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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

Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates

Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates
In this Jan. 16, 2010 photo provided by the International Medical Corps, Dr. Robert Fuller provides medical care to an earthquake survivor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (AP Photo/International Medical Corp, Margaret Aguirre)
Dr. Robert Fuller didn't hesitate to go to Indonesia to treat survivors of the 2004 tsunami, to Haiti to help after the 2010 earthquake or to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon last year. But he's given up on going to West Africa to care for Ebola patients this winter.

A weightloss pill that just might work!

A weightloss pill that just might work!

If diets and willpower just don't work, but you don't want weight loss surgery, a new pill just might be the answer

As the weather changes, so does your skin

As the weather changes, so does your skin
Kari Gran is a skin care and makeup company created by local Seattlites Kari Gran and Lisa Strain. Using only all natural, organic and non-GMO ingredients, Kari Gran wanted to create products that would be good for women inside and out. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

There's a change coming, and its not just the weather. Its our skin.

Sugar - not so sweet

Sugar - not so sweet
Various size cups and sugar cubes are displayed at a news conference at New York's City Hall, Thursday, May 31, 2012.

Sugar. It doesn't just cause weight gain, it is a big factor in diabetes, heart trouble, and many cancers

Gluten: Just what IS it?

Gluten: Just what IS it?

Gluten. Its become quite the buzz-word. You see "gluten-free" on packaging at the grocery store and  menus in restaurants.

But just WHAT is it?