Lisa Ko

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Juicing

It’s hard to argue against the benefits of eating your vegetables. But drinking your vegetables is another story. Is juicing the antidote to bad health, as its proponents claim, or just another fad diet? Here’s what you need to know.

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Summer reading roundups: what’s on your list?

Books on this year’s summer reading lists are anything but predictable. What’s on your list of the season’s must-reads?

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Migraine headaches

Twelve percent of Americans suffer from migraine headaches. Is chronic migraine truly debilitating or just a mere nuisance? Here’s what you need to know.

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Bridging Detroit’s divide

How can a region reverse race and class segregation when they’ve persisted for so long? Named after the infamous border between Detroit and its neighboring suburbs, the Bridging 8 Mile initiative has a three-year plan to bring together residents from both sides of the divide.

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A growing epidemic

Americans are larger than ever before. According to a recent report, two-thirds of U.S. adults and nearly one-third of children and teenagers are currently obese or overweight.

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Competitive eating

Whether you think it’s excessive, fascinating or both, the stakes have been raised in competitive eating, and the gross-out factor is still going strong. What does the future hold for this stunt (or sport)? Here’s what you need to know.

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Marriage as performance art

Maria Yoon responded to the relentless pressure to wed by staging her own wedding in every state of the union. It’s marriage as performance art.

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Bloomsday, I said yes

James Joyce enthusiasts &#151 as well as fans of drinking, swimming and running &#151 around the world are celebrating the 107th anniversary of Bloomsday today, in honor of the Irish author and his novel “Ulysses.”

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I’m dreaming of a large coffee

Too much coffee under stress can do more than just make you jittery. A new study found that high caffeine consumption can make you hallucinate songs — in this case, Bing Crosby singing “White Christmas.”