Carolyn Magner

Get happy!

| October 20, 2011

Hang out with cheerful people. A positive attitude is contagious and so is a negative one! The same goes for listening to talk radio, choosing movies and listening to music.

Portion size

| October 19, 2011

Choose a piece of meat the size of a deck of cards and potatoes or rice that would fit in an ice cream scoop.

Block it!

| October 18, 2011

Long distance drivers have more skin cancers on the left side of their body. Wear sunscreen or a long sleeve shirt every day.

Shake the salt!

| October 17, 2011

Rinse canned tuna before using. Read food labels and only buy salt-free canned vegetables and soups.

Junk in the bunk!

| October 17, 2011

Dear Carolyn, My husband is almost a hoarder. I mean, his truck is full of junk. It takes 20 minutes to clear off his bunk just to sit on it! I nag, beg, threaten but he ...

Brush it!

| October 13, 2011

Brush and floss your teeth after every meal and you may not only have a nicer smile but can cut the risk of head and neck cancer by 400 percent by preventing gum disease.

Flu shots!

| October 13, 2011

Flu shots are ready! The CDC recommends you get your seasonal flu vaccine before December for the best timing.

Good choice, bad choice: cereals

| October 10, 2011

Few supermarket aisles are more confusing than the cereal aisle, with its dazzling array of good, bad and simply terrible choices. A serving of dry cereal (approximately 1 ¼ cups) makes an easy, packable snack ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is meant to entertain you, not solve your terrible, desperate problems. Email Carolyn at cmagner@rrpub.com

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