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Depressing Study Reveals Rooting for a Bad NFL Team May Be Bad for Your Health

When your favorite football team loses, it may make you sick to your stomach. Now, research shows it may make you sick to your rapidly-expanding stomach.

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Ground Squirrel in California Tests Positive for Plague, Forces Closure of Campgrounds in Los Angeles

A dead squirrel found in Los Angeles County tested positive for bubonic plague, forcing the closure of all nearby campgrounds.

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Can You Guess the Fattest Country in the World? (Hint: It Ain’t America)

Here’s some news that’s bigger than Americans’ ever-growing waistlines.

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Doctor Revolutionizes Healthcare By No Longer Accepting Insurance

Dr. Michael Ciampi may very well be a hero for our times.

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Several Texas Cities Among Those Ranked ‘Laziest’

America is known for its obesity crisis and penchant for lounging on the couch instead of getting up and doing anything physical. As it turns out, some cities perpetuate that stereotype more than others.

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Airline Introduces Radical New Policy — Charging Passengers By Weight

With only two planes to its name, you may think Samoa Air is a fly-by-night operation, but it’s proving to be a fly-by-weight one.

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For a Healthier Heart, Try the Mediterranean Diet

A recent study explains that a so-called Mediterranean diet—specifically one high in extra-virgin olive oil—is a great way to keep your heart in good shape.

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4 Foods to Avoid if You Want a Healthy Heart, and 4 to Replace Them With

February is American Heart Month, and a number of celebrities have gotten in on the message—in particular, Allison Janney. Janney is now the spokesperson for Go Red for Women, a campaign by the American Heart Association aimed at spreading awareness that the number one killer of women (and men) is heart disease.

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5 Exercises That Will Improve Your Heart Health

You listen to weather updates so you know how to dress. You wash your hands so you don't get the flu. You wear your seatbelt to keep you safe in the car. You are a prevention machine. But are you working to prevent the number one cause of death for both men and women, heart disease? For American Heart Month, we're focusing on ways to avoid this preventable disease. If you want to keep your heart healthy, one of the best things you can do is weekly aerobic activity.  Here are five exercises to keep your heart strong:

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5 Great Foods You Must Eat for a Healthy Heart

We’re in the midst of American Heart Month, so it’s more important than ever to focus on treating your heart right.

And maybe nothing matters more than eating the right foods.

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New Facebook Help Will Help Find Who Gave You the Flu
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New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu

After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the first place.

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Reason 2,423,877 to Quit Smoking: It Ruins Sleepy Time

As the surgeon general helpfully details on every pack of cigarettes, there are many health problems associated with smoking. But here's a new one: Smoking can cause restless nights.

German researchers surveyed the sleep habits of 1,100 smokers and 1,200 non-smokers. They found that 17 percent of

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