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Are you a tech wreck? Written by Angela Silva As technology continues to advance, so does the need to find balance and establish boundaries with the advancements. Technology does more for us now than it ever has. The invention of smartphones replaced a number of other services and devices, including but not limited to alarm …

Written by Taylor Smith  “Don’t forget to take your vitamin!” It’s an imperative command many of us are familiar with. Moms and wives remind children and husbands to take their Centrum or Flintstones multivitamin. Odds are you’ve shouted it at someone or had it shouted at you at some point in your life. But why? …

Most of us end up throwing out more trash than we think. Even with recycling, there’s usually more we can be doing to cut down on our waste. With a little creativity, it can be easy to take common household items and find ways to reuse them. Here are just a few suggestions: Old Dish …

Written by Angela Silva When it comes to preventing illnesses, we all want to do what’s best for ourselves and our families. One of the most basic ways to prevent illness is through hand-washing. But how do we know if the soap we’re using is actually helping eliminate germs and clean our hands? Here are …

post workout soreness

A guide to after-workout soreness Written by Healthy Magazine Staff A good workout means you’ll feel it the day after, right? Yes and no. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) does mean that you taxed your muscles. And whether we like it or not, it is the only way to get significantly stronger. There is, however, …

nutrition needs infants

Written by Whitney Lewis  The food pyramid (or plate these days, with choosemyplate.gov) provides a good guideline, but the truth is, your body needs different things in different growing stages. So before you go putting your baby on a skim milk diet or get fed up with your teenage son’s requests for more meat, look …

Written by Emma Penrod Kitchen cleaning? You might be tempted to purge your pantry. But if you refer exclusively to the package label, you could be wasting food—and money. According to the USDA, the expiration date that might prompt you to throw food away isn’t actually an accurate measure of when food is no longer …

cutting board sanitation

Wood Pros: Wooden boards actually absorb bacteria and pathogens. Once absorbed, these dangerous microbials die as the wood dries. They’re easy on knives. Good wooden cutting boards can last for many years. Knives easily grip on a wood surface, meaning that you can have more controlled cuts. Cons: They shouldn’t be put through a dishwasher, …

Factoids NOV/DEC 2016 Pepto-Bismol For Travel Bugs Traveler’s diarrhea (TD) is a common issue, and one that can easily show up during holiday trips. It is caused by ingesting contaminated water or food, but it can also come about as a result of anxiety, allergies, fatigue, and dietary changes. There has been some documented success …

Exploring the best work schedule for your age.  Written by Sadie Wirthlin Let’s start with circadian rhythms, the body’s biological clock that regulates physical, mental, and behavioral changes over a 24-hour period. Did you know that your circadian rhythms change as you age? This means that your body may change in regards to its energy …