Articles About healthy lifestyle

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    JAN 02, 2020

    Make time for me-time with these simple self-care ideas

    Life has ups and downs, and self-care can help you manage stress, build resilience, and feel mentally and emotionally strong. It doesn’t really matter what you do — just that you do it for yourself. Since it’s a brand new year, now’s a perfect time to make self-care part of your healthy routine. The mind-body benefits are real, and you deserve it. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthself-careStress Management

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    JAN 02, 2020

    What you need to know about e-cigarettes and vaping

    As more and more cases of vaping-related lung illness pop up across the country, the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping are becoming more apparent. Maybe you saw the news story about the 19-year-old college student from Florida who needs a lung and kidney transplant. Or the 18-year-old Illinois student athlete who now has the lungs of a 70-year-old. Or the 21-year-old from Sacramento who went into acute respiratory failure. All results of vaping. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylequit smokingSmoking

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    NOV 18, 2019

    Made with love: 9 ideas for homemade holiday gifts

    Whether you’re rushing store to store or frantically filling your online cart, holiday shopping can be stressful. Gift giving should bring us joy — not anxiety. So, if you’re looking to try something different this year, why not simplify with gifts you can make from the comfort of your own home. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleHolidaysRecipeStress Less

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    NOV 14, 2019

    52 positive affirmations to brighten your day

    The old saying, “You are what you think” may be true. For example, negative thoughts may lead to a more negative outlook on life, which then can lead to more negative thoughts. This cycle of negativity may result in stress, anxiety, and depression, which can damage your physical health. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylemental healthMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthmindfulness

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    SEP 17, 2019

    A happy, healthy relationship should have these 8 traits

    From rom-coms and fairy tales to social media hashtags like #relationshipgoals, it’s part of our culture to idealize relationships. But the reality is no relationship is perfect all the time. They all have ups and downs, and every partnership is unique. But a strong, healthy relationship is typically grounded in some core characteristics. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylehealthy relationshipsMental Health and Wellnessrelationships

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    SEP 17, 2019

    Heartburn or heart attack? How to tell the difference.

    Chest pain can be scary. And it’s not always easy to tell the difference between heartburn and a heart attack — especially since heartburn-like symptoms can be from a heart attack. Columbus Batiste, MD, an interventional cardiologist and chief of cardiology at Kaiser Permanente’s Riverside and Moreno Valley Medical Centers in Southern California, breaks down the symptoms — and details the importance of knowing if you’re at risk for heart disease. ... Read More >

    TOPICScardiac carehealthy lifestyleheart attack preventionprevention

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    SEP 17, 2019

    Manage your sugar cravings in 3 steps

    Some days it feels like sugary temptations are everywhere — a co-worker brings donuts into the office, you’re offered a slice of birthday cake, or your lunch comes with a free soda. But too much sugar can take a toll on your body. It can increase your risk of weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.1 ... Read More >

    TOPICSDiabetesEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleprevention

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    SEP 17, 2019

    7 foods to add to your freezer

    Keeping a well-stocked freezer can make meal prep easier — and help you eat healthy. The first step? Knowing how to properly freeze foods. Once you know the how-tos, you can focus on what to actually keep in your freezer. So you can be better prepared to make a quick and healthy meal at the start of — or after — a busy day. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat Healthyfood storagefreezer foodshealthy lifestyleRecipe

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    AUG 19, 2019

    Keep your freezer foods fresh with these hot tips

    Eating healthy and delicious meals is often about prep work. It’s important to stock your pantry and fridge with nutritious food options — but what about the freezer? Often the freezer is a dumping ground for leftover or extra food. Like that pound and a half of turkey you bought on sale 3 months ago. Or it’s where we throw fast, but not-exactly-healthy food, like frozen pizza and a carton or 2 of ice cream. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat HealthyFood safetyfood storagefreezer foodshealthy lifestyleRecipe

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    AUG 19, 2019

    Immunizations, vaccinations, and shots: What they are and how they can save your life

    Vaccines are a breakthrough of modern medicine. Because of the efforts to vaccinate, smallpox was eradicated from the U.S. in 1949. Other serious diseases like polio are also nearing elimination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even estimated that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shothealthy lifestyleprevention