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a woman applies deodorant

What is the Difference Between Deodorants and Antiperspirants?

By Margret Aldrich
Hoping to avoid body odor? Try clothing made from natural textiles — and make your own healthy deodorant!
a crate of white eggs with one brown egg labeled as organic

What Does “Organic” Really Mean?

By Michael Dregni
The term is much more regulated than it used to be. Look for the USDA Organic label, which means that at least 95 percent of the ingredients are mostly free of pesticides and fertilizers.
a sick looking peace lily

PUMPING IRONY: Epic Fail?

By Craig Cox
Elderly patients are often tagged with a “failure to thrive” label when doctors simply don’t want to spend the time and energy to determine a specific diagnosis. While leading geriatricians continue to argue against the designation, others point to its more salutary effects.
Korean style tempe recipe

Korean-Style Tempeh Lettuce Wraps

By Robin Asbell
Grilled tempeh is served in butter-lettuce leaves and topped with chopped kimchi.
a basket of dirty laundry in a laundry room

Why Do Certain Clothes Smell Worse Than Others After We Sweat?

By Margret Aldrich
Polyester promotes odor-causing bacteria called Micrococci. Cotton does not.
women speak from separate tables at a cafe

6 Ways to Defuse a Bad Situation

By Jon Spayde
A variety of stresses have turned many public interactions into angry encounters. Learn how to calm yourself — and the situation — with these strategies.
a farmer feeds chickens grazing in a pasture

What Does “Grassfed” Really Mean?

By Michael Dregni
Look for American Grassfed Association certification, which means animals were raised 100 percent on grass and forage — not grain.
a woman wipes her head during a fitness class

Why Do Some People Sweat Excessively?

By Margret Aldrich
Though rare, hyperhidrosis can cause someone to sweat a lot.
a person packs up their belongings on a desk

How to Know When to Quit

By Quinton Skinner
We tend to think giving up is a sign of weakness, but in the right context, quitting can be a strength. Our experts explain how to know when it’s time to throw in the towel.
a senior woman reads while in a coffee shop

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.
Ali Sorour playing pickleball

CHANGING LIVES: Ali Sorour

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
How choosing fitness helped one man cope with the grief of losing his wife of more than 40 years.
Woman taking a break from workout.

Does Sweating Change With Age?

By Margret Aldrich
From birth to puberty to perimenopause and menopause in women, sweating changes a lot.
grilled corn and quinoa salad

Grilled Corn and Quinoa Salad

By Robin Asbell
Inspired by the Indigenous foods of South America, this medley of nutty quinoa and caramelized grilled corn makes a great main course for plant-based diners or a satisfying side for omnivores.
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