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December 2008
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Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas
Get Creative, Stay Healthy
We all know how hard it is to stay healthy over the holidays. This year, don't be part of the problem. Here are some gift ideas to help your family and friends be more, not less, healthy.
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Cold Fingers and Toes?
It Might Be Raynaud's
When the temperature drops this winter, it's normal to feel it most in your fingers, toes, ears and nose. But if your fingers and toes regularly turn bluish or white when the temperature dips even slightly, or if they often feel numb or painful or turn red and tingle when you're stressed or cold, it may be a sign you have something called Raynaud's disease.
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