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A dog's life: Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Adam Pemble, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:00am

When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull terrier sick with fatigue.

Weight stigma is worse for your health than being at a higher weight

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:37pm

Weight stigma has been associated with increased body dissatisfaction, disordered eating patterns, delayed health care, weight cycling, increased psychological and emotional stress, and high levels of inflammation.

Trusted health sites spread myths about a deadly pregnancy complication

Nina Martin, Propublica  |  Posted Aug 16th - 11:37am

Preeclampsia, a dangerous form of hypertension that can develop during pregnancy or in the days and weeks after childbirth, is one of the most common causes of maternal death and severe complications in the U.S.

Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products, report says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:27am

Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe.

5 strategies to make cooking at home easier

Maria Stevens, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:05pm

Americans are eating out more than ever before and it's costing us. Here are some strategies for making cooking at home a little easier.

BYU grad's exercise invention explodes on Kickstarter

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:01am

It started with a problem. Ethan and Kinsee Abbott were poor newlywed college students, and Ethan wanted a place to work out.

Coach Kim: A trick for resolving disagreements

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:03am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a fresh perspective on why we disagree and how to resolve it.

12 healthy, delicious back-to-school lunchbox ideas

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 9th - 11:59pm

Summer vacation is almost over and schools are starting just around the corner, ease some of the stress of back to school with these 12 delicious and dietitian approved lunch box ideas for your kids.

This app works like Tinder — for female friendships

Andrea Lo, CNN  |  Posted Aug 8th - 8:04pm

One Friday night, Elva Carri wanted to go out dancing, but her friends were all too busy.

8 signs your healthy eating efforts might be problematic

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 7th - 8:38pm

In our feverish quest for health, do we sometimes lose sight of what’s really important? Do we sometimes take healthy eating too far?

Segmented plates with pictures get kids to eat more veggies, study finds

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Aug 7th - 7:33pm

Segmented plates with pictures of recommended foods in each compartment led preschoolers to eat more vegetables, according to a research letter published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Coach Kim: 9 common nightmares and what they might mean

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 6th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares what your recurring nightmares might mean in your real life.

For better sleep, doctors suggest low-tech, cheap solutions

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 8:38pm

Millions of people struggle to get enough sleep — and to stay alert the next day.

Ask a Utah dietitian: Is caffeine healthy?

Holly Hill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 2nd - 8:37pm

How much caffeine, if any, is good for you?

Woman lands date to dump after SL County offers ideas on Twitter

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 1st - 8:37pm

The Trans-Jordan Landfill in South Jordan is not the typical place for a first date, or even a date in general. Salt Lake County Health Department tweeted it out in a list of six ideas of potential date activities.

Facebook and Instagram now reveal how much time you spend in each app

Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN  |  Posted Aug 1st - 6:27pm

Get ready to find out how much time you spend on Facebook and Instagram.

What you need to know before going keto

Devrie Pettit, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 31st - 8:05pm

Thanks to social media, the keto diet is spreading like wild fire. However, the dangers of "going keto" far outweigh any perceived benefit.

Coach Kim: 8 ways to lose influence and connection with your teen

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 30th - 7:06am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares some NOT-TO-DOs for parents that will create disconnection and lessen your influence.

Can you invest responsibly and make money, too?

Anna Bahney, CNN  |  Posted Jul 27th - 8:37pm

While socially responsible investing is increasingly important to investors, they still care more about making a profit.

'Use it or lose it': Senior couple makes weekly trek up Mt. Olympus

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 26th - 7:00pm

Aging is often accompanied with aches and pains. But one couple found the perfect antidote in the mountains.