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    Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

    Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking anti-depressants.

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    Weight Loss Diets

    Top Five Food & Diet Myths

    As children, we're told all sorts of odd stories about food. Bread crusts make our hair curly, apple skins cure constipation and so on. Before we pass on these tales to the next generation, let's have a closer look at them...

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Toilet Technique Tips

Written by Dr Michael McCoy

It's a tough job but somebody has to do it. Go potty with our in-depth examination of toilet traumas and how to rectify them.

Some years back my doctor revealed to me that the ideal bowel movement should follow the "three nines" principle: it should be done at 9 am (so you don't get caught in the traffic), it should take nine seconds to complete (fairly ambitious) and it should be nine inches long.

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