Saturday “Smart Swap!”: Taco Bell

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Don’t you love it when one little change can make a huge difference to your diet?

That’s what a “Smart Swap!” is all about — a way to enjoy a food similar to your fave while saving a bunch of calories!

Today’s swap? At Taco Bell, swap a Grilled Stuft Chicken Burrito for […]

Military kids less stressed than you may think

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Adolescent children of frequently deployed soldiers are less stressed than conventional wisdom might indicate, according to a recent study.

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Bill, Melinda Gates give $10 billion for vaccines

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Bill and Melinda Gates announced plans Friday to invest $10 billion in the fight against a number of illnesses including AIDS and said the record donation could save nearly nine million lives.

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Weighing In on Weighing In

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Weighing in is an important part of being consistent with your weight-loss efforts. One of the most common questions I am asked about weight loss is: “How often should I weigh in?”. I know what works for me, but that may not be what works for you.Personally, I think weighing in weekly is […]

Donda West law may not boost patient safety

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A new California law named for rapper Kanye West’s late mother isn’t likely to lead to better patient safety during cosmetic procedures, some surgeons say.

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Have You Tried Plate Portioning?

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Plate portioning is an easy way to control your portion sizes and eat a healthier diet. By mentally breaking your plate into sections and assigning certain types of food to each section, smarter choices can become automatic. Here is how to practice plate portioning.

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Painful plight of Haiti’s ‘restavec’ children

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How to best help orphaned, lost and displaced children is a question haunting rescue workers in Haiti. Complicating matters, in some cases, are kids who are “restavecs.” Here’s one girl’s story.

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Add More Healthy Foods to Your Diet

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There are two types of foods that most of us don’t get enough of: produce and whole grains. It’s important to eat more of these foods for many reasons. Not only are fruits, vegetables and grains low in calories and full of vitamins, they also include plenty of fiber, which can […]

Obama’s language reflects his mood

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What did Wednesday’s State of the Union address say about the president’s state of mind? One scholar dissects President Obama’s language and offers an analysis.

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Haiti’s ‘Little hospital that could’

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Here’s an inside look at one of the improvised hospitals that sprang up in Haiti after the earthquake. It was assembled in two tents by a medical team from the University of Miami.

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