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    Health : Having more children could slow aging

    While motherhood is a greatly rewarding experience, most mothers are unlikely to consider the sleepless nights and temper tantrums as beneficial for aging. A surprising new study, however, suggests that the more children a woman has, the...

    • Posted January 10, 2016
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    4 years-old-girl dies after being sent home from hospital three times

    A Queensland girl who died after swallowing a battery was sent home from hospital three times before she went into cardiac arrest. Queensland girl Summer Steer was four years old in June 2013 when she started complaining...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    Pink Australian Lagoon – By Steve Back

    Check out this pink Hutt lagoon in Western Australia. It made me do a double take, it is so beautiful especially the artistic way photographer Steve Back captured it.  Remember this pink lake I shared here? Well,...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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    Spices That Aid Weight Loss

    Everyone knows that to lose weight you’ve got to change your eating habits. Reducing the amount of junk food and sugar you eat, eating more fruits and vegetables, exercising daily, drinking more water . . . these...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    High-Intensity Workout Is Best For Weight Loss

    Research suggests that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) trumps steady-state cardio when it comes to fat loss, calorie burn and increasing endurance. Slow and steady wins the race? Well, not always. Although it seems logical to assume that...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    Driving Drowsy as Bad as Driving Drunk

    Drowsy driving can be a risk to anyone who gets behind the wheel of a car. It is the cause of at least 100,000 auto crashes each year. There are easy steps you can take to prevent...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    Best Things To Do Before Noon to Lose Weight

    You know the drill when it comes to losing weight: take in fewer calories, burn more calories. But you also know that most diets and quick weight-loss plans don’t work as promised. If you’re trying to drop...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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    Mediterranean Diet Leads To Genetically Longer Life, Says scientists

    Eating a Mediterranean diet keeps people genetically younger for longer, says a British Medical Journal study. According to researchers, a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, lean meats, fish and olive oil stops people’s DNA codes...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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    Side Effects of Prescription Sleep Drugs

    Between a third and half of all Americans have insomnia and complain of poor sleep. Perhaps you’re one of them. If so, you may be considering taking a sleeping pill. A sleeping pill may be effective at...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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    What Happens When You Have Acupuncture?

    Some people are frightened by the thought of acupuncture and may feel that it takes a great deal of courage to inflict ‘the needles’ on themselves. The first, and probably the most important fact to understand about...

    • Posted December 2, 2014