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Sarah Illingworth

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Anorexia, Anxiety and Letting Go

Sarah Illingworth | October 2, 2014 | Healthy Living
It's hard to own up to this stuff, but I want to make the point that having an eating disorder isn't some sort of win. It's isolating, exhausting -- they screw you physically and emotionally, and they siphon the joy out of life. And the joy out of the people closest to you. They suck.
Nora Tobin

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Top 5 Moves to Increase Energy and Focus at Work

Nora Tobin | October 2, 2014 | Healthy Living
A few minutes of movement can work wonders for your body and mind. You do not have to change into your gym clothes and sweat it out. You don't even have to lay on a mat.
Womens Health

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Pre- and Post-Race Beauty Tips From Women's Health Magazine

Womens Health | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
You might be thinking that it's silly to worry about your looks when you're running a race, but keeping your beauty routine in mind pre and post run can be healthier and beneficial in the long term (and, of course, help you look gorgeous in those post-race photo ops). Here's what you need to know.
Drew Ramsey, M.D.

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How Kale Became My Cause

Drew Ramsey, M.D. | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
Kale can be grown virtually anywhere, and unlike its fair-weather friends, kale grows right through winter's frost. I've grown kale plants on a roof deck in Greenwich Village and harvested it for salads in January.
Womens Health

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5 Training Tips for First-Time 10K Runners

Womens Health | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
6.2 miles is not so far that it intimidates new runners, but it's far enough to qualify as a worthy goal -- whether you're a newbie or seasoned pro. If you relate more with the former, fear not. With the right training plan and mindset, you'll arrive at the starting line prepped, ready, and injury-free.
Keri Glassman

Top 10 Nutrition Tips for Training

Keri Glassman | October 2, 2014 | Healthy Living
A big part of this running thing is mental, so be confident in the foods you use to fuel your feet. Stop thinking "diet" and start thinking "nutrition." You can certainly try someone else's running meal plan that appeals to you, but empower yourself to make it your own.
John M. Simmons

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When You're Depressed, You Can't Pull Yourself Up by Your Bootstraps

John M. Simmons | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
I don't know exactly when it changed from discouragement to depression for me, but I do know what the difference was.
Jason Saltmarsh

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Do You Have What It Takes to Run a Marathon?

Jason Saltmarsh | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
My son asked me if I'd had a bad run. "No, Bud. There's no such thing as a bad run. Some are just tougher than others. Those are the ones that make us stronger."
Nikki Weiss-Goldstein

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Breast Density: How to See Clearly Through the Fog

Nikki Weiss-Goldstein | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
The California legislature passed a law requiring that women who have screening mammograms be informed if they have dense breast tissue. This information is given to raise your awareness and to discuss with your doctor.
Emily Grossman

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Mental Illness Stigma: Overcoming the 'Scarlet Letter' of Our Times

Emily Grossman | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
People with mental illness are some of the most marginalized and stigmatized people in our society. And as a result, many people are forced into silence about their illness. Many don't seek out help even though they are suffering, sometimes with dire consequences.
Myra J. Biblowit

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The End of Breast Cancer? The Answers Lie in Research

Myra J. Biblowit | October 1, 2014 | Impact
Research -- and research alone -- has the power to be the end of breast cancer. Investing in research produces results. It's just that simple.
Dr. Tim Mainardi

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How to Live With a Pet Allergy Without Getting Rid of Your Pet

Dr. Tim Mainardi | October 1, 2014 | Healthy Living
Environmental changes, medications and allergen immunotherapy are effective strategies that can help pet allergy sufferers to treat their symptoms and live with a pet allergy while still keeping their best friend around.
Dr Sally Norton

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Simply Cut the Calories And Lose Weight? Wrong!

Dr Sally Norton | September 30, 2014 | UK Lifestyle
If you want to lose weight and improve your health, you just have to cut the calories you eat, right? Wrong. Research shows that replacing processed food with 'real', locally-sourced options can boost your health, and help you to lose weight!
Joanne L. Harpel, M.Phil., J.D.

Food for Thought on Yom Kippur: Suicide and Mental Illness

Joanne L. Harpel, M.Phil., J.D. | September 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
I'm often asked whether suicide is a "choice," and of course in some literal sense it is. Yet it's a decision profoundly influenced by the hopelessness, distorted thinking, and compromised decision-making that can result from serious mental illnesses.
Mark Hyman, MD

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Four Ways Other Countries Are Successfully Tackling Obesity. Take Note, America

Mark Hyman, MD | September 30, 2014 | World
In 2000, Australia implemented a 10 percent tax on soda, candy and white flour bakery products.
Nancy Huehnergarth

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Does Rep. Poe Want to Undermine the Financial Stability of School Meal Programs?

Nancy Huehnergarth | September 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
Trying to fund school activities or charities at the expense of children's health is unconscionable. I can only hope that Congress realizes that the BAKE SALE Act will not only damage the health of our children but the financial health of the very school lunch programs we've worked hard to improve.
Brandee Eagles

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My Imperfect Journey

Brandee Eagles | September 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
My fight continues. I will earn my happiness. I will earn my body. One victory at a time. I don't have it all figured out and probably never will. My journey is imperfect, and that's the beauty of it. I'm just like every other woman out there trying to lose weight. I'm perfectly imperfect.
Paul Spector, M.D.

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Skirting the Issue: Breast Cancer and Dress Size

Paul Spector, M.D. | September 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
This is not a substitute for screening by mammography. But these findings may provide the women not getting screened with a simple and easily understood message: Taking note of your skirt size may save your life.
Moby

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Save the Humans

Moby | September 30, 2014 | World
Animal agriculture is responsible for producing more climate change gases than every car, boat, bus, truck, motorcycle and airplane on the planet. Combined.
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

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Ebola and Life-Threatening Diseases: Should You Take Untested Medicines?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | September 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
If a condition, even Ebola, threatens your life, be courageous, be informed, and be prepared to make a decision that could help you survive.
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