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    Exercises you can do at or near your desk. This exercise will help wake up your legs and get the blood flowing, which helps eliminate leg cramps and muscle spasms. Be sure you have enough space to fully extend your legs. Keep your back straight and feet firmly on the ground. 1. From a seated position, lift your left leg and fully extend Read more...

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    Congratulations, you’re going to be a new dad! As an expectant father, you may know that breastfeeding is the best option for feeding your new baby. It provides valuable benefits for both mom and baby. You may have concerns about your role in breastfeeding or be asking yourself if you even have a role. The answer is yes. You have a very Read more...

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    This seed’s name instantly brings to mind a catchy refrain from a TV commercial. But this chia is no pet. It’s a tiny seed that’s making a big splash on the nutritional front. Everyone from health food gurus to TV talk show hosts are talking up the merits of chia. And scientists at major research institutes, including the U.S. Department Read more...

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