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The Checkup: 9 Disgusting Things People Order at Subway

• You know the whole “have it your way” thing at Burger King? Apparently it really, really applies at Subway, where customers have been known […]

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The Checkup: How to Meditate While You Run

• When they say running puts you “in the zone,” maybe this is what they mean. Here, how to practice mindfulness while you run. [Huffington […]

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Ladies! Don’t Shave Your Armpits in August!

If I didn’t shave my underarms in this wretched summer heat, I would throw a fit—a stinky, sweaty, scruffy fit. But if you’re a woman who […]

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The Checkup: 15 Annoying Things Not to Do at the Gym

• It’s always a good exercise, every once in awhile, to take a minute and remind everyone of things they shouldn’t do at the gym. […]

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10 Recipes Starring Summer’s Best Produce

If this epic heat wave has you heading straight to the grocery store’s freezer aisles, where you’re seriously considering crawling inside the ice cream case […]

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The Checkup: 10 Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Headaches

• When an aspirin or two won’t do, hit the mat. Here are the 10 best yoga poses to help you shake a headache. Say […]

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Heat Wave Survival Guide: How to Combat Body Odor

This post is dedicated to everybody, everywhere during this heat wave, because Lord knows we’re all sweating a bit too much for comfort. If the […]

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The Checkup: One Day, You Could Swallow an Exercise Pill Instead of Hitting the Gym

• “Three cheers for the exercise pill of the future!” said lazy people everywhere. Two new studies are investigating the viability of a super pill […]

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The Checkup: 75 Ideas for Cooking and Eating Healthy in the Summer

• I’m sweating just thinking about eating a bowl of hot soup right now. Which is why I am bookmarking, pinning, printing, transcribing—whatever it takes, […]

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The Checkup: How to Make Your Own Fruit-Infused Water

• If you’re leery of those bottled flavored-waters on steroids (do we really need to add chemicals and vitamins to our water?) but still want […]

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Why You Should Forget About All Your Problems

I am not a gambling woman, but I’d be willing to bet that any one of you reading this post has something on your mind, […]

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The Checkup: 20 Easy, Out-of-the-Box Salsa Recipes

• If you’re like me and salsa is both your favorite condiment (it goes on everything!) and dip (it goes with everything!), check this out: […]

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If You Put Your Kid on Adderall, Don’t Hope for Better Grades

Predictably, a Wall Street Journal story reporting on the fact that ADHD drugs don’t improve academic performance is garnering comments bifurcated between “My child would […]

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The Checkup: How to Train for Fall Races During a Stinking Hot Summer

• I know it feels like a hundred years off, but fall really is just around the corner. Before you know it, kids will be […]

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The Checkup: 14 Awesome Beauty Hacks with Coconut Oil

• The coconut craze has officially left the kitchen and moved into your makeup bag, ladies. Turns out, oil made from the hairy, tropical fruit […]