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Healthy Precautions For Air Travel

Most people don't have any problems when they fly, but it's possible to make airplane travel safer and more comfortable. Here are some tips.

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What Do You Know About Holiday Sweets and Treats?

If you want to eat healthy this holiday season, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out.

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Learning to Relax

Stress is a part of life, especially at this time of year. To keep stress at a minimum, relaxation techniques can help you counteract the negative effects of stress and put you in a calmer state of mind.

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