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Risks of smoking-related lung disease lowered by fruits, veggies, study says
Risks of smoking-related lung disease lowered by fruits, veggies, study says Health February 27, 2017
Past and current smokers can lower the risks of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD., by eating five or…
New law would ban smoking in cars when children are present
New law would ban smoking in cars when children are present Health February 22, 2017
A bill that could stop Oklahomans from smoking with kids in the car has cleared a House committee. Read more: New study…
This simple trick will clear your stuffy nose without medicine
This simple trick will clear your stuffy nose without medicine Health February 20, 2017
It seems like everyone is coming down with a cold lately, which inevitably means a stuffy nose. Even if you’re…
Before you respond to a medical debt lawsuit, take these 10 steps
Before you respond to a medical debt lawsuit, take these 10 steps Money & Credit February 16, 2017
If you’ve ever been sued by a debt collector or service provider over medical debt, you know how stressful it…
Alzheimer’s disease fueled by gut bacteria, new study finds
Alzheimer’s disease fueled by gut bacteria, new study finds Health February 16, 2017
Swedish researchers have discovered a link between intestinal bacteria and Alzheimer’s disease. Read more: Could genetic tests detect Alzheimer's at an…
Doctor’s appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck
Doctor’s appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck Health February 16, 2017
Going to a doctor's appointment can be a frustrating experience. Endless waits in both the waiting and the exam rooms, and…
CVS offering free heart health screenings on Valentine’s Day
CVS offering free heart health screenings on Valentine’s Day Deals & Savings February 13, 2017
CVS really knows how to say 'I love you' on Valentine's Day! The pharmacy chain is offering free 'Know Your…
8 things you should probably clean more often
8 things you should probably clean more often Life February 12, 2017
We all have our typical cleaning routines -- but do you ever wonder how often you should really be cleaning certain things?…
10 hidden pet dangers you probably don’t know about
10 hidden pet dangers you probably don’t know about Life February 12, 2017
You love your pet and would do anything for it — but sometimes even minor missteps can lead to severe…
Sargento cheese products recalled due to possible listeria contamination
Sargento cheese products recalled due to possible listeria contamination Health February 11, 2017
Wisconsin-based cheese maker Sargento Foods Inc. is recalling a specialty cheese because of possible bacterial contamination. Sargento announced that Longhorn…
Top 10 places to shop for an affordable hearing aid
Top 10 places to shop for an affordable hearing aid Health February 8, 2017
According to recent research, hearing loss continues to be a significant problem for seniors -- affecting 28.6 million Americans age…
Warning: Detergent pods blamed for spike in chemical burns
Warning: Detergent pods blamed for spike in chemical burns Health February 3, 2017
Ever since those convenient detergent pods hit the market a few years ago, safety experts have warned parents to keep…
Recall alert: Sharp metal pieces found in smokeless tobacco products
Recall alert: Sharp metal pieces found in smokeless tobacco products Life February 2, 2017
U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) is recalling some of its products after complaints of sharp metal pieces found in select…
Research shows working out can save you over $2,500 per year
Research shows working out can save you over $2,500 per year Health January 31, 2017
Need a good reason to exercise? A new study found that exercising could save you a whole bunch of money!  The…
5 things you’ll probably want to disinfect in your hotel room
5 things you’ll probably want to disinfect in your hotel room Travel January 31, 2017
Grab your antibacterial wipes:  Here are the germiest places in a hotel room.  Read more: How to avoid bed bugs at…
This drink is healthier than water
This drink is healthier than water Health January 31, 2017
Doctors and nutritionists have been touting a beverage that may not immediately come to mind as 'the healthiest drink around.'…
How a medical billing advocate can significantly reduce your costs
How a medical billing advocate can significantly reduce your costs Insurance January 31, 2017
Medical debt is damaging the credit of around 43 million people, according to the latest figures available. You would expect…
Pill splitting: How I save 75% on prescription drugs
Pill splitting: How I save 75% on prescription drugs Money & Credit January 30, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
Norovirus outbreak: What you need to know about the stomach bug
Norovirus outbreak: What you need to know about the stomach bug Health January 30, 2017
When you hear about a norovirus outbreak, cruise ships may be the first thing that comes to mind. But the nasty…
8 ways to get better dental care when you’re living on a fixed income
8 ways to get better dental care when you’re living on a fixed income Health January 29, 2017
You can add one more expense to the balance sheets of seniors living on a fixed income: Routine dental care!…
How to deep clean your Keurig (because it’s probably full of germs)
How to deep clean your Keurig (because it’s probably full of germs) Life January 27, 2017
If you haven't cleaned your coffee maker in a while, it's probably pretty dirty -- like, really dirty. Just like everything else…
There are a lot of disgusting things living on your dollar bills
There are a lot of disgusting things living on your dollar bills Health January 26, 2017
You may reach for the hand sanitizer every time you hear someone in office cough or sneeze -- but what…
Labor nurses tell you what to pack (and not pack) for the hospital
Labor nurses tell you what to pack (and not pack) for the hospital Life January 24, 2017
If you're at the end of your first pregnancy, you're likely overwhelmed with advice on what to pack for the hospital. Make the mistake…
Why you need to read the label on your bottled water
Why you need to read the label on your bottled water Health January 24, 2017
If you've made the decision to drink bottled water over tap water, be sure you're getting what you're paying for!…
The potential health risks of bagged and prepackaged lettuce
The potential health risks of bagged and prepackaged lettuce Health January 19, 2017
Nothing really beats the convenience of prepackaged, pre-washed greens -- especially is you're cooking for a big family or don't…
Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals
Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals Health January 17, 2017
If you choose a hospital based solely on convenience, you could be making a deadly mistake. A comprehensive new study…
Parents warn about mold found inside popular infant teething toy
Parents warn about mold found inside popular infant teething toy Health January 17, 2017
A popular teething toy for infants is susceptible to mold, according to some parents who took a closer look at…
7 dirty kitchen habits you probably don’t know you have
7 dirty kitchen habits you probably don’t know you have Health January 16, 2017
If you regularly avoid these dangerous kitchen safety habits -- you're a true kitchen genius. But if you don't, you might be setting…
7 things to avoid touching in a hotel room
7 things to avoid touching in a hotel room Travel January 16, 2017
Guests who stay frequently at hotels accept that exposure to germs, viruses and bacteria is unavoidable. For example, fecal bacteria…
14 ways to save on prescription drugs
14 ways to save on prescription drugs Health January 14, 2017
If you've noticed prescription drug prices increasing dramatically over the past few years -- you're not alone.  Read more: A tale…
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