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Does the soda industry manipulate research on sugary drinks’ health effects?

Does the soda industry manipulate research on sugary drinks’ health effects?

November 1, 2016


Filed under Healthy Living, National

One hundred percent. That is the probability that a published study that finds no link between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and poorer metabolic health was underwritten by the makers of sugar-sweetened beverages, or authored by researchers with financial ties to that industry. Compare that...

10 tips that might actually help you fall asleep tonight

Marissa Lute

November 10, 2015


Filed under Healthy Living, Viral Video

There are so many benefits of getting enough sleep at night, but if you're like me, you probably don't have a set sleeping schedule! Check out Buzzfeed's top 10 tips to help you fall asleep!

‘Fit’ desks keep students moving, learning

‘Fit’ desks keep students moving, learning

October 1, 2015


Filed under Healthy Living

By Karen Ann Cullotta Chicago Tribune (TNS) ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — For years, students were told to “sit still and stop fidgeting,” but that has changed with the addition of elliptical machines to classrooms at an elementary school here. On a recent morning in Christina Philo’s 5th grade...

Nearly 30 percent of depression in adults can be traced to bullying by teens, study says

Nearly 30 percent of depression in adults can be traced to bullying by teens, study says

September 15, 2015


Filed under Healthy Living

By Karen Kaplan Los Angeles Times (TNS) Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30 percent of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests. By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three tim...

Are e-cigarettes a ‘gateway’ to teen smoking?

Are e-cigarettes a ‘gateway’ to teen smoking?

September 15, 2015


Filed under Healthy Living

By Amina Khan Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES—Even though teenage smoking rates have plunged in recent decades, teen use of electronic cigarettes has been on the rise in the last few years. Now, a new study involving more than 2,500 students at 10 Los Angeles schools has found that teens who...

Trouble Swallowing Pills? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong, Study Says

Trouble Swallowing Pills? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong, Study Says

November 25, 2014


Filed under Healthy Living

By Karen Kaplan Los Angeles Times (MCT) If you have trouble swallowing pills, it’s not your fault. You’ve just been doing it wrong. And now a group of German experts is ready to show you a better way. Two ways, in fact. The first is the “pop-bottle method,” and it makes tablets go down wi...

Teens’ Use Of Electronic Cigarettes Worries Health Officials

Teens’ Use Of Electronic Cigarettes Worries Health Officials

November 25, 2014


Filed under Healthy Living

By Samantha Ehlinger McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — More high school students are using electronic cigarettes, according to new findings, raising concerns among health officials that the growing diversification of tobacco products could get more young people addicted to nicotine. While a...

NOVA Addresses Vaccine Controversy

NOVA Addresses Vaccine Controversy

September 9, 2014


Filed under Healthy Living

By David Templeton Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) For sheer survival, we live with acceptable risks. We eat knowing we might choke. We go down steps realizing we could break our necks. We drive fully aware of the 36,000 traffic fatalities each year. That leads to the risk of vaccines. Science is clear: T...

Gluten-Free Cocoa–Banana Mug Cake

Gluten-Free Cocoa–Banana Mug Cake

Stephanie Rietz, Reporter

February 22, 2014


Filed under Food, Healthy Living

Have a sweet tooth, but tired of the everyday goodies? Need something fast and easy cooked in the microwave? This recipe is the answer to all of your problems! Try it in a dorm room near you. Makes 2 mug cakes INGREDIENTS 1 overripe banana 1/4 cup peanut butter (or any nut butter) 1 large egg 2...

Training: Find out exactly what’s wrong with you

Training: Find out exactly what’s wrong with you

September 5, 2013


Filed under Healthy Living

True story: Tom was once a very good recreational runner. Ten years ago, he fell during a race and injured his knee. Surgery was scheduled. When asked for details, Tom shrugged and said, “A torn ligament, and some bone damage. But he wasn’t sure which ligament was torn or what it did. He didn’t...

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