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Nancy Brown

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Visionary Leaders Seeking New Solution to the Old Problem of Improving Health of All Americans

Nancy Brown | July 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
If leadership creates an environment where health is a priority, evidence shows other things are likely to fall in place -- important things, such as increases in job satisfaction, productivity and retention, as well as decreases in sick days and hopefully the anguish and expense of long-term medical care.
Sarah Collins

A Hockey Mom's Guide To The Grouse Grind

Sarah Collins | July 24, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
There are all types of excellent blogs and guides to the Grind written by twiggy fitness experts; this is not one of them. Here are 10 essential tips everyday Moms need to know to survive their trips up the mountain.
Judi Sheppard Missett

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Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Judi Sheppard Missett | July 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.
Elle Penner

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Do Serving Sizes Impact How Much You Eat?

Elle Penner | July 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
If the serving size for ice cream were to jump from 1/2 cup to 1 cup, would you eat more? Some experts are worried you might.
Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D.

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Clothing Size: When the Numbers Don't Add Up

Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D. | July 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
When we focus too much on waist circumference or dress size, the numbers don't add up to psychological wellbeing.
Dr. Matthew Alpert, O.D.

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How to Protect Your Eyes From the Negative Effects of Digital Devices and Blue Light

Dr. Matthew Alpert, O.D. | July 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
These symptoms are often so common that we don't even recognize them as real issues. While digital eye strain is temporary, if left unaddressed, it can turn into a chronic problem.
Angela Perkey

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A Simple Prescription for Lower Health Care Costs

Angela Perkey | July 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
Countless books have been written about the need to change habits and live a healthy lifestyle. Yet it's clear just by looking at obesity rates that there is much to be done to improve the American lifestyle.
David Zinczenko

4 Food Mistakes Ruining Your Good Night's Sleep

David Zinczenko | July 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
If you're feeling more tired than usual these days, you can blame the sun. Long summer days can interfere with sleep patterns because our natural circadian rhythms tell us to rise with the sun and rest in the evening.
Ed Tseng

Basketball Player: 'Losing My Arms and Legs Was One of the Best Things That Ever Happened to Me'

Ed Tseng | July 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
Rayna embraced the struggle. When she faced adversity on the basketball court, she stepped up her game. She embraced the struggle. After contracting bacterial meningitis and losing her arms and legs, Rayna also stepped up her game (in life).
Terezia Farkas

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Why Farmer Suicide Rates Are the Highest of Any Occupation

Terezia Farkas | July 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
The next time you're munching on that delicious corn or eating something that comes from a farm, think about this: Suicide rates in farmers are the highest of any occupation. That's an alarming statistic.
David Willey

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Running With Heart

David Willey | July 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
Going 13.1 is a gratifying challenge for any runner, one that requires training and commitment. But it doesn't take over your life the way marathon training can, and it certainly doesn't force you to navigate stairs backward for three days, as going 26.2 often does.
David Willey

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26.2 Strong

David Willey | July 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
Right about now, all over America, a couple hundred thousand runners are beginning to train for fall-marathon season. But the most meaningful 26.2-miler of the year -- perhaps of the century -- was run on April 21.
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

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My 'Secrets' of Weight Loss

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | July 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
August 2011 I was probably at my all-time high weight. I don't know exactly how much I weighed, since I stopped weighing when I reached 389 pounds. I am positive I weighed more than 400 pounds, but didn't want to know exactly how much over 400 pounds.
Katie Morford

A Dietitian's Top 20 Picks at Trader Joe's

Katie Morford | July 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
Even though "convenience food" is often code for junk food, it's not always the case. Take Trader Joe's, for instance, which does a pretty darn good job of offering "quick and easy" that is also rather healthy.
Dr. Tiffany Chow

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Action Is the Key in Alzheimer's Prevention

Dr. Tiffany Chow | July 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
Patients with dementia can and should remain physically active in sports they had previously mastered. They may not be as accurate in keeping score as before, but if the dementia has not carved away their motivation to pursue the activity, it can bring all the same benefits as before.
Margaret Marshall

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How to Grocery Shop for Lasting Beauty

Margaret Marshall | July 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
As you eat healthfully to attain or manage your ideal body weight, you are also eating for lasting beauty. Use this list of food items on your next grocery shopping trip. Many of these items serve dual purposes.
Dr. Pamela Peeke

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Mood, Food and Bipolar Disorder: A New Prescription

Dr. Pamela Peeke | July 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
For those with bipolar disorder, it's an empowering message: No longer are you a prisoner of your genetics, thought to play a key role in the disorder. And through healthier lifestyle choices, you may be able to decrease your reliance on medication to manage your illness.
Chris Freytag

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3 Ways to Look and Feel Amazing (Without the BS)

Chris Freytag | July 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
Quick fixes can lead to quick results that quickly vanish. If you want lasting change, it's time to let go of instant gratification BS and find a new way to live. You can love how you look and feel (permanently) by developing decent habits that become second nature to you.
Jason Saltmarsh

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How to Choose the Right Running Shoe

Jason Saltmarsh | July 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
The wrong shoes can lead to injury, discomfort, or end your running career before it begins. However, choosing the right shoe will keep your feet happy, support your unique running mechanics, and make the miles fly by.
Lindsay Patton-Carson

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8 Ways Fitness Changed My Life

Lindsay Patton-Carson | July 19, 2014 | Healthy Living
The confidence I get from exercise is not just vanity. Sure, I like how I look and enjoy making progress, but my the confidence I get runs deeper than that. The better I get at running, the heavier weights I can lift and the further I can push my body reminds me of how to better tackle other challenges outside of my workouts.
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