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Understanding Adult ADHD

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5 Myths About Having a Baby

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Why Exercise Doesn’t Always Lead to Weight Loss

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Utah native and Dancing With the Stars Pro Witney Carson talks melanoma, overcoming, and relationships Healthy Utah: Tell us about your experience with melanoma. 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 …

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Nothing fits, your body feels odd and wobbly, and there’s oozing; how could this be a recipe for beauty? Of course, a woman has other things on her mind, other priorities besides looking great, when a new baby arrives (like how to keep this baby alive and healthy, for example). But mothers who give up …

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snow survival myths

Does alcohol make you warmer? Should I treat frostbite with hot water? Movies and heresy lead people to believe some stuff about winter safety that isn’t true. Myth: You’re supposed to rub frostbitten areas of the body with snow. – Actually: This can make things worse. First, protect the skin from further exposure, then gently …

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Written by Joe Alton, M.D., Disaster Preparedness Expert & Author It’s predicted to be a harsh winter and, for most in the U.S., this means trouble if someone gets stuck out on the road during a blizzard or other extreme conditions. Hypothermia (the effects on the body from exposure to cold) may occur on the …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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