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  1. Revenge may not be so sweet after all

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    A colleague steals your idea and then undermines you in front of the boss. It's human nature to want revenge. But will getting even make you feel better in the long run?

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  2. Mayo Clinic Q&A: gangrene causes and prevention; irregular bleeding

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    PEOPLE WITH DIABETES, PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE AT INCREASED RISK OF GANGRENE

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  3. Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout

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    We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can't fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, "Eighty percent of American adults do not meet the …

    Planking helps strengthen your core.
  4. Enjoy an Italian masterpiece: Eggplant and Spinach Parmesan

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    Make-ahead meals and cooking for the freezer, once relegated to suburban supermoms who had it more together than the rest of us, are now trendy with the healthy-eating crowd.

    There’s no pasta in Eggplant and Spinach Parmesan, but it won’t be missed, thanks, in part, to some serious cheese.
  5. Looking for something extra quick and comforting? Try 10-Minute Tortilla Soup

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    I owe the idea to well-meaning fans, who over the years would approach me to thank me for the genius of making 10-minute meals. I never had the heart to correct them: I hosted Ten Dollar Dinners. Ten-minute meals, I always mused, would be about a thousand versions of PB&J, which sounded like hard television to pitch to …

    The recipe for 10-Minute Tortilla Soup is flexible, so you can play around with the ingredients. You can even use your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers.
  6. Making a list: holiday gift ideas for the water warrior, runner, fit foodie ...

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    Given Santa's legendary girth, one could justifiably question his ability to choose suitable gifts for the fitness-focused folks on his "nice" list.

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  7. Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

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    WASHINGTON — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice.

    This Friday, April 7, 2017, file photo, shows cigarette butts discarded in an ashtray outside a New York office building. Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies are returning to prime-time television, but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes. [Associated Press]
  8. Owning dogs may be great for your heart and lower risk of death, study finds

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    Dog ownership correlates with lower rates of mortality and some fatal diseases, particularly cardiovascular disease, a study published this past week concluded.

  9. Father in New Tampa uses monkey Kookabuk to help young autism patients

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    As a 7-year-old boy, Kevin Howard spent months in the hospital with a bone infection in his leg.

    Childhood photos of Seth Howard, son of Kevin Howard, sit in the family’s game room at their home in Tampa. Inspired by the challenges in raising his autistic son, Kevin Howard created the “The Kooky Adventures of My Friend Kookabuk” series, which helps special needs children and their parents respond to everyday social challenges.
  10. BayCare's HealthHub breaks ground behind Valrico shopping center

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    VALRICO — Health care officials broke ground Thursday on the long anticipated HealthHub at Bloomingdale, which will bring about 150 jobs to an area that's experiencing tremendous growth and provide patients with the latest in technological care.

    Matt Hillman, left, part of BayCare’s innovation and technology team, shows off the latest gadgets to David Davenport, Baycare’s manager of rehabilitation.