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Health

Well-heeled: Tips for picking high heels that are better for your feet

July 5, 2014

BPT Few relationships in a woman’s life are as love-hate as the one she has with her high heels. We love them because they look great and make legs appear longer and leaner, helping petite women appear taller and tall women statuesque. The hate, however, comes when the pain begins. According to an American Podiatric…

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Do minority men access mental health treatment?

June 28, 2014

By Gilan Gertz  decodedscience.com Men from ethnic minority groups resist using mental health treatment, but why? Researchers from the Royal Holloway University have found that male members of ethnic minority groups take longer to recover from mental illness than do white men, because the minorities are reluctant to seek professional help. In a talk given…

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First Lady pledges to fight for lunch standards

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  First lady Michelle Obama and Food Network chef Rachel Ray in 2013, discussing lunches with students from the Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools in Clinton, Miss.   (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)   associated press First Lady Michelle Obama last Thursday turned her annual garden harvest into a showcase for healthier school lunch standards…

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Eight things America gets terribly wrong about sex

June 14, 2014

America does many things well. Sex is not on the list.  alternet.org We get many things right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. We were the first to put a man on the moon (Neil Armstrong), the first to achieve flight (the Wright brothers), and we came up with the greatest television phenomenon…

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Getting to the truth behind common diet myths

June 7, 2014

BPT Dieting trends are all the rage these days, but the truth is, they’re nothing new. One of the earliest dieting fads on record goes back nearly 200 years. In 1820, Lord Byron gave birth to the celebrity diet icon with his Vinegar and Water Diet. Despite its ill effects, his popularity fueled the frenzy…

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Poll: Health care law still fails to impress

May 31, 2014

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jennifer Agiesta Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama celebrated when sign-ups for his health care law topped 8 million, far exceeding expectations after a slipshod launch. Most Americans, however, remain unimpressed. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that public opinion continues to run deeply negative on the Affordable Care Act,…

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The benefits of enjoying the healthy Mediterranean diet

May 24, 2014

BPT Nothing says “summer is here” like a fresh salad bursting with garden-fresh vegetables, herbs and flavors. So how do you toss some zing into your salad to get your family and friends craving more? Follow these five simple steps to create eye-popping, mouth-watering and crowd-pleasing bowls of healthy and delicious salads. Many shades of…

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The benefits of enjoying the healthy Mediterranean diet

May 17, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO: North African Salad BPT With warmer weather, more people turn to fun outdoor activities, especially after a long cold winter. Diet and exercise are the key ingredients of a healthy lifestyle, and fresh salads and other summertime delicacies abound. One particularly healthful diet trend is the Mediterranean diet, so named after the tastes and…

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