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Miranda Lambert Shares Tips for Keeping in Shape

Miranda Lambert is known for her killer (and enviable) curves. That’s why the singer revealed some of her key tips for staying in shape to –natch- Shape magazine. Lambert fans looking to get healthy and tone their bodies should take heed of the singer’s suggestions, since they are fun, functional and also make you feel like you know her a little bit better.

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‘Why Do We Shiver?’ and Other Mysterious Winter Health Questions Answered — Health Check

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in one of those beautiful, warm places, where the weather never changes, you are now settling in for a season of gloves, static, chapped lips and chills to the bone. But what do we really know about how our bodies react to winter?

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Vermont Named Healthiest State, But What’s the Unhealthiest?

If you live in Vermont, congratulations — for the fifth year in a row, your state has been named as the healthiest in the country.

The United Health Foundation’s 2011 America’s Health Rankings, released Monday, also put New Hampshire, Connecticut, Hawaii and Massachusetts in the top five.

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Arsenic Found In Popular Juice Brands

I remember the controversy when this first came up, but now another study is showing the same scary result:

 
Arsenic has long been recognized as a poison and a contaminant in drinking water, but now concerns are growing about arsenic in foods, especially in fruit juices that are a mainstay for children.

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Watch Out Guys, Birth Control May Be Causing Prostate Cancer — Health Check

Researchers discovered that countries with the highest numbers of women using oral contraceptives also have the highest rates of death from prostate cancer. What does this mean? They think estrogen from the urine of women who take birth control pills could be to blame.

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Women Who Exercise More and Watch Less TV Tend to Be Happier — Health Check

A study of almost 50,000 women over a 14-year period found older women who exercised more and spent less time watching television were the least likely to be diagnosed with depression.

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5 Major Health Threats That Your Dentist Can Predict

Having a million dollar smile not only looks great, but it can show you are healthy!  If your dental health is in trouble, it could be a sign that there are bigger health issues.  Dentists know this and when they look at teeth, they can also see things like heart disease and all these other health threats:

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Panel Says Kids Should Get Cholesterol Tests by Age 11 — Health Check

In a country with a soaring childhood obesity rate, doctors on an expert panel appointed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics announced Friday that children should be tested for high cholesterol as early as age 9.

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Americans Are Divided on Flu Shots — Survey of the Day

With flu season upon us, 46 percent of Americans have received a flu shot, whereas 47 percent said they have not and will not.

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Financially Stressed Older Adults May Smoke or Drink More — Health Check

A new study published in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs may have found a potential link between older adults, financial woes, and alcohol and tobacco usage.

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Millions of Unneeded Antibiotics Are Prescribed to Kids Every Year

A new study from researchers at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City found that pediatricians write more than 10 million prescriptions for unnecessary antibiotics every year.

In the two-year study, 65,000 kids were profiled to determine the type of diagnosis they were given during doctor’s visits as well as the type of of drugs, if any, they were prescribed. The research revealed doctors prescribed antibiotics during one of every five visits.

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New Cell Research May Offer Key to the Fountain of Youth

Scientists may have found a way to stave off some effects of aging simply by removing human cells that stop dividing as we get older.

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