When Good Enough is Good Enough

by Terri Trespicio There's a voice in your head that tells you that you could do better--at everything. Especially this time of year. Could have bought a better gift; hosted a better party; found a better tree. Even that meal, well, maybe you should have gone with the mashed instead of baked. It's endless. I know that voice because I have one just ...

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5 Ways (and Whys) to Put Yourself First

by Kara Baskin Most of us spend our days bouncing from obligation to obligation--work, carpool, meetings, you name it--at the expense of our physical and mental health. During the holidays, with our schedules bursting at the seams, spending time on ourselves tends to fall even lower on our priority list. When things quiet down, we often only pause ...

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One Breath Into This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases

A single breath into a newfangled breathalyzer is all doctors need to diagnose 17 different diseases, including lung cancer, irritable bowel syndrome and multiple sclerosis, a new study found.Researchers invited about 1,400 people from five different countries to breathe into the device, which is still in its testing phases. The breathalyzer could ...

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Millions Of Children Live Miles Away From Child Surgery Specialists

More than 10 million U.S. children don’t live near a pediatric anesthesiologist, a doctor who specializes in sedating children during surgery, according to a recent study.Pediatric anesthesiologists give children the medications needed to sedate them or put them completely to sleep during surgery and other procedures. They also monitor childr...

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People Falsely Believe Pricier Foods Are Healthier

Given the prevalence of inexpensive food that promotes overeating, it makes sense that we try to guard against “cheap and unhealthy” food in an effort to be healthy. But we may be overcorrecting, forgetting that “cheap and healthy” food exists too. According to a recent study published in Journal of Consumer Research, m...

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