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Beware the ER on Thanksgiving!

Beware the ER on Thanksgiving!
It unquestionably the most important part of the Thanksgiving Meal. (Image: Thinkstock)

Careful when you do all that slicing and dicing!
 

Can your job boost your memory?

Can your job boost your memory?

The more complex your tasks, the more likely you are to retain your memory

Feeling SAD?

Feeling SAD?
Lightbar patrons are bathed in a purple glow from special lights in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Designed to mimic sunlight, light boxes are now being featured at the bar and a cafe in Seattle to help those with seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, an energy-sapping depression that occurs at the same time each year and affects an estimated 3 percent to 5 percent of Americans. Lightbar has walls leading to the high, barrel-vault ceiling that are bathed in ever-changing colors, such as a deep blue that mimics the sky just before sunrise and a red that evokes a winter sunset. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

If you are starting to feel down in the dumps, it could be SAD.

Administration says HealthCare.gov working well

As a crucial second sign-up season gears up, the Obama administration said Sunday that HealthCare.gov is stable and working well, a far cry from last year's frozen computer screens and frustrated customers.

Helmets have become commonplace on the slopes

They come in nearly every color scheme imaginable, from camouflage to bright pink. Most skiers and snowboarders on the slopes are wearing them, and if you're not, well, you are not just reckless, you are . GASP! . unfashionable.

Help! Fell off the healthy-eating wagon!

Help! Fell off the healthy-eating wagon!
Japanese competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi eats chicken wings during SportsRadio WIP�s Wing Bowl 2012 eating contest Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 in Philadelphia. Kobayashi won by eating 337 wings. The annual event is held the Friday before the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Maybe like me, you made a plan this year to change up the way you eat...but there have been some major slip ups.

Calgon! Take me away!

Calgon! Take me away!
Business Insider just ranked the top ten most stressed-out cities in America, and we were not on the list. (Image: Thinkstock)

Stress. It comes at us from every direction; especially this time of year.

Food allergies lead to getting bullied for some kids

Food allergies lead to getting bullied for some kids

Kids get bullied at school for all kinds of reasons. They way they dress, how they might talk, their economic status.

But food allergies?

Be careful of getting the flu during pregnancy

Be careful of getting the flu during pregnancy

Moms-to-be need to be careful this time a year to avoid coming down with the flu