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Can’t sleep? Stop binge-watching your favorite TV shows

After a stressful or busy day, there is nothing better than lounging on the couch and binging your favorite TV show. However, if you want a good night’s sleep, you might want to rethink your favorite habit.

September 30, 2017 | Courtnie Erickson FamilyShare | Living well

Stop looking for Fitspiration online, start looking for body positivity

Fitspiration was all the rage, photos of half-women, body parts, and messages of "inspiration" that tell you to take the feeling out of existence to move forward. We've been taught that this is inspiring, that it makes us better. But does it?

September 30, 2017 | Rebecca Clyde | Living well

6 genius ways to cover up your dirty hair

Just so you know, this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you buy one of these products, FamilyShare might get a cut of the profit (with no cost to you, of course).

September 28, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well

Your brush might be ruining your hair: know which type of brush is perfect for your hair type

I’ve used the same hairbrush from Target for as long as I can remember. I buy a new one every once in awhile when they get worn out, and I have three of them in my drawer right now because I love them so much.

September 28, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well

Despite study suggesting risk, doctors still recommend flu shots for pregnant women

It's not just the approach of the flu season that has federal health officials saying every American should get a flu shot before Halloween, including women who are pregnant.

September 28, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well

What nutritionists really mean by the word 'balance'

When you hear the recommendation to incorporate “balance” with food and nutrition what comes to mind? Maybe you picture a plate with some veggies, a starch and a protein, or maybe you visualize some ideal proportion of the major food groups throughout the day.

September 27, 2017 | Paige Smathers | Living well

7 signs that show you have depression

Are your feelings of sadness and discouragement just common feelings, or do they hint at something more serious? Read through these warning signs of depression and see for yourself:

September 27, 2017 | Erika Strassburger FamilyShare | Living well

Mom takes her newborn to the doctor; the next day her five children were pulled from her home

Rebecca Wanosik had a sweet little newborn and four other kids at home when her youngest started experiencing unexplanable pain. Baby Zeydn was only a few weeks old when her mom felt her ribs popping and cracking; the doctor said it was “normal infant behavior.” However, at nine weeks old, Zeydn stopped using her right arm, and her mom couldn’t figure out why.

September 26, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well

The reason you should never go down a slide with your child

An emergency room physician in Iowa wants parents to know that they're not keeping their children safe when they accompany them down a slide at the playground. In fact, they may be setting their children up for a broken bone.

September 26, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well

5 dangerous infections you can get when you bite your nails

Biting your nails might seem like a minor bad habit — we all know ragged nails don't look as nice as neatly trimmed or manicured ones. It's also rather common; research shows that half of all kids between the ages of 10 and 18 bite their nails – and many adults do, too.

September 25, 2017 | Benjamin Greene FamilyShare | Living well

3 signs that you have high blood sugar

With all the processed food available, it’s difficult to know the amount of sugar our blood ends up accumulating. Too much sugar can lead to a very serious disease we’ve all heard of -- diabetes.

September 25, 2017 | Michele Coronetti FamilyShare | Living well

Cancer patients share best ways family and friends can help

"Let me know how I can help."

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

Learn to love vegetables by redefining 'healthy' and 'recipes'

Do you hate vegetables? I have a theory that one of the biggest reasons for disliking vegetables is because we prepare them in ways that are tasteless and bland.

September 25, 2017 | Emily Fonnesbeck | Living well

“Fat-acceptance has gone too far”; mom won’t allow her child to attend a nursery school because of t

Hilary Freeman, a mom from the U.K. is under serious criticism after writing a controversial article for The Daily Mail. In her article, she explains why she chose not to send her daughter to a nursery school, and people are outraged for her reasoning.

September 25, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well

How many C-sections can a woman’s body REALLY have?

In only 15 years, America’s C-section rate has increased by 50 percent, according to the New York Times, so if you’re going to have a baby, chances are higher than ever that it might end up being cesarean. And the unfortunate thing about C-sections (well, ONE of the unfortunate things), is that after one, there's a 90 percent chance that your next baby will have to be delivered via C-section.

September 22, 2017 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Living well

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Why despair is killing Americans and how people of faith can help

Steve Austin wasn’t supposed to be depressed.

March 09, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well

Florida tragedy raises questions about moral obligations of gun owners

With a six-minute video posted on Facebook, Scott Pappalardo became the face of the ethical gun owner to many Americans.

March 05, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well

The benefits and precautions of intermittent fasting

With four decades of soccer under his belt, Mark Torbett's always been in shape. But things started to change when he turned 40 and ...

March 04, 2018 | Aley Davis | Living well


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