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3 Really Gross Things About Bathrooms

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The Cardiovascular Decline of Our Kids

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How Expiration Dates Waste Food and Money

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3 Really Gross Things About Your Bathroom

A lot of gross things happen in the bathroom. Hopefully, you clean it, but how clean is it really? By Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy-Mag.com We all know the bathroom is gross, but just how bad is it? Pretty bad, so quit reading if you still want to believe your hand-washing regimen leaves you squeaky clean …

The Cardiovascular Decline of Our Kids

Whether it’s TV, video games, or simply a lack of interest, studies show our kids are becoming less and less physically fit. By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com It seems as though adults have been asking the same question with slight variations for a long time now—“What’s with kids these days?”. My grandparents asked the same questions …

Written by Laura Collier | Treehouse Athletic Club When you think about it, there is A LOT to learn about and take care of in just 7 days. We are pretty complicated creatures! So I am going to write about one thing we can do to be healthier and happier: Be kind to yourself. That sounds …

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 …

Written by Emma Penrod Kitchen cleaning? You might be tempted to purge your pantry. But if you refer exclusively to the package label, you could be wasting food—and money. According to the USDA, the expiration date that might prompt you to throw food away isn’t actually an accurate measure of when food is no longer …

pull up barriers

Why you can’t do a pull-up and how to get there A pull-up requires a variety of muscles. In fact, depending on how the pull-up is done, dozens of muscle groups are activated in the process. But if those muscles aren’t strong enough and if the movement isn’t coordinated, that chin isn’t going to make …

How yoga benefits pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment more than memory-boosting exercises Written by Sadie Wirthlin  Mental function can decline as individuals grow older, and studies have shown that exercise like running and weight training can lower the risk of mental deterioration, specifically in cases of developing dementia. A combination of these exercises and meditation has also …

Just What the Doctor Ordered

A Look at Prescription Drug Abuse in Utah Written by Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com The rate of prescription drug abuse deaths in Utah has increased 59 percent since 1999, and 284 percent since 1979, according to a recent report from Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit public health organization. This dramatic increase has brought along …

Over Diagnosed?

ADD & ADHD are on the rise in the US. The question is, “Why?” By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com Many psychologists, researchers, and parents have fought hard over the last 50 years to raise awareness for ADHD as a legitimate psychological disorder. And now, thanks in part to their efforts and the numerous studies the have …

Chin Up and Back Straight

The Simple Recipe for Good Health By Healthy Magazine “Chin up and back straight!” Sound familiar? The voice of your mother perhaps? Whether it was your mother or your aunt or your elementary school teacher, it’s probably a phrase you’ve heard before. I used to think it was just my mom being picky and fulfilling …