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You don’t need to wipe down everything to protect yourself

If you were wiping down every single Amazon package, can of chickpeas, and takeout container at the start of the pandemic, you certainly weren’t alone. Clorox, the world’s biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, says it’s still recovering from high demand of its popular disinfectant wipes, not expected to return to shelves until 2021. In […]

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What it really means when you dream about strangers

Been dreaming about strangers recently? Maybe they’re trying to get into your house, or maybe they’re occupying half of a relationship — partner or best friend — that’s usually filled by someone you know and love. Dreams about strangers are common. In fact, according to Psychology Today, a whopping 50 to 80 percent of the people […]

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Researchers say where you live could add years to your life

Could where you live dictate how long you live? New research at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, published today in the Milbank Quarterly, shows Americans who live in so called blue states tend to live longer than those in red states, primarily due to state policies. Among the findings: U.S. state policies since the 1980s have […]

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Expert tips to help you beat the heat

(HealthDay)—With much of the United States blanketed by a heat wave this week, the American Red Cross offers some survival tips. Each year, extreme heat kills more than 600 people in the United States. And many others are at risk of heat-related illness, especially adults aged 65 and older and those with chronic medical conditions, […]

Kids Health

Can you really choose the sex of your baby?

It’s a strange comment that expectant couples sometimes get: “Are you hoping for a boy or a girl?” Because whatever it is you might be hoping for, deep-down, it’s not like you actually have a say in the matter, right? Unless you’re undergoing in-vitro fertilization specifically to avoid a sex-linked genetic disorder, you’ve got close […]