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Obese Americans now outnumber those who are overweight and more health news

Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed.
Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed.
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Here are today's top stories on the wellness beat, compiled with the health and safety of your family in mind.

For analysis of new research, insights into the work of wellness reporter Kelsey Dallas and more great articles, follow the Facebook page "I Love Being Healthy."

Physical health

General Mills axes artificial flavors from cereals, USA Today

Obese Americans now outnumber those who are merely overweight, study says, Los Angeles Times

Insurers, hospitals brace for Affordable Care Act ruling, The Wall Street Journal

Mental well-being

Pollution may age the brain, The New York Times

5 common sleep problems you shouldn't ignore, Men's Health

A sleep researcher's attempt to build a bank for dreams, Atlas Obscura

Spiritual wholeness

Overworked and overwhelmed? Try the mindfulness alternative, The Washington Post

Are 3-year-olds mind-reading, justice-seeking superheroes?, CNN

How a relationship with God gives life meaning, Deseret News National

Email: kdallas@deseretnews.com Twitter: @kelsey_dallas