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    1. 5 Fibs Your Doctor Is Fed Up Hearing

      “Sure, doc, I eat all my veggies and exercise every day.” Many of us are guilty of these little white lies. The fibs you feed your doctor may seem harmless, but they can have a big impact on your health care. Surveys show that at least 1 in 4 people don’t tell the truth, exaggerate, or purposely lea

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    2. Q&A With Mariel Hemingway

      1. Your new book, Out Came the Sun, and the 2013 documentary about your life, Running From Crazy, bring home the personal demons and mental illness that run deep within your family. How have you been able to face and overcome your challenges? I think there's always a person in a family who says, "I

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    3. 10 Questions With Marcia Gay Harden

      1. The world is about to see you in the film version of the best-selling book Fifty Shades of Grey. Were you nervous to appear in it? No. The film raises questions about eroticism and pleasure and things we really don’t talk about. I’m glad we don’t! I don’t want to discuss every single aspect of se

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    4. 6 Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

      Most aches and pains aren't a sign of something serious, but certain symptoms should be checked out. See a doctor if you feel any of these things: If you get weak or numb in your arm, leg, or face, it can be a sign of a stroke, especially if it's on one side of your body. You could also be having a

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    5. Q&A With Mira Sorvino

      Mira Sorvino first attracted notice in the ’90s with her Oscar-winning turn as the squeaky-voiced call girl in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite, and as one-half of the ditzy duo (with Lisa Kudrow) who reinvent themselves in Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion. These days, she’s switching things up,

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    6. Queen Latifah Balances Career and Family

      Queen Latifah is many things: Grammy Award-winning singer and hip-hop star. Oscar-nominated actor. Popular talk show host. And executive producer, too. But if you ask this multitalented entertainer what she is first and foremost, she'll say "daughter." And a most devoted one at that. Born Dana Owens

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    7. Zoe Saldana's New Role: Galaxy Goddess

      Zoe Saldana knows her priorities. "Please excuse me," she says politely, returning a moment later and explaining: "I had to finish blow-drying a friend's hair. I'm the stylist to everyone in my life," she laughs. "We are all fabulous women, and I'm so against anyone walking out the door not looking

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    8. Personal Best: Q&A With Kim Raver

      Balance is no easy feat when you’re shuttling between acting gigs in Texas, New York, and London. Kim Raver, 45, has it nailed down, though. Just a month after wrapping production on the NBC series Revolution, she moved her family to London for a 5-month stint filming 24, all while staying healthy a

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    9. Should I Have a Hysterectomy?

      "If I just got a hysterectomy …" Maybe that's what you’re thinking would stop you from having such heavy, painful periods. You've tried medications, but they haven't taken care of the problem. Is having your uterus surgically removed the answer? The surgery can completely relieve many painful pelvic

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    10. Egg Freezing: Is It for You?

      You think you want to have a baby -- someday. What can you do today to make sure your eggs are ready when you are? One option is to have your eggs harvested and fertilized -- just as women who get in vitro fertilization (IVF) do -- but instead of having them implanted, resulting embryos are frozen a

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