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Five 'healthy' foods that may not be

Many foods that you think have health benefits may hold hidden dangers for your diet.

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Which diets are most effective?

U.S. News evaluated some of the most popular diets, using input from health experts to assist with their rankings. Take a look at the top-five ranked diets.

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Recognize the signs of a heart attack

Most heart attack victims wait two hours or more after symptoms begin before seeking treatment, and that delay can be deadly.

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What to ask your doctor about heart disease

During your next visit to the doctor, consider asking these questions to see if you could be at risk for heart disease.

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Eat your way to a healthy heart

A healthy diet can help alleviate three major risk factors for heart disease. Find out what such a diet entails.

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Workouts for parents, child to do together

Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time together is to exercise with your child.

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5 hidden health risks for women

Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

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Various exercises can strengthen heart

Going to the gym can make your muscles bigger and stronger. But improving your heart may be the most important workout.

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Ways to lower your stress level

From time to time we all get stressed out. Try using some of these ideas to help lower your stress level.

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Tips to lower your cholesterol

Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to help you lower it.

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What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

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Be careful of your heart when shoveling

When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.

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5 foods your heart will thank you for eating

It's no fun to cut out salty snacks and red meat, but tasty alternatives can help you stay proactive about heart health without eating boiled chicken and rice cakes.

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Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan

Find out how following a Mediterranean diet can benefit your health.

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What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

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Take care of your heart when shoveling

When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.

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9 ways Facebook changed how we talk

From "friending" to "status update," Facebook has changed the way we talk in the 12 years it has existed. With the social media giant celebrating its 12th birthday on Thursday, here are just nine of the most obvious.

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10 of the coolest work perks

Jobs site Glassdoor.com has compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks cited by its users that go above and beyond that core set of benefits most people expect these days.

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Top city destinations for international tourists

Get your passports ready -- Euromonitor International has released its annual top 100 list of international city destinations. See the top 10 here.

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Most outrageous excuses for being late to work

According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, Homeland Security, Vaseline and lizard surgeries are just a few of the things workers claim prevented them from getting to work on time last year.

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10 foods you think are healthy but aren't

Take a look at 10 foods that aren't as good for you as you thought, as complied by Cooking Light magazine.

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Disasters in spaceflight

With Thursday marking the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster, take a look at the Jan. 28, 1986, explosion and other space disasters through the years.

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History of the tablet computer

With Wednesday marking the sixth anniversary of the unveiling of the original iPad, take a look back at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer.

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Shocking places people use their phones

Some people just can't put down their phones, no matter what's going on around them. Take a look at the places people most often dial up.

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Best hotels in the US 2016

TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice picks for the best hotels in the U.S. are in. Here are the top 10 for 2016.

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Top 15 low-tax cities in America

Taxes got you down? Maybe a move is in order? Take a look at which 15 U.S. cities have the lowest tax rates overall for middle class taxpayers.

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25 worst passwords of 2015

If you have one of these 25 passwords protecting your "secure" information, you may want to reconsider. Here are the worst 25 passwords of 2015, as ranked by SplashData.

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20 cars that get the most tickets

Are you driving a ticket magnet? Click on to see if your current ride ranks about the 20 most ticketed cars on the road.

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