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This Dog Helped His Owner Through Testicular Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living

After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, one man found support in an unlikely place. Thomas Cantley joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarr...

4 Summer Foods That Can Help Trim Your Waist

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

I've learned that there are certain foods that produce and nourish "friendly" bacteria and others that help eliminate the unfriendly bacteria that might be making it difficult for you to lose weight.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

It's only been in recent years that I am at peace with food, and I am certain that this is much more than a temporary truce. Why did it take me such a long time to appreciate the value in my acupuncturist's words? Look around, there's a standard in this country that is harmful to women. Life is lived in many shapes and sizes.

Want to Live to 102? Here's How.

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.27.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

How did Gommy live her life? She simply built her existence around this one-sentence philosophy: "If it's meant to be, it will be."

The 4 Best Stretches For Bike Riders

SELF | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

You have to give your body the attention it needs post-biking so that it can perform at its best. Try these four stretches before and after your next ride and you'll hopefully find your legs, neck, and hips feeling looser and less sore.

7 Steps To Ease Into Meditation

Fauzia Burke | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

As a business owner, mom of two, wife, speaker and consultant, managing each day effectively can be a challenge. It's easy to feel overwhelmed sometimes, but my secret to mental serenity in the face of a harried schedule is meditation.

What It Feels Like Waiting for Cancer Test Results

Lea Lane | Posted 07.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Then the air fills with oxygen and the punch in the gut goes away and the elevator stops falling, just like that. Two seconds. And you smile back at him -- a big dazzling smile -- and you ask him how his bike trip was in Barcelona.

A Reminder To Stop Forcing Life And To Start Living It

Akirah Robinson | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

Here's a novel idea: perhaps life isn't about getting what we want, when we want it, especially since our awareness is often so limited. Perhaps life is meant to be lived, not forced.

These 10 Young People Are Changing The Food System In Huge Ways

EcoWatch | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact

Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights. In fact, many incredibly inspiring projects...

When Your Heart Says, 'Hell No!' -- How to Step Out of a Bad Situation

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Let go of what's not working. Be brave enough to move on. Make bold choices. It's okay if they're last minute, split second, or otherwise -- as long as you're following your inner-voice. Be audacious enough to ask the driver to stop the bus so you can jump off and see what adventures are waiting for you.

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

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

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.

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Happiness Right Now

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Keep these tips with you as a simple reminder that it's the simple things in life that can bring you joy.

Imagine A World Where Kids Eat Their Veggies

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Can you imagine a world where children desire vegetables over fried foods and desserts?

Why Failure Is Your New Best Friend

Mike Liguori | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Liguori

You have the control and choice to decide what to do with your life. You can choose to leave or stay at a job. You can go to school if you want. You can choose to view the world anyway you see fit.

5 Promises to Improve Your Life and Health

Ellie Savoy | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Dear One and Only Body: I am so sorry I have been ignoring you and your needs for longer than I care to remember. No more diets, gimmicks, deprivation and the like. I will make taking care of you a lifestyle that we both love and enjoy.

Yes, Hula-Hooping Can Be A Form Of Meditation

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

There are many ways to tap into the benefits of meditation, from classic yoga and breathing exercises to creative spinoffs including music and art. An...

It's Too Much! How to Handle Health Information Overload

Jovanka Ciares | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jovanka Ciares

You want to continue to learn and improve, but how do you manage this crazy amount of information coming your day from every direction? I'm not here to stress you out with too many options.

8 Ways Fitness Changed My Life

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Patton-Carson

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.

Big Data and Dark Data for Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

There's a growing trend in health care for providers and payors to look beyond traditional medical claims at the data that captures what we're doing i...

Did I Manifest My Cancer?

Paige Davis | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Paige Davis

I'm not gonna lie. I've dabbled in my fair share of "woo woo" -- however we wish to define it. From mind-body medicine to mantra-based meditation. A...

Thriving With the Gift of 'No'

Mari Lyles | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Mari Lyles

Silly grins, imaginary conversations, daydreams and night sweats rule the day drawing you further and further down your own vapid rabbit hole... where it really is easy to become lost if you're not very, very careful.

How to Find Wisdom From Everyday People

Madeline Wahl | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

It is inaccurate to assume that wisdom comes only from those who have achieved so much or those who have graying hair and wrinkled skin. Everyone from any age has the potential to be wise.

3 Warning Signs That You're Using Your Chronic Illness As an Excuse to Fail

Lottie V. Ryan | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lottie V. Ryan

Your chronic illness doesn't mean you can't be successful. Just keep believing, keep doing and always pick yourself up after every fall. You've got this, and you're not alone.

Power in Chaos

Sister Jenna | Posted 07.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

We are all living and existing on the same field of actions. The stage we use is called the world. But there are subtle influences which we can't se...

Revolutionary Way To Be Healthy #3: Rage Against The Machine

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

The more Couric dug into the topic -- for herself, her family, and her audience -- the more she realized that the most essential and scientific truths about the drivers of obesity and disease simply were not reaching the American population.