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To your health: 7 resolutions for 2015

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Few New Year's resolutions go unbroken, but just making them is a good start in improving your health.

If you've ever made New Year's resolutions that include adopting better health habits, you probably know they aren't easy to keep. The reason resolutions often don't work is because lasting change is usually not accomplished in a dramatic leap but through a series of incremental steps. However, research suggests that any effort you make is worthwhile, even if you find yourself backsliding from time to time.

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