June 5 2009
Exercise experts have known for years that moderate physical activity improves mood. Now a study shows that people are in a better mood for up to 12 hours after they work out. Researchers at the University... View More
May 4 2009
It's all over the news, even if it's not all over your town. You can't read a newspaper, turn on TV, radio, or the Internet, even get on Twitter, without being barraged with information - and scare tactics... View More
Oct. 2 2008
In a move certain to rock the restaurant industry, Yum Brands, parent company to Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, on Wednesday will announce plans to begin posting product calorie information on the indoor... View More
Sept. 30 2008
The recent news that a common knee surgery does nothing for osteoarthritis of the knee might have sounded like bad news to some patients: one less chance at relief from pain and stiffness. But experts... View More
Sept. 22 2008
Serious side effects from the use of food supplements resulted in 604 "adverse-event" reports — a list that includes at least five deaths — through the first six months that such accounts have... View More
Sept. 16 2008
When nurses tried to insert an IV into patient Linda Aron's hand, she was so anxious over the impending operation to fix her acid reflux that they simply had to stop. Instead of continuing to poke and... View More
Sept. 3 2008
Dark green chard plucked from a makeshift garden in front of City Hall; soft cheeses spread on freshly baked whole-grain bread and served in exhibition halls; farm-raised free-range chickens carved, seasoned... View More
Aug. 21 2008
"Hello, I'm raw material with desire, integrity and hunger." That quote is precisely what we'd like to find emanating from the darkness in mining for human capital. For those who are presently accomplished... View More
Aug. 21 2008
When it comes to nutrition, some fitness professionals are afraid to utter a word, whereas others perform detailed analysis, offer individualized advice and devise complete meal plans. Confusion can exist... View More
Aug. 19 2008
Meet the latest dietary bad boy: gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. It causes some people serious health problems. But those people don't seem to be the only ones buying the... View More
July 23 2008
An Environmental Protection Agency report released Thursday warns that global warming will increase disease and other health problems nationwide in coming decades. "Climate change poses real risks to... View More
July 23 2008
Four years ago, Andrew Dancy, 80, received a card in the mail advertising a free gym membership through his Medicare provider, Humana, and the Silver Sneakers Fitness Program. Dancy, who had never belonged... View More