September 2017

 
How to Choose Your Best Walking Shoe
 
How to Choose Your Best Walking Shoe
 
Choosing a walking shoe might seem simple - but there's more to a good walking shoe than you might think.
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Eat This: Food Tips for Beginning Walkers
 
6 Ways to Fuel Your Body for Your Next Workout
 
Keep these six factors in mind to ensure proper nutrition for your workout.
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Stretch It Out: Mechanics to Make a Difference
 
Stretch It Out: Mechanics to Make a Difference
 
Our athletic trainer explains how and why to do static and dynamic stretching.
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5 Things You Need to Know About Walking
 
5 Things You Need to Know About Walking
 
We’ve all heard that walking is good for our health. Here are five tips to consider before going on your next walk.
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August 2017

 
How to Manage Your Diet when You Are Stressed
 
DYK Your Body Can Make Sugar When You're Stressed?
 
Here's how to manage your diet when you're stressed to avoid weight gain.
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Toxic Relationships
 
How to Identify a Toxic Relationship
 

Learn the differences between healthy, unhealthy and abusive relationships.
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The Secret About Supplements
 
The Truth About Supplements
 
Don't take another nutritional supplement until you read this.
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5 Secrets to a Marvelous Midlife
 
5 Secrets to a Marvelous Midlife
 
Face midlife head-on with these five secrets to aging well.
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Pour it on. Hydration Hints

July 2017

 
Fact or Fiction? Intermittent Fasting Helps You Lose Weight
 
Fact or Fiction? Intermittent Fasting Helps You Lose Weight
 
Our team tried it. Learn the truth about intermittent fasting.
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Hidden Traps of Diet Foods
 
Hidden Traps of Diet Foods
 
DYK that you might be better off choosing corn syrup over agave nectar?
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Debilitating Migraine Relief
 
Debilitating Migraine Relief
 
Migraine-free in just 15 minutes? It's possible!
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Sleep and Dreams - Why are they Necessary?
 
Sleep and Dreams - Why are they Necessary?
 
You may be surprised at how much work your brain does while you sleep.
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What do you know about stress?

June 2017

 
6 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Makes You Healthier
 
Fact or Fiction: Apple Cider Vinegar Makes You Healthier
 
Can the kitchen cupboard beat the medicine cabinet for what ails you?
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10 Ways to Cut Calories Fast
 
10 Ways to Quickly Cut Calories
 
Fat has 9 calories per gram; try these swaps to reduce your fat intake and shrink your waistline.
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3 Myths About Your Vision
 
Does Staring All Day at a Computer Screen Cause Permanent Eye Damage?
 
Get 20/20 clarity on some common vision-related beliefs.
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Skin Cancer on the Rise
 
Are You at Risk for the Deadliest Skin Cancer?
 
Learn why melanoma might be on the rise and how to spot it early.
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Lime Shrimp Kebabs

May 2017

 
Doctor checking patient's heart
 
A Serious Condition Many of Us Don't Even Know We Have
 
One-fourth of us are born with this condition and don't realize it until later in life.
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Detox
 
To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse?
 
Cleanses and detox diets claim you'll shed pounds fast, but do they really work?
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Ticks
 
Nature's Hitchhiker: Ticks.
 
How to prevent tick bites, properly remove an attached tick and when to worry about Lyme disease.
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Optimism
 
DYK Research Shows Optimistic People Often Live Longer?
 
Even pessimists can learn an optimistic mindset with these three tips.
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Superhero Sunday

April 2017

 
Moving Happy
 
Doing This One Thing Can Make You Happier
 
Before doing anything else to boost your mood, try this one, simple thing.
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Tired and Fat
 
Can Losing Sleep Make You Fat?
 
Fatigue isn't the only side effect of sleep deprivation.
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Scar laser
 
Bid Adieu to Scar Tissue
 
You don't have to live with that scar. An advanced laser - the only one in the region - is improving the look and feel of scars.
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Group eating
 
Are You Skinny Fat?
 
The difference between skinny and fit may surprise you.
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Grilled Chicken with Thyme

March 2017

 
Yo Yo Dieting
 
Yo Yo Dieting: How it Can Hurt You
 
Are you a yo-yo dieter? You may be at risk for a serious condition.
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Park Workouts
 
Skip the Gym and Go Outside
 
Take the kids to the neighborhood park and get fit with these 10 simple exercises.
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Pre Diabetes
 
1 in 3 Has Pre-diabetes. Can You Beat It?
 
Pre-diabetes is avoidable for most. Learn how to lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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Google Glass
 
How Someone Thousands of Miles Away is Instrumental to Your Doctor Visit
 
Your next checkup might look a bit different because of this new trend.
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Low Cholesterol Black Bean Chili Recipe

February 2017

 
Life's Simple 7
 
Do You Know Life's Simple 7?
 
Live by these 7 rules to increase your quality of life and to live longer.
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Heart Disease Could Be Killing You
 
Is This Killing You?
 
Learn how you can make changes today to reverse this common condition.
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Emotional Eating
 
5 Ways to Break the Cycle of Emotional Eating
 
Raid the fridge when you're upset or stressed? That's emotional eating. Here's how to stop.
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What's the Deal with Shoes?
 
