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    The average American takes in too little fiber, calcium, and essential vitamins, and too much fat, sugar, and sodium. So do your heart a favor: Fix shortcomings in your diet by scanning both sides of food packages when you shop.

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    Yoga can help reduce stress, boost mental well-being, and improve strength, flexibility, and balance. A recent study found that it may have another benefit: helping people with diabetes manage their blood sugar.

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    Toy-related injuries send tens of thousands of children to the emergency room each year. These suggestions can help you make the right choice when selecting a birthday or holiday gift for children.

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    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.

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