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10 Bible quotes that could help you lose weight

The Bible makes clear that our bodies are temples and that we show respect for God when we take care of them. But bad habits can accumulate and cause us to inadvertently become "temple trashers."

November 02, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


How churches could turn the obesity epidemic around

To find a solution to America's obesity epidemic, public health officials might consider a visit to the Rev. Steve Reynolds' church in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

November 02, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


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


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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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