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  • 5 Ways to Laugh More>>

    One supreme pleasure in life is laughter. No matter your age, wealth, or lifestyle, things are good and life is healthier when laughter is frequent. Here are a few ways to get more healthy laughter into your life.>>

  • 7 Ways to Make Errands Less Stressful>>

    Like death and taxes, there’s no escaping having to run errands. Since they can eat up time better spent relaxing or exercising, here are a few ways to make the process quicker, less stressful and more enjoyable.>>

  • The Diabetes and Gum Disease Connection>>

    Are you a diabetic or are you at risk for diabetes? Find out why you should pay special attention to the health of your gums.>>

  • The Cancer Journals: Make My Chemo Light>>

    This week, Sheelagh's journey continues as she begins her chemotherapy treatments. Read on to learn more about her courageous battle.>>

  • 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy After Lunch>>

    While the midday fatigue is common, it’s not inevitable, especially not if you follow these tips.>>

  • The Cancer Journals: The Operation>>

    Sheelagh Perry’s compelling journal entries about her battle with cancer continue. Remember to check back every Monday to follow her on this most difficult journey.>>

  • Choosing Safe Seafood>>

    Seafood is one of nature's best sources of disease-fighting omega-3 fatty acids, but some varieties pack high levels of mercury and other toxins. Is eating fish really worth the risk?>>

  • The Benefits of Low-Fat Milk>>

    Find out why low-fat milk is loaded with health benefits.>>

  • 7 Steps to a Healthy Detox Diet>>

    Forget the juice fasts and the kooky cleanses. Instead, lighten your diet the healthy way by following our simple detox plan.>>

  • 7 Breast Cancer Fighting Foods>>

    Breast cancer poses a major risk for many women, but the right diet can help to prevent it.>>

  • 7 Food Allergy Alternatives>>

    For most people, food is a source of great pleasure. But for others, nature's bounty is more of a minefield of edible hazards — foods that trigger unpleasant side effects or even life-threatening reactions. The answer, of course, is to avoid the offenders while filling your plate with equally nutritious foods, but that isn’t always easy. Here are a few suggestions.>>

  • 4 Facts About Drug Addiction>>

    Do you think you may know someone battling drug addiction? Learn more about the warning signs of addiction and find out what you can do to help.>>

  • 10 Tricks to Cope With Anxiety>>

    You know the feeling. You’re doing fine, then your son announces he’s dropping out of university, and you discover you need a new roof. Suddenly, you can’t breathe. You might think it’s a heart attack but you’re likely suffering from an anxiety attack. It is thought that 7 people in every 1,000 will develop a panic disorder. Sometimes medication and therapy are needed, but quite often learning to cope with anxiety can make a huge difference. Here are 10 ways to do it.>>