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Early Bird Gets the Burn

Jump-start your day with this just-out-of-bed workout<p><b>Get up and go.</b> Literally. "If you work out be­fore your day distracts you, your chances of exercising regularly go way up," says Cedric Bryant, Ph.D., chief science officer of the American Council on Exercise. And AM sweating can make you sharper …

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Sleep Tips to Wake Up With More Energy

Good sleeping is key to maintaining energy throughout the day. Here's how to get a quality rest.<p>Even if you log a full eight hours of shut-eye at night, you might not be getting the deep sleep you require. That's right--just like crunches and sex, when it comes to snagging Z's, quality counts as …

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Get More Sleep: 10 Sleep Myths Busted

Sleep better once you learn the lies behind these sleep myths

Sleep

Fatigue Facts: 5 Things That Make You Tired

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

Energy

Get Healthy in 5 Minutes or Less!

Good news: With these easy tricks, great health can still be yours<p>Got five minutes? If you want to get healthier, that’s all the time you need. Some of the nation’s top docs—including ER physician Dr. Travis Stork, obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Lisa Masterson, board-certified plastic and …

Wellness

7 Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

Learn what health symptoms your body has that are warning signs you should take note of<p>A few days after Melissa Daly broke her ankle, the calf above it became tender. Within a week, her foot was dark purple. She saw her doctor, who dismissed it as normal bruising and offered a prescription for …

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Pain Management: How to Choose a Painkiller

Learn what you need to know about pain relief and how to choose the best pain management method for you<p><b>For Headaches</b><p><b>Best OTC options</b> Start with acetaminophen (Tylenol) or an NSAID (ibuprofen or aspirin). For a killer headache, try a med that contains caffeine.<p><b>Safe limit</b> Follow the dosing …

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Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

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