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How to Protect Yourself From 5 Diseases You Can Get From Your Pet

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The unconditional love of a dog or cat can boost health by lowering stress. And walking a dog every day can reduce your risk of obesity and heart disease.

But your pet can give you more than loyalty and companionship… They may pass on illnesses, too. They’re called zoonotic diseases, and some of them are serious, even deadly.

Here are five animal-transmitted conditions every pet owner should know about…

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5 Surprising Ways Egg Yolks Boost Your Health

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The U.S. dietary guidelines have told us for years to watch our cholesterol.1 That meant staying away from eggs… Especially the yolks.2 Now experts admit eggs aren’t the problem.3 That’s because dietary cholesterol has little effect on cholesterol in the blood. According to Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, “We got the dietary guidelines wrong.… Read More

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5 Simple Steps to Instantly Brighten Your Day

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You don’t need to be clinically depressed to be unhappy. You could be having one of those days—or weeks—where everything seems to go wrong. And the weird thing is, you may have no idea why.

No matter the reason, these five easy adjustments to your daily routine will help you feel happier…

1. Add Color to Your Plate:

There’s a reason why candy bars look more appealing when you’re upset.… Read More

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The 5 Worst Summer Drinks for Your Health

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Last month, Health Watch readers discovered the hidden sources of trans fats to avoid at all costs. And you may already know which foods protect your heart… But do you know how to pick out healthy drinks?

The summer heat may have you craving something cold and sweet…but they’re likely full of harmful ingredients. And there’s a good chance you have no idea.… Read More