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How your pet's illness could put your mental health at risk

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 19th - 7:32pm

It was a difficult season of loss for Sean Owens' family.

Coach Kim: Connect with your teen through tech

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Sep 18th - 7:07am

In this edition, Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain ways to connect with teens in a tech-driven world.

Is granola healthy?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 8:35pm

Yes, whether eaten as a cereal or snack topping, granola can make for a crunchy, nutritious treat. But granola is high in calories, and some versions are healthier than others based on their ingredients.

Downtown Dine O' Round begins Friday

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 1:15pm

Discounted lunches and dinners will be served for two weeks throughout Salt Lake City.

Study: Grandparents who babysit live longer

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 10:50am

Grandparents can often serve as a lifeline for exhausted parents, but it turns out, regular babysitting can actually help seniors live longer.

How to become a 'locavore' and why you should eat locally

Suzanne Lewis, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 14th - 8:32pm

"Locavore" is a fairly recent term for individuals that eat foods grown and raised close to home.

A downside to being popular in high school, study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 14th - 8:33am

Rachel Narr wasn't popular in high school. She was no wears-pink-on-Wednesdays "Mean Girl." She wasn't the cheerleader who dated the quarterback.

Yes, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 13th - 9:10pm

Take a movement break every 30 minutes, say experts. No matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine found.

6 tips to make grocery shopping easier

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 12th - 9:10pm

Many people get bogged down by the minutiae at grocery stores and then feel frustrated by the entire thing. Find out what common mistakes people make with grocery shopping and how to make the experience more efficient and enjoyable.

Coach Kim: Do you have mother guilt?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Sep 11th - 7:10am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, life coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some ways to take better care of yourself so you feel less drained and empty in your parenting.

Ask Brianna: What's the best way to track my spending?

Brianna McGurran, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 8th - 8:33pm

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10 make-ahead breakfasts for busy mornings

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 7th - 9:01pm

For all of you overloaded people and parents, try these 10 make-ahead breakfasts to save time on busy mornings

11 tips to get kids eating healthy

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 7th - 7:42pm

Ask any parent about the top challenges of raising kids, and getting them to eat healthy would probably be high on the list. So what's a parent to do? Here are 11 great tips sure to make healthy eating in your household a little less complicated.

Tai chi fights stress, getting popular with Millennials

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 5th - 8:33pm

Standing 6 feet 5 inches tall, Patrick York is a gentle giant.

Test your flexibility and learn why it matters

Robert J. Davis, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 1st - 8:34pm

We often hear about the importance of stretching, especially after exercise, to improve flexibility. Indeed, studies have found that regular stretching can increase flexibility in as little as four weeks. But getting results requires commitment: You need to stretch at least three days a week, ideally every day. Activities such as yoga and Pilates can improve flexibility, as well.

10 tips from nutrition experts to help kids eat healthy

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Aug 31st - 9:40pm

As parents, you want the best for your kids, you want them to grow up happy and healthy. Here are 10 eating tips from nutrition experts to do just that.

Why it could be risky to find a plastic surgeon on Instagram

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Aug 30th - 8:32pm

Instagram isn't just for selfies: Many plastic surgeons promote their work on the social media app, and some users search the app to find surgeons.

The average American dad is getting older, study finds

Susan Scutti CNN  |  Posted   Aug 30th - 5:49pm

Today's American dad is slightly older -- roughly 3 years -- than his counterpart from four decades ago, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Human Reproduction. The average age of a father of a newborn in the United States increased from 27.4 years old to 30.9 years old between 1972 and 2015, found Stanford University School of Medicine researchers led by Dr. Michael Eisenberg.

What canning peaches taught me about food

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted   Aug 29th - 8:36pm

Food, the rituals around it, and memories that come with it can create lasting connections. Can this really be what food is for?

Consistency is key for weight loss, study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Aug 28th - 8:43pm

To achieve your weight loss goals, be consistent.