| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:28 PM
Notes: Oswego shows heart to battle disease
The beat goes on this week at Oswego, where basketball is more than a game.
Friday’s home date with Minooka has been designated American Heart Association Red Out Game, with fans being...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"SOMETIMES I have trouble catching my breath. Maybe when God breathed life into all of us, he didn't breathe enough into me."
That's Natalie Wood, in "This Property is Condemned," uttering a very Tennessee Williams-like line, to Robert Redford. In fact,...
| Jan 4, 2015
What if there were a way to take the guesswork out of dieting? If you could pinpoint exactly how many calories you need to maintain a healthy weight? What if you discovered you could eat more in order to lose pounds?
Health professionals at Riverside...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:17 PM
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It may not matter whether folks are lighting up to smoke with a match or electronically indoors in Delray Beach.
Tuesday, commissioners will consider giving preliminary approval to a new rule that would ban the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:02 AM
Folks who want to smoke an electronic cigarette in Delray Beach likely will have to light up outdoors.
Commissioners have given preliminary approval to a new rule that would ban the use of e-cigarettes where smoking regular cigarettes is already...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Health authorities in the U.S. are taking fresh aim at a “silent killer” with a recommendation that all American adults be screened for high blood pressure.
People should be screened once a year if they are at least 40 years old, if they are...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:50 PM
No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...