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Sep 09, 2022

Prevención del suicidio: Reconocer las señales de alerta

Septiembre es el Mes Nacional de la Prevención del Suicidio y un momento para concienciar sobre cómo todos podemos contribuir a la prevención del suicidio. El suicidio es una tragedia, pero hay esperanza en el hecho de que muchos suicidios pueden ser prevenidos por personas atentas que reconocen las señales que indican que alguien puede estar sufriendo y contemplando el suicidio.

Sep 09, 2022

El impacto de las redes sociales en la salud mental de los adolescentes

Las redes sociales tienen algunas buenas intenciones, pero también hay consecuencias negativas en el desplazamiento interminable. Las investigaciones han demostrado que los adultos jóvenes que utilizan las redes sociales tienen tres veces más probabilidades de sufrir depresión, lo que pone a una gran parte de la población en riesgo de tener pensamientos y comportamientos suicidas.

Sep 06, 2022

Suicide Prevention: Recognizing the Red Flags

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and a time to raise awareness about how we can all play a part in helping to prevent suicide.

Sep 06, 2022

The Impact of Social Media on Teens’ Mental Health

Young adults who use social media are three times as likely to suffer from depression. Understand social media's negative impact on youth mental health and the importance of healthy social media habits.

Sep 06, 2022

How to Talk to Your Child About Suicide: An Age-By-Age Guide

Because suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24, it’s important parents talk to kids about suicide and mental health from an early age.

Jul 28, 2022

Capacite a su hijo para superar la obesidad

Si su hijo está luchando contra la obesidad y los problemas de salud mental asociados a ella, usted puede capacitarle para alcanzar y mantener un peso saludable al tiempo que aumenta su confianza en sí mismo.

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S5 Extra: The Cold Opens

Sep 27, 2022

Cold opens are a technique commonly used in television storytelling to grab the audience’s attention and keep them from channel surfing. BUNDLE OF HERS uses cold opens as well—the random bit before the intro music starts. During the early episodes, in an effort to have more comfortable conversations, our producer gave us talking points before each episode. From how our days went, to our worst phobias. Five seasons in, we've gradually gotten accustomed to cold opens and start each episode with the most random discussions that sometimes have absolutely nothing to do with the episodes' topics. Twenty-five episodes in season five mean 25 cold opens—all together in one place—these are the conversations before the conversation.

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115: What the Heck is Ketosis?

Sep 27, 2022

If the ads are to be believed, it seems like everyone is doing some sort of low-carb or "keto" diet. Is it just a fad diet of the moment or does ketosis actually promote weight loss? Nutritionist Thunder Jalili, PhD, joins the guys to discuss the science behind ketosis, whether he would recommend it, and the potential dangers and benefits of a strict no carb diet.

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The Wellness Bus Offers Free Nutrition Counseling Sessions in Utah

Sep 21, 2022

Eating a diet with good nutrition can be challenging. Luckily, experts can help us to eat healthier. The Wellness Bus travels around Utah offering free health screenings and education to members of the community. Clinical dietitian Alex Marie Hernandez works on the bus, and she shares her tips on eating healthier, avoiding common nutrition misconceptions, and improving your health with free nutrition counseling.

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How Do You Treat Parosmia or Loss of Smell?

Sep 21, 2022

Parosmia is a condition where a person’s sense of smell no longer works correctly. Caused by infections like COVID-19, head injuries, or other neurological conditions, this loss of smell can be an inconvenience for some— and a significant problem for the quality of life of others. Rhinologist Kristine Smith, MD, explains what parosmia is, what treatments are most effective, and lifestyle changes that may help you get through the condition.

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