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  • How to Prevent Snacking Too Much (iStockphoto)How to Prevent Snacking Too Much

    How to get control of six common snacking situations and how not to overeat.

  • How to Prevent Forgetting a Name (iStockphoto)How to Prevent Forgetting a Name

    We’ve all done it. Someone calls out your name as you’re running errands and at the moment you turn to reply, your mind goes completely blank. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. You couldn’t remember her name if your life depended on it, so you simply reply with a generic (and embarrassing), “Hi!” Here’s how to never let it happen again.

  • How to prevent back pain at work (iStockphoto)How to Prevent Back Pain at Work

    Between phone calls, e-mails, and deadlines, who has time to sit up straight?

  • How to Prevent Smelly Feet (iStock)How to Prevent Smelly Feet

    Nothing ruins your entryway, date night, or a good pair of shoes like a stink. And once the smell starts, it’s hard to keep it from invading the rest of your footwear. That’s because even the most delicate shoes are a dark, sweaty breeding ground for odour-causing bacteria. You can’t completely remove it, but you can control the stench. Before you lose another pair of pumps, try these expert tips for nipping smelly feet in the bud before it starts. So the next time a hostess says, “Would you mind taking your shoes off,” you can do so in confidence

  • How to Prevent Lower Back Pain (iStock)How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

    If you suffer from lower back pain, you’re certainly not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is the second most common neurological ailment in the U.S. (second to headaches), and Americans spend at least $50 billion a year on treating it

  • Eat the Right Food (iStock)How to Prevent Acne

    Ugh. You're a grown woman - maybe even battling fine lines - and now...a pimple? Adult acne is increasingly common, but some easy steps can be taken to nip these spots in the bud before they show up on your face (and, let's be honest, ruin your mood)

  • How to Prevent Hangnails (iStock)How to Prevent Hangnails

    A nasty hangnail can make even picking up a pen a painful experience. Even if you get regular manicures, it seems that once they start, your only choice is to spend the next week with a band-aid and a furrowed brow

  • woman with a bandage on her heel (Digital Vision, Getty Images)How To Prevent Blisters

    A bad case of blisters can put a dent in your stride, and high heels aren't the only culprits. Flats and workout sneakers can easily rub the wrong way, too, if they don't fit correctly. Follow these preventative measures to stay on your feet comfortably.

  • How to Prevent a Cold (iStock)How to Prevent a Cold

    When it comes to colds, you know the drill. Once you have one, the best you can do is try to manage your symptoms, not cure it. So as your mother told you: Prevention really is the best medicine

  • How to Prevent an Afternoon Slump (iStock)How to Prevent an Afternoon Slump

    Lunch is over, your last sip of coffee was hours ago, and now your eyelids are starting to droop. Before you reach for a soda or head for the vending machines, wake up! There are better ways to beat an afternoon slump than a sugary treat you'll regret later. While most of us can't pause for a nap (and if you can, we're jealous!), here are a few little tips anyone can do to keep from feeling like a zombie until dinnertime

  • Care from Cracked Lips (iStock)Care for Cracked Lips

    The best way to prevent chapped lips is to avoid conditions that cause them, says Dr. Andrew Weil. Unfortunately, those conditions are everywhere: cold weather and exposure to sun, dry air, and wind all make lips dry, cracked, or sore, as well as dehydration, nasal allergies, and breathing through your mouth. Certain medications, such as acne drugs, can cause chapped lips too. Counteract these environmental causes and restore moisture to your home and your body by drinking plenty of water and investing in a humidifier

  • Teeth aren't meant to be totally white - their natural color is actually light yellow to light yellow-red. But as you age, your teeth tend to darken even more (iStock)How to Prevent Yellow Teeth

    Teeth aren't meant to be totally white—their natural colour is actually light yellow to light yellow-red. But as you age, your teeth tend to darken even more

  • 10 Steps To A Better Brain (iStock)How to Prevent Memory Loss

    10 steps to a better brain

  • Help Out Your Head (iStock)How to Prevent Headaches

    Help Out Your Head

  • woman holding her stomach (iStock)How To Prevent Period Cramps

    You might think of menstrual cramps as something you just have to put up with each month—kind of like your period itself. Good news: There are several easy ways to put a damper on cramps before they even start. If the fixes below don't put a dent in your discomfort, alert your doctor—your pain may be a sign of a more severe condition, like endometriosis.

  • heartburn (iStock)How To Prevent Heartburn

    If you’ve ever had the unfortunate experience of heartburn—when food and stomach acid travel the wrong way, creating a burning sensation in your esophagus—you know that it’s as miserable as it sounds. What heartburn can lead to is equally unpleasant, including fiery chest aches and halitosis. It’s not pretty, but luckily, there’s a lot you can do to prevent heartburn in the first place, with these easy tips.

  • Don't overheat your hair (iStock)How to Prevent Hair Loss

    We all lose plenty of strays every day, but if you've found more and more falling out in the shower or after brushing your hair, stop the cycle before it gets out of control

  • How to Prevent Food Spoilin (iStock)How to Prevent Food Spoiling

    So you went out of your way to load up on fresh fruits and veggies from the farmer's market only to find that three days later, it's all gone bad

  • girl drinking coffee with a hangover (istock)How to Prevent a Hangover

    Hey, it happens. You weren’t planning on that one cocktail turning into three (or five), but the next thing you know, you wake up with a headache that makes you wish you’d never been born. Your best bet—of course—is to not drink excessively. But for those times when it does happen, here’s how to deal with it (and avoid it in the first place).

  • couple in bed with woman snoring (iStock)How to Prevent Snoring

    No woman likes the idea that she snores like a truck driver. But a lot of us do just that. In fact, it’s been estimated that up to 50 percent of the US population snores at one time or another. And snoring is more than just a nuisance—it’s been shown to disrupt the sleep of 90 million American adults and their partners. The good news is that lifestyle changes and medical advances can minimize the log sawing. Here’s how.

  • woman holding her stomach (iStock)How to Prevent Bloating

    Nothing’s more frustrating than grabbing your favourite jeans and—eek!—they aren’t even close to buttoning. But don’t despair: The reason for your puffy belly may be bloat, not fat. In fact, one of the worst culprits for this problem—a slow digestive system—is common among women over age 40. The good news is that there are lots of simple tweaks that can counteract common bloat-inducers. Here’s how to slim your silhouette.