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Sugar, School and Your Child's Immunity

Irene Ross | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

School's back in session and your child has gone from two months of fresh air, regular exercise, relaxation and recreation to an indoor classroom packed with new kids to meet, coughs, sneezes, intense concentration, tests, and homework.

How Naked Yoga Enlightened Me

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

One question haunted me for days leading up to my first nude yoga class. At work, as I ran errands, and as I fell asleep at night, this one absolutely crucial question bounced endlessly around inside my head: Do I put my yoga mat at the front of the class, or at the back of the class?

What Pain Has to Do With Eating

Katie Seaver | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Do you ever feel frustrated or out-of-control about your eating? Like once you buy Nutella or cereal, the jar or box is gone in a day? Like you just...

Water: Nature's Health Elixir and How To Get More

Rachael Yahne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The saying goes that salt water is the cure for absolutely everything: sea, sweat or tears. But salt aside, it's pure, rejuvenating water thats the r...

Is Food the Safest and Most Powerful Form of Medicine?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

In a new editorial by Aseem Malhotra, James DiNicolantonio and Simon Capewell in BMJ's Open Heart the authors argue that rather than chase calories in the endless pursuit of weight loss, our cardiovascular system can benefit much more from just improving the quality of our diet.

Quickie Guacamole-Hummus Appetizer

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 09.03.2015 | Taste
Deborah Stachelski

If you like to entertain and be creative with your presentation, this super easy and quick snack is for you!

I Literally Run Away From My Problems!

Lisa Maxwell | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Maxwell

We all need a break, a happy place where we can go and for a few minutes get away from it all, and that's what exercise can do. I encourage everyone to find their "happy place." It may be running, Zumba class, insanity, or playing a sport.

The Mirror: A Reflection of Self

Natasha Dern | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

Our dynamics -- solitary or relational -- can be an opportunity for self discovery. We can view every encounter as a mirror through which to discover ...

How Children Can Manage Academic Stress | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living

In this short interview, Victor Carrion, Ph.D., a childhood development and behavioral sciences expert, explains that it is not necessarily individual cases of stress that cause us harm, but rather the accumulation of various stressful experiences that are detrimental to our health and quality of life.

The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

Details | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither wi...

Nothing to Fear

Julia Kathan | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Julia Kathan

It sounds like the start of a joke. "Oliver Sacks, Wayne Dyer and Wes Craven walk into a bar..." In fact, those three very different men went not in...

6 Ways My Life Has Improved Since I've Taken a Break From Drinking

Alivia Hall | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alivia Hall

I was miserable, so I decided to take a break from drinking to see if my life would improve. Now I haven't had a drink in 40 days and here are six ways I feel that my life has improved since.

9 Things Every Male Nurse Should Know

Femi Borisade | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Femi Borisade

Some men shy away from the nursing field because of the perception that nursing is a female-dominated field. But, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the proportion of male nurses has increased significantly over the years. As a male nurse myself, here are nine things that I have learned along the way.

Why A Good Cry Is Actually Really Good For You

dailyRx News | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
dailyRx News

Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Cry, and you might feel better.

How to Get Your Own Island During Cancer...

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I knew my illness really threw my family and friends for a loop, and I spent way too much time coddling them as they coddled me. What I should have been doing was simply being honest, in all aspects.

How to Buy Bedding Like a Grown-Up

Trulia | Posted 09.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you've ever tossed and turned from a night under scratchy sheets, you know how important the right material can be. Ultimately, your decision comes down to personal preference, but here's a rundown of some of the more common materials you'll spy while shopping for sheets.

Slow Carbs, Not Low Carbs: The Truth About Low-Carb Diets

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The truth is more complicated. You see, "carbohydrates" encompasses a huge category. A hot fudge sundae and cauliflower both fall into the "carbs" category, yet they are entirely different foods.

Positive Self-Image and Healthy Eating Wins

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

When you eat well, you live well. When you eat healthy, you are healthy; when you nourish your body, you nourish your mind:

Reflections Of A Nurse: The Little Things Matter

Whitney Koenig | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Whitney Koenig

If you hope to be a good nurse (or coworker, or person with a heart), you're going to spend the majority of your working life doing things you SO mistakenly think are beneath you. The "little" stuff is rarely small. It's heavy and you can't carry it by yourself. So yes, little nursling, you are here to pass trays.

Zumba Through Depression

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

I was after that runner's high. Every runner knows the feeling. It's when you're one with the wind and despite how long you've been on a run, you feel no pain... only pure joy.

Joie de Vivre: How to Find It and Keep It!

Pamela Levin | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Levin

Joie de what? In French, joie de vivre translates to the "joy of living". Its the delight of being alive. Heck, this is one of the most sought afte...

My Daily Vibe: Feed Your Faith Not Your Fear

Natasha Dern | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

Fear is the most debilitating emotion there is and every one of us can live a life without fear. Majority of people are in fear of being late, losin...

How To Get Through The Worst Thing That Has Ever Happened To You

Joe Peacock | Posted 09.02.2015 | Divorce
Joe Peacock

I'm a human being. And as a human being living life through tragedy, the days can get bad here and there. All I can really tell you about how I got through (and how I am getting through) is that I defined a plan, and then tried to stick to it as much as I possibly could.

Is There A (Male) Nurse In The House?

Jenny Kanevsky | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny Kanevsky

I can see in my mind's eye several of nurses, both female and male who have helped me heal. I have had it proven to me that nurses, a heck of a lot of them, really care about their jobs and their patients. And, I am glad so many caring men are among those doing the healing.

How To Disconnect From Your Job And Leave Your Work At Work

Supercompressor | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living

"Nine to five." It might have meant something in your parents' day, but now it's just another awkward, outdated phrase, like "the bee's knees" or "I'm voting for Nixon." Our digital age has been sweet, but the price of permanent connection is steep.