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  • Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs

     Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs
      One in a Hundred Summer Camp Kids diagnosed with Asperger's, PDD-NOS, high-functioning autism, ADD, ADHD, nonverbal learning disorders or anxiety disorders will find summer fun here. Over five weeks, campers write and perform their own plays, play...
  • Mental illness doubles risk of dying early, study says

    Mental illness doubles risk of dying early, study says
    People with mental illness face twice the risk of dying early as the rest of the population — even though death is most often due to natural causes, new research shows. And while the mortality risk is highest for individuals with serious mental...
  • Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work

    Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work
    I was chatting with a father on the sidelines of a sports game the other day. He told me he doesn't believe that food impacts health, because he grew up eating bologna sandwiches and Fritos on white bread with a Twinkie for dessert. He's healthy after a...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Merrillville moving along with the (Jasmine) Wright stuff

    Jasmine Wright walked into Amy Govert's office when school started last fall and Merrillville's coach was instantly concerned. "I thought, 'Oh, my gosh,' because she was so thin,'' said Govert, who had last seen the sophomore guard when summer workouts...
  • Millions of adults skip medications, primarily due to their high cost

    Harvard Health Blog Medications can do wonderful things, from fighting infection to preventing stroke and warding off depression -- but they don't work if you don't take them. Some people don't take their medications as prescribed because they forget, or...
  • Repeal water tax

    As Gov. Larry Hogan settles into office, he faces the impressive challenge of balancing Maryland's budget while making good on his pledge to cut taxes for residents. Sugar Free Kids Maryland, the state's leading voice in the fight against teen diabetes...
  • Reed overcomes diabetes to win

    Reed overcomes diabetes to win
    DAYTONA BEACH — Before 20-year-old Ryan Reed beat NASCAR veterans Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski, he had to deal with a far greater opponent: diabetes. "To be diagnosed four years ago with Type 1 diabetes, I thought I'd never...
  • Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines

    Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines
    Go ahead and make that omelet. A new draft of the federal government’s healthy eating guidelines is poised to scramble some long-standing advice on cholesterol-rich foods. Nutrition and public health experts advising the federal government...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
  • City employees get moving in competition

    City employees get moving in competition
    The city of Boynton Beach came in second place, losing its two-year, first-place recognition in the countywide Let's Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge, trailing the city of Pahokee by 122,366 minutes. The local initiative, sponsored...