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Ask the nutritionist: “I skip meals sometimes because my schedule is so busy. Is...

—Jenna, Elgin, IllinoisWhile skipping meals shouldn't become a habit, as long as you usually fuel your body with healthy choices, a few skipped meals here and there isn't likely to cause serious health problems...
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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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FitnessU: Pyramid training

Our fitness trainer demonstrates how to perform various moves to create a customized pyramid workout.
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Fuel your morning with these easy and healthy breakfast ideas

Rate this article and enter to winWhen Mom or Dad shoves a plate of scrambled eggs in your face and reminds you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, try not...
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Fake or fact: How to know if your online diagnosis is legit

Rate this article and enter to winScouring the internet to help you get to the bottom of your stomachache or that sudden rash is commonplace these days. Seven out of ten people say they...
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Apps and podcasts we love: Liver Health-Hepatitis C

Evelyn, Los Angeles, California “Magic 8 Ball, am I at risk for Hepatitis B or C? Okay, so that might not be the best way to deal with my health, but I want to avoid...
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Ask the doc: “How important is it to get checkups if I don’t feel...

—Heath*, Kirkland, Washington I highly recommend all teens and young adults get annual checkups up to age 21. Not only do you get a chance to learn about health issues that could affect you...
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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Snooze happy: How and why you should prioritize your sleeping habits

Rate this article and enter to winStudents love and crave sleep. When we asked you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked third—behind only spending more time with friends and participating...
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7 ways marijuana affects the body and brain

Rate this article and enter to winTalking about marijuana can be complicated. More and more states are legalizing it for adults for both medical and recreational use—but the research is mixed when it comes...