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Can Cutting Your Food Into Smaller Pieces Make You Eat Less?

For a long time, we’ve all been told that one of the keys to eating less is to eat more slowly. But could cutting up our food into smaller pieces work too?

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Are You Trying to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables? [POLL]

You’ve been told since you were a little kid to eat your fruits and veggies.

These time-honored words of wisdom seem to falling on deaf ears, though.

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Hey, Ladies — Booze May Actually Be Good for Your Bones

While alcohol has been known to stretch the waistlines of men all over the world, a new study suggests that tying one on might actually be beneficial for women.

Grab a cold one because here comes the science.

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Turns Out Being Overweight May Not Lead to an Early Death After All

For years, standard wisdom has held that extra pounds aren’t just unattractive, they’re also unhealthy and could shorten your life. But according to new research, that may not be the case.

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Can Sitting Down Kill You?

Want to live longer?

It could be as easy as getting out of the chair you may be sitting in right now.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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Facebook Yoga Instructor Fired After Demanding Cell Phones Be Shut Off — Is It Fair?

Yoga is meant to be a relaxing and purifying activity, one whose entire purpose can be disrupted by things like cell phones. California yoga instructor Alice Van Ness had one critical policy for her students: turn the cell phones off.

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Are Teens More Likely to Smoke After Seeing Actors Light Up In Movies?

Currently, movies depicting smoking are often rated PG-13, while smoking accompanied by other adult behaviors such as sex and violence results in a film being slapped with an R rating.

But since a new study suggests teens are more likely to smoke after seeing it on-screen, some people now say all movies with smoking should be restricted to adult viewers only.

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Man’s Best Friend May Also Be Children’s Best Friend Since Study Reveals Dogs Keep Babies Healthy

The positive effects dogs have on the mental well-being of their adult owners has been well-documented.

Now a new study suggests that the presence of our furry best friends also acts to keep babies healthier.

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