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Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:04pm

Gulping down an artificially sweetened beverage not only may be associated with health risks for your body, but also possibly your brain, a new study suggests.

Why focusing on weight can be harmful to your health

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:31pm

Weight loss is a common recommendation, but is that what really leads to improved health? Health is determined by healthy behaviors, and putting weight loss goals aside may actually help you achieve greater improvements in health and well-being.

Should you take statins? 2 guidelines offer different answers

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:43pm

When it comes to using statins to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, one leading U.S. guideline recommends the drugs to 9 million more people than the other, according to a study published today.

4 simple tips to a better breakfast

Laura Gelder, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:31pm

Whether it is snoozing alarm clocks, getting active kids ready for school, or an early work commute, it’s likely for any schedule to include barriers to a healthy breakfast. Here are four tips to help you start your day off right.

Loving your spouse the way they want to be loved

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 7:33am

"The question you wrote about last week might as well be about the two of us. My husband and I both come from dysfunctional families and didn’t learn how to do relationships the right way." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Nicole Cunningham and Kim Giles share some tips for men and women to create healthier relationships.

Are eggs healthy?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 10:02pm

In some ways, eggs are very good for you. But should you eat them every day?

5 easy ways to reduce food waste and save money

Suzanne Lewis, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 8:28pm

As many celebrate Earth Day this month, consider that what happens in the kitchen can have a positive impact on our community and your wallet. In particular, simple actions to reduce food waste at home (and beyond) can help make the food system more sustainable.

Fitness trackers' heart rate monitoring accurate enough for most, study says

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 8:28pm

The heart rate monitor inside your fitness tracker may not be as precise as the equipment used in doctors offices and hospitals, but researchers say the smartwatches and wristbands are accurate enough for most consumers' needs.

Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 2:32pm

Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers? Try a little compassion.

How technology has increased the beauty industry’s year-over-year value

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 11:45am

Technological advancement has taken down many industries as our society has grown accustomed to having everything we need less than a touch away. Here's how the beauty industry has not just survived, but thrived in the digital age.

5 important eating lessons we can learn from kids

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 8:32pm

Our kids are naturally really good at something that many of us struggle with: food and eating. Let's learn from their innate wisdom and try to be a little more like a child in their relationship with food.

Provo company offering free personalized life history videos

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 6:27pm

Provo company Lifey is offering to record personalized life history videos for free to help people remember and share the most impactful moments of their lives.

Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight?

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 4:42pm

Diet is "a four-letter word for failure," if you ask Teena Henson.

The platinum rule in marriage

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 7:05am

"I have read your articles for years and have been doing everything I can to show my wife I love her. I help her more around the house and with the kids, yet I’m still not getting attention and love back." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how to become the cure to your spouse's core fear and love how your spouse wants to be loved.

Fitbit clues woman in to life-threatening condition

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 8:31pm

Quick feedback from a Connecticut woman's Fitbit confirmed her suspicions that her shortness of breath and rapid heartbeat were cause for alarm.

Is fruit juice healthy?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 8:02am

Fruit juice is not as nutritious as fresh fruit, but it can be a healthy part of your diet, if it's consumed in small portions.

Free Utah resources to spring clean your lifestyle

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 8:31pm

It's spring cleaning time — why not spring clean your health? Turn to these helpful local Utah resources to improve your nutrition and exercise habits.

This divorced couple still takes a family portrait with their son

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 10:44am

Family is everything, even when you're not officially one anymore.

How my daughter died from a simple case of flu

Gwen Zwanziger, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 8:32pm

It's Day 836. I've cried more times today than I can count. You'd think by now, I could go days without crying, but I can't get over the guilt.

Stem cells offer hope for autism

Wayne Drash and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 11:15am

Gracie Gregory smiles beneath her brilliant blue eyes. She's sitting on her mother's lap, next to her older sister, Ryleigh, who boasts about Gracie being "very sweet and kind."