Health

Smart ways to live healthfully, strategies for eating right, easy fitness plans, energy-boosting ideas and the most up-to-date prevention techniques for common health conditions.

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Health

You Can Have It All, Kinda

You can’t do everything—work/family/friends/you. At least not every single day.

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Health

6 Ways to Finally Stop Complaining for Good

Stating the negative isn't just damaging your mood—it's hurting your health. Fortunately, there are ways to break the ba...

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This Woman's Curved Nail Turned Out to Be a Sign of Lung Cancer

After posting a photo on social media, she received concerned comments that led her to the diagnosis.

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Weight Loss

One Surprising Explanation for Why You Aren't Losing Weight

A new study suggests people who have an easier time losing weight may have more of a certain type of gut bacteria.

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How Do 'Healthy' Versions of Snacks Compare to the Originals?

In a blind taste test, Family Circle staffers sampled your favorite salty, crunchy snacks next to their healthier counte...

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Leaving Groceries in a Hot Car Is Extremely Risky

How long you spend shopping in stores could put your fresh purchases at risk.

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5 Products That Really Helped My Insomnia

When you can't take another night of no or little sleep, try these products.

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11 Secrets from Women Who Actually Find Time to Work Out at Lunch

Squeezing in a midday workout might actually seem doable with these useful real-life tips.

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Health

What the Recycling Symbol on a Plastic Container Can Tell You About Its Potential Dangers

To avoid exposure to harmful chemicals, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends avoiding products with these three ...

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Health

Doctors Are Starting to Prescribe Healthy Foods and Exercise

A handful of forward-thinking physicians are helping patients get well by prescribing more than just pills. And the stra...

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Health

Low-Fat Dairy Isn't Better for You, Study Shows

Time to bring out the whole milk.

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Weight Loss

Weight Loss Journey: How an App Helped One Woman Lose 137 Pounds

When the results from a routine doctor’s appointment caught her off guard, Holly Wallis of Goleta, California, knew she ...

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