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You've probably heard this more than once: "Wash your hands—and use lots of soap and hot water!"

As it turns out, washing your hands properly is one very simple way to keep yourself healthy. Here are tips to do it right, as recommended by Dr. Lamont...

Coughs, while rarely serious, can be really annoying! Some of these herbal remedies can provide great relief from a cough, especially when you're having difficulty sleeping.

Here are a few simple herbal remedies to help ease the discomfort of a sore throat.

What can we do to help our bodies through the process healing a cold? Here are some herbal remedies for your body and mind.

If you're trying hard to avoid colds and the flu, here are some prevention strategies to keep you healthy—short of moving to the North Pole where germs cannot survive!

There are many superstitions and old wives tales' about the house and home.

Here are a few hints on how to use a hammer. Don't get nailed!

Make your own cleaning products. Homemade cleaners are simple and a great way to save money.

At the Almanac, we've discovered some good tricks to cure those annoyng but common household problems. Here's exactly what to do IF . . .

Use a clothesline instead of a dryer to dry your clothes in warm, dry weather. You save money, energy, and the clothes smell great after drying in the fresh air! One reader says, "You get a little exercise, too!" Here are tips on how to choose an outdoor...

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