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How to Get Rid of Old Prescription Drugs
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Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
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How to Give Yourself a Diabetic Foot Exam
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Slideshow: What Your Nails Say About Your Health
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Sleep Tips for Shift Workers
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The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast
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The Top 8 Respiratory Illnesses and Diseases
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Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
3 tips for surviving summer with varicose veins
The word shorts may be a not-so-pleasant word for some, as summer can be a difficult time for those with varicose veins in their legs. Varicose veins shouldn't be a reason for legs to be covered up during the hot months.