Stepping Up Your Shoe Choices
 
Do you know which shoes are best for your feet? And in case you're wondering, ballet flats provide no favors for your feet.
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Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs Heart-Healthy Recipe

 

January 2017

 
17 Tips for 2017
 
17 Tips for 2017
 
Avoid the "adult pacifier" and 16 other tips to make 2017 a healthy year for your mind and body.
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Portion Sizes
 
How to Use Your Hand to Measure Portion Sizes
 
Our dietitian gives you the rules of thumb - pun intended - to keep your portions in check.
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These Fats and Cards are Healthy
 
Do You Know the 3 Things You Need to Eat Everyday?
 
Nutrition is complicated and simple at the same time. We help you understand what needs to go on your plate.
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What is more beneficial: exercise or diet?
 
Which Is Better: Exercise or Diet?
 
Does diet do more for keeping you fit and healthy than exercise? Our dietitian weighs in.
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Physical activity quiz

 

December 2016

 
How to Eat Healthy at Holiday Parties
 
Yes, You CAN Eat Healthy at Holiday Parties
 
Use these 8 tricks to navigate your next holiday shindig without adding on pounds.
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KETV Live Broadcasts a Carpal Tunnel Surgery
 
KETV Live Broadcasts a Carpal Tunnel Surgery
 
It's not as scary as it sounds. Dr. Firestone shows us how it's done on live TV.
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Naughty Santa: A Dietitian's Nightmare
 
Naughty Santa: A Dietitian's Nightmare
 
Ho-ho-hope you're not following Santa's bad habits. Our dietitian scolds Santa and offers healthy tips you can use, too.
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Beat the Stress of the Holidays with Our Adult Coloring Sheets
 
Does the Holiday Season Have You Stressing Out?
 
Download our holiday-themed coloring sheets and color away the stress.
Start Coloring
 
Celebrate 2017 with a FREE calendar!

November 2016

 
Attitude of Gratitude Can Make You Healthier and Happier
 
Attitude of Gratitude Can Make You Healthier and Happier
 
Healthy people tend to be grateful. Here's 10 easy ways to show more gratitude.
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How to Make Willpower Work for You
 
How to Make Willpower Work for You
 
Having the willpower to reach your goals - weight or otherwise - is attainable. Follow our guide to boost your willpower.
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How to Avoid Gas, Bloating and Flatulence
 
Avoid Gas and Bloating with These Simple Tips
 
You might not need pills and remedies to avoid gas, bloating, flatulence and indigestion. Find relief by following our diet guide.
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Yes, Really, You Can Beat Burnout
 
Yes, Really, You Can Beat Burnout
 
Beat burnout this holiday season with these four tips from our expert.
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A taste of home - Pumpkin-Cranberry Gift Loaves

October 2016

 
Why You're Missing Out
 
Are You Missing Out on the Big Stuff?
 
Is it possible you’re missing out on your life because you’re constantly looking down at your phone or taking endless photos?
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Can you avoid breast cancer?
 
Can You Actually Avoid Breast Cancer?
 
There may be healthy ways to keep breast cancer at bay.
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No-cook meals
 
Quick No-Cook Meals
 
No need to spend hours prepping for a tasty, healthy meal.
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Worn sneakers
 
4 Signs it Might Be Time to Replace Your Walking Shoes
 
If the #SidewalkMarathon took a toll on your sneakers, it might be time for a new pair.
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MyHuskerStreak

September 2016

 
7-Day Reset Menu
 
Had a Junk Food Day? Try the 7-Day Reset
 
Don't be too hard on yourself. Our 7-Day Reset can get you back on track.
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Children
 
Tired from All Your Kids' Activities?
 
How to not overschedule your kids (and yourself) this school year.
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Brain-Boosting Tips
 
6 Brain-Boosting Tips to Stave Off Dementia
 
Exercise your brain - it's a use-it-or-lose-it situation.
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Peanut Butter
 
Know Peanut Butter? Think Again
 
4 must-know facts about peanut butter to keep you and your family healthy.
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Sidewalk Marathon

August 2016

 
Not all Milks are Created Equal
 
Moo-ve on Over Cow’s Milk
 
Non-dairy milks can provide nutrient-rich alternatives to cow’s milk. Here are 5 alternatives.
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A Safer Way to Get Out of Bed
 
DYK there's a Right - and Wrong - Way to Get Out of Bed?
 
Ease strain and prevent injury by following these tips.
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What's Normal? Understanding Constipation
 
What's a "Normal" Bowel Movement?
 
4 ways to tell if you’re constipated.
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Metabolism Dragging?
 
Metabolism Dragging?
 
Dump the constant dieting if you're trying to improve your metabolism - learn why.
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3 Substitutes to Make Your Next Barbecue Healthier

July 2016

 
7 Hidden Truths About Processed Foods
 
7 Hidden Truths About Processed Foods
 
More than 70% of a typical diet is processed foods - find out what this does to your body.
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Is a Five-Minute Run Enough? Surprise – Could Be!
 
Is a Five-Minute Run Enough to Live Longer?
 
New research suggests that even small amounts of movement can increase longevity.
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Can a Simple Smell Cure What Ails You?

 
Can a Simple Smell Cure What Ails You?
 
Learn what essential oils can be used to treat a host of ailments.
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Five Ways to Have a No-Bummer Summer
 
Five Ways to Have a No-Bummer Summer
 
Don't let anything stop the fun. Our experts give tips to avoid food poisoning, bug bites, water accidents, heat stroke and sunburn.
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What's the buzz with mosquitoes? Take our bite-sized quiz