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A gynecologist guide to getting pregnant easier

If you’re trying to conceive, those two weeks before your expected period can feel like an eternity. And the two minutes as you wait for the results on your pregnancy test can feel even longer.

January 17, 2018 | Shaelynn Miller FamilyShare | Living well


6 diseases that could explain why you need to pee frequently.

Do you find it hard to get through a meeting or a short road trip without having to stop for a bathroom break? If that sounds familiar, it’s probably time to schedule a wellness physical with your doctor.

January 17, 2018 | Monica Neely FamilyShare | Living well


These 8 symptoms might mean you have endometriosis (and what that means for you)

As if getting your period wasn’t bad enough, 176 million women worldwide also have to handle the symptoms of endometriosis. It’s a condition where cells grow outside of your uterus instead of on the inside, as outlined by WebMD. It’d be fine of those cells were content to just hang out there, but unfortunately, they do their job and break apart and bleed, just like the rest of your uterine cells do at the end of your period. If you have endometriosis, these misplaced cells cause inflammation, swelling and scar tissues, and these eight symptoms:

January 11, 2018 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Living well


Emotional resilience more important to kids than straight A’s

My critics are providing me much material of late for this column and my weekly radio show (Saturdays, 6 p.m., AFR).

January 10, 2018 | John Rosemond | Living well


4 ways to get better beauty sleep

A good night sleep is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, it is also one of the easiest things to forget to do. We are trying to do a million things each day and taking the time to get sleep seems like a waste, especially if it takes you a long time to fall asleep.

January 08, 2018 | Christa Cutler FamilyShare | Living well


13 medications you should NEVER use while pregnant

You want a happy and healthy pregnancy; so you likely watch what you eat, and do your best to get enough sleep (although that growing belly makes it an increasingly difficult task).

January 06, 2018 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Living well


25 mini-habits that will help with your anxiety

Anxiety can feel like a large, ominous obstacle, but maybe these small and simple habits can help. When anxiety hits and you start feeling overwhelmed, try out some of these 25 anxiety-helpers:

January 06, 2018 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


Replacing white rice with brown rice is equivalent to a 30 minute walk

What’s the difference between white rice and brown rice? Here’s a hint: it’s not just color.

January 05, 2018 | Troy Trobough FamilyShare | Living well


Ethiopia emerges as an African success story. But it still has this 'first world' problem

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — There was a young boy in a Manchester United jersey and an old woman whose face was tattooed with an Orthodox cross. There was a businessman in a finely tailored suit and a police woman in uniform. There were two women in black niqab head coverings and two others in short, brightly colored skirts.

January 05, 2018 | Matthew LaPlante Deseret News special workflow | Living well


All the secrets you need to eliminate your double chin once and for all

When you look in the mirror, are you dismayed by the sight of the dreaded double chin?

January 05, 2018 | Benjamin Greene FamilyShare | Living well


Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are twice as likely to smoke, new report says

Teens may think they're playing it safe by using e-cigarettes, hookahs and smokeless tobacco, but they're twice as likely to have smoked cigarettes a year later if they use alternative tobacco products, a new report says.

January 03, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Arianne Brown: Run the town to know the town

Moving to a new town can be scary, especially when you don’t know your way around. This is particularly a challenge for me because I am what you would call directionally disabled.

December 28, 2017 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


This is the hair color you should have based on your skin tone

Depending on the year, it seems like everyone is going for the same hair color. Last year it was grey and pastel colors, this year it’s platinum blonde but don't worry, the ombre and balayage are still going strong — and probably won’t be fading out anytime soon.

December 27, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Food, health and wellness holiday gift guide

Do you have a food or health lover on your Christmas list but not sure what to give? Or maybe that’s you and you’d like to share a list with your friends and family.

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


You don't catch a cold from cold weather, science confirms

"Bundle up out there or you're going to catch a cold." That's what all of our mothers told us before going outside to play in the snow when we were kids. We've learned to equate cold weather with an increased risk of actually catching a cold.

December 25, 2017 | David Snell FamilyShare | Living well


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5 common myths about eating disorders

Eating disorders are serious life-threatening mental illnesses.

February 24, 2018 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


A lesson learned on a Sunday afternoon run

I was just about home after going for a wonderful, relaxing run up and down the canyon when I looked up to see my neighbor ...

February 22, 2018 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


What to consider before having a baby at age 50

When Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth gives birth in April, she'll be the first U.S. senator to have a baby in office. She'll ...

February 20, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


New study suggests induced labor at 39 weeks may reduce C-section risk

New research could shrink the length of pregnancy from 40 to 39 weeks for healthy, first-time mothers who choose to have labor induced.

February 18, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Most therapy just reinforces children’s behavior

Q: You seem to be opposed to putting children into any sort of psychological therapy. That's curious, especially given that you're a child ...

February 16, 2018 | John Rosemond | Living well


Will your family robot share your family's values?

HARTFORD, Conn. — When a Czech playwright coined the word "robot" in 1921, he described mechanical creatures that have "no passion, no history, no soul.”

February 15, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


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