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One More Great Reason to Take a Vacation

Turn on that out-of-office email reply and get yourself away—your heart will thank you.

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Do You Believe These Sleep Myths? It Could Be Harming Your Health

Widespread assumptions about Zzzs could be seriously endangering your health, due to conditions like sleep apnea. Thankfully, a new study is busting common myths.

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10 Best Things to Say to Someone Fighting a Chronic Illness

These aren’t your generic “hope you feel better” statements, or awkward sentiments of “call me if you need me.” These are phrases that will open a line of communication, and even jumpstart actions that will make a lasting positive impact on the health and life of your loved one.

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Trying to Break a Bad Habit? It Takes More Than Willpower

A new report published in the Psychological Science in the Public Interest outlines new strategies that may help beef up our resolve to break bad habits.

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Do You Have a Healthy Personality? Here's How to Find Out

Want to know whether your personality traits are considered healthy? Researchers at the University of California, Davis, defined what makes a healthy personality and explain that they’ve developed a test you can take to assess yours.

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Is Sending Your Kid to the Best High School Helping or Harming Them?

According to researchers, going to a high school with a higher average socioeconomic background results in benefits later in life, but going to a high school with higher average achievement levels could be harmful.

Oven roasted sweet potatoes.

Try These RA-Friendly Sweet Potatoes

If rheumatoid arthritis makes it hard to enjoy your favorite holiday side dishes, this anti-inflammatory sweet potato recipe may become your new tradition.

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Home DNA Tests and Privacy: A Primer

Remember: Reputable companies will ask permission before they share your information with others.

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Best Chronic Illness Health Apps of 2017

If you live with a chronic illness, these apps can help you stay on track of your appointments, medications, and symptoms.

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Tips for Beating the TV Binge and Getting Quality Sleep

Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing