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Juicy Fruit

Watermelon recipes and other outside-the-oval ways to enjoy this summer fruit<p>Watermelon isn't the nutrient wimp it's often pegged to be. Rich in vitamins A and C, the red flesh also contains lycopene (up to 20 milligrams in two cups), a potential cancer fighting antioxidant. <b>How to use it:</b>"It's …

Food

Comfortable Sleep for Two

Find a sleep position you'll both enjoy.<p>Is two a crowd? Resist the urge to send him packing to the couch. "Sleeping in a pose that lets you both stay comfortable and also allows for body contact helps strengthen your bond," says Evany Thomas, author of <i>The Secret Language of Sleep: A Couple's Guide.</i> …

Sleep

Fatigue Facts: 5 Things That Make You Tired

Your extreme fatigue might be coming from one of these energy suckers

Energy

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …

Biomechanics

Brainpower: Sharpen Your Mind

7 mind-boosting tips to boost your brainpower and memory and sharpen your mind<p>Of all the things you've got on your mind — work, bills, that weird, new stain on the kitchen floor — your mind probably isn't one of them. But now that you've started blanking on your own cell phone number and freezing …

The Brain

The Night You Have the Most Trouble Sleeping

So what makes it so hard to get rest on the night when you really need it to start your workweek on the right note? Study author Michael Breus, PhD, a sleep expert and a clinical psychologist, says the answer is two-fold: First, you tend to change your typical routine on weekends. And when you hit …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Immune System

Smooth Shaving: Soothe Razor Burn, Ingrown Hair, and Shaving Bumps

A razor is the quickest, cheapest way to remove unwanted hair, but the aftermath can be gnarly. Here's how to deal<p><b>RAZOR BURN</b>Dull or bacteria-ridden blades can lead to patches of tiny, flat red spots.<p><b>Soothe It:</b> Numb with ice, then add hydrocortisone.<p><b>Prevent It:</b> "Don't keep your razor in the shower. …

Skin Care

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