August 2014


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Superstitions Boost Confidence, Performance, Study Shows the Power of Good Luck Charms


Don’t throw out that lucky rabbit’s foot or trash your lucky socks. A study shows that believing in a superstition can actually improve your performance on a task by boosting your self-confidence.

To read the full article Superstitions Boost Confidence, Performance, click here.
mothermenopause130x100.jpgWill you have your mother's menopause?

Sandra Gordon is dreading menopause. The 46-year-old from Weston, Connecticut, watched her mother's memory falter in her mid-50s, due to changing hormone levels.

To read the full article Will you have your mother's menopause?, click here.

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High Heel Addiction: Go High or Go Home

Whether they're Jimmy Choos, Manolo Blahniks, or Christian Louboutins, women love high heels.

To read the full article High Heel Addiction: Go High or Go Home, click here.


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Sperm Gene Is 600 Million Years Old

Just as fashion changes from year to year and culture to culture, so do "sexy" genes, or genes specific to sex – with one critical exception.

To read the full article Sperm Gene Is 600 Million Years Old, click here.


marriage130x100.jpgVideo of Chris Wragge as he moderates an Early Show Marriage Summit where couples get tips on how to have a successful relationship.

To read the full article Secrets to a Happy Marriage, click here.


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Blood Pressure Adversely Affected by Diets High in Sugar

Salt has long been the enemy for people suffering from hypertension (high blood pressure), but now another white granular substance will be joining its ranks on the restriction list: sugar.

To read the full article Blood Pressure Adversely Affected by Diets High in Sugar , click here.

 

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Olive Oil: Helping in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Something as simple as olive oil could actually make a difference when predisposed to or fighting against breast cancer.

To read the full article Olive Oil: Helping in the Fight Against Breast Cancer, click here.

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The Surprising Toll of Sleep Deprivation
How skimping on rest affects your brain, your hormones, and your heart.


How much sleep is enough? Is how sleepy you feel a good judge of whether or not you are getting enough sleep?

To read the full article The Surprising Toll of Sleep Deprivation, click here.

sunburn130x100.jpgGot Too Much Sun? How to Save Your Skin
Beauty Expert Offers Short-Term Solutions for Feeling Better After a Sunburn, and Longer-Term Answers to Fix Damaged Skin


The long holiday weekend isn't even over yet, but many people have already gotten way too much sun, and the inevitable resulting sunburn - even if they wore sunscreen.

To read the full article Got Too Much Sun? How to Save Your Skin , click here.


sunburn130x100.jpgSummer Safety, Come Rain or Shine
Tips to Stay Safe From Heat Stroke and Lightning Strikes


With the arrival of summer home cookouts, days at the pool, camping trips and other outdoor activities, the allure of summertime pleasures often comes attached to seasonal hazards in the form of heat-related illness and lightning strikes.

To read the full article Summer Safety, Come Rain or Shine, click here.