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'Sesame Street' Addresses Addiction With Newest Muppet

“Sesame Street” has done it again, introducing another character to help more families relate to the children’s show. This time, they’ve brought in a mother struggling to overcome addiction. Between homelessness, divorce, autism, and incarceration, “Sesame Street” isn’t afraid to tackle the tough...
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Trainer Reveals Jessica Simpson's 100-Pound Weight Loss Secrets

Jessica Simpson stunned the world when she announced she had dropped 100 pounds six months after giving birth to her daughter, Birdie Mae Johnson, in March. Now, celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak has revealed what it took for the “Public Affair” singer to achieve the remarkable post-partum...
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Watching Scary Movies Can Age Our Faces Faster: Study

It's October and Halloween is just a few weeks away. That means this is the season for scary movies to hit theaters and horror movie marathons to air on TV. Did you know that scary movies can elevate the heart rate and make you burn more calories? Watching 90 minutes of a movie that gets your...
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Beyoncé’s Dad Mathew Knowles Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Beyonce ’s father and former manager, Mathew Knowles, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The 67-year-old made the revelation to “ Good Morning America ” in an interview with Michael Strahan. . @MathewKnowles ’ message for others after his breast cancer diagnosis: “I’m hoping by me coming here...
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Why Taking a Nap Could Save Your Life

A midday snooze may just be what the doctored ordered. A new study has found that people that nap once or twice a week could lower their risk of having a heart attack or stroke, reported the New York Post. People who nap regularly may be less likely to suffer a heart attack https://t.co/lNGblafY6z...
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That Warm Shower Before Bed Really Does Help You Sleep

PHILADELPHIA ( KYW Newsradio ) — Having trouble falling asleep? Showering at the right time and temperature can help. A nice warm shower or bath about an hour or two before bed will help your body temperature regulate to the ideal range for sleep, according to Dr. Rich Friedenheim, the medical...
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3 Foods You Should Never Wash

Do you rinse your raw chicken in the sink before you cook it? Don't! When you do that you're running the risk of spreading bacteria to anything the water splashes onto; your counter, your utensils, you! That bacteria can carry salmonella and any other number of sickening pathogen. As long as you...
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It's National Sunglasses Day!

While you may feel cool in your favorite Ray-Ban's or Oakley's , today is about more than just stylin'. Created by The Vision Council , National Sunglasses Day is a commemorative date held annually on June 27 celebrating the importance of wearing shades to protect the eyes from the sun’s harsh...
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Get Sick For Cash And Vacation

Would you willingly expose yourself to the flu for some extra cash? How about $3,500 and a free hotel stay? That's what a college in St. Louis is offering anyone who's daring enough to do just that. Saint Louis University has converted part of its former hotel in the Salus Center into a 24-room...
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Amazing Health Benefits Of Turmeric

Turmeric, related to ginger, is a spice and medicinal herb that has been used in India for thousands of years. And now, science has started to back up what the Indians have known for centuries; it contains compounds called curcuminoids, which actually do have medicinal properties. The most...
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