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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


The most effective way to dress according to your body type

Do you want to feel beautiful, but don’t know how to dress to flatter your body type? The first step is setting your sights on a style you feel most comfortable wearing. After you find your style, there are certain guidelines to help you create balance and enhance your most beautiful features according to your body type.

May 25, 2017 | Zaida Libertini FamilyShare | Living well


Your baby shouldn't drink juice; should anyone in your family?

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

May 24, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


Should pregnant women be worried about hepatitis C?

A potentially deadly virus that causes liver cancer and other serious health issues is surging in the U.S., another consequence of the opioid epidemic. And newborn babies are among those affected.

May 23, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


Mom notices tiny black dots covering her child’s skin and thinks nothing of it, but soon after she r

Beka Setzer’s daughter was enjoying playtime in the summer sun, running through the sprinklers and rolling around in the grass. But when little Emmalee was tuckered out and came inside to take a nap, Setzer noticed miniscule black dots covering her daughter’s skin.

May 23, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


A weight-neutral approach to health

I recently wrote an article in which I discussed why focusing on weight can be harmful to your health. It created a lot of meaningful discussion, and I wanted to take the opportunity to clarify my comments and speak more on the subject.

May 22, 2017 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


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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 ...

June 02, 2017 | Desert News | 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 ...

June 02, 2017 | Arianne Brown Deseret 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


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