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Freezing in the Face of Disaster

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30 Ways to Make This Summer Different Than All the Others

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Health Fad or Miracle Cure?

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Sideline Superheroes

How supporting your child’s athletics might not mean what you think it does Written by Michael Richardson| Healthy-Mag.com The championship game is over. The reporter holds the mic up to your son, the star of the game. “I owe it all to my mom,” he says, his words awakening an inexpressible sense of pride. Now …

beauty paradigm

The pressure of living up to society’s expectations of beauty is real and a widespread epidemic. It doesn’t matter if they are stay-at-home moms in their 40s or 20-something runway models—it’s irrefutably apparent that every single woman, at some point, struggles with accepting her physical appearance, overcoming self-doubt and feeling comfortable in her own skin, …

Written by Laura Collier | Treehouse Athletic Club When you think about it, there is A LOT to learn about and take care of in just 7 days. We are pretty complicated creatures! So I am going to write about one thing we can do to be healthier and happier: Be kind to yourself. That sounds …

Enjoying Food

Written Angela Silva | Healthy-Mag.com There is an abundance of delicious food all around us. We all have our go-to favorites when it comes to comfort food. But at what point does consuming our favorite foods turn into a coping mechanism for our stress or emotions? Unfortunately, many people have become desensitized from their natural …

By Caitlin Schille Parents, teachers, pediatricians, and just about anybody else who spends time with children rails about the evils of smartphones. They say, with research to back them up, that smartphones are responsible for kids getting less sleep and less quality sleep, developing fewer social skills, and spending less time being physically active. We …

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 …

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, …

dessert sugary

Recent studies conclude that high glucose levels can negatively affect memory and impair cognition. One study of more than 4,200 people, conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine, found that those who consumed more sugary drinks had poorer memory and reduced overall brain volume, particularly in the area of the brain that stores short-term …

5 Tips for Managing Diabetes

5 Tips for Managing Diabetes Submitted by the Calorie Control Council According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age rose from 4.7 percent in 1980 to 8.5 percent in 2014. A 2016 Harris Poll conducted for the Calorie Control Council* revealed 20 percent of …