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The Dangers of Vaping (and How to Quit!)

It's not known exactly why severe vape related illness have had such a recent surge, but reports have shown that e-cigarettes can pose significant health risks, including death...

What Science Says About the Food Combining Trend

Food combining is one trending myth that isn’t substantiated by basic biology, but it continues to grow in popularity. Here's why it doesn’t work...

Are You in a Toxic Relationship? 5 Signs to Watch for (And What to...

If any of the following warning signs are familiar feelings in your relationship, it may be time to move on for the good of your mental and physical health...

Eating Mushrooms is Good for Your Mental Health

New study shows that eating mushrooms may cut risk of cognitive decline in half. There is no single miracle food that can dramatically improve your health. However, there are many foods that can make a...

Gradients of Grief: Understanding the Different Forms of Grief

In life, loss is inevitable, and grief can take many different forms. However, complicated grief, traumatic grief, or prolonged grief may require intervention.

Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety

As exciting as the back-to-school season can be, it can also drum up lots of anxiety in both kids and parents awaiting the first day of class.

Salt Swaps to Lower Your Sodium Intake

It’s possible to cut the salt in your diet without constantly eating bland, flavorless foods. Try experimenting with these low-sodium strategies...

4 Foods to Avoid Eating This Summer

During the summer, foods like heirloom tomatoes and fresh corn may all be on the menu. However, there are some foods you'll also want to make sure you avoid...

Don’t Let Poisonous Plants Ruin Your Summer

The first step in protecting yourself and your family from poison oak, poison ivy, and sumac is knowing where to find these plants and what they look like...

5 Hydrating Foods to Eat More of This Summer

Watermelon may be the most obvious, but it isn't the only food that can keep dehydration at bay this summer. Try incorporating these other water-packed foods into your meals to help you stay hydrated.

This Exercise Has the Greatest Impact on Mental Health

Exercise in any form can have a positive impact on your mental health. But some types of exercise can give you more bang for your buck than others, better helping to boost your mental wellness...

What’s the Best Time of Day to Take These 8 Daily Medications?

When it comes to your medications, timing is everything, but it’s something that many patients overlook. Do you know which drugs are best taken in the morning, versus right before bed?

Raw Chicken – To Wash or Not to Wash?

A recent tweet from the CDC set the internet off with an uproarious response that you might not expect from a simple food safety recommendation...

Are You Applying Sunscreen in This Critical Spot?

You probably know that sunscreen is your best defense against skin cancer when you’re spending time in the sun. Unfortunately most people tend to miss this critical area when applying SPF...

4 Foods to Eat for a Healthier Gut

One way you can improve your digestive health is by encouraging the growth of good bacteria in the gut, which you can do by eating the right foods. Start by stocking up on these dietary staples...

Have Bad Allergies? These 6 Habits Could Be Making Your Symptoms Worse

Take a look at some surprising ways you may be inadvertently making your allergy symptoms worse—as well as some tips on how to break these bad habits.

Battle Employee Burnout with Telebehavioral Health

The trickle-down effects of burnout are a major cause for concern. Absenteeism, low morale and job-hopping are common among employees suffering from burnout – and that’s just the beginning. So what can employers do about it?

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout...

Is Foam Rolling Good for You?

One of the biggest current workout trends isn’t actually a workout at all—it’s a technique that is touted to warm up your muscles more effectively, relieve post-workout pain, and assist in building muscle mass....

Is It Time to Nix the Nightcap?

Does your nighttime routine include pouring a drink before heading off to bed? Turns out that evening scotch or late-night glass of wine could be having profound effects on your sleep and health...