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If you have these 10 symptoms, you’re probably suffering from anxiety

I think we’ve all experienced anxiety at some point in our lives. Maybe you were anxious about a meeting with your boss, or maybe you were anxious on your sweet kindergartner’s first day of school. It’s completely normal to feel anxious, nervous and worried sometimes.

November 01, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Research FINALLY reveals what causes autism and parents can't believe it

There are a lot of potential reasons swirling around about what causes autism. From toxins in vaccinations to not receiving enough maternal love, the finger-pointing and debate is a pretty hot topic.

October 31, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


Why 'snoozing' in the morning is bad for your health, according to science

My job allows me to work from home. Everybody's dream, right? No morning commute. No traffic to get stuck in on my way home. It's great, but it's bittersweet. One of those bittersweet parts is that because I work from home, I get to make my own schedule. I choose when I get up in the morning. And I have a problem that, if you're reading this, you're probably familiar with too: I just can't get up in the morning without hitting snooze once ... or twice ... or more.

October 29, 2017 | David Snell FamilyShare | Living well


They expected to lose everything in the fire, but an unlikely hero stepped in

With the fires burning in California, we are hearing of many people losing everything. When Roland Hendel and his daughter drove away from their house, that is exactly what they were expecting. They could barely process what was happening to them. According to CBCRadio, the Hendels could hear metal twisting as they drove away and everything burned around them.

October 26, 2017 | Christa Cutler FamilyShare | Living well


100+ dead as black plague epidemic rips through Madagascar; here's everything you need to know

The Black Plague (Black Death) killed 20 million Europeans between 1347 and 1352. The same plague struck Africa with a deadly blow in late August of this year.

October 26, 2017 | David Snell FamilyShare | Living well


8 kitchen hacks to make cooking easier

SALT LAKE CITY — A good friend of mine called me the other day saying: "OK, don't make fun of me, but is there a better way to grate cheese than grating my fingers along with it on this stupid cheese grater?"

October 26, 2017 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


4 hazards to avoid in your children's Halloween costumes

While Halloween is not the holiday that sends the most children to the ER — that dishonor goes to Labor Day — it comes in fourth, trailing Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.

October 26, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Take your own toy, and other ways to keep your family healthy in a waiting room

unny noses. Contaminated Teddy bears. Germs that somersault through the air toward unsuspecting nostrils. A doctor's waiting room can be a scary place, especially when you're not the person who is sick.

October 25, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Are you a competent eater? Here’s how to eat with confidence

It’s a common assumption that people choose nutritious foods because they know they should while people who don’t are being lazy or don’t care.

October 23, 2017 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


Man hears himself flatlining during surgery, but the cause was something HE could have controlled

When Patrick Pecheco was 14 years old, his father passed away at the premature age of 42, due to a heart condition. This affected Pecheco his whole life — he was always reminded that life could be cut short.

October 23, 2017 | Christa Cutler FamilyShare | Living well


10 scientific ways to be happy

Have you ever had those days where you just don't want to do anything? For example, today I could not get out of bed. I just wasn’t feeling today. As I was dragging myself around the house, I asked myself if science could help me solve this problem. When I got to work I immediately started looking this up, because I know I can’t be the only one who has those days.

October 23, 2017 | Christa Cutler FamilyShare | Living well


How to break the caffeine addiction

Coke, Diet Coke, Pepsi, coffee, tea — you name it and you probably have a go-to drink. And that caffeine may give you a boost of energy, but it can also cause some health problems.

October 21, 2017 | Erin Goff KSL.com | Living well


Is your headache just a headache? Or something more serious?

Many people get frequent headaches and usually don’t pay any attention to them. If you can take something over the counter to eliminate the pain, you may never bother speaking with your physician about it.

October 19, 2017 | Kevin Ippisch FamilyShare | Living well


Republicans, Democrats split over progress in gender equality

Who has it easier, men or women? How you answer that question may reveal the political party you favor.

October 19, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Recess should not be used as a privilege or punishment

Recently, a child of mine returned home from school upset. Apparently, the day before, the class had a substitute teacher. And, as often happens in these situations, not all children in the class acted very well. As a result, the sub wrote up a bad report to my child’s teacher, and punishment efforts naturally ensued.

October 19, 2017 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


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1 easy thing you can do to practice body positivity

You might have already caught on to the growing momentum of the body positivity and anti-diet movements. Over the last few years, more and more ...

November 22, 2017 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


6 symptoms of a UTI (and what to do to avoid complications)

If you’re a woman, no matter how old you are, you most likely have been or will be the victim of annoying (and sometimes ...

November 22, 2017 | Mariel Reimann FamilyShare | Living well


This hazard is just as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day

A mother recently shared a story about her son, talking about being apprehensive to go to parent teacher conferences. Like all parents, she was a ...

November 22, 2017 | Christa Cutler FamilyShare | Living well


10 ways to grow your eyelashes LONG without getting extensions

There have been some pretty intense beauty trends over the years, but one thing hasn’t changed — the desire for long, voluminous eyelashes. As a ...

November 22, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


8 ways to transform your eyebrows naturally

Beauty tips and tricks are all over the internet. The collarbone-grazing lob hairstyle, the perfectly matte lips and the flawless “natural” makeup tutorials are just ...

November 21, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Reading fiction flexes the brain, study says

We know physical workouts keep our muscles healthy, but mental fitness is just as important.

November 21, 2017 | Erin Goff KSL.com | Living well


How to still have a merry Christmas if you're struggling with credit-card debt

It's almost Black Friday. Do you know where your credit cards are?

November 21, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Memo to Congress: Here's what Americans really want in health insurance, according to new survey

Americans would rather have lower insurance deductibles than more health care providers. They’d rather have health insurance for everyone than the right to opt ...

November 20, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


8 little known symptoms of cervical cancer you should watch out for

We hear all about the symptoms of breast cancer on a regular basis, but there’s another type of cancer that is common in women ...

November 13, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Child receives “severe burns” from a common Halloween activity; now mom is warning others not to do

Halloween is approaching, which means it’s time to start completing the finishing touches on your kids’ costumes. It’s stressful to think about all ...

November 09, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


14 quick and easy ways to lose weight FAST (without exercising)

The holidays are upon us, and you know what that means. Thanksgiving feasts, Christmas candy, holiday treats and comfort food will be everywhere in the ...

November 09, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


10 small things that will make you look more attractive

Everyone loves to feel comfortable and attractive in their own skin. It’s not unusual to see someone wearing makeup or coloring their hair to ...

November 08, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


6 ways to get rid of pimples overnight

When I was a teenager, my skin was absolutely flawless. I got a zit maybe once or twice every six months, and it would only ...

November 07, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


11 ways to grow your hair LONG super fast

Just so you know, this article contains affiliate links. This means FamilyShare will receive a cut of the profit if you decide to purchase one ...

November 06, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


How to get rid of a headache in a few minutes without taking medicine

When that tension headache hits you in the middle of your afternoon, you might be tempted to throw back a couple of pain relievers so ...

November 05, 2017 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Living well


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