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Life Lessons: The million dollar smile

Life Lessons The million dollar smile

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a rare genetic condition affecting only one in 14,000 people in the US. It causes teeth to be unusually small, discolored and prone to breaking. There is no cure, but one young woman got the next best thing, a million dollar dental makeover.

Life Lessons: Wisdom Wednesday: Joy

Scientists say how happy you are has to do with a combination of your genes, your behaviors and your life circumstances. But can you influence how happy you feel?

Life Lessons: Dirtiest places in the office

Life Lessons Dirtiest places in the office

The dirtiest places in the office are not where you might think. Researchers collected 5,000 swabs from various office buildings and used a device that determines sanitary conditions. A count of 300 means there is a high risk of illness and Ivanhoe shows the top scorers.

Life Lessons: Helping seniors downsize

Life Lessons Helping seniors downsize

Moving can be stressful for anyone, but especially for seniors who sometimes have to downsize a lifetime of living into a smaller space.

Life Lessons: Urban gardening: Healthy or harmful

Life Lessons Urban gardening Healthy or harmful

It’s the ultimate in local and organic: your own urban garden. But does the risk of toxic soil in urban areas outweigh any benefits of organically grown produce? A new study says there are ways to make it safer.

Life Lessons: Jackie Dowd: Superhero attorney for the homeless

Life Lessons Superhero attorney for the homeless

If you lose your purse or wallet, it sets you down the frustrating path of trying to get your identity back.  Proving who you are requires an ID, paper work and documents you haven’t seen in years, like a birth certificate. This is a much bigger problem for people who are homeless or just released from prison. But, they have a top legal eagle in their corner, fighting for them, and winning.

Life Lessons: Julie Edelman’s “Boyfriend Cleanz"

Life Lessons Julie Edelman s Boyfriend Cleanz

New York time’s bestselling author Julie Edelman has been helping women navigate life’s messes for more than a decade. Her book, The Accidental Housewife, sold more than 3,000 copies in just the first week. Mostly to women overwhelmed by housework.

Life Lessons: Sunscreen works

Life Lessons Sunscreen works

Most of us know that sunscreens can protect us from sunburns, but in a first of a kind study, researchers have proven they can also prevent the development of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. 

Life Lessons: Concussion prevention

Life Lessons Concussion prevention

With springtime upon us, lots of kids are playing spring sports. And with the fun also comes injuries including concussions.

Life Lessons: Loaned jogger

Life Lessons Loaned jogger

Dogs that come into a shelter are not always easy to adopt. Weeks in a cage can sometimes leave them frightened, undisciplined and, after a while, not used to being around people. But, one pet shelter started a unique jogging program that has cut adoption time in half.

Life Lessons: Salt: Friend or foe?

Life Lessons Salt Friend or foe

Having salt in your diet isn’t a bad thing. In fact, your body cannot function without sodium. It controls blood pressure and supports brain health, among other things.

Life Lessons: Easy ways to save water

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When it comes to saving water, the best way to do that is by ripping up your lawn. But it doesn’t have to be that complicated.

Life Lessons: Smart jewelry: Safe and chic

Life Lessons Smart jewelry Safe and chic

The CDC estimates one in five women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. But one Philadelphia woman is on a mission to change that and she’s doing it with a tiny, fashionable device.

Life Lessons: Chef's Corner: Growing healthy kids

Life Lessons Chef s Corner Growing healthy kids

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years. In fact, one out of three kids are now considered obese. But one chef and mother says being healthy is a choice even for kids.

Life Lessons: Better health through smartphones

Life Lessons Better health through smartphones

Yes, your phone can tell you when you hit 10,000 steps for the day, but it can do so much more now to improve your health.

Life Lessons: D-Rev: Changing lives one limb, one light at a time

Life Lessons D-Rev Changing lives

Many medical companies develop products aimed at middle-class consumers. But one company is making their products for the poorest people in the world.

Life Lessons: Survive and thrive after a layoff

Life Lessons Survive and thrive after a layoff

If you’ve been downsized from your job, you are, unfortunately, in good company. Over the past six years, one in five American workers has been laid off. 

Life Lessons: Tax myths

Life Lessons Tax myths

Tax day is approaching fast, and there's a lot of misinformation out there that can get you into hot water with the IRS. Here are some of the most common tax myths that can cost you more in the long run.

Life Lessons: LVHN Inspirational films

Life Lessons LVHN Inspirational films

Being in the hospital can be especially frightening for children.

Life Lessons: Work more efficiently

Life Lessons Work more efficiently

They may be everyone’s least favorite part of their workday, but meetings aren’t your only time culprits. Luckily, there are a number of ways you can work more efficiently.

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Easy Eats: Lo Mein

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On this edition of Easy Eats, Lehigh Carbon Community College cooking instructor Brock Cahoon shows us how to make Lo Mein, a common Chinese food dish that few people dare to make at home, but as Brock shows, it's surprisingly simple

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