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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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New Facebook Help Will Help Find Who Gave You the Flu
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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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General Photographic Agency/Getty Images
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Minnesota Ranked 5th Healthiest State in US- We’re Getting Better

It must be all the lutefisk, lefse and bouja. The United Health Foundation released it's ranking of Healthiest States in the US, yesterday and the Gopher State squeaked into the Top 5. That's better than last year, where we ranked 6th.

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yourdon, flickr
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What Can Ruin Your Health More Than Smoking?

If you’re sedentary, it’s time to get moving — a new study has revealed a lack of physical activity could be as harmful to your health as smoking.

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pswansen, flickr
pswansen, flickr
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How Much You Weigh Could Be Tied to Where You Shop

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who struggle with obesity, part of the problem may lie in where you grocery shop.

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China Photos, Getty Images
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AIDS Deaths and HIV Infections Hit Lowest Numbers Since Start of Epidemic

The United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is reporting world AIDS deaths and new HIV infections have each dropped 21 percent since the peak of the AIDS pandemic, the most optimistic report the group has ever issued.

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David Silverman, Getty Images
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Study Finds Autistic Kids Have Too Many Brain Cells — Health Check

New research finds autistic children’s brains have far more neurons in the prefrontal cortex than those of kids who don’t have the disease.

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McDonald’s Happy Meals to Get Healthy Makeover

In an effort to help stave off childhood obesity, McDonald’s announced Monday that its iconic Happy Meals are getting a healthy tune-up.

Traditionally, the meals included a burger or chicken nuggets, fries and a soda. But starting this fall, a fruit or vegetable will also be in the shiny box.

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Muffet, Flickr
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Apples Increase Muscle Tone and Reduce Fat: Study

Will an apple a day actually make you a big hit on the beach?

It's possible, as new research suggests that ursolic acid, which is found in abundance in an apple's peal, builds muscles while reducing fat.

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