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Posted by Dana Sparks, Apr 14, 2014

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Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin
Skin care gimmicks abound — but don't fall for the hype. Learn how to get younger, healthier looking skin.

Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?
Understand the differences between organic food and traditionally grown food when it comes to nutrition, safety and price.

Hypothyroidism: Can it cause peripheral neuropathy?
Rarely, hypothyroidism can cause peripheral neuropathy, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Can you outgrow food allergies?
Learn which food allergies are more likely to fade with age and which tend to persist into adulthood.

Women shopping and fitting shoes on their feetHEALTHY RECIPES
Broiled scallops with sweet lime sauce
Brown rice pilaf
Green beans with red pepper and garlic
Baked apples with cherries and almonds

Shopping for shoes?
To find shoes that fit properly, try these tips: 1. Have your feet measured. Shoe size can change as you age. 2. Ask the salesperson to measure both feet. If one foot is larger than the other, try on a pair that fits your larger foot. 3. Shop for shoes in the early afternoon after you've been walking for some time, when your feet are at their largest.

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Stress: How will you spend your 1,440 minutes today?
You can't eliminate stress, and you can't add minutes to your day, but you can make smarter choices about what is deserving of your time.

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