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​ Bengals and Rams Inspired Cocktails

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It’s Super Bowl Sunday and Sunday Funday so today we offer two cocktail recipes that according to are inspired by the two teams that will face off today. Cincinnati Bengals: Carro...


Positive relationships make you feel better

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Adults who have a circle of friends are healthier and can even live longer than those who don’t. Research has shown that people who are part of a strong social network have a lower risk ...


National Make a Friend Day

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Always observed on February 11th, National Make a Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone and begin new friendships or get to know somebody a little better. Here are a few ...


Black Pepper oil to help quit smoking

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Black pepper essential oil may reduce the severity of cigarette cravings. In one study, participants inhaled one drop of pepper oil on a tissue for two minutes whenever they were struck ...


Pass-off this healthy snack for Super Bowl

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It’s no surprise that Super Bowl Sunday ranks right up there with Thanksgiving as the days when we are most likely to consume the most calories. And while the occasional indulgence doesn...


Overcoming exercise obstacles

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For anyone who is overweight or lives a sedentary lifestyle, the thought of beginning an exercise program of any kind can be especially challenging. For people carrying extra weight, cer...


​ Potential new approach to diabetes prevention

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A team of scientists from Scripps Research has conducted promising early tests of a new strategy that might one day be used to prevent or treat type 2 diabetes. The scientists, whose resul...


Watch a new winter Olympic sport

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With the Super Bowl set for February 13, we have this Sunday free to become a fan of a new sport. Whether its ski jumping, ice skting or some other sport that you may not normally watch, tod...


Understanding stress

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Stress is a part of life. Most of us feel it when we are stuck in traffic, running late or working under a deadline, while a little stress is nothing to fret about, the kind of intense w...


​ National Wear Red Day

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National Wear Red Day is observed on the first Friday in February and is designed to raise awareness about heart disease in women. The national campaign urges women to learn their risk for h...


​ Practice meditation

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Mindful meditation has been proven to combat stress. And stress has been linked to disease. By making time to clear your mind you can vastly improve your mood and quality of life and your ov...


Cancer prevention and food

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No single food can protect you against cancer by itself but research shows that a diet filled with a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and other plant foods helps lower ...


Physical activity may lower cancer risk

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Here are a few more reasons to get moving. Research shows that people who exercise regularly appear to have a lower cancer risk. As we kick-off February, (officially cancer prevention mo...


New study suggests two paths toward 'super immunity' to COVID-19

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New laboratory research reveals more than one path toward robust immunity from COVID-19. A new study finds that two forms of immunity -- breakthrough infections following vaccination or ...


​ Plan your escape

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January 30 is National Escape Day. Whether you plan an escape to a tropical paradise or simply retreat to your bathtub to soak in some suds, today is all about taking a moment out of your da...


Dealing with discouragement

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As we near the end of January many of us will be evaluating how we are doing with our new year’s resolutions. If things seem right on track, that will certainly be a boost to your mood. ...


Manners maketh the person

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The proverb 'manners maketh man' means that politeness and good manners are essential to humanity. Good manners are, quite literally, what 'make' us human. This Inspire Friday, we encour...


​ Diluted vinegar for weight loss

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Apple cider vinegar remains a popular diet trend, but is it as great as it claims to be? According to Carol Johnston, a professor of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State Universit...


Foods that burn fat

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It’s a widely known that buying the right foods at the grocery store helps keep your dieting goals on track. But some foods pull more than their weight – literally. Here are some foods t...


Squat on the job

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Many of us are working from home again and limiting our visits to gyms. Physical fitness experts warn against falling into a sedentary slide and neglecting our regular exercise routines....


Eating green for the planet

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Swapping just one food item per day can make diets substantially more planet friendly. If your New Year's resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new Tulane University study finds ...


National Pie Day

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National Pie Day on January 23rd celebrates one of the Nations’ favorite desserts. No matter how you slice it, pie in just about any form makes a crowd happy. Fruit pies, berry pies, cream p...


Pandemic Frustration is real

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Research has shown that many people are experiencing increased frustration, agitation or anger throughout the course of the COVID-19. And over time, that anger becomes exhausting. Exp...


Show some kindness to a teacher

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Today is Inspire Friday and it is a good time to inspire a teacher in your life. While you may have some ideas on gifts or notes of encouragement, try lifting your teacher’s spirits (and...

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