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Engaging in casual conversation with others may help keep you as sharp as doing a word puzzle, according to some studies. Just 10 minutes of daily chatter appears to improve mental function and preserve memory. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Labile (LAY-byle) Definition: 1. Readily or frequently changing. 2. Readily or continually undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown. 3. Characterized by wide fluctuations. 4. Emotionally unstable. Sample sentence: The researcher spent years studying chemically labile compounds in the hopes that they could be adapted into new medications. Like and Share with your […]

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Adjective: Orgulous (OR-gyuh-lus) Definition: Proud, haughty. Sample sentence: My golfing buddies and I are not orgulous members of some elitist country club because to us it is about the sport and nothing more. Like and Share with your friends

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Avoid constipation and stay regular with Triphala, an Ayurvedic blend of three fruits that is believed to help tone the gastrointestinal tract. Look for capsules of Triphala and follow package directions. Like and Share with your friends

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Plagued with sinus problems? Rinse your nasal passages twice a day to flush out pollen and other irritants. Put saline solution (a 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 cup warm water) in a plastic squirt bottle or a nasal irrigator, a spouted container that allows you to pour water directly into your nose. The solution should […]

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Noun: Repertoire (REP-er-twahr) Definition: 1. A list or supply of plays, operas, pieces, or parts which a company or performer is prepared to present. 2. A supply of skills, devices, or expedients; broadly: amount, supply. 3. A list or supply of capabilities. Sample sentence: Though I have a limited repertoire when it comes to cooking, […]

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Verb: Fard (FAHRD) Definition: To paint the face with cosmetics. Sample sentence: It takes my sister almost an hour every morning to fard and do her hair. Like and Share with your friends

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If you feel a cold coming on, consider reaching for the age-old remedy of Echinacea. A 2007 meta-analysis showed that the herb can reduce cold symptoms. Aim for three grams daily in tincture or capsule form, starting at the first sign of symptoms. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: WYSIWYG (WIZ-ee-wig) Definition: A display generated by word-processing or desktop-publishing software that exactly reflects the document as it would appear in its finished state. Sample sentence: The pamphlets look great and were easy to create; we created them using a simple WYSIWYG editing program. Like and Share with your friends

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For dry skin, incorporate more avocados into your diet. They’re rich in monounsaturated fat and vitamin E, both of which promote healthy skin. Try them on salads and sandwiches, and even in smoothies. Like and Share with your friends

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