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Dr. Lisa Young

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5 Healthy Back-to-School Tips

Dr. Lisa Young | August 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
As a nutritionist counseling families and children, here are some simple tips to get you and your family off to a healthy start.
Nora Tobin

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The Best Water Workouts For Labor Day Weekend

Nora Tobin | August 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to experience everything summer has to offer. From family BBQs to naps on the beach, there's nothing quite like long balmy weekends. It's so beneficial for our mind and bodies to enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible. Incorporate water and exercise into the mix and you'll be feeling on top of the world.
Toan Lam

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Shedding My 'Ugly' Truth Through CrossFit

Toan Lam | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
I can go on forever about how exercise has physically challenged and changed me. But above all, spiritually, this has been a lesson of evolving, facing my fears and feeling deserving to (as my sister says) be proud of and own the body that houses my soul, that takes you to the next day, the next dimension.
Bill Couzens

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Guarding the Next Generation

Bill Couzens | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
If we truly are going to guard the next generation, we must engage communities to raise the bar on human health -- with a clear and specific focus on preventing cancer. If our children are going to have a healthier future, then cancer must not be an expected stage of life.
Kate Mayer Mangan

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Law School Quadruples the Chances of Depression for Tens of Thousands: Some Changes That Might Help

Kate Mayer Mangan | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Although law students enter school with fairly normal rates of depression (about 8-9 percent), upon matriculation, the rate of depression more than quadruples (to about 40 percent), according to the Dave Nee Foundation, which works to end the stigma of depression among lawyers.
Lindsay Holmes

Attention, Hollywood: This Is How We Really Should Be Talking About Mental Illness

Lindsay Holmes | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Our conversation about mental illness needs to be a positive, healthy dialogue, not one laden with shame. As soon as that begins to happen, we'll be able to address these health issues more effectively.
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

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Dare to Be 100: Bortz's Law Resounds

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
The Internet was abuzz seven weeks ago about the performance at the June 1 San Diego Marathon by Harriet Thompson of North Carolina. She is 91 years old (YOUNG). En route she set several age group records.
Substance.com

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'Eating Disorder' Doesn't Just Mean Anorexia or Bulimia: I Have EDNOS

Substance.com | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
The truth is, I still struggle. But, I'm happy to say that there are more good days than bad ones now. As they often say in AA, it's about "progress, not perfection." I have made progress.
David Katz, M.D.

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Lifestyle Medicine: Have Hammer, See Nails, Seeking Spoon

David Katz, M.D. | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Famously, when you have a hammer, you tend to see nails everywhere you look. As president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, then, perhaps it's no surprise that I see opportunity to apply this remedy everywhere I look. Lifestyle medicine is my hammer.
Angelo Poli

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4 Ways to Stay on Your Diet Without Giving Up Your Social Life

Angelo Poli | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Social dieters rely on real life strategies so they can keep up appearances -- you can beat the system and stick to your diet, you just need to know the tricks.
Hege Thorbjornsen

I Completed My First Half Marathon! Does That Mean I Am A Runner?

Hege Thorbjornsen | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
During the race all I could think was, "Why would anybody do this to themselves? Why would I pay to do this? This is the most ridiculous thing I have ever done and I will never do it again!" As soon as I saw that finish line I was thinking to myself, "Oh, this wasn't really that bad."
Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN

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Taking Charge of Your Health in an Era of Health Care Uncertainty

Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Unfortunately, for most patients, patient-centered care is an anomaly. Hospitals are trying to change the culture to one of patient-centered care rapidly. Even so, hospitals often miss the mark.
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

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Why Does Tennis Elbow Take So Long to Improve?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
When tennis elbow pain fails to improve, most tennis players seek medical care and, in many cases, a long journey begins. Even the best care won't prevent a lengthy recovery for those whose tennis elbow involves inflammation of the extensor tendon or partial tears in varying degrees of the same tendon.
Celia Kaye

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4 Ways Giving Up Gluten Improved My Life

Celia Kaye | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Compelled by my compounding fatigue and stomachaches, I waved the white (and red and green) flag, and embarked on my gluten-free adventure. I didn't realize that the benefits of a gluten-free diet would contribute to the improvement of other aspects of my life.
Departures Magazine

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Best Workout Apps (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
When it comes to exercise, some of us require a bit more cajoling to get up and moving. Luckily, there's a whole collection of workout apps just for that--plus some made especially for the junkies who can't seem to stay away from the gym.
Randy Gold

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There's No Such Thing as TMI

Randy Gold | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
Today, tests as simple as a saliva sample can help ensure a healthy child free of these diseases, saving a lifetime of tragedy. Genetic testing isn't meant to be scary. It's meant to be accessible and to give you the happily ever after you dreamed about.
Dr. Amy Shah

The Ultimate Unofficial Gym-Goers Guide

Dr. Amy Shah | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
Are you a member of a gym? Want to try a new exercise or class but not sure what to expect! You're in luck because I embarrassed myself by trying every fitness trend in the industry and broke it down for you.
JJ Virgin

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Honey: Healthier Sweetener or Just Another Form of Sugar?

JJ Virgin | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
Many folks use honey because it tastes good, but also because this sweetener carries a healthier aura than table sugar. Ultimately though, your body breaks down honey just like table sugar, as glucose and fructose.
Elle Penner

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What's the Deal With Coconut Oil?

Elle Penner | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
If it's not in your kitchen cabinet already, consider adding coconut oil to your collection.
Loren Kleinman

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Suffering Is the Easy Part

Loren Kleinman | August 25, 2014 | Healthy Living
My coping mechanism became my writing. I felt compelled to tell my story. Like Roland Barthes' discourse on love, this was my discourse too. The love I had for myself pushed me to understand my trauma and forced me to break silence.
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