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5 damaging side effects that come with a pornography habit

If you’re a human with internet access, chances are you’ve seen pornography at least once in your life. It’s everywhere, and it’s easier than ever to access or stumble across by accident.

August 31, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


7 secrets to getting rid of those pesky bags under your eyes

I was in college the first time I noticed puffy, blue bags under my eyes, and I was mortified. I thought baggy eyes were for grandmas; how was I supposed to love this new dating scene with eyes like that?

August 29, 2017 | Emily Brady FamilyShare | Living well


What moms should know about baby powder and cancer

The $417 million jury verdict for a California woman who is dying of ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder for more than 40 years has the company, researchers and families seeking ways to respond to the unproven connection between the disease and talcum powder.

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


Secrets to longevity from the Blue Zones

We can learn a lot about health and longevity from the Blue Zones. As a health professional who wishes to help others find long-lasting and sustainable wellness, it seems only natural to educate others on what we see happening in this areas.

August 25, 2017 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


Hairdresser refuses to shave the matted hair off of this depressed teen’s head

Kayley Olsson is a hairdresser in Iowa, who recently had a Facebook post that went viral, all because she refused to follow the instructions of her client.

August 24, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Please don’t tell me to slow down

A couple of weeks ago, I tripped while running down a mountain, sending my knee smashing into a rock. The impact was so hard that I ended up splitting the skin and tissue wide open below my kneecap, resulting in 22 stitches to piece me back together.

August 24, 2017 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


11 natural remedies to get rid of morning sickness during pregnancy

Many women face morning sickness during pregnancy, and it can feel like a never-ending problem. However, the good news is that it is temporary. It is only a very tiny part of the entire pregnancy.

August 24, 2017 | Richa Sethia FamilyShare | Living well


Find out what the appearance of white spots on your lips indicates

If you’ve ever experienced white spots on your lips or inside your mouth, you can attest to the fact that they can be painful, uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing.

August 24, 2017 | Benjamin Greene FamilyShare | Living well


Mom posts photos of her “beautiful child” miscarried at 14 weeks; now she’s pleading with women to d

Felicia Cash was home one day when she started living a nightmare. She felt pain and started bleeding, and within a few minutes, she delivered her sweet, miscarried son, Japeth Peace. The child was only 14 weeks and six days gestation, and he was “perfectly formed” but within the legal time of abortion.

August 24, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


These 3 kids items have more germs than your bathroom floor

There is no getting around it - kids are messy. I don’t think I truly understood what “messy” meant until we brought a baby into our home. From newborn diapers and baby spit-up to mud-filled toddler shoes, parenting is a dirty job.

August 20, 2017 | Krystal Rogers-Nelson FamilyShare | Living well


I quit sugar completely for a month and this is what happened

I stayed away from anything containing sugar for 31 days straight, and the results were pretty surprising.

August 18, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


7 ways to make your hair grow FAST

Pumpkin spice season (a.k.a. fall) is right around the corner, and that means you might have some regrets about that drastically short summer haircut you got back in May. While it was fun then, you might miss your long locks that kept you warm all winter long.

August 16, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Is this simple abdominal exercise a DIY mommy makeover?

It's a postpartum nightmare for women: being asked when the baby is due after you've delivered.

August 15, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


A gynecologist answers the 5 sexual questions we ALL have (that you always wanted to ask but never d

Body-shame is common in our society. We grow up with the idea that we have private or intimate areas, so when questions arise about those body parts, we’re too modest or embarrassed to ask them.

August 14, 2017 | Fernanda Gonzalez Casafús FamilyShare | Living well


Five things a good night’s sleep can do for you

We all feel better when we’re sleeping well, but did you know that good sleep habits can impact everything from your marriage to your weight loss goals? Here are just a few ways high quality sleep supports other aspects of your life.

August 14, 2017 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Living well


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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 ...

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 ...

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


3 surprising habits that can make you obese (and have nothing to do with diet)

Are you hitting roadblocks while trying to reach your weight loss goals? We’re told over and over again that the key to weight loss ...

October 18, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


3 habits that can give you kidney stones and 3 ways to prevent it

Dr. Scott Miller isn’t the only person who pointed out that passing a kidney stone has been compared to the pain of childbirth. It ...

October 18, 2017 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Living well


Here's the best drink for weight loss, according to researchers

Everyone seems to be looking for quick and easy ways to lose weight. Diet plans, weight loss pills, rigorous workout routines, and special weight loss ...

October 18, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


8 common medicines that could kill you (you have them in your house)

The danger of overdosing on common over-the-counter (OTC) drugs is a more significant problem that many people realize.

October 18, 2017 | Amy Rothermel FamilyShare | Living well


Science can now do surgery on embryos to remove disease; here's what you need to know on this contro

Parents would do anything to protect their child and keep them safe. But how would you feel about altering them before birth to prevent a ...

October 18, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


New mothers are eating their placentas — here's why doctors say they should stop

Some new moms are coming home from the hospital with more than a baby. They're also bringing the placenta that nourished the child for ...

October 17, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


3 natural products to give your skin an amazing glow

Don’t you just love the fall? The leaves start to turn, and the temperatures drop just enough to finally slip into your favorite cozy ...

October 17, 2017 | Lisa Smith FamilyShare | Living well


5 ways to stay healthy during cold and flu season

With fall here already and temperatures beginning to change, cold and flu season is upon us — and just about everyone is vulnerable. Kids are going ...

October 16, 2017 | Sage Singleton KSL.com | Living well


Lady Gaga reveals why she's cancelling her tour and it's unexpectedly heartbreaking

With some illnesses, it's obvious the person is suffering. But with others, the way a person looks on the outside can deceive the eyes ...

October 16, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


8 answers to the questions you still have about sex

Learning about sex is a process. You start learning when you’re pretty young, but only the basics. Then, depending on how your parents talked ...

October 15, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Three siblings lose eyesight and start having seizures; they die within three days of each other

Les and Celeste Chappell were parents of a happy, large family of nine children when their three youngest children started having trouble with their eyesight ...

October 12, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Rethinking nutrition education for kids

Parents, teachers and community members can all agree — we want healthy, happy kids. Teachers have endless requirements and curriculum standards to meet, one of which ...

October 12, 2017 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


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