| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Every weekend in San Diego is loaded with unique entertainment ideas, from pool parties to music festivals, museum soirees, and posh nightclubs. But, everyone knows that you always have more fun when you look good and feel good. To get you in the right...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 9:24 PM
The first doctor who examined Roy Oswalt and read his MRI didn’t give him any indication his recent back struggles were career ending. However, Oswalt is opting to have a second opinion from Dr. Drew Dossett, a spine surgeon in......
| Jun 17, 2011
Most people take a day off work to spend a little time with the family, hit the beach or a local park, or try to get a few errands done.
Zeb Atkinson of Gambrills decided to stop in at a local business, spend nine hours slicing and sawing, and pay the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The coach was sick, but he refused to stay home. And so, every day, the teenagers watched as he hobbled up the narrow staircase to the practice room, leaning on a cane, sometimes stopping to catch his breath.
Courage. Discipline. Toughness.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:11 PM
When my kids are at the playground, I'm usually the only parent making a spectacle of herself. I do push-ups and lunges. I hang from the monkey bars and try to pull myself up. Or I repeatedly squat down, lower my butt until it hits the bench and then...
| Jun 12, 2011
The deleterious effects of self-tanning products — streaky brown or Oompa-Loompa orange skin — have faded considerably over the past couple years, due in large part to advances in formulations and delivery methods that make a DIY tan easier to...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:25 PM
We’re a nation of consumers. I am fascinated by the number of products that appeal to our senses because of their names. Names like “energy bar” or “sports drink.” The names alone suggest we may need them if we want to...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:32 AM
It doesn't take much to get stressed out. Your alarm doesn't go off. You hit traffic on the way to work. Your favorite lunch spot is out of your sandwich. The kids won't stop whining. Add about a dozen other triggers, and you've probably reached the...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:53 PM
If you ask David Beares, complex new-age exercise machinery is not required to get a good workout. His class at a Columbia gym is taking workouts old school, and by that we mean Old World Russia — circa 1700.
Kettlebells, the cast-iron cannonball-...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Staph infections didn't used to cause much of a fuss. They would irritate skin but could easily be treated with antibiotics. Recently, however, antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, have...
| May 31, 2011
| 11:27 AM
The following tips were submitted by Alyssa Kuhn, a Sentara Healthcare physical therapist.
Whether brought on by genes or jumping, you can take 5 steps to reduce your risks of arthritis symptoms. The two most common forms of arthritis are...