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Microorganisms in your digestive tract not only help with digestion, but also affect overall health, including mood and susceptibility to illness and disease. (Photo: RyanKing999/Getty Images)

Gut Feeling

Small Changes Make Big Differences in Gut The bacteria in your gut do more than simply help digest your food. The microorganisms living in your digestive tract can also influence your overall health, including your mood and susceptibility to illness and disease. Experts still
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Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illnesses each year. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Food Poisioning

Foodborne Illness Is Often Avoidable Each year, Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illness. While some are caused by eating out, like the recent outbreak of more than 135 cases of norovirus at the Chipotle in Sterling, Va., others originate in home
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If you can't exercise during the day, park on the far side of the parking lot or a few blocks from the office and walk the rest of the way. (Photo: Getty Images)

Work It Off

7 Ways to Get Healthier While You Work The bulk of America’s workforce spends 13 hours a day or more sitting down. That number includes both hours on the job and time after work spent playing video games or watching TV. On the other side of the spectrum are employees who never do
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