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Zika virus: 10 important facts every pregnant woman needs to know

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Let's start with the urgent: if you are pregnant DO NOT travel before checking the health advisories from the CDC. Seriously, there is an outbreak of the Zika Virus going around, and it presents a serious threat to unborn babies. Here's information to protect yourself and your loved ones. 

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The 10 craziest things that can happen during childbirth (PHOTOS)

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As you count down the days to meeting your baby, you should know that when you're in the delivery room, the craziest things can occur. If it does, just know that even though it seems out of this world, it's perfectly normal. That's why we wanted to fill you in on the  unexpected things that can happen during childbirth. If this does happen to you, have no fear, it will ALL be over before you know it!

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6 Ways lemongrass can help you lose weight

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Besides packing a punch in Asian dishes, lemongrass has been used for medicinal purposes for decades. Its citrusy flavor makes this perennial plant the perfect condiment for seafood, chicken, soups or even tea. It offers numerous therapeutic and many other health benefits, one of which includes weight loss.

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Pomegranate: 5 amazing benefits of this winter super fruit

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From being revered as the symbol for fertility and prosperity to a fruit sent by God to bring emotional and physical peace among the mankind, the pomegranate holds many titles. This exotic fruit is touted for its benefits, one of which includes weight loss. Let's look at five ways the pomegranate helps you lose weight and boosts your overall health.

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7 Ways to avoid overeating during the holidays

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November and December are the hardest months for people who want to lose weight. There are so many opportunities to slip up and gulp down hundreds of calories. Before the holiday season starts, I'd like to give you seven powerful tricks you can use to lower the chances of putting on that holiday weight.

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5 Every day items you should NEVER ever share

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Sometimes we share items with our men because it either saves space or we are lazy. STOP doing that immediately! It might seem okay to use your guy's razor or his toothbrush if you're in a hurry. It's not. In fact, you might be exposing yourself to a world of bacteria and germs.

 

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10 Foods that will age you FAST

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There are a ton of anti-aging regimens out there, but they will cancel each other with poor diet choices. Indulging in moderation is key. Make sure you avoid these foods that make you look older if you want to continue your quest to find the foundation of youth. 

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10 Ways to stay young & healthy down there

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Let's face it ladies, our anti-aging regimen should no longer just focus on the face. Staying youthful and healthy down there is just as important and we have the tips and tricks to make it happen. Don't let the lady parts start to sag! Here are ten ways you can rejuvenate that area and help stay forever young in the places that count! 

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Seasonal allergies: 12 Natural ways to control the pesky symptoms

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Come fall or spring, my children and I are a mess because of allergies. Sneezing, hoarseness, headaches and runny noses, or being drugged up with antihistamines become our normal--until I discovered some natural things that help A LOT. If you or your loved ones suffer from seasonal allergies, I suggest you give them a try. 

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10 Priceless lessons I learned from failed weight-loss attempts

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Losing a few extra pounds can seem almost impossible at times. There are countless of fad diets that make you believe you can drop the chichos quickly, but the truth is that weight loss is a difficult journey. These are the most important lessons I've learned from way too many failed weight-loss attempts. 

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