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Study: Full-Fat Milk Is Safe to Consume

You can continue drinking full-fat milk without fear of it harming your health. According to a new study, full-fat dairy -- including milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream and butter -- doesn't contribute to heart disease or stroke. This, of course, goes against previous findings, which suggest that full-fat dairy increases blood cholesterol levels and, subsequently, [...]

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6 Safety Tips to Follow When Changing a Flat Tire

Statistics show that roughly 220 million drivers experience a flat tire in the United States each year. What's even more alarming, however, is that one in five drivers don't know how to change a flat tire. As a result, they inadvertently expose themselves to injury when attempting to change their flat tire. The next time [...]

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How to Increase Your Energy Levels at Work

Do you suffer from work-related fatigue? Whether you work outside or in the office, you may experience fatigue when clocking long hours. It's a natural phenomenon that occurs when you exhaust your body's energy, either physically or psychologically. And while there's no way to completely avoid fatigue, there are ways to increase your energy levels [...]

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New Study Highlights Benefits of a High-Fiber Diet

Fiber is an essential nutrient that our bodies need to stay healthy and fend off chronic disease. Unfortunately, it's also something that most people don't get enough of in their regular diet. Statistics show that only about three in 100 Americans consume an adequate amount of fiber in their diet. While fiber deficiency can lead [...]

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6 Tips to Stay Healthy When Working in a Office

Does your job require you to work in a office? If so, you should take some basic precautions to protect yourself from illness. Statistics show that the average adult will catch two to four colds in a typical year. Because of the enclosed, confined nature of offices, workers here are highly susceptible to the cold, [...]

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Lifting Weights for One Hour a Week Reduces Risk of Stroke

You don't have to spend countless hours pumping iron in the gym to improve your heart health. According to a new study conducted by researchers from Iowa State University (ISU), lifting weights for as little as one hour a week can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke by up to 70%.About the StudyFor [...]

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5 Common Work-Related Injuries You Need to Know

The rate of work-related injuries continues to decline, in part thanks to the efforts by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Ever since it was founded more than 40 years ago, it has remained focused on creating a safe working environment for all U.S. workers. Unfortunately, though, injuries still occur. So, what are some [...]

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Benefits of Adding Plants to Your Workplace

Many business owners pay little or no attention to their workplace's design. They focus strictly on functional elements while ignoring its aesthetics. Unfortunately, this usually backfires by creating a negative working environment. A simple way to update and improve your workplace's design, however, is to add plants. While it may seem unusual, plants -- when [...]

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Why You Should Avoid the Yo-Yo Diet

Statistics show that more than half of the U.S. adult population wants to lose weight. Unfortunately, many of these people take the wrong approach to weight loss by engaging in something known as "yo-yo dieting." This involves dieting for a little while, followed by reverting back to your old unhealthy eating habits, and then dieting [...]

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The Dos and Don'ts of Construction Safety

Construction workers have higher rates of injuries than workers in most other industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 150,000 construction workers are injured each year in the United States. Whether it's commercial or residential construction, this job doesn't come without risks -- and unfortunately, there's no way to completely avoid [...]

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