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Surgeon General issues call to action to slow alarming trend Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com According the the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is on the rise. The latest statistics show that there are more cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. The Surgeon General of the …

Keeping kids active after school can be a challenge. Here are 4 ways to keeps your kids moving after homework. Written By Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy Magazine 1. Get Them Involved After school activities, like band or theater, are there for a reason. And if your child’s school doesn’t have anything, local YMCAs and “rec” …

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 …

How this peaceful exercise can wreak havoc  WRITTEN By Caitlin Schille | Healthy Magazine Yoga is a popular form of exercise among Americans. According to a recent survey, approximately 20.4 million adults regularly practice yoga, which is 8.7 percent of adults, and the trend seems to be growing. As yoga increases in popularity, concerns have been …

How to Cheat on Your Diet

Three tips for staying thin while having fun. Written by Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy-Mag.com We all want to look good in our bathing suits, but vacation can be the biggest temptation yet. Watching everyone else indulge in ice cream on the beach or hamburgers by the pool is anything but relaxing. So here are a …

Experimental IVF

Although experimental and applicable to a small population of individuals, mitochondrial DNA replacement therapy is a procedure that holds a number of exciting possibilities. The method has attracted its share of controversy, largely because it involves combining genetic material from two different women’s egg cells. In recent months, however, a new report from the UK …

10 Flowers You Can Eat

Written By Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com When it comes to your flower garden, there is more than meets the eye. Roses are more than simply beautiful, and dandelions are more than a obnoxious weed; they are also both nutritious and delicious. Dandelion: Before spraying the weed killer on these yellow beauties, think about adding them to …

At Your Finger Tips

The Underutilized Power of Touch Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy-Mag.com Touch is the red-headed step child of our senses when it comes to human interaction. Look at me, hear me speak, smell my fragrance, but don’t you dare touch me. Blame our litigious habits, our increasingly electronic communication or our girthy American personal bubbles. …

Winning the West

Places west of the Rockies that will win you over, without the crowds Written by Karli Moats | Healthy-Mag.com When we dream of vacationing we usually envision a miraculous beach, outdoor adventures, and the stunning wonders of the world.  And tied to these dreams are some mental roadblocks: flying across the globe will drain the …

Beware: Meaningless Food Labels

By Angela Silva | Healthy-Mag.com As a health conscious people, checking food labels is commonplace when we go to the grocery store. We are bombarded with terms such as “organic,” “all-natural,” “trans-fat free,” and have an idea of what to look for on the label– calories, calories from fat, carbohydrates, sugar, sodium, and the list goes …