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Finding the Right Colors to Match Your Skin (INFOGRAPHIC)

Finding the undertones in your skin can open a whole new world of color options that look best on you. Here are some tips to finding the colors that will brighten your look. (Click on image to enlarge)

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Food and Water Safety Tips for Travelers

Make sure your meat is cooked all the way through, as this will kill the germs. Meat that is rare or served at room temperature could make you ill. It’s also best to avoid raw seafood, such as sushi.

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6 Facts About Sleep and Pain

About 15 percent of American adults experience pain, and that increases to 50 percent in older adults. Of those people having pain, about two-thirds say they have poor sleep. The medications prescribed to treat pain can also fragment sleep. Getting c...

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How to Avoid Food Poisoning

Washing raw chicken can lead to food poisoning by Campylobacter bacteria, which can be spread to hands, clothing, kitchen utensils and work surfaces from water droplets splashing off the raw meat. This type of bacteria can lead to serious infection a...

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How Lifestyle Affects Sleep

A new study, published in Sleep, has found that couples are more likely to sleep in sync when the wife is happier in their marriage. Results showed that overall, couples who slept in the same bed were awake and asleep at the same time about 75 percen...

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6 Common Epilepsy Myths

Epilepsy can manifest in many different ways, which can be confusing for people who don’t fully understand the condition. Here are a few of the most common myths about epilepsy.

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Epilepsy and Aging

Little is known about the effect that aging has on cognitive and brain health in people with chronic epilepsy. But research has shown seniors have an increased prevalence of developing the disorder. About 300,000 seniors in the United States have sei...

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What Sleep Positions Say About Relationships

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire asked 1000 people to describe their favorite sleep position and then rate their personality and quality of their relationship. They found that 42 percent of couples sleep back to back.

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Psoriasis Vacation at the Blue Lagoon

Last June, I traveled to Iceland to visit the Blue Lagoon’s psoriasis skin clinic.

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Tips for Talking to Loved Ones About Hepatitis C

Telling family and friends you have hepatitis C can be uncomfortable, but there are ways to make your disclosure go over more smoothly. Here are some tips on how to talk to your loved ones. Support is important It can be scary to talk to your friends ...