Words In Marriage Dr. Gottman, a renowned marriage and relationship therapist, is able to predict divorce with startling accuracy. He does this using a “magic ratio” of positive to negative interactions. Negative: Arguing, criticism, sarcasm, whining Positive: Touching, smiling, paying compliments, laughing, sympathy As long as there are five times […]

A Resilient Mind: Can you roll with the punches and bounce back? Water buoys are defiant by nature. Try to sink them, and they won’t be drowned, be it by swimmers, boats or enormous waves. Embracing the resilient nature of a buoy is a process of decades or maybe a […]

One of the greatest, yet overlooked, benefits of exercise is injury prevention. Yes, prevention. It is a common misconception that exercise will cause injury, and while that can most certainly occur with improper form and progression, strengthening the stabilizer muscles will reduce the chances of injury from both sports-related injuries […]

Written by Linsy Hunsaker We all like the idea of brain-training games; we want to play an app on our phone that makes us smarter. But the truth isn’t as glamorous as the commercials lead us to believe. A recent study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that brain-training games […]

Mineral deficiencies are responsible for a host of health problems, which are incorrectly treated by drugs. Some say we should be ingesting certain amounts of vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent disease, like osteoporosis. Robert Thompson, M.D. says these recommendations might actually lead to serious health problems. He offers these suggestions for […]

The truths and myths behind all the coconut water buzz Lately it seems that everyone is nuts for coconuts—coconut water that is. From celebrity endorsements to the “mother nature’s sports drink” nickname, coconut water is falling off the shelves around the nation. So what’s all the hype about? Coconut water […]

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released their 2014 report on the progress made against cancer. Here are some of their key findings: New Anticancer Medicines/Screenings Between August 2013 and July 2014, the FDA approved six new anticancer therapeutics and approved new uses for five previously approved anticancer therapeutics. […]

Heart Rhythm Society’s Annual “AFib Feels Like” Campaign Educates Salt Lake City Residents on the Common Heart Arrhythmia and Its Connection to Stroke  WASHINGTON, September 9, 2014 — Misconceptions about atrial fibrillation (AF) are common among people nationwide, according to a new survey by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). More than […]

Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine What do Congressmen, billionaires and just about everybody on Twitter have in common? If you guessed, “They all share an unreasonable fear bordering on hysteria over the Ebola virus,” then you’re really good at guessing things. Like, really good. But back to the […]