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Weight Gain

Sleep Loss May Slow Metabolism, Up Weight Restricting sleep for just several days alters how we metabolize fats and changes how satisfied we are by a meal, according to new research conducted at Penn State and published in the Journal of Lipid Research.   According to Orfeu
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Pregnancy Prep

Healthy Babies Start with Healthy Moms Athletes invest hours practicing before a big game. Runners train for months leading up to a marathon. A mother-to-be should likewise prepare herself for the mental and physical rigor of pregnancy, labor and caring for a newborn.   Dr.
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A Healthier You

Understanding Your Personal Health History As researchers learn that more health conditions have genetic links, knowing your personal and family health history becomes more important than ever. Upcoming holiday gatherings with family members can be a good time to sit down and
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