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It's time for another of Wellness Expert Peggy Hall's "cool cures" from the fridge!

The next time you get a little bump, bruise or strain, instead of dealing with a too-large, uncomfortable ice pack, use one of Peggy's quick tricks: A frozen ketchup packet from the take-out restaurants!

Place the unopened condiment packets in the freezer so the next time you get a minor burn, bump or scrape, use one to heal and soothe instead of a bulky ice pack!

It's quick and easy. You go pain-free for pennies (and it's also good recycling!)

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