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Jennifer Landis

Jennifer Landis
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Jennifer Landis is a twenty-something healthy living blogger, mother, wife, distance runner, yogi, and tea connoisseur. She enjoys clean eating, but also peanut butter ice cream. She writes about mindfulness, parenting, and clean eating on her blog, Mindfulness Mama
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Why Recess is So Important for Children

The many benefits of recess-social, cognitive, behavioral & physical-are as varied as the games played during this crucial unstructured time of the school day.
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What You Need to Know About Climate Change and Children’s Health

Children are more susceptible to adverse effects of climate change because of age & small size. Here are some steps to protect them & our environment.
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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.
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A Nurse’s Guide for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Nurses are at risk of catching cold and flu bugs because of their close proximity to sick patients. Here are some tips for nurses to help reduce that risk.
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10 Smart Ways to Enjoy a Healthy Holiday Season

Here are ten simple things you can do to improve your health and feel better throughout this year's hectic holiday season and beyond.
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8 Things You Can Do to Combat the Seasonal Affective Disorder Blues

These 8 tips can help people with seasonal affective disorder enjoy the winter season while lifting mood and boosting energy levels.
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Can Retirement Increase Life Expectancy?

Choosing to retire in a CCRC, if it has lots of activities and on-site healthcare, may not only increase longevity but also make life more fulfilling.
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5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Use Social Media

Social media offers doctors opportunities to educate patients, provide better customer service, reduce visits, improve scheduling, and increase loyalty.
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Fighting Cyberbullying with Empowerment & Designer Dresses

The Believe in Yourself Project was founded by UsTrendy's Sam Sisakhti to help combat cyberbullying and help young girls feel comfortable in their own skin.
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Why Unstructured Play is So Important for Kids

Brain development has been shown to benefit from free play, where children use their creativity and own ideas to come up with a desired game or type of play.

The Ethics of Placebos in Clinical Trials

There are a growing number of medical professionals who consider the use of placebos unethical, especially when the efficacy of the treatment has already been proven. But those same placebos may end up providing information that could protect or save lives once the drug completes its clinical trials.

3 Reasons Why the Cancer Rate is Declining in the U.S.

Deaths from cancer have declined 23% overall since the high recorded in 1991. As a result, an estimated 1.7 million cancer deaths were prevented. The drop in cancer deaths was driven by three factors.