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5 Scientific Tips for Getting Back to Sleep After You’ve Woken Up in the Middle of the Night

1. PUT THE CELLPHONE AWAY. When you’re trying to fall back to sleep in the middle of the night, one of the biggest obstacles in your way is light. This is especially true when it comes to that blue light

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Baths vs. Exercise

Lying In A Long Hot Bath Burns As Many Calories As A 30 Minute Walk Researchers from the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Loughborough in the United Kingdom have found that men who take

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3 Ways to Tell Whether You Have Allergies or a Cold

It happens to everyone sooner or later. You’re either too congested to breathe or you have to plug your nose with tissues while sleeping to avoid dripping onto your pillow. It’s not serious enough to see a doctor, but you’re

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Positive Sayings At Work

Feeling bored, distracted, homesick, or unfocused at work is human. Totally natural. But remaining in a slump is optional. Changing your mood isn’t necessarily easy, but there is always a way. Here are some phrases you can say to yourself

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3 Cups Of Coffee Daily Could Improve Heart Function, Study Finds

The effects of beverages such as coffee and tea are widely studied but still not clearly understood. Recently, the decision to have coffee carry cancer warning labels was met with mixed responses from experts and the general public. Adding another

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Baking Burns Calories For You

There was a study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences which is good news for fans of baking who are also trying to watch their waistlines! It seems that some calculations for the calories found in

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5 Surprising Things That Could Be Triggering Your Headaches

A screaming kid, a looming deadline, a smelly car—all annoying, but also potential headache triggers. Check out this list to help figure out why your noggin is throbbing. Pickled, aged, smoked, or marinated foods Tyramine, a naturally occurring compound that

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Stoney Creek Restaurant Closed Over Salmonella Concerns

A Stoney Creek restaurant which claims to have Hamilton’s best tacos has been open and closed a few times this month over health and safety concerned. Ole Gourmet at 174 Hamilton Regional Rd 8 was first closed on May 17th

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The Surprising Reason Why Pen Caps Have Tiny Holes at the Top

If you’re an avid pen chewer, or even just a diehard fan of writing by hand, you’re probably well acquainted with the small hole that tops off most ballpoint pen caps, particularly those classic Bic Cristal pens. The reason it’s

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Sleeping In on Weekends May Help You Catch Up on Sleep After All

Weekend mornings are a precious time for nine-to-fivers. If you spend your weekdays staying up long past reasonable bedtime hours and waking up with the Sun, you may be tempted to sleep past noon every day off you get. Sleeping

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Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

The best medicine? No. Any sort of medicine at all? Well, that one is at least debatable. It’s hard to get funding for work that examines the health effects of humor, but there are some studies out there that show

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Dark Chocolate Good For Eyes

Did you know that dark chocolate might be temporarily good for your eyes? It is already known that it can improve your blood flow for a short while and the lead study author, Dr. Jeff Rabin of the University of

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Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

It’s kinda late…but you’re kinda hungry. At this point, which is the healthier option—eating before bed or skipping dinner altogether? We’ve all heard the warnings over the years: Your metabolism goes on strike overnight, so you shouldn’t eat too close

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An Experimental Weight Loss Procedure Literally Freezes Hunger Signals

In a new pilot study, doctors have shown that freezing the nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain may be able to lower a person’s appetite and help them lose weight. Dieting is difficult, and most people who try

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Yes, Parents Do Play Favorites—And Often Love Their Youngest Kid Best

As much as we’d like to believe that parents love all of their children equally, some parents do, apparently, love their youngest best, according to The Independent. A recent survey from the parenting website Mumsnet and its sister site, the

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