Fitness gifts: Know your audience

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    Fitness gifts: Know your audience

    Fitness gifts: Know your audience

    How to make sure that what you’re giving doesn’t cause someone to take offense.

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    Constipated? Try pressing your perineum

    Constipated? Try pressing your perineum

    A new study compares conventional treatments for constipation versus self-administered acupressure.

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    She was dizzy and motion sick for years, but it was more than vertigo

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    Reinvent your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers

    Reinvent your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers

    Try the meat in a healthful Southwestern hash with bell peppers, potatoes, tomatoes and more.

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    Fitness gifts: Know your audience

    Fitness gifts: Know your audience

    How to make sure that what you’re giving doesn’t cause someone to take offense.

    The turkey is not to blame for Thanksgiving ‘food comas’

    The turkey is not to blame for Thanksgiving ‘food comas’

    The real nap-inducers are side dishes: sweet potato casserole, stuffing and double-crust apple pie.

    FDA warns anew that uterine surgical procedure can spread cancer

    FDA warns anew that uterine surgical procedure can spread cancer

    The Food and Drug Administration strengthened its warnings against the use of a controversial uterine surgical technique that spreads cancers.

    What is the ‘best’ milk to drink?

    What is the ‘best’ milk to drink?

    If you’re not sure whether you should have whole or skim, read on.

    How to earn that Thanksgiving feast

    How to earn that Thanksgiving feast

    Make a turkey trot as much a part of your tradition as sitting down with your family for dinner.

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    Female arm wrestlers compete in national championship

    The spectacle and struggle of SuperCLAW 2014.

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    Ladies arm wrestle for a cause

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    How safe is your microwave?

    How safe is your microwave?

    Very safe, actually, when used properly. And it’s perfect for “steaming” vegetables.

    Replace artificial food coloring with natural options

    Replace artificial food coloring with natural options

    Beets, turmeric, saffron and more all offer nutritional value that artificial options don’t.

    Two breakfasts, or none?

    Two breakfasts, or none?

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    Which fats are good and which fats are bad?

    Which fats are good and which fats are bad?

    The science on it has evolved in the past 10 or so years. Here are a few highlights to consider.

    All smiles after all those miles

    All smiles after all those miles

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    Better not skimp on butternut squash

    Better not skimp on butternut squash

    Whether pureed in a soup or cubed and roasted, the hard squash has much to offer.

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    Too sick to go to the gym?

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