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Scott Barry Kaufman


The Creative Gifts of ADHD

Scott Barry Kaufman | October 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
To be sure, ADHD can make it difficult for students to pay attention in class and organize their lives. The importance of learning key attentional control skills should not be undervalued. But let's not throw out the baby with the bathwater.
Dr. Susan Albers


9 Expert Tips for Eating Halloween Candy Mindfully

Dr. Susan Albers | October 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
Many of my clients ask this time of the year how to cope with bags full of candy hanging around the house calling their name. Yes, it's hard to eat those little snack-size bites of candy mindfully! The good news is that it is possible. I interviewed a few experts to find the scoop on their best Halloween candy-coma prevention tips.
Nora Tobin


The Leggings Workout: Sprint Your Way Slim

Nora Tobin | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
It's time to get your sprint on! Sprinting is such an effective way to tone the legs, shape the booty and give you and overall lean look. All you need is a flat surface and a good pair of tennis shoes.
Adriana & George Sifakis


Why I Took Up Jogging in the Rain, How Much I Love It and Why You Might Like It Too!

Adriana & George Sifakis | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
I highly recommend squeezing into those lycra leggings, dusting off your cap, and slipping on a slicker with some upbeat tunes and going out for a jog in the rain! You too may feel refreshed and energized!
Vyda Bielkus


How to Make These Fear-Inducing 5 Yoga Poses a Little Less Scary This Halloween!

Vyda Bielkus | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
In a pose, right at the edge of going too far and falling out of the pose is exactly where you will keep growing and transforming the body and mind. So give up the ego and give yourself permission to fall. And if you do fall out, smile. It will ease the bruise to the ego.
Bartow J. Elmore

U.S. Coke Sales Have Dropped So It's Selling To Nations That Don't Have An Obesity Epidemic... Yet

Bartow J. Elmore | October 29, 2014 | World
The idea that Coke could simply abandon its top full-calorie brands and still offer a healthy portfolio to investors was absurd. So the company turned to overseas markets to make up for lost revenue at home by selling more Coca-Cola abroad, in places like India, where the company happily reported caloric beverages enjoying double-digit growth in 2012.
Society for Women's Health Research

Let's Talk About Sex... Post-Menopause!

Society for Women's Health Research | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
A lesser-discussed yet common fact of menopause is the negative impact on interest or desire for sex -- your libido -- as well as other aspects of sexual health.


What 200 Calories of Your Favorite Halloween Candy Looks Like

SELF | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free.
Pilar Gerasimo


Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy, #5: Repossess Your Health

Pilar Gerasimo | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
There are a thousand small, daily opportunities to take charge of your own well-being, to cease taking your health for granted, to start more fully appreciating the the miraculous and resilient human body within your command.
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN


Trend Spotting: 7 Top Food Trends

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
This year, the expo portion of the event drew more than 350 food and nutrition related exhibitors. It's here that new products and innovations are launched and food trends come to life.
Sierra Alef-Defoe


Pediatric Brain Tumor Research: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Sierra Alef-Defoe | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Just as children are not miniature adults, pediatric cancers aren't small adult cancers. The distinct biology of pediatric brain cancer means it often needs different treatment and can also give us insights into the origins and cures to all cancers


5 Ways to Overcome Fear on the Slopes

Liftopia | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Fear doesn't just come up for new skiers; if you only ski once a year, or are pushing yourself to learn something new like moguls, you could find yourself getting unnerved. While there is no "cure-all" for facing skiing anxiety, there are some techniques you can use.
Stephen Inrig

Ebola: Choosing Wisdom Over Worry

Stephen Inrig | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
There are, of course, countless options between having no policy at all and implementing drastic quarantine and travel ban policies. Hopefully, we as Americans can reflect upon our past behaviors with epidemics in order to implement the most careful, courageous, and helpful responses to this international threat.
Kayla Redig


I Am Not My Nipples

Kayla Redig | October 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Who knew that nipples were such a huge part of being human -- I wasn't aware that my femininity relied on two little pink bumps.
Jennifer Raff

I Live Only 2 Hours From the Ebola Hospital in Dallas: Here's What I'm Doing to Protect My Family

Jennifer Raff | October 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
We Americans sometimes seem to have only two settings when it comes to public health issues: "unconcern" and "panic." (I think the media deserve a great deal of blame for this.)
 Jamie Walker

Have a Running Club? 9 Ways to Keep Everyone Engaged

Jamie Walker | October 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
​It's no mystery that running with a group can be one of the most fun ways to help you get fitter faster. Having a network to lean on that can support you while also challenge you and hold you accountable for workouts can be the best and easiest way to stay motivated. Plus, let's face it, it's so much easier to tackle those miles when you've got some great company.
Nancy Brown


This World Stroke Day, Know That Kids and Teens Can Be Stricken, Too -- Like Vandna

Nancy Brown | October 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
Once we understand more about the mechanism of injury recovery and repair, we can then try to restore function to the injured brains and try to determine how to restore some of the remarkable plasticity that is lost with age.
Meg Conley

If You'd Use an Ebola Vaccine, You're a Vaxxer (So Get Those Shots)

Meg Conley | October 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
If we would get the Ebola vaccine that exists somewhere in the future, then we need to examine our reasons for not utilizing the vaccines that exist right now.
Patrice Bendig


Is Therapy Really Worth It? 7 Questions People Who See a Shrink Are Tired of Hearing

Patrice Bendig | October 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
If I needed physical medical treatment like an examination or surgery, I wouldn't go to my best friend just because she cares about me. The same reasoning applies to mental health care -- the experts know best.
Laura McHolm


13 Spook-Free Safety Tips to Keep Your Kids and Pets Safe This Halloween

Laura McHolm | October 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
I called upon two experts that have simple tips for a safe, scare-free Halloween to keep your children and pets safe.
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