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The Cardiovascular Decline of Our Kids

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30 Ways to Make This Summer Different Than All the Others

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Enjoying Food, or Eating Emotionally?

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Does lumosity work

Written by Linsy Hunsaker We all like the idea of brain-training games; we want to play an app on our phone that makes us smarter. But the truth isn’t as glamorous as the commercials lead us to believe. A recent study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that brain-training games might help people perform specific …

doctor payment issues

Our system for paying medical professionals is broken, and patients foot the bill American healthcare is an enormous tangled knot made over decades, and one strand that must be untied before quality and affordability improve is how America pays its doctors. The problem is right in our face and in our wallets. Consider the following. • …

kitchen cleanliness guide

Would the government let people eat in your home if you were a restaurant? By Angela Silva You feel a sense of pride after finishing a home-cooked meal that leaves your family finger-licking and asking for more. You enjoy teaching your kids how to bake and cook, and sometimes letting them experiment on their own. …

Antibiotic Resistance

The White House released an executive order recently calling antibiotic resistance a threat to national security, and declaring their commitment to fighting the problem, sometimes called Superbugs. Antiobiotic Misuse There are multiple reasons why certain strains of illness become resistant to common medication, according to the World Health Organization. “The evolution of resistant strains is …

Michelle Vance’s battle with bipolar disorder, and how she overcame Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine Understanding your enemy is the first key to winning a battle, but more often than not, that is a luxury the mentally ill don’t possess. The story of Salt Lake City’s Michelle Vance highlights the damage mental illness’ …

Paper Money Covered in Bacteria, Researchers Find Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine To all of us who’ve ever held a dollar bill, researchers from the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology of New York University have something to say: gross. Called the Dirty Money Project, these researchers found 3,000 types of bacteria on …

With school just around the corner, learn how to help your kids avoid illness Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average elementary school child gets eight to twelve colds or cases of the flu each school year. Why? Because schools happen to be a breeding ground …

Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine What do Congressmen, billionaires and just about everybody on Twitter have in common? If you guessed, “They all share an unreasonable fear bordering on hysteria over the Ebola virus,” then you’re really good at guessing things. Like, really good. But back to the point—a quick glance at the …

Loneliness Epidemic

The stigma and struggle of social disconnect Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy-Mag.com A prisoner in isolation. Tom Hanks talking to a painted volleyball. A child alone at a lunch table. Loneliness is an enemy humans universally fight, yet not one with universal respect. We hesitate to admit we’re lonely, claiming “depression” as a more …

3 Really Gross Things About Your Bathroom

A lot of gross things happen in the bathroom. Hopefully, you clean it, but how clean is it really? By Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy-Mag.com We all know the bathroom is gross, but just how bad is it? Pretty bad, so quit reading if you still want to believe your hand-washing regimen leaves you squeaky clean …