5 Ways Moms Can Make the Most Out of Back-to-School

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Are You A Narcissist?

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5 Germiest Places at School

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Back to School Means Back to Good Nutrition Basics Written by Merilee Kern As parents prepare for yet another “back to school” season, they will scurry to malls in search of new clothes for their ever-growing child along with a litany of school  supplies too numerous to name. But, let’s not forget healthy school lunches …

With the kids back in school, now is the perfect time to work on you Written by Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy Magazine You might be overjoyed to have the kids back in school. No more muddy footprints. The TV all to yourself. But you might also feel a bit gloomy. It’s normal. Deanna Pledge, a …

Antibiotics and obesity

Antibiotics and Obesity While antibiotics may play a part in the development of obesity, it probably isn’t a big enough factor to forego the benefits of antibiotics. Written by Caitlin Schille As obesity rates rise, particularly in children, the medical community has become increasingly aware of its negative health effects. Because of obesity’s myriad consequences, …

46 Ways to Get Moving Written by Caitlin Schille If exercise feels like a chore, switch it up! Physical activity is so much more than going to the gym and putting in a half hour on the treadmill. Any movement is good movement! Read through our list of fun and creative ways to bring some …

Turn soft shell tortillas into hard shell tacos by draping them over the lines of an oven rack, spraying with oil and baking for ten minutes at 375.   For toasted sandwiches, try putting two pieces of bread into the same toaster slot. The inside remains soft and the outside gets toasted, just like you …

Paper Money Covered in Bacteria, Researchers Find Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine To all of us who’ve ever held a dollar bill, researchers from the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology of New York University have something to say: gross. Called the Dirty Money Project, these researchers found 3,000 types of bacteria on …

narcissism

Written by Ryan Chase We’ve all experienced the frustration of dealing with self-centered individuals, and sometimes we’re the guilty party. Narcissism, which can even reach the severity of a diagnosable personality disorder, takes selfishness to the next level: attention seeking becomes extreme, manipulation defines relationships, and empathy disappears. The term “narcissism” comes from the Greek …

With school just around the corner, learn how to help your kids avoid illness Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average elementary school child gets eight to twelve colds or cases of the flu each school year. Why? Because schools happen to be a breeding ground …

What’s missing from most workout programs, fad diets, and other fitness advice out there? Simply put, mental training. Written by Greg Marshall | The Gym  We are going to dig deeper than just the weights, cardio, and nutrition, and talk about discovering the inner motivation for you individually. What is mental training? Mental training is honing …

A guide to workouts that actually apply to everyday activity Written by Greg Marshall | The GYM When most fitness professionals talk about fitness most of the time they are referring to how they can change how you look. But it is rare to find a fitness professional that will give you workout advice day-to-day …