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Health Tip: Avoiding Stinky Feet

-- Closed-toe shoes and sweaty feet are a recipe for foot odor and infection. Your feet start to smell when the bacteria on your skin and in your shoes consume your sweat, says Cleveland Clinic.

To avoid stinky feet, Cleveland Clinic suggests:

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Health Tip: Preventing E. coli Infection

-- Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that lives in the intestines of healthy people and animals, says Mayo Clinic. A few strains found in contaminated water or food can cause abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea and vomiting.

To help prevent E. coli infection, Mayo Clinic encourages people to:

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Health Tip: Warning Signs of Drowsy Driving

-- Drowsy driving was responsible for more than 72,000 vehicle crashes in 2013, according to the most recent statistics available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Drowsiness slows your reaction time, affects your ability to make good decisions and distracts from the road.

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Health Tip: When to Stop Exercising Immediately

-- Training too hard or too fast is the culprit behind many exercise-related injuries, says BetterHealth. Before working out, consult with a doctor, gym instructor or coach on how to exercise safely.

BetterHealth mentions these warning signs that you should immediately stop exercising:

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Health Tip: Healthy Eating for Vegetarians

-- With the right amount and variety of foods to meet your nutritional needs, a vegetarian diet can be healthy, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The USDA provides healthy eating advice for vegetarians:

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Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health

-- Regular nut consumption can lower the risk of heart disease by up to 14 percent, says the American College of Cardiology. Nuts contain heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals.

The group reminds people that a complete heart-healthy diet should include fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, low-fat dairy, fish and nuts.

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Health Tip: Dealing With Flea Infestation

-- Fleas feed on the blood of people and your furry friends, says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Flea infestation can be difficult to quash, so prevention is key, the agency says.

To prevent, reduce or eliminate flea infestation, the EPA suggests:

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Health Tip: Sleeping While There's Anxiety

-- Anxiety can cause or worsen sleeping problems, says the National Sleep Foundation.

If disrupted sleep due to anxiety happens, the foundation says you may want to try a few simple strategies:

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Health Tip: Hand Exercises to Improve Strength

-- From texting to cooking, we use our hands often. There are many exercises that can strengthen your hands and fingers, increase your range of motion and provide relief, says Keck Medicine.

It mentions five exercises to improve flexibility, dexterity and strength:

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