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3 of Your Biggest Fears and How to Beat Them 

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Common Cooking Rules To Chuck In the Disposal

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What is Healthier: City or Rural Living?

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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 …

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Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Air travel is already a hassle—bag fees, long lines, cramped seats—and the sub-par airplane food is like a mushy old cherry on top of the melted travel sundae. Over the last several decades, there has been a decline in the amount and quality of food provided on a flight. So what’s …

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Written by Sadie Wirthlin In 1956, the first in-car audio system was introduced, and with it, so was distracted driving. Since then, drivers everywhere have been distracted with audio systems, dashboard gadgets, GPS systems, and, of course, cellphones while driving. But of all the things that drivers have been distracted with, perhaps texting is the …

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The effect social media is having on the adolescent brain Written by Sadie Wirthlin Social media has taken over, and we are living in a screen-to-screen reality. Whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter, over 1 billion people are using some form of social media every day, and a new study reveals the effect it …

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theme parks families tips

Written by Lauren Turville Although theme parks are meant to be enjoyable, we know it’s not always all fun and games.  Because taking your families can be stressful, here are 8 tips to ease the hectic chaos that is amusement parks. SHOP FOR DEALS Plan ahead and be on the look out for any coupons …

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Written by Michael Richardson When the media talks about a mystery illness, it’s often in reference to some obscure disease with a horrific symptom. But there is an elusive, misunderstood illness that affects more than a million Americans of all ages, and researchers are hustling to get a grip on it, to create better pathways …

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Let’s dissect the biggest arguments against creating a sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) tax. A soda tax wouldn’t actually do anything for public health Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University analyzed the effect of a nationwide penny-per-ounce soda tax, and found that it could prevent 240,000 cases of diabetes per …

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cognitive biases irrational

How you might not be as reasonable as you think. Written by Caitlin Schille As humans, we like to think we’ve got it all figured out. We are evolved, we are logical, and we invent new technology and make new scientific discoveries. However, despite the many achievements of the human race, most of us make …

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Asthma is often thought of as a condition that mainly affects children, like chicken pox. While many people first develop asthma during childhood, the signs and symptoms of asthma can actually pop up at any point during your life. Symptoms can appear at age 50, 60, or even higher, and when this occurs, it is …

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What steps might help you sustain and grow your retirement savings? Provided by Mark K. Lund “What is your greatest retirement fear?” If you ask retirees that question, “outliving my money” may likely be one of the top answers. Retirees and pre-retirees alike share this anxiety. In a 2014 Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of more than …

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