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18 magical things you never knew you could use Vaseline for

You see those cheap tubs of petroleum jelly at every store you go to. You probably don’t think anything of them, but Vaseline is actually the miracle beauty product you never knew you needed. That jelly isn’t just for moisturizing, it's actually good for 18 other things:

June 04, 2017 | Emily Brady FamilyShare | Living well


10 simple ways to make your home healthier

We all want to protect our families and keep them healthy. These 10 simple steps can help create a healthier home without much trouble or much money:

June 03, 2017 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Living well


Your baby shouldn’t drink juice, what about others?

Babies younger than 1 shouldn't drink fruit juice, the nation's leading group of pediatricians said last week, revising an earlier policy that said babies could have juice at 6 months.

June 02, 2017 | Desert News | Living well


Husband keeps his breast cancer a secret, but after he tells his wife, they find out more bad news

When we hear "breast cancer" we most often think of this as a disease women deal with. However, it also affects men.

June 02, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


The dangers of being a star athlete

As I stood on the sideline of a recent State Cup soccer game for my oldest son, Anderson, I watched as he stole the ball from his opponent and turned it toward the goal. After successfully dribbling in and out of several players, he was on his way to scoring.

June 02, 2017 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


14-year-old girl calls 911 on her mom when she starts acting very strange; what they discover leaves

Katie Murphy, a 14-year-old from Wisconsin, was going about her day when she started noticing her mom acting a bit strange.

June 01, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


14-year-old girl calls 911 on her mom when she starts acting very strange; what they discover leaves

Katie Murphy, a 14-year-old from Wisconsin, was going about her day when she started noticing her mom acting a bit strange.

June 01, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


This is what happens to your body when you quit sugar

Refined sugar is a component used in large quantities of food and is one of the most consumed substances in the world. Much can be said about sugar's negative effects on the body, but refraining from eating sugar is difficult for many people. But when you discover what happens to your body when you stop eating sugar, you will think twice before eating that slice of cake.

May 31, 2017 | Fernanda Gonzalez Casafús FamilyShare | Living well


7 culprits that might be secretly causing you back pain

With achy muscles or sharp pain in your back, your days are miserable. If you are reading this article, you're most likely part of the 80 percent who suffer from back pain and can't live life fully because of your pain.

May 31, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


Blogger spends a year without shaving and her photos provoke huge internet buzz

Since our teenage years, women have learned that shaving, plucking and waxing is part of a woman’s beauty routine. It's as essential as bathing and brushing, right? But is it a needed step of female grooming, or has it been unnecessarily imposed by society?

May 31, 2017 | Erika Strassburger FamilyShare | Living well


8 reasons you're not losing weight

So you’ve decided to take control of your life and get into shape. But even with all your effort you’re still not losing as much as you should. With so many fads, tips and tricks out there, how do you know what works and what doesn’t? When it comes to your health it can be hard to tell fact from fiction so here are eight real life reasons why you’re not losing the weight.

May 31, 2017 | Georgia Lee FamilyShare | Living well


What's fact and fiction about sun safety in the summer of a total eclipse

Spend too much time in the sun, and you may get a sunburn and possibly skin cancer. Spend too little, and you may get depressed and come down with rickets.

May 31, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


6 simple self defense moves every woman should know

Knowing self-defense can be the difference between life and death and between getting kidnapped and getting away. The ability to defend yourself against an attacker is a critical skill all women should have. And the good news is, you don’t have to be a master of jiu-jitsu or krav maga to be prepared for the worst.

May 27, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


Changing up the diet: 10 foods for weight loss

Changing even a few small things in your diet can have amazing benefits for your health. Chances are you probably already have things in your fridge and pantry that can help you drop those unwanted pounds:

May 26, 2017 | Shaelynn Miller Family Share | Living well


Ways you could be setting your child up for a weight problem

If you give a crying child a cookie, could you be setting her up for a lifelong weight problem? New research out of Norway suggests that may be happening when well-meaning parents offer food to children as a means of soothing them.

May 26, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


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I tried yoga for 30 days and here's what happened

Not too long ago, I had a friend beg me to go to yoga class with him. I refused. I’m probably the least flexible ...

June 26, 2017 | Emily Brady FamilyShare | Living well


Woman’s discomfort dismissed as pregnancy symptoms until she collapses; Doctors describe what happen

Joy and excitement usually surround pregnancy and births of brand new babies into families. But pregnancies and births aren't always smooth; some come with ...

June 25, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


These are the 5 health questions every woman should know how to answer in her 20s

When I was in my 20s, I had already developed a number of health issues – asthma, allergies, digestive issues, eczema, mood swings, chronic fatigue and ...

June 25, 2017 | Gina Van Luven FamilyShare | Living well


Summer is the perfect time of year to get out and move your body

Remember when you were a kid and exercise was fun and completely natural?

June 25, 2017 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


11 genius hacks to help you lose weight, feel healthier

Sometimes it's the little things that count. Try these simple but clever hacks to help you lose weight and feel healthier, with relatively little ...

June 23, 2017 | By Karen Banes | Living well


Time for retro-revolution in parenting

I was honored to be a guest on my good friend Dennis Prager's syndicated radio program the other day and as anyone who is ...

June 22, 2017 | John Rosemond | Living well


Wet wipes can be harmful and dangerous for babies, study reveals

Any parent will be the first to tell you that wet wipes are a life saver. Not only are they great helpers for changing your ...

June 21, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


Tell us what position you sleep in and we'll tell you how healthy you are

While you can’t control outside forces on your health, one thing you can influence is how you situate yourself for bed. Choose your preferred ...

June 20, 2017 | Kelsey Down FamilyShare | Living well


What every mom-to-be should know about water births

Health officials have issued new guidelines for water births after two babies born at home in Arizona contracted Legionnaire's disease. The infants recovered, but ...

June 20, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


This popular child activity has some nasty side effects, and here’s everything you need to know

With summer in full swing, your child is probably running around during field days, laughing at birthday parties and enjoying fun-filled days in the sunshine.

June 19, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


6 menstrual cramp remedies you'll wish you'd known sooner.

I once heard a friend joke that the her favorite mythical creatures are happy women in tampon commercials. While every lady’s cycle differs, most ...

June 17, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


The case for strict bedtimes, even when school's out

When school lets out for the summer, even the strictest parents can get a little lax about enforcing bedtimes, especially if it's still light ...

June 17, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


6 things your kids use everyday that are filthier than a toilet seat

No matter where your children go, they’re sure to encounter millions of germs. While you shouldn't be too nervous about the germs (your ...

June 15, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


This is the easiest way to remove warts

It’s true that everyone can get warts at some point in their lives, but there’s no reason to keep them on our body ...

June 15, 2017 | Emma E. Sánchez FamilyShare | Living well


Every single day, dozens of children go to the hospital from parents using cotton swabs in their ear

It turns out that the warning on a package of cotton swabs — you know the part that says "do not insert swab into ear canal ...

June 15, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


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