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That Time of the Month: Everything Women Need to Know About Exercising on Their Period

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Human Error is a Leading Cause of Death

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My Child is Obese: What Do I Do?

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A fitness conundrum Written by Sadie Wirthlin A monthly period can have a great effect on a woman’s body and how she feels. Suffering from severe menstrual cramps, headaches, and fatigue are just a few of the symptoms that may make a woman want to curl up in the fetal position and not move. Exercise …

Specific ways exercise benefits your mind Written by Sadie Wirthlin Exercising isn’t just something for physical health; it also makes you feel happier and can melt your worries away! Dianna Purvis Jaffin, PhD, director of Strategy and Programs at the Center for Brain Health’s Brain Performance Institute, stated that the brain is not a separate, …

250000 deaths preventable

Diagnostic errors, preventable effects, provider judgment lead to 250,000 deaths a year, research says Written by Lauren Turville A recent study completed by a team of medical professors at Johns Hopkins University suggests the human error should be recognized by the CDC as the third leading cause of death in the United States. This study …

obese child

Written by Angela Silva The data doesn’t lie: according to a 2014 report from the Center for Disease Control, nearly one-third of all children ages 2–19 are overweight or obese. Parents of obese children wonder what to do to make the future brighter for their kids, but misconceptions exist that propel childhood obesity forward. The …

Women are breaking down old gender stereotypes, but so are fathers, and the effects equally influential   Gone are the days of firmly divided roles in parenting. Fathers today spend about an hour more per workday with their children than dads of decades past, and that includes everything from homework to diapers to story time. …

Knowing the difference between simple forgetfulness and the signs of dementia. Written by Caitlin Schille Everyone has experienced forgetfulness, whether it’s an overdue library book, late utility bill, or an ignored email from your boss. Some people are naturally more prone to be forgetful and scatterbrained than others. As it happens, being forgetful is a …

Frequent Fighting Means Frequent Dying

Contention tied to earlier death Written by Karli Moats | Healthy-Mag.com It is safe to say that one of America’s favorite hobbies is observing others in conflict. You turn on the TV to find shows splurging with reality, drama, and our favorite—the confrontation. Everywhere you look you find media broadcasting fights, divorce, and abuse. When you …

Written by Sadie Wirthlin Depression is a condition that affects millions of people. Depending on the severity, conditions may require medications and the results may vary. Early research is being done on how to make these medications more effective, and one promising avenue is to pair anti-depressant medication with certain supplements. Recent research suggests omega-3 …

Deciphering the “Introvert” Label The labels of “introvert” and “extrovert” are tossed around quite freely these days, but pinning either title on someone is often a shallow observation based on limited understanding. Ideas propagated by internet “experts” have led many to believe that an extrovert is someone who likes parties and an introvert is someone …

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 …