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Photographer Travels the World Capturing Photos of Working Dogs in Their Element

There are many categories of dogs: sporting dogs, toy dogs and working dogs. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe focuses his attention on working dogs in …

4 Foods to Reduce Pain

People don’t always associate the foods they eat with their health conditions, but food can be a powerful tool when...The post 4 Foods to Reduce Pain …

How To Deal With Loose Skin After an Extreme Weight Loss

The real issue that no one talks about<p>Recently, a <i>Women's Health</i> reader tweeted at Amy Roberts, a certified personal trainer who writes for us regularly, asking if there were any exercises she could do to tighten the loose skin left after her weight loss. "I was stymied for the kind of helpful, …

The Secret to Being More Outgoing and Living Fully

<i>The original version of article "Flexing the Bravery Muscle" and more on life after cancer can be found on HerAfter.com</i><p>It is often said that the only constant is change. So it's funny that we should applaud those who embrace it, calling them brave; peculiar how we differentiate those who prepare …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Nutrition

Eating Just A Serving Of Spinach Every Day Could Make Your Brain 11 Years Younger

While Popeye ate spinach everyday to maintain strong muscles, he was also bettering his memory, maybe without even knowing it.<p>Consuming just a daily serving of spinach -- or any type of leafy green, for that matter -- may help slow the process of age-associated cognitive decline, according to a new …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Mind Over Matter

"Mindfulness is not something that is only done in the meditation hall, it is also done in the kitchen, in the garden when we're on the telephone, when we are driving a car, when we are doing the dishes." -- Thich Nhat Hanh<p>Mindfulness, a term that until fairly recently has not been very much in the …

Makeup Artist Transforms Women in Stunning Before and After Photos

Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev shows what a little (ok, maybe a lot) of hair and makeup can do. While we've featured our fair share of artists on My Modern Met, this is one of the few times where we've shined the spotlight on a makeup artist. Using only cosmetics, and not any post …