Author Archives: Jeff Hayward

6 Lifestyle Tips for Celiac Disease Patients

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Celiac disease—which makes it difficult for your digestive system to process gluten, commonly found in wheat and other grains—is quite common in the U.S. It is estimated (based on this National Institutes of Health case study) that about 1 in 140 people in the U.S. have this disease, although many people may not be diagnosed.   …Continue Reading


Close the Book on 7 Common Back to School Ailments

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Back to school also means your child will be back in a big group and could be exposed to germs they’ve been relatively sheltered from during the summer. While most of these ailments are relatively minor, you may not have heard of some of them and aren’t sure what you look for. Your child may   …Continue Reading


8 Ways for Men and Women to Survive a Mid-Life Crisis

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You may joke about middle-aged men (and women) buying a sports car when they hit 50, but there’s actually some truth behind the fabled mid-life crisis. While it’s often associated with males, women are more likely to go through this particular bump in the road earlier in life than men. Instead of getting a facelift   …Continue Reading


8 Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research

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Alzheimer’s is a terrible degenerate disease of the brain that strikes the elderly, but it’s not exclusive to seniors—early onset Alzheimer’s disease can strike those that are much younger. It is considered the worst form of dementia, which affects memory and other cognitive functions. What’s worse is that this disease is progressive, and as it   …Continue Reading


7 Ways for Introverts to Shine in Life and Work

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Introverts. They’re not always the loudest in the room, and that may be for good reason. It’s not that introverts are all shy—that’s a common misconception—it’s that introverts have a certain amount of social energy to give before they need to break free and recharge. However, because introverts sometimes fade into the background, it may   …Continue Reading


7 Keys to Happy, Healthy Aging for Seniors

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Some people are under the assumption that when you age, it’s time to slow down. However, medical science begs to differ. In fact, research shows that staying active can help you stay healthier and be happier into your golden years. If you’re no longer bogged down with the work projects that ate up most of your   …Continue Reading


7 Cool Tips to Survive the End of Summer Blues

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The weather is cooling off a couple of degrees in some states (although it’s still quite summery outside). However, with students going back to school, bedtimes getting earlier and popular attractions shortening their hours following tourist season, it can leave a feeling of loss in some that can only be described as the blues. One   …Continue Reading


Don’t Be Greased by 7 Not So Healthy Ways to Use Coconut Oil

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There are many articles out there purporting the miracles that coconut oil can perform—you may have read how it is a wonder weight loss cure, a fighter of Alzheimer’s, a replacement toothpaste, and an ointment for youthful skin (the list goes on). Don’t get us wrong; we think coconut oil has its uses. However, using   …Continue Reading


Roll with These 7 Tips on Stroller Safety

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A stroller is an essential part of getting your infant or upright toddler around, to save you the strain of carrying them when their little legs get tired. However, while a stroller used to be a simple thing with no bells and whistles, these days many new options have been added that enhance safety and   …Continue Reading


7 Facts about Juvenile Cancer for Child Cancer Awareness Month

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It’s almost unimaginable to think about a child that is battling cancer, but it happens more often than you may think. In fact, according to the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO), almost 16,000 people under the age of 21 in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. What is perhaps more alarming is that   …Continue Reading