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Diet Soda Dieting

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Universal Dieting Tips Are a Nutritional Dinosaur, New Research Says

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The Cardiovascular Decline of Our Kids

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social media sadness

Written by McCall Mecham Have you ever noticed as you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed, double tapping on every other picture, feelings of jealousy, envy, and a little bit of FOMO (fear of missing out)? Your friends went out to get ice cream, didn’t invite you, and have posted about it four times. It appears …

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Depression studies find the “prosocial” brains are more prone to depression Written By Jack Turban      Excerpt from ScientificAmerican.com We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish last? A new study published in Nature Human …

medical price transparency

Here is list of things we’ll buy without bothering to look at the price: a pack of gum, a coffee, and… knee surgery? There are several reasons why people don’t “shop around” for healthcare prices. Underlying this phenomenon is the fact that we’ve been shielded from the true cost of healthcare for so long, we’ve …

Let’s face it, a messy digital life is just as bad as a messy living room Increasingly, learning to control one’s digital life is synonymous with controlling life in general, since the digital world is so fully ingrained in our lives. Sure, there’s social media and dumb phone games that ruthlessly steal time. But now, …

Written by Taylor Empey – Certified Fitness Trainer & Nutrition Specialist, Salt Lake City In my experience as a seasoned fitness coach, I have helped thousands of people when it comes to accomplishing fitness goals. Whether it be fat loss, muscle building, performance, body image issues, dealing with eating disorders, or battling medical conditions, I’ve …

knee replacement

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most reliable operations for patients with end-stage knee diseases, research shows. When anti-inflammatory medications and other treatment options don’t suffice, knee surgery provides a excellent solution. There are about 700,000 knee replacement procedures performed annually in the United States, and that number is expected to 3.48 million …

breast cancer treatments PARP inhibitors

Treatments for Breast Cancer With a Certain Genetic Mutation: PARP Inhibitors In January 2018, the FDA approved the first treatment for breast cancer with a certain inherited genetic mutation. Called Lynparza (chemical name: olaparib), it is the first PARP inhibitor to treat breast cancer. The PARP (poly ADP-ribose polymerase) enzyme fixes DNA damage in cells, …

The coconut oil industry likes to promote coconut oil as “good” saturated fat, but is coconut oil really as healthy as they suggest? Let’s take a closer look and see just how “good” it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut and contains mostly saturated fat (around 92%). Ounce for ounce, …

Dancing With the Stars Pro Witney Carson talks melanoma, overcoming, and relationships Healthy Mag: Tell us about your experience with melanoma. Witney: I was a big advocate for tanning in the UV beds.  In high school I would do that probably three times a week. My dad actually had skin cancer. He had melanoma, and …

Important information about the Norovirus Written by Joe Alton, M.D. On a recent trip to New York City to visit our daughter, my Wife and I both experienced a medical issue so common that it surprised us that we haven’t yet written about it: acute gastroenteritis, or the “Stomach Flu.” When this infection hits you, it …