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How To Cool Off Without A/C

No air conditioning? No problem! If the A/C is out, you don't have it or you're trying to save money on your energy bills, here are five ways to cool off without an air conditioner.

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Junk Food Advertisements Banned During Kids’ Programs

Michelle Obama is on a crusade to end childhood obesity. She tried to sink Captain Crunch, outlaw pizza and change our school lunch menus. Now, one company has jumped on board and is banning advertisements that sell junk food during some of their programs.

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What’s Stressing You Out?

Sometimes I get stress headaches and I can't figure out where they come from because I had a perfectly fine productive day at work. Just like I feel tired and I don't know why because I slept well and I'm sure that there are a myriad of things that bug the crap out of me and make me irritable. I wanted to know what was stressing me out and enjoy doing research so I found this list of what stresses us out the most and it may not be completely obvious that this is what's driving us bonkers. 

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How to Be Safe in the Sun

Memorial Day weekend has passed and you know what that means: The unofficial start of summer. Summer vacations, day trips to the beach, weekends at the cabin and unfortunately, sunburn. Here are some ways to be safe in the sun. 

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Can You Wrap Yourself in Bacon When You Die?

The geniuses that brought you baconnaise and bacon salt are now giving you the option of wrapping yourself in bacon when you die.  

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Top Baby Names at St. Cloud Hospital

There were 2,662 babies born at St. Cloud hospital last year – 20 fewer than the year before – and it’s the fewest babies born at the hospital in the past five years. Two monikers top the list of the most popular names parents gave their kids born in 2011 at the hospital.

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New Year’s Resolutions Not to Make

We're all making a list and checking it twice about some changes we'd like to make in the new year. Most of us will not succeed. I know. I've done it over and over again and if there's one thing I've learned it's to not have such lofty goals. Making resolutions is a good idea, but here are some resolutions not to make for 2012. 

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Amazing Teenager May Have the Cure for Cancer

At 17 I was chugging a six pack and praying to get a C on my history test. This amazing young woman has made a major scientific breakthrough and won herself a wad of cash in the process.

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Working the Night Shift May Literally Increase Your Risk of Diabetes — Health Check

All you ladies out there now have an excuse for getting out of working night shifts. A new study indicates women who work these hours could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Who knew?

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Older Women Are in Luck! Mammograms Work Better for Them

Are mammograms actually effective? Several conflicting studies have come out in the past few years, leading some to pose this question. Don’t fear though ladies. An even newer study from Dutch researchers indicates that they do work, but older women might be getting more out of them.

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‘More Fish… Less Alzheimer’s,’ Says New Research — Health Check

Researchers have narrowed down the task of warding off Alzheimer’s disease into a simple one — eating more fish.

In a new study, 260 people with an average age of 71 were followed to see how much fish they ate and how it was prepared. The results showed those who ate baked or broiled fish on at least a weekly basis were much less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild mental impairment.

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Is Your Coffee Fix Getting in the Way of Medication?

The average American adult drinks about three cups of coffee a day, and while many can’t imagine a morning without it, people taking certain drugs may want to think twice.

Studies show that more than a dozen medications — antidepressants, estrogen, and thyroid and osteoporosis drugs, for example — can be affected by coffee, which can block absorption or enhance the effects of the drugs.

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