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Exercise and cold weather: Tips to stay safe outdoors
Don't let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. With these ideas, you can stay fit, motivated and warm.

Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory
Concerned about memory loss? Take heart. These simple steps may help sharpen your memory.

Grapefruit juice: Beware of dangerous medication interactions
Grapefruit and other citrus fruits can interfere with some prescription medications.

Acute bronchitis: Is it contagious?
Most cases of acute bronchitis are caused by viruses and are contagious.

Grilled cod with crispy citrus salad
Savory buckwheat pilaf with toasted spices
Grilled snapper curry
Seared endive

Man reading book with laptop computer on tableHEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Are you straining your eyes?  The right light can make a world of difference to your eyes. When doing close-up work, make sure you have light that's directed on what you're doing. Use a brighter light source if you need one, especially if you have reduced vision. If you're reading, use a shaded light positioned in front of you. The shade will keep light from shining directly into your eyes

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Couponing and other frugal food shopping tips
Male menopause: Myth or reality?
Living wills and advance directives for medical decisions
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Nutrition-wise: Food trends for 2014
What food trends are on the way out? And which trends will take off in 2014?