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A woman stands and smiles
By Joe Hart
Shortly after being diagnosed with MS, Kelli Merritt completed a 5K to prove the disease wouldn't rule her life.
Fucntional Medicine
By Catherine Guthrie
Many people are finding better health solutions with functional medicine, a new model for how to practice medicine and treat chronic disease.
feet
By Jamie Martin
Jamie Martin on being grateful for your health everyday.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Environmental exposures are more than just allergy triggers: Evidence shows they can help the body build up its immunity.
By Courtney Helgoe
Senior editor Courtney Helgoe shares her top three takeaways from the Institute for Functional Medicine's latest conference.
By Anjula Razdan
Experience Life senior editor Anjula Razdan shares her top 20 takeaways from the recent @FXMed Conference in Minneapolis.
By Anjula Razdan
Editor’s Note: The Institute for Functional Medicine hosted the “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” conference in Minneapolis the week of September 16, 2013. Three of Experience Life’s senior editors were able to attend throughout the week.  This conference was…
mindfulness and obesity prevention
By Experience Life Staff
Schools with wellness-oriented curriculums teach students social-emotional learning as well as how to thrive — and are leading the way for other institutions to start doing the same.
Dentistry
By Kristin Ohlson
Holistic dentists take a whole-person approach to dental care — and an integrated view of the mouth’s connection with the rest of the body.
kettlebell
By Experience Life Staff
Regular physical activity has been shown to help enhance cancer recovery by rebuilding patients' immune systems after chemotherapy.
tired doctor
By Experience Life Staff
More than 22% of physicians currently experience at least one symptom of burnout. —Archives of International Medicine (October 2012)
illustration
By Pamela Weintraub
The microbiome is made up of trillions of organisms that live on and within you. And they can make or break your health.
Ways to fight cancer
By Pamela Weintraub
Integrative oncology enhances conventional treatment strategies. And its lessons could help more of us avoid cancer entirely.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
A sweet food memory doesn't sit so well in the present for senior editor Courtney Lewis Opdahl.
Pilar Gerasimo
By Pilar Gerasimo
Pilar Gerasimo on how clearing things out — your diet, your home, your heart — can provide a fresh start.
person preparing meal
By Mark Hyman, MD
The cure for what ails us — both in our bodies and in our nation — can be found in the kitchen.
potato chips
By Experience Life Staff
Researchers show that eating processed junk food regularly is the highest cause of tissue inflammation.
Illustration
By Pamela Weintraub
New science shows that sleep is essential to our mental and physical health — and most of us aren’t getting enough.
illio soap bar
By Heidi Wachter
It's been more fun to fly since I've been following a self-care routine.
train tracks and setting sun
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
If you're feeling overwhelmed by resolution season, senior editor Courtney Lewis Opdahl found some insights in our archives to help.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
On Thursday, I posted about boosting my immune system. A bad cold virus has been circulating in Twin Cities offices and day-care centers, and I wasn’t about to let the infection get to me. But that was more than four…
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