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  • Health and Wellness

    Putting the Kibosh on Emotional Eating

    Steps to help curb the urge to consume food when stressed They call it comfort food for a reason. Sometimes, when things aren’t going right or stress gets overwhelming, our best source of comfort is food. We know this is a problem. We may even know it as we devour that pint of ice cream. But it can ...

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    Which Medical Problems Cause Weight Gain?

    Is one of these conditions derailing your weight loss efforts? For most people, weight gain has a very simple cause — they eat too much and don’t exercise enough. However, many people suffer from medical conditions that can cause weight gain. There are a variety of diseases that encourage the body ...

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    Who is a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

    Find out who can benefit from weight loss surgery For many people, the best thing they can do to improve their overall health is lose weight. Even people who are only a few pounds over their fighting weight can benefit. The health benefits from reaching a normal weight are amazing, particularly for ...

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    Can You Lose Weight in Specific Areas of the Body?

    The best approach to losing fat in those stubborn areas If you are happy with your body weight but frustrated with the flabby arms, thighs or tummy — you are not alone. A lot of people feel the same way. Many try to tone up and slim down their problem areas using special machines and gadgets to aid ...

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    Are Quickie Workouts Safe and Effective?

    The super-short, super-tough workouts go by many names: Tabata. Crossfit. Super-Slow. P90X. Insanity. Minimal in duration, maxed out in effort, these high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts are growing in popularity, according to the health and fitness club industry. But are they really ...

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    7 Surprising Findings About Sleep

    Sleep. We know we need it. But researchers don’t know exactly why it is a staple of optimal health. A new study published in October 2013 provides more clues. In animals, the brain uses sleep to scrub away toxins that accumulate in its tissues throughout the waking day. This research may help ...

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    Top Sources to Help You Navigate the Health Insurance Exchange

    The new health insurance exchange marketplace, which launched Oct. 1, offers people more options than ever before for getting health insurance coverage. It allows individuals and families to shop for medical insurance based on income and gives people who may have previously been unable to get ...

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    What Are Some Good Bedtime Habits to Develop in My Child?

    Depending on the child, bedtime can be a blessing or a curse. Some will hate getting into bed; others will dive for the crib the moment you enter the bedroom. Don’t wait Here is the first rule: don’t wait. If it looks like your baby is tired, it’s time for bed. The last thing you want to do is ...

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    Healthy Ways to Lose Weight for Special Occasions

    You have an event coming up — wedding, reunion, a trip to Maui — so naturally you want to look your best. You may have put on a couple of pounds over the past few months — or years. Now, you want them gone. But you may not have the luxury of time. So what’s the best way to get back to your ideal ...

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    Can Poor Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

    Good rest is fundamental to good health on all levels. Sleep is the body’s opportunity to recharge, repair damage and prepare for the coming day. Without it, our bodies fall out of sync. And our health — including our metabolic health — can be at risk. Poor sleep equals weight gain There have been a ...