Helping New Graduates Stay Safe – And Their Parents Stay Sane – This Graduation Season

By Laura Klarman

For high school graduation, both parents and their newly “adult” children are at a crossroads. Parents are worried about their kids driving around at all hours of the night, not knowing where they are or what they’re doing.  Graduates are worried about their future – losing touch with friends and entering the “real world.”

Understanding Thyroid Cancer in the Old and Young

By Jason M Carlton

Elder L. Tom Perry, a top-ranking leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away from thyroid cancer on Saturday, May 30, less than two months after he was diagnosed with the disease. While thyroid cancer is a relatively common type of cancer, it is usually highly curable. However, the type of thyroid cancer Perry had is rare, and it has a nearly zero percent cure rate. 

Avoid Falling for Grocery Store Food Traps

By Ali Spencer, RD

We’re all trying to be healthier and most of us seek out healthier foods in the grocery stores. Unfortunately, marketers hone in on key ingredients to maketheir products sound healthier, and more alluring at our expense. Watch out for these traps when you’re shopping and read your food labels to ensure you are getting what you think you are.

A Stroke Can Strike Anyone at Any Age. Here's the Warning Signs and 4 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

By Brady White

Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, and perhaps more importantly, it is the leading cause of long-term disability. It happens when blood flow to part of your brain suddenly stops, either because a blood clot blocks a blood vessel in the brain, which is called an ischemic stroke, or because a blood vessel in your brain bursts, referred to as a hemorrhagic stroke.