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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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Transitioning between jobs might leave you uncertain about health insurance coverage, but fortunately there are several coverage options for individuals.

While I was growing up, for many years on the TV I would commonly see advertisements for “Bayer Aspirin – The Wonder Drug.” Well, that is now more true than perhaps ever before!  It has long been known that taking aspirin helps reduce the risk of heart attack. Basically, anyone who has ever had a …

You may know spinach as the dark green leafy vegetable that can be found in most grocery stores, or you may remember spinach as Popeyes’ fuel. Popeye always had his spinach ready to consume, each bite giving him the superhuman strength he needed to defend Olive. Although the cartoon may have over exaggerated the effect …

heart disease by gender

How heart problems are different for women, and why it matters By Healthy Magazine Staff Men and women are quite different, to state the obvious. But one difference that might not get enough attention is how heart disease often presents itself differently, according to gender. In women, heart attacks tend to occur later in life …

Written by Lauren Turville Airbrush tanning is a process of applying liquid solutions to the body that imitate a natural tan and act as an alternative to sun tanning. When the substance, which comes in the form of spray, cream, gel or lotion, is applied to the skin, it reacts with dead cells in the …

A brief overview of health coverage options in Utah, ranging from national insurers like Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna to regional coverage such as MotivHealth and Start Health.

diabetes blindness

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness among those ages 20-74, yet studies show many aren’t aware of diabetic eye disease. Many with diabetes fail to receive regular eye exams, and this lack of care could lead to avoidable blindness. “It’s alarming that so many people with diabetes or at risk for diabetes may be …

by MotivHealth Studies show that men are half as likely to go to the doctor as women. Considering that men are more likely to develop heart disease, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure than women, it’s a good idea to take advantage of fully covered preventive care. Catching an illness sooner rather than later will lead to an easier …

by Start Health There are all sorts of buzzwords when it comes to nutrition: macros, deficit, superfoods, antioxidants, organic, non-GMO… Because nutrition is such a hot topic, it can be overwhelming to try to eat healthy. Sometimes it feels like nutrition is an all-or-nothing endeavor, which leaves many people feeling like they’re never doing enough …

By Start Health You probably know that HSAs are an excellent way to save on healthcare. They offer a triple-tax advantage, and their funds transfer between employers and roll over annually—no risk of losing them. But did you know there’s dozens of relatively unknown strategies to maximize your HSA? HSAs involve tax breaks beyond the …