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Poison Ivy

Severe itching and burning will most likely ensue, followed by a blistering rash that may last up to 10 days. Corticosteroid creams can be rubbed into the affected area to lessen the symptoms of the allergic reaction, but this will not shorten the duration of the rash.

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Turkey Hits the Spot

Eating a turkey sandwich after a tough workout may help you bounce back quicker, say researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The meat has an amino acid called leucine that speeds up muscle recovery. Turkey is also low in fat, high in protein and is a source of iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium and B vitamins.

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Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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