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Eight Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt
8 Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt

Aah, the holidays. A chance to spend time with family, friends and coworkers. But if you get too wrapped up in the Christmas consumerism, it can also lead to quality time with the debt collector. Below, financial advisor Bob Brooks shares his tips on how to avoid digging yourself into a hole this holiday season so the joy doesn’t come to a screeching halt when the bills roll in.


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How To Avoid A Holiday Hangover
How To Avoid A Holiday Hangover

’Tis the season to drink our faces off, but the trade-off for being smaller (and cuter) than men is that we dehydrate faster and are therefore more susceptible to hangovers. No worries. We’ve got tips that will keep you out of the fetal position, plus what to do if it’s too late.

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Rev Up Your Romance
25 Ways to Rev Up Your Romance

Keep that spark alive by shaking off those tired routines and trying some of these creative ideas. 


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Latinas Twice As Likely to Develop Cervical Cancer
Latinas Twice As Likely to Develop Cervical Cancer

Genital HPV (short for human papilloma viruses) are a group of more than 100 strains of the most common sexually transmitted infection that occur in the genital, oral and anal regions. Although it usually disappears on its own, infection from two high-risk strains of the virus causes 70 percent of all cervical cancer. Each year, approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and Latinas are twice as likely to develop the disease in comparison to non-Hispanic white women.


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New Year, New You: 8 Tips on Keeping Your Resolutions
New Year, New You: 8 Tips on How to Keep Your Resolutions

How many of us compile a long list of resolutions that will surely turn us into much better versions of our current selves only to crash and burn miserably around, oh, week two?

Trading old habits for new ones can be difficult and takes serious commitment, but if you learn what makes a successful resolution you’ll increase your chances of making it into February with your goals and motivation still intact.


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Get Smooth Summer Skin

Warm weather and sunny days signal the reemergence of short skirts and bare skin. That also means that hiding those hairy legs under jeans and leggings will no longer fly. (Don’t act like you didn’t let a few days slip.) So get your body ready for summer by choosing a hair removal method that works best for you. Best part about it—from price range to technique—is you have options!


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Quick Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

When you apply for a mortgage or an auto loan, the amount of money in your account isn’t the only number lenders look at to make their decision. They instantly judge your credit worthiness based on your three-digit credit score, and a low one could label you as a risky borrower and stand between you and a low interest rate on that loan. So what exactly determines that number? Your FICO score—the most commonly used one—is based on info in your credit report like your payment history, amounts owed, length of credit history, new credit and the types of credit used.


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Five Exercises You’re Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them

We’ve all heard the term “No pain, no gain,” but when is that pain actually a sign that you’re doing an exercise totally wrong? “Good post-workout soreness usually happens in your muscles 24-48 hours after a workout while bad soreness is pain or swelling in your joints,” says Stacy Berman, a personal trainer and founder of Stacy’s Boot Camp.


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International Manhunt For Colombian Lingerie Model Turned Drug Gang Leader

Police believe that a former lingerie model is the leader of one the world’s largest drug gangs. An international arrest warrant is reportedly in affect for Angie Sanselmente Valencia, 30, who recruited gorgeous models she described as “unsuspicious, beautiful angels” to traffic drugs from South America through Cancun, Mexico and into Europe. The women were paid around five thousand dollars for each trip they made and reportedly one model boarded a plane every 24 hours.


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Nicaragua Total Abortion Ban Challenged by Cancer Patient

Nicaragua’s total abortion ban is being challenged by a cancer patient who wants to terminate her pregnancy so that she can receive treatment. Doctors at the state hospital in Leon (55 miles west of Managua) have refused to give her medical care because it would harm the 10-week-old fetus. The local paper La Prensa then published the patient’s sister’s request bringing the case to the public’s attention.


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