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Do pillow sprays really help you sleep?

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  Do you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Spraying your pillow might be the answer. A pillow spray (also called pillow mist) is a …

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Hypnic jerks keeping you awake? Here’s how to make them stop

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  Have you ever woken abruptly with a jerk or falling sensation? There’s a name for that: hypnic jerks. Hypnic jerks can be unpleasant and even …

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Do your hands go numb when you sleep? Here’s what it could mean

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  It can be alarming to wake up with your hands feeling numb or tingling with what we commonly call pins and needles. But it’s actually …

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Will we ever stop treating the ocean like a giant, liquid landfill?

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  The vastness of the oceans and the impression (as the old and erroneous saying goes) that “dilution is the solution to pollution” has for centuries …

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Sleep patches: What are they & do they work?

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  Chances are, you’ve seen a new kind of sleep aid come out in recent years: sleep patches. After all, with over 35 percent of Americans …

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This magical superfood can also help you beat inflation

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With inflation at all a high-time high, we have been treated to condescending posts and articles about how to save money. However, hidden in some of …

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Yes, credit cards can affect your mental health. Here’s how

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  When our mental health takes a beating – and it happens to everyone – we all cope differently. The healthiest among us will exercise, meditate, …

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The easiest way to make craft cocktails at home

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Sometimes making a cocktail can just feel like just a tad too much work, especially when certain recipes call for ingredients that you don’t typically have …

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8 common signs you may be vitamin deficient

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With all the quick eats out there these days, it’s easy to slip into a diet with few nutrients to nourish your body. Everyone needs a …

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This country consumes the most antidepressants

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  According to the latest OECD data, Iceland continues to have one of the highest levels of antidepressant use in the world – with an average consumption …

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Bill Nye the Science Guy calls out conservatives on climate change

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  Bill Nye the Science Guy has a message for conservative lawmakers and television networks who continue to peddle climate denial in the wake of Hurricane Ian: “Cut it out.” …

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How to choose the right food if your cat has kidney disease

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  Cats are great pets, but they do have some serious health issues. If you have a cat with kidney disease, there are a few things …

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The little known ‘smart drug’ that could help you sleep better

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  Let’s be real: We’re all just trying to sleep better…and even more so lately, given the stressful times we’re living in.   From cryotherapy and infrared …

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Your cat’s ears are telling you something

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When you first get a cat, you may be wondering what their ears mean. Here’s what you need to know about the different positions your cat’s …

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Are scented candles actually bad for you?

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  What is a spa day, romantic dinner, or cozy night in without a candle or two to set the mood? For over a decade, headlines …

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This kind of debt has disappeared from most Americans’ credit reports

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  On July 1, your credit score might have gone up. If you have unpaid medical bills under $500, chances are those were removed from your credit …

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Insomnia after surgery? Here’s how to deal with it

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  A good night’s sleep is important for your health and wellbeing every day. It becomes more important than ever when your body is trying to …

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Favorite American foods that are banned in other countries

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You are what you eat, they say. If that’s the case, a lot of folks in the United States are less than healthy based solely on …

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People in this country have the most hangovers

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  Hangovers are most common amongst Brits, according to new data from Statista’s Global Consumer Survey, with around two out of every ten UK respondents saying they …

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Here’s where people spend the most on prescription drugs

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  When it comes to the expenditure on pharmaceuticals across OECD countries, the United States spends much more than other industrialized nations that are part of the organization. …

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How water can improve your sleep

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  We all know that drinking water is important. After all, our bodies are made up of nearly 60% water. However, sometimes it can be difficult …

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US prescription prices are much higher than other countries

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  Depending on the country of comparison, U.S. residents are paying twice as much, three times as much or even more for their prescription drugs. Research by …

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5 true & terrifying cases of medical identity fraud

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  All types of identity theft are a pain, but none more so than medical identity theft. If a criminal steals your personal information for their medical …

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Health care is most expensive in these 20 US cities

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  The U.S. spent an all-time high of $4.1 trillion on health care in 2020, representing almost 20% of the gross domestic product. Unlike other countries, the …

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Feeling exhausted? Here’s what could be missing

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Feeling tired may have nothing to do with not getting enough sleep. There are seven different kinds of rest that you need. Each one requires unique …

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Does your health insurance cover abortion?

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  The Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to abortion. Twenty-six states are likely to ban abortion care as a result. In …

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Does your state have the worst healthcare in America?

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Where you live may determine what kind of health care you can get — and how much you have to spend to get it. The cost of …

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9 things Americans say they can’t afford because of inflation

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With inflation at the highest level since 1981 and wages not keeping pace, many Americans are struggling to make ends meet. And while a fresh poll from Morning Consult and …

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Report: Monkeypox is spreading, but mortality rates remain low

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  What started as a handful of isolated monkeypox cases in the United Kingdom has officially been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World …

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8 ways to lower your prescription drug costs

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If you’re charging prescriptions to a credit card or digging for change in your car and couch every month to scrounge up enough money to pay …