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Health, Wellness

Drink to Your Health

The health benefits of red wine have been debated for some time. Many believe that a glass each day is a valuable part of a healthy diet, while others think wine is somewhat overrated. Studies have repeatedly shown that moderate red…

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Beauty, Wellness

The Honest Company Gets Beautified

The Honest Company has entered the beauty industry! Kirbie Johnson, Reporter and Producer for POPSUGAR Beauty shares her firsthand experience at the Honest Beauty store. When Jessica Alba welcomed myself, another editor, and two makeup artists to the opening of…

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Fitness, Wellness

Is Your Fitness Tracker Full of Lies?

Getting in shape? There’s an app for that. Despite the popularity of devices such as the Fitbit – which aid motivation and setting goals – research suggests they’re inefficient, a discrepancy that could even lead to inadvertent overeating. “There’s a…

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Health, Wellness

Cease Your Sneezing with Ginger

Achoo! Seasonal allergies are the worst, and sometimes the conventional remedies and medicines don’t do the trick. Adding small amounts of powdered ginger to food may help take the edge off seasonal allergy symptoms, according to an animal study published…

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Health

Heart Health: Be the Boss of Your BP

Oftentimes, our blood pressure is the result of stresses in life, what we put into our mouths, the number on the scale, and how often we get up and move. A shocking one-third of women have full-on high blood pressure. This…

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Spas, Wellness

10 Spas to Enjoy Before You Die

Finding the perfect hotel for your trip means making sure the spa is up to par. These days, resort spas are becoming more than just another amenity. They themselves are luring visitors through their doors because of their award-winning treatments, quality therapists…

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Spas, Wellness

From Sin City to Spa City

Las Vegas is known for gambling, dining, shopping, and risque entertainment, but several organizations have partnered to bolster the city’s reputation as a legitimate destination for medical and wellness tourism. At 8 a.m. on Saturdays, the Las Vegas Strip is still waking…

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Health, Wellness

The Power of Your Noggin

Bad news first: Your memory speed naturally declines by about 2 percent each decade, starting in your late 20s. (Hence the lost keys and tip-of-the-tongue Jeopardy! trivia.) Don’t worry though, you probably won’t even notice the slight change. The really good news is…

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Health, Wellness

Get Macho with Matcha

Green tea is well known for its amazing health benefits— it’s antioxidant-rich, great for your heart and gives your brain a bump. What if you could boost those benefits ten-fold? Enter matcha, a powder made from young green tea leaves. The…

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Health, Wellness

More Air Miles, More Health Risks

If you are a frequent flyer, you might want to evaluate your health and make yourself aware of the risks associated with logging air miles. Consultants who commute to distant cities by air every week, business executives who hop on…

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