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  • Sedentary office workers try standing desks

     Sedentary office workers try standing desks
    At Groupon's Chicago office, it's easy to look up to Joel Hadley. During most of his eight-hour-plus workday, Hadley stands at his desk, his head more than a foot above seated colleagues. Hadley says standing makes him feel alert, focused and energized....
  • Getting into Superhero Shape

    Getting into Superhero Shape
    Comic book and superhero fans will dress as their favorite characters when Wizard World Chicago Comic Con begins Thursday in Rosemont. But it takes more than a costume to build the powerful muscles of Wolverine, or Lara Croft’s lean, curvy look,...
  • Study links BPA, obesity in kids

    Study links BPA, obesity in kids
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens that had higher levels of the chemical bisphenol A in their urine were more likely to be overweight or obese, in a new nationally-representative U.S. study. The findings can't prove BPA - which has been banned...
  • Some health experts sour on fructose

    Some health experts sour on fructose
    Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny. Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
  • Foods can affect how you look and feel

    The foods you choose can make a difference in how you look and feel.  Whole-grain foods provide you with health-promoting vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidants. Antioxidants help prevent heart disease and some cancers. Experts recommend...
  • Time to do reset on stress

    Time to do reset on stress
    Facing down a man-eating lion is not the same as facing down an Excel spreadsheet, but try explaining that to your body's stress receptors. And good luck getting their attention above the din of your stalled commuter train, looming presentation at work,...
  • Longer-term treatments

    Longer-term treatments
    After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
  • Dr. Reubin Andres, gerontologist

    Dr. Reubin Andres, gerontologist
    Dr. Reubin Andres, a retired gerontologist who challenged commonly circulated height-weight tables for the elderly and conducted diabetes research, died of complications from heart disease Sunday at his Lake Roland-area home. He was 89. Dr. Andres...
  • New triggers found for weight gain

    New triggers found for weight gain
    As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula. Although personal decisions and self-...
  • TV not always a healthy channel for advice

    TV not always a healthy channel for advice
    Your family doctor doesn't work with a teleprompter. And there wasn't a live studio audience the last time you put on a hospital gown — thankfully. Television is great for sports, reality shows and reruns of "The Big Bang Theory," but if you're...
  • Slowing Metabolism: Just part of the weight gain problem

    Slowing Metabolism: Just part of the weight gain problem
    Rebecca King is growing older and fighting it every step of the way. Three years ago she turned 30 and found that for some reason she was gaining weight even though her diet and exercise routine was basically the same. "I seemed to be just stagnating...