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We all love our sugar, especially during the holidays. But a study shows that the FGF21 hormone made in the liver suppresses consumption of simple sugars. (Photo: christmasxcite.com)

Sweet Tooth Control

Liver Hormone May Control “Sweet Tooth” We all love our sugar, especially during the holidays. Cookies, cake, and candy are simply irresistible. While sugar cravings are common, the physiological mechanisms that trigger our “sweet tooth” are not well defined. A study
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Free Movie Screening

Grab Free Tickets to My All American DC on Heels readers can grab a pair of free tickets to a screening on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Regal Majestic theater in Silver Spring. We’ve got 25 pairs of tickets to give away on a first come, first serve basis. Just click the
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You need to protect your lips from the sun, especially in the summer. (Photo: Adonia Dennis)

Pucker Up

Take Care of Your Lips During the Summer Most people spend time outdoors during summer. It is the time of the year you should stock up and lather sunscreen on your face as well as your lips. Only 30 percent of beach goers remember to wear sunscreen on their lips. A study by the
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