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‘Are Ab Exercises the Most Effective Way to Lose My Gut?’ — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla

I spend a good amount of time in the gym doing crunches and ab work. Are abdominal exercises the most effective way to lose my extra gut? It doesn't seem to be working -- Brian, 21, Austin, TX

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Category: Health, Lifestyle, Offbeat

Shocking Study Reveals What Senior Citizens Can Eat

Instead of fighting old age, you may want to embrace it.

And you'll never guess why.

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Where Are the Happiest Cities to Work?

Not everybody can go to work with a smile on his or her face. However, there are places in America where that actually is the case.

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Scott Barbour, Getty Images
Scott Barbour, Getty Images

Portland, ME is One of the Healthiest Places to Live…If You’re a Woman

'Women’s Health Magazine' has named Portland, Maine as one of the healthiest cities in the United States for a woman to live. The magazine’s ranked cities in 41 categories that included nutrition, cost of living and cancer rates.

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5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu

Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.

What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, what are they?

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A Healthy Breakfast You Can Actually Afford!

You've seen the fitness magazines. They all give you these INCREDIBLE meals you can make that have few calories, is healthy and tastes good.  However, inorder to make them, it costs a FORTUNE! Take a look at the simplest breakfast you can make, that won't cost an arm and a leg!

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Getty Images, photo by Rob Melnychuk

Some Top Gym Pet Peeves

Losing weight is on the top of a lot of New Year’s resolution lists so people are headed to the gym in droves. With more people working out at fitness centers, there are more gym etiquette issues that are popping up

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Brace Yourself, the Flu Season Memes Are Here

It's that time of year, when you give everybody who coughs on the train a dirty look and tie your hands to your waist with elastic to keep from accidentally touching your face until you've had a chance to wash them under soap and water for at least three minutes. That's right. It's flu season. Here are some tips for coming out on the other side okay. 

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Blinking May Let Your Brain Rest

It’s been known for some time that when people blink it’s to moisten their eyeball. It's something the body does without us thinking about it. New research in Japan suggests blinking does more than that by putting the brain in a temporary ‘safe’ mode like a computer does.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu

After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the first place.

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