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How To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Your Home

How To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Your Home

HIGHLIGHTS Generators, grills, camp stoves, or other gasoline, propane, natural gas, or charcoal-burning devices should never be used inside a home, basement, garage, or camper – or even outside near an open window. Every home should have at least one working carbon monoxide detector. The detector’s batteries should be checked at least twice annually, at...

How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart Health?

How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart Health?

Getting good sleep isn’t just important for your energy levels—it’s critical for your heart health, too. Learn how sleep is connected to heart health. Sleep is not a luxury. It is critical to good health. Sleep helps your body repair itself. Getting enough good sleep also helps you function normally during the day. How much...

10 Health Benefits Of Green Tea Extract

10 Health Benefits Of Green Tea Extract

Green tea is one of the most commonly consumed teas in the world. Green tea extract is its concentrated form, with just one capsule containing the same amount of active ingredients as an average cup of green tea. Like green tea, green tea extract is a great source of antioxidants. These have been credited with...

Eat this now to prevent Alzheimer’s later

Eat this now to prevent Alzheimer’s later

It’s common to think about eating for a healthy heart or gut, but the same food-as-medicine principles also apply to the brain. That’s especially important to know for women, who make up two-thirds of Alzheimer’s disease cases. What they eat now — in their 20s, 30s and beyond — could help prevent dementia decades later....

How to Store Vegetables And Keep Them Fresh Longer

How to Store Vegetables And Keep Them Fresh Longer

Like most people, you probably shop for several days’ worth of groceries at a time, which means you face the issue of making sure your fresh vegetables stay fresh for as long as possible. And not all vegetables are alike, which means there’s no single best way to store them all. Fresh greens like lettuce...

10 Foods You Should Eat Every Week to Lose Weight

10 Foods You Should Eat Every Week to Lose Weight

No single food has the power to melt the pounds, but there are plenty of healthy options that can support your weight loss efforts when included as part of a healthy diet. In addition to being delicious additions to meals and snacks, nearly all ten of these foods contain fiber or protein (or both!)—nutrients that...

5 Daily Habits that Keep Your Muscles Strong

5 Daily Habits that Keep Your Muscles Strong

These activities will build muscle and prevent muscle loss and muscle atrophy even if you’ve never lifted weights in your life. Simple steps to build muscles Having strong muscles doesn’t just make you look and feel good. Getting your muscles in shape will improve nearly every aspect of your life. Building muscle is good for your heart,...

Tips For Cleaning Your Home Straight from the CDC

Tips For Cleaning Your Home Straight from the CDC

First off, cleaning is different from sanitizing. Cleaning removes dirt and debris; sanitizing kills germs. Both steps are vital in keeping you and everyone in your home from getting sick, especially in cold and flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends cleaning the surface first with soap and clean water. Next, sanitize...

Is depression genetic?

Is depression genetic?

If your parent or sibling had depression, maybe you’re worried you’ll get it too. Or perhaps you’re concerned that because you had depression, you’ll pass it on to your child. Whatever the case, you may find yourself wondering: Is depression genetic? Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the US. About...

9 Tips for Using a Public Restroom During Coronavirus

9 Tips for Using a Public Restroom During Coronavirus

Nothing may gross you out more than the thought of a public restroom. They smell, they’re too often out of toilet paper, and attempting to clean your hands at a dirty sink can seem pointless at best, and downright dangerous when it comes to exposing yourself to germs. Now, as the country begins to open...

How to Use a Face Mask Correctly

How to Use a Face Mask Correctly

Wearing a face mask often helps people feel protected and reassured. But can a surgical face mask keep you from being exposed to or transmitting certain infectious diseases? And, if face masks do shield you from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, is there a proper way to put them on, take them off, and discard them?...

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