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fish salmon salad
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Which fish should pregnant women eat? For optimal health, the key is looking at both mercury content and omega-3 fatty-acid levels.
autism
By Courtney Helgoe
A new report describes autism as a “whole body” condition, suggesting there are a variety of avenues for symptom relief.   
Mark Hyman smiles in his cover shot for Experience Life magazine.
By Anjula Razdan
Functional-medicine pioneer Mark Hyman, MD, chats with us about the problem with low-fat foods — and the truth about saturated fats.
mental health well-being
By Kristin Ohlson
Try these lifestyle-based tips to improve your mental health and well-being.
clock-mars
By Courtney Helgoe
A study finds a gene for being a late sleeper. 
birth-control
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Functional-medicine doc and hormone expert Aviva Romm, MD, talks to us about the health effects of hormonal contraception — and what to do about it.
Woman standing on beach in the sun
By Jack Challem
Here are five expert tips to help you calibrate your vitamin D intake.
A person picks up something on a beach.
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
How do we protect ourselves from increased air pollution, contaminated water, the spread of Lyme disease, and other health effects of climate change?
Canadian Postpartum Supplements
By Casie Leigh Lukes
A trio of supplements supports brain changes in women during postpartum.
bird-nature
By Heidi Wachter
New research shows that living near a natural setting isn’t just good for the birds.
women-and-alzheimers
By Michael Dregni
Although two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women, the answer is, “Not necessarily.”
lyme-disease-ticks
By Courtney Helgoe
Experts say 2017 will be a high-risk year for Lyme disease. Here’s what to do about it.
ways-to-fight-alzheimers
By Michael Dregni
Research shows that lifestyle choices are the key to prevention. Here are four ways to protect yourself.
acupuncture-nature-leaf-needles
By Courtney Helgoe
A new JAMA Internal Medicine study finds that treatment with acupuncture may reduce the frequency of these debilitating headaches.
Illustration of brain with maze of string
By Michael Dregni
Breakthroughs in understanding dementia are leading to new healthcare approaches. Nutrition, lifestyle, and sleep may be the keys to prevention.
brain-gut-alzheimers
By Heidi Wachter
New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.
a woman smiles while enjoying a fresh salad in her kitchen
By Jack Challem
Yes, your eating habits play a big role in determining your disease risks. But did you know that they also have a huge effect on your state of mind?
Silence is Golden
By Brian Johnson
Key insights from a legendary Zen Buddhist master on how cultivating silence creates a joyful, nourishing life.
person with glass of wine taking notes
By Kaelyn Riley
New study suggests that rigorous training may prevent neurodegenerative diseases.
birth-control-pills-mental-health
By Heidi Wachter
Women taking oral contraceptives suffer a higher incidence of depression, a new study finds.
Alzheimers
By Michael Dregni
The key to avoiding Alzheimer's is fighting neuroinflammation. How do you do that? Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, says it's all about lifestyle choices.
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