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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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Health Tip: Preventing Eye Injuries

-- One of the simplest ways to maintain healthy vision is to protect your eyes from injury, says the American Academy of Ophthalmology. About 90 percent of eye injuries involve lack of protective eyewear.

Whether you're maintaining equipment or playing sports, wearing appropriate protective eyewear is very important, the doctor's group says.

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Health Tip: Signs of Food Poisoning

-- Food poisoning symptoms can range in severity depending on the type of germ swallowed, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

After consuming contaminated food, it can take hours or days to have symptoms.

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Health Tip: Wearing Compression Stockings

-- Compression stockings gently squeeze the legs to help improve blood flow, says MedlinePlus. This can prevent leg swelling, aching and, possibly, blood clots.

If compression stockings are difficult to put on, MedlinePlus suggests:

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Health Tip: Preventing Athlete's Foot

-- Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that often occurs in people who wear damp socks or tight shoes, says Mayo Clinic. The infection is contagious and is spread by contact with an infected person or contaminated surfaces.

To help prevent athlete's foot, the clinic suggests:

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