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“X” Out Food Poisoning

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Yoga = A Healthy Brain

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

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Health and happiness are synonymous. Being in good health is the greatest indicator of people’s spiritual, mental, physical well-being, and happiness.  Medical researchers tell us that people are predisposed to inherit family diseases. When people think of health, though, the absence of disease comes to mind, but health entails more than the nonexistence of the …

nature sounds

Written by Angela Silva The suggestion “get some fresh air” may carry more weight than we realize. Sure it feels nice to step outside of a stuffy, crowded room or to roll down the car window when we’re feeling a bit sick, but do the sounds and settings of nature actually offer any benefits to us? Researchers are …

Fat shaming is cruel, destructive and ineffective. But the other end of the spectrum can be equally damaging. There is a movement in our society to “accept people for who they are,” regardless of body type and body weight. While this hides behind an excellent virtue of charity, fat acceptance is not a healthy attitude. …

organ donation the wave set

By Jared Wohl “We Are Vital to Each Other” is a mantra I remind myself of every day, and one that defines one of the most pivotal times in my life. On February 11, 2014, I donated 65 percent of my liver to my younger brother, Cameron. He was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), …

BY WILLIAM B. MILLER, JR., M.D. Millions of Americans are serious about fitness since we have long been told of its benefits. It is well established that consistent exercise promotes long-term health by lowering blood pressure, improving glucose tolerance, and assisting in weight management. Most people who exercise report an additional positive; physical activity improves …

Stuff you might not know about everyone’s ultimate goal Most of us have heard a million “secrets to happiness,” so many that they seem collectively cheap and useless. But the nagging question remains: am I happy? It can be an uncomfortable question we can’t help but ask ourselves from time to time, and one that …

post pregnancy workout

Healthy moms want to work out, but pregnancy takes a toll Written by Healthy Magazine Staff Nine months is a long time. That’s a truth new mothers learn. And as the pregnancy progresses, normal fitness routines get more difficult. When the baby comes, new mothers might be fooled into thinking they’ll get their old lives …

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 …

exercise no weight loss

A Cochrane review of 43 studies dealing with exercise for weight loss found that “compared with no treatment, exercise resulted in small weight losses across studies.” Uh… what? Let’s digest this for a moment. These researchers are saying that they reviewed dozens of studies and found that exercise really doesn’t have a big impact on …

How you can make or break your day when your feet first hit the ground Written by Karli Moats Every day we are given 24 hours. Here’s how the first few can make all the rest go better. Do What You Can the Night Before Lay some clothes out, know what you’ll eat for breakfast, …