you’re regularly procrastinating going to bed, your quality of sleep can be affected over time. You can still counter bedtime procrastination with a bit of intention, taking breaks, and getting help from an accountability buddy. Often, nighttime hours are the only time...

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What You Should Know About Lip Cancer [Video]

What You Should Know About Lip Cancer [Video]

Lip cancer is a subtype of oral cancer wherein malignant cells develop in the lips. The signs and symptoms of lip cancer can be easily spotted and its causes can include lip sores, certain foods, and medications. Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for lip cancer. Among the types of cancer that develop in the...

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7 Healthy Snacks For Midday Energy

7 Healthy Snacks For Midday Energy

The key to healthy midday snacks is choosing foods that can maintain your blood sugar levels while providing you sufficient energy. Sugary treats may provide you energy for a short time, only to lead to another energy dip. A balanced snack should provide you with protein, fiber, and good fat. On days when the midday...

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5 Quick Workouts that Burn Belly Fat

5 Quick Workouts that Burn Belly Fat

Having belly fat can interfere with liver function and raise your risk of chronic diseases. Eating healthy and drinking plenty of water can help you start getting rid of belly fat. However, the best way to burn belly fat is through interval training.  Visceral fat, often called belly fat, can affect your figure, liver function,...

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How can pimple popping kill you?

How can pimple popping kill you?

Popping a pimple in a certain area of your face can lead to brain infection. This area, called the triangle of death, covers the mouth and nose. Dermatologists never recommend popping your pimple.  No matter how tempting it can be, you should avoid popping your pimples, especially on your face. Specifically, doctors warn against popping...

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How to Deal with COVID-19 Stress

How to Deal with COVID-19 Stress

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to overwhelm everyone with the evolving virus variants, surging number of cases, availability and efficacy of vaccines, and new healthcare policies. As the end of the long-standing fight against the coronavirus is far from over, people are beginning to get stressed physically and emotionally. According to one psychologist, there are several...

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10 Signs of Heart Attack in Women [Video]

10 Signs of Heart Attack in Women [Video]

Although women experience chest discomfort as men do during heart attacks, they also tend to experience other non-classic symptoms such as stomach pain and back pain. Because these signs are so subtle, women often dismiss these warning signs. Among the symptoms women often mistake as caused by other conditions include sudden and squeezing chest pains,...

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5 Snacks that Help Improve Your Vision

5 Snacks that Help Improve Your Vision

In addition to cost-effective treatments, certain foods that promote eye health can also help prevent vision loss. For example, vitamin C-rich citrus fruits like oranges contain antioxidants that can fight age-related eye damage. Sardines, as well as mackerel and salmon, are very good sources of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, which are important for retinal health....

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The Proven Benefits of Zinc to Health

The Proven Benefits of Zinc to Health

Zinc has numerous health benefits. Zinc can help boost the immune system and promote proper growth and development.  However, taking too much zinc can lead to anemia or copper deficiency.  Research suggests that taking higher doses of zinc supplements may provide benefits for certain individuals. Trista Best, RD, MPH, an environmental health specialist and consultant...