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What that extra 10 pounds is doing to your brain

That extra 10 pounds may be around your middle, but it will affect your brain by middle age, researchers at the University of Cambridge in London say.

August 17, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

11 ways to show compassion to a friend living with infertility

Infertility is one of the most devastating afflictions for any couple. Being unable to conceive a child is something that many people never consider until it happens to them. Often times, infertility is a difficult and sensitive subject, and it is challenging to know exactly what way to approach a loved one who is struggling with its complications.

August 17, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well

The Olympic moms who show you do have time to exercise

Ten members of Team USA are mothers, proving that having a family isn't an excuse to not work out.

August 13, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

Should women ever run alone?

Within hours of setting out for a run, two young women were murdered in recent weeks. Their deaths remind runners that, regardless of how fit they are, they are vulnerable to attack while exercising in public. They also raise the question of whether women should ever run alone.

August 11, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

8 things every woman does could be making her infertile

Infertility is extremely complicated. Some women undergo years of trying to conceive, only to be met with one heartbreaking negative pregnancy test after another. There is usually no simple answer to why you can’t get pregnant, and this article won’t try to attempt to address all of them.

August 11, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Living well

Arianne Brown: Winning isn't everything, except when you're always losing

As I stood at the awards ceremony for a recent soccer tournament, I watched as my 9-year-old son, Ace, and his team were presented with first-place medals for a dominating win over the second place team. The following two weeks, Ace and my 8-year-old, Aussie, would each have another opportunity to stand at the podium to receive rewards and accolades for wins at other tournaments.

August 11, 2016 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well

Should you join the tribe of 10,000 steps?

In the 1960s, a Japanese watchmaker created a pedometer he called the "10,000 step meter" and told users they should take that many steps every day to better their health.

August 11, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

15 incredibly easy tips to make you INSTANTLY more attractive

Did you know there are simple things you can do each day that are scientifically proven to make you look and act more appealing? These tips are especially beneficial because they take little effort and the effects can be instantaneous!

August 10, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well

How Zika gets into a baby's brain

Harry Truman was president when the virus named for the Ziika Forest in Uganda was discovered. But scientists are just now figuring out how Zika crosses the placenta and gets into a baby's brain.

August 09, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

The disease active families are more likely to get than Zika

Country singer Kris Kristofferson is one of 30,000 people who will be diagnosed with Lyme disease this year. He may be the only person to celebrate the news, however.

August 09, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

8 cancer symptoms you CANNOT ignore

Although some people recover gracefully, cancer has likely taken away at least one of your family members within the past five years. This is not only because there is currently no cure for cancer, but because symptoms go undiagnosed until it is far too late.

August 08, 2016 | Tana Bolinger FamilyShare | Living well

How extreme heat can kill you

With a heat dome hovering over much of the country, paramedics are treating heat stroke and other illnesses brought on by extreme temperatures. The victims include a 55-year-old South Carolina man who collapsed and died while out on a walk, and a 20-year-old California football player who was in a coma for two days after suffering heat stroke during practice.

August 06, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

Ingredient in skin creams poses danger to children, pregnant women

Mercury poisoning is a risk for anyone who eats a lot of seafood; it's also a risk if anyone in your household uses a skin-lightening cream made in another country.

August 06, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

Do you feel out of control around certain foods? Try this.

“I don’t trust myself around that food.”

August 04, 2016 | Paige Smathers | Living well

10 ways to look and feel more attractive

Being -- and feeling -- attractive is so much more than having just another pretty face. Feeling desired and beautiful does not come from physical features, but from within. Are you searching for ways to look and feel more attractive today?

August 03, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well

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Lack of sleep can cause infertility

One in eight couples have fertility issues. That is 12% of married women that either can’t get pregnant or can't sustain a pregnancy ...

October 17, 2016 | Kelsey Robertson FamilyShare | Living well

Your child's microbiome, and why its health matters

For most people, the thought of drinking a glass of live bacteria is about as appetizing as downing a cup of lake water. But bacteria ...

October 14, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

6 simple lifestyle changes to help you lose weight

Losing weight can be a daunting task. No matter how many diets you’ve tried, for some reason you can’t seem to shed the ...

October 14, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Living well

My favorite products for whiter teeth

Eight years of searching for a way to get perfectly white teeth will teach you a thing or two about what's best to use ...

October 10, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well

If you want your kids to eat healthy, tell them to eat like The Avengers

There is a rising obesity epidemic among our children and it has health experts worried. Initiatives have been put in place to change school lunches ...

October 10, 2016 | Kevin Jones FamilyShare | Living well

What's the best look for your face shape?

Your eyes, lips, cheeks and eyebrows create a beautiful canvas ready for you to enhance with makeup. But to get the best look possible, you ...

October 10, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well

5 misconceptions you've heard about working out while pregnant

Historically, women rested and hid their condition of being “in the family way” while they were pregnant. Doctors discouraged them from participating in too much ...

October 09, 2016 | Kevin Jones FamilyShare | Living well

10 tricks to improve memory

Whether it’s setting down something then not remembering where we put it or walking into a room and forgetting why we went there, we ...

October 09, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Living well

2 tools for understanding and overcoming emotional eating

If someone tells you they are not an emotional eater, you can assume they’re an emotional eater and a liar. We all eat emotionally ...

October 06, 2016 | Emily Fonnesbeck | Living well

Should you wash your face with hot or cold water?

There are plenty of opinions about whether it is best to wash your face with hot or cold water. Most people assume that everyone does ...

October 05, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well

The troubling reason you shouldn't take your baby's first picture in the first trimester

In a normal pregnancy, most women get an ultrasound once or twice so doctors can check the fetus for abnormalities and curious parents can learn ...

October 05, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

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