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PUMPING IRONY: Is It Time for a New Take on Dementia?

By Craig Cox
As Big Pharma continues to flail away on the Alzheimer’s front, new research increasingly turns toward identifying lifestyle changes that can lower the risk of falling prey to the disease.
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5 Markers For Every Health-Conscious Person to Know

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Regularly testing for and tracking these markers can provide invaluable insights to the course of your health journey.
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How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 5, Episode 12   July 12, 2022

It’s estimated that as many as one in three U.S. adults have impaired blood-sugar control — and most are unaware until disease diagnosis. This often means missing months or years of opportunities to intervene with lifestyle habits. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains how blood sugar impacts nearly every aspect of our health and walks us through the many things we can do to better control it.

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Does Sweating Change With Age?

By Margret Aldrich
From birth to puberty to perimenopause and menopause in women, sweating changes a lot.
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It’s Not All in Your Head: A Q&A With Author Sarah Ramey

By Julie Dulude
A candid conversation about chronic illness based on one woman’s personal experience of seeking a diagnosis and treatment.
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How to Read Misleading Food Labels

By Michael Dregni
Healthwashing, greenwashing, and humanewashing are Big Food marketing trickery. This handy glossary of labeling terms explains what they mean — and don’t mean.
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PUMPING IRONY: Easy Pickings

By Craig Cox
Some 5 million elderly Americans fall prey to scam artists each year, and those who struggle to maintain social connections may be more vulnerable than most. A new evaluation program designed to measure an individual’s ability to make good choices could offer some help.
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Demi Church’s Success Story

By Demi Church
A woman struggling with three autoimmune diseases discovers the healing power of food and lifestyle changes.
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Finding My Groove Again

By Annie Kragness
How a resurfaced workout playlist sparked this Life Time team member to find fitness — and joy in it — once again.
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Stories of Pride: Four LGBTQ+ Team Members Share What the Month of June Means to Them

By Julie Dulude
These four Life Time team members share how uplifting, celebrating, and supporting the LGBTQ+ community is vital to our health — and goes well beyond Pride Month every June.
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Why Does My Sweat Stink When I’m Stressed?

By Margret Aldrich
It all comes down to the apocrine glands.
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5-Minute Meditation to Prepare for Sleep

By Life Time
Let go of the day and invite in relaxation with this guided meditation.
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Changing Lives

By Jill Patton, FMCHC and Craig Cox
For these eight Life Time members, choosing fitness changed everything.
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What Is Homeopathy?

By Mo Perry
Treating mild ailments with homeopathic medicine is becoming more mainstream in U.S. healthcare. Learn how it works, and how to make it part of your own healthcare toolkit.
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How to Talk About Mental Health — and Ask for Help

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
The key? Understanding and overcoming the stigma surrounding mental health.
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How to Treat Postconcussion Syndrome

By Michael Dregni
About 20 percent of people who sustain a traumatic brain injury have postconcussion syndrome — symptoms that last for months or even years. Here are three therapies that may help.
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Rethinking Nutrition . . . for Real

By Renée Main
After years of quick-fix dieting, the cofounder of the ARORA program finally progressed toward her health goals when she made healthy eating a lifestyle.
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Gardens That Heal: Q&A With Juliet Blankespoor

By Marco Dregni
Herbs like basil, thyme, fennel, mint, and more can be used in cooking — and in herbal medicine.
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PUMPING IRONY: Dying to Get Better

By Craig Cox
A trip to hospice typically means you’ve given up on life. But what if you could receive in-home palliative care while still pursuing treatments for your afflictions? A Medicare pilot program suggests it could prolong lives — and save the agency money.
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Is Doing Housework Good for Your Brain?

By Craig Cox
Vacuuming and cleaning windows may help our cognition and attention spans, according to a recent study.
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PUMPING IRONY: When Pondering Old Age, Think Positive

By Craig Cox
Cultural messages about the perils of old age often make it tempting to assume the worst about what lies ahead, but a new book argues that an upbeat view of aging can actually lead to a longer, more fulfilling life.
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