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Gallup: Most Americans Were Uninsured in 2011

A recently released Gallup survey shows more American adults didn’t have health insurance coverage in 2011 than in any other year since Gallup and Healthways began to track this information in 2008.

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Miranda’s Tips for Keeping in Shape

Lambert fans looking to get healthy and tone their bodies should take heed of the singer’s suggestions, since they are fun, functional and also make you feel like you know her a little bit better.

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Wade Hayes Fighting Colon Cancer

Country singer Wade Hayes is recovering from surgery to treat cancer. Roughstock reported the news via Twitter earlier on Friday afternoon, saying that he was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. The singer was a hitmaker in the late ’90s and scored five Top 5 hits, including ‘Old Enough to Know Better,’ which went to No. 1.

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‘Why Do We Shiver?’ and Other Mysterious Winter Health Questions Answered — Health Check

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in one of those beautiful, warm places, where the weather never changes, you are now settling in for a season of gloves, static, chapped lips and chills to the bone. But what do we really know about how our bodies react to winter?

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Vermont Named Healthiest State, Where Does Louisiana Rank?

If you live in Vermont, congratulations — for the fifth year in a row, your state has been named as the healthiest in the country.

The United Health Foundation’s 2011 America’s Health Rankings, released Monday, also put New Hampshire, Connecticut, Hawaii and Massachusetts in the top five.

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Careful How You Smell, You May Be Sending the Wrong Message — Health Check

Hygiene isn’t the only thing you have to worry about when it comes to how you smell. Your unique odors may be giving away what your personality is like, too.

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Need an Energy Boost? Skip the Coffee, Take a Nap — Health Check

If you find yourself dragging in the middle of the day, don’t reach for the coffee pot — reach for a pillow instead. Experts say naps may be a good way to make up for the sleep deficit many of us have from not getting enough shut-eye at night.

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Can Thanksgiving Actually Improve Your Self-Esteem? — Health Check

For many of us, Thanksgiving means gathering with family and enjoying time-tested recipes — Dad’s famous mashed potatoes, your brother’s homemade cranberry sauce, or Grandma’s pumpkin pie.

While the food itself may be wonderful, there’s a psychological component to eating the same things every year that benefits the human mind.

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When Is Your Best Time For Bedtime?

Sleep, along with water are the two things we as Americans are needing the most of. How many times have you said to a friend, "if I could just take a nap", only to have them nod their heads in total agreement. Why are we sleep deprived? It could be we don't know when we need to go to bed. Well we have your bedtime answer right here.

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Who Lives In A Pineapple Under The Sea?

Any kid will immediately scream "Spongebob Squarepants!"

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