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Your health: Good health habits are contagious

For many of us, getting into better health is at the top of our New Year?s resolution list. And believe it or not, research shows that good health habits are actually contagious. Cleveland Clinic wellness expert Michael Roizen, M.D., said the best thing we can do to stay on the right track is to find someone to tag along with. Dr. Roizen said when we have a spouse or close friend who commits to a healthier lifestyle, it motivates us to follow suit.

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    Several locations looking at over a foot of snow from Thursday to Saturday.

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