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What’s the story with milk? Is it healthy or harmful? Depends on who you ask. Written by John A. Anderson, Editor in Chief If you’re interested in a nutritional debate – talk milk. There are definitely two sides to that issue. The pro-milk campaign is featured prominently by the dairy industry through a variety of …

Fast Food Phthalates

Written by Brenna Houck – Eater.com It’s generally accepted that fast food isn’t particularly healthy, but a new study out this week suggests that people who consume more fast food may also be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. According to Bloomberg, the research provides evidence that fast food is a major source of a category of industrial chemicals called …

Just What the Doctor Ordered

A Look at Prescription Drug Abuse in Utah Written by Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com The rate of prescription drug abuse deaths in Utah has increased 59 percent since 1999, and 284 percent since 1979, according to a recent report from Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit public health organization. This dramatic increase has brought along …

Written By Lauren Turville Research suggests that a new drug used to increase sexual desire in women may have more negative side effects than positive results. Just a year ago, in 2015, the FDA approved a drug called flibanseri, used to increase female sexual desire. Although taking this drug may sound great for women experiencing …

When Panic, Fear, and Worries Overwhelm Anxiety, panic disorder, fear.  Many of us worry from time to time. We fret over finances, feel anxious about job interviews, or get nervous about social gatherings. These feelings can be normal or even helpful. They may give us a boost of energy or help us focus. But for …

Study drugs

The danger and prevalence of ADHD medication abuse. Written by Sadie George High school and college students who find themselves in the library studying often have probably seen or heard of their peers using Adderall or Ritalin without a prescription. These stimulate medications, along with others, are prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) …

Red Cross Says Test Your Smoke Alarms When You Turn the Clocks Ahead This Weekend SALT LAKE CITY UT March 6, 2017 — Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday at 2:00 a.m. so turn the clocks ahead one hour. The American Red Cross reminds everyone it’s also a good time to TEST the batteries in their …

Healthy Houston

Healthy Magazine is continuing with its localization efforts with Healthy Houston Magazine. This new local publication will be the third such publication by Healthy Magazine. More cities across the nation are in the works. Marketing expert Rick King has been tapped as the Senior Account Executive and Marketing Director of the Healthy Houston project. He …

The Ethics of Placebo Medications

When is it Ethical to Prescribe Placebos? The American Medical Association’s Code of Ethics prohibits physicians from prescribing treatments that they consider to be placebos unless the patients know this and agree to take them anyway. But this policy is not clearly the best way to protect or benefit patients, concludes an article in the …

diet heart damage youth

By Caitlin Schille Historically, cardiovascular problems were seen as an adult’s problem- the classic heart attack stereotype is a mid-to-older-aged businessman. However, new research is indicating that children as young as eight years old already have damage to their hearts. What is fueling this childhood heart damage? The short answer is widespread obesity in children. …