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5 tips to get the most out of napping

While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it's important to consider the effects napping may bring. Read more

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Feds Urge States To Encourage Cheaper Plans Off The Exchanges

Many insurers added surcharges to policies they sold to individuals last year to make up for a cut in federal funding. Now, federal officials suggest that states encourage insurers to sell policies without those surcharges outside of the marketplace to help people who don’t get a premium subsidy. Read more

Beasts unburden: Mini-donkey ranch offers the latest in animal-assisted therapy

Welcome ... to Donkey Park. Read more

Jury awards $289 million in damages after man says he got terminal cancer from Monsanto's Roundup

In a groundbreaking case against agricultural giant Monsanto, a jury has awarded $250 million in punitive damages and nearly $40 million in compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper who said he got terminal cancer from the weedkiller Roundup. Read more

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Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

You could go with a classic tie or "World's Best Dad" mug, but why not step your Father's Day game up a bit? These 10 gift ideas have a lit… Read more

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6 truths about grains

Grains-- even whole grains-- are commonly disparaged in the news, on the internet and during social gatherings. Popular fad diets like paleo, Whole30 and ketogenic forbid followers from eating grains. Supporters of these diets claim that grains make you fat and cause chronic diseases, like diabetes and... Read more

Navajo WIC program successfully meeting the nutrition challenge

Courtesy of the Navajo Nation Department of Health. The Navajo Women, Infants and Children program is enjoying success and working with families in educating, mentoring, providing nutrition supplemental support and reaching out to more than 8,000 young mothers every month. NWIC is a federal grant... Read more

FDA expands recall of blood pressure drug valsartan due to cancer concern

The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the list of drugs being recalled that contain valsartan. The drug is used as a component in a set of drugs used to treat heart failure and blood pressure. Read more