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Explore healthcare careers now

Unemployment rates may still be high and the opportunities out there in specific careers might be waning, but there is one job sector that may be promising -- healthcare.

Statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor indicate that 3.2 million jobs will be created by


Research indicates 'freshman 15' is a myth

Hundreds of new students enter college each September. One long-standing assumption about college freshmen is their propensity to gain weight -- on average 15 pounds over the course of their initial year in college. As it turns out, a new study pokes holes in that assumption and goes on to point out the truth about freshman weight gain.


Where it's smoked it's delicious

Smoking is one of the oldest ways to preserve fish, used long before refrigeration. And while smoked salmon has been a standard as an appetizer in entertaining for decades, it has come a long way from its traditional roots. Today smoked salmon is making its way into a variety of diverse and tasty dishes from salads to chowders, meaning that 


Power mom Sherri Shepherd shares her oral hygiene 'Powerful Moment of Truth'

Oral health experts are urging people everywhere to embrace the power of good dental hygiene -- by making the switch from a manual to a power toothbrush. To help spread the word, Oral-B(R) teamed up with power mom, wife, actress and talk show host Sherri Shepherd to inspire people to take control of their oral health.


How to protect yourself against stomach ulcers

Did you know that a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori is the main cause of 60 to 80 percent of gastric ulcers, and of 80 to 85 percent of duodenal ulcers? The duodenum is the upper end of the small intestine.