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Best of the blog: 2017 edition

We're kicking off 2018 with a recap of some of our most popular health and well-being articles from 2017. Cheers to a healthy and happy 2018, for all the you that's possible.

Top six articles from 2017

1. 6 time-tested tips to keep healthy this winter

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2. What is a normal menstrual cycle?

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3. A doctor's journey from fat to fit

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4. Do you need a mental health day?

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5. 10 tips for weaning off sugar

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6. Seven tips to keep you tick-free

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