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The Cardiovascular Decline of Our Kids

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Sideline Superheroes

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Enjoying Food, or Eating Emotionally?

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Goal Getter

It’s Time to Flip Achieving Goals On its Head Written by Taylor Smith Yep, it’s that time again. New Year’s resolutions, new beginnings, fresh starts, call it what you will. We’re talking about goals and this is time of year when it’s one everyone’s mind the most. Lest I regurgitate the same advice that gets …

Making More of Midlife

Why middle age is not the beginning of the end.  Written by Taylor Smith Mid-life crisis is a phrase that tends to get bandied about rather too loosely these days, in my humble estimation, but it’s a phrase that’s evolving. The prevailing opinion forty years ago was that the mid life crisis was the result …

Canned Energy

What’s the difference between “natural” and your standard energy drink? By Caitlin Schille Energy drinks are everywhere. There are entire sections of grocery stores and gas stations devoted to the brightly colored, attractively named pick-me-ups. Some are not much more than chemicals and artificial flavors while other claim to be “natural” alternatives. Which do you …

Attire and Attitude

How Does Your Wardrobe Affect You? Written by Michael Richardson While society debates modesty, with schools dishing out uniforms and dress codes, moms bemoaning their kids’ apparel and the style-conscious demanding liberation, an important question may be forgotten: how does your clothing make you feel? This question differs from the more common debate firecracker: how …

Romantic Comedies, Porn and Reality

By Taylor Smith I know what you’re thinking, “Rom-coms and porn? Where’s he going with this?” On the surface they seem to be nothing alike. And before we get into a moral argument about whether pornography is an innocuous or destructive influence in the people’s lives (because there’s evidence for both sides of that argument) …

Photo credit: Twin Design / Shutterstock.com Written by Matthew Kirchner In order to be healthy, you have to know what to put into your body to achieve your specific goals.  Inversely, you can be sabotaging all of your hard work if you are eating the wrong foods.  Your intentions may be good, but you may …

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 …

When the Gym Strikes Back

Common Sports Injuries, and How to Avoid Them By Healthy Magazine Sports injuries can be tricky business. For starters, you have to distinguish between good pain (general fatigue, muscle soreness, etc.) and bad pain (physical injury), a task easier said than done. Pushing yourself to finish those last few reps is key to achieving any …

Healthy Magazine

Should you eat before a workout or not? Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine Anyone who visits the gym regularly has experienced that age-old dilemma—should I eat something right before I go workout? There seems to be two camps of divided opinion regarding this question. One camp says, no way. The other says, go …

Heart Rhythm Society’s Annual “AFib Feels Like” Campaign Educates Salt Lake City Residents on the Common Heart Arrhythmia and Its Connection to Stroke  WASHINGTON, September 9, 2014 — Misconceptions about atrial fibrillation (AF) are common among people nationwide, according to a new survey by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). More than half (56 percent) of Americans …