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Healing Holiday Spices
Spices add warmth and flavor to your favorite holiday foods -- and they can also help relieve some of the unpleasant side effects from overindulging in those very foods.

Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack
New research suggests that many Americans suffer "silent" heart attacks -- events that go unnoticed but are serious enough to leave scars on the heart.
Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
Nothing beats the taste and comfort of a home-cooked meal, and Harvard researchers say it also may help prevent type 2 diabetes.
'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find
Your heart health may depend, at least in part, on the sidewalks and public transportation available in the community where you live, two new studies suggest.
Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
Lack of sleep may be a gateway to kidney disease, at least for women, a new study suggests.
Gratitude May Be Key to Wedded Bliss
Happily married couples are often asked about the secret to their marital success. A new study suggests that it may be as simple as remembering to say "thank you."
Apple Cider with What?
For the classic version, heat cider with whole cinnamon sticks and cloves, simmer for 10 minutes, and serve in mugs, garnished with cinnamon sticks. Or try one of these fresh twists on this traditional fall drink.
Health Tip: When a Stomach Bug Hits
When you or your child is taken down by a stomach bug, waiting for symptoms to subside can be miserable.
Calorie Counts on Menus May Prompt Healthier Offerings
Large chain restaurants that list the calorie counts on their menus offer more lower-calorie choices than those that don't provide calorie counts, a new study finds.
Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC
Multistate outbreaks caused by contaminated food account for more than half of all foodborne illness deaths in the United States, even though they only represent 3 percent of all reported outbreaks, a new government report shows.
Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily
Nearly all U.S. kids under age 4 have used a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone, and they are using them at earlier and earlier ages, a new study finds.
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