| Mar 8, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Can you explain narcolepsy to me - how it develops, the treatment options, and what someone with the condition goes through? A friend of mine was recently diagnosed, and I don't know anything about it but would like to learn more....
| Feb 1, 2010
When it comes to women and heart health, the facts are simply shocking: according to the Women's Heart Foundation women account for nearly half of all heart attack deaths; between the ages of 40 and 60, as many women die of heart disease as breast cancer;...
| Jan 12, 2010
Watching television for hour upon hour obviously isn't the best way to spend leisure time - inactivity has been linked to obesity and heart disease. But a new study quantifies TV viewing's effect on risk of death.
Researchers found that each hour a day...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 8:32 AM
For more information about sudden cardiac arrest, go to www.parentheartwatch.org.
To learn more about free heart screening and bringing the program to your school, check out www.mhcfoundation.org or call (630) 932-2165.
The Max Shewitz Foundation offers...
| Feb 10, 2010
As you watch the Winter Olympics, it's easy to see that no single body type represents the "ideal" athlete. Folks in ski jumping, short track speedskating and freestyle skiing tend to bulge with muscle, while those in the biathlon and Nordic combined tend...
| Mar 22, 2010
Not a breakfast person? Try starting your day with a shake full of vitamins, minerals and good foods. Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, author of Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 4th Edition, says a morning smoothie is a great way "to front load your...
| Jun 7, 2010
Popeye had his spinach. Batman sported a muscle-carved contoured suit and a handy utility belt. The Hulk, well ... he just got mad. Fact is, when it comes to looking 'super' in a hurry, you don't need any special powers or gimmicks ... simply chat with...
| Jun 1, 2010
On Tuesday, the Indiana Pacers held a workout for six players who they are considering drafting. Among the six were Ekpe Udoh and Hassan Whiteside who were matched up and figure to be fighting for a chance to become a Pacer big man. Of course, that is...
| Jun 5, 2010
In a recent study of women undergoing cosmetic treatment with Botox, researchers found that the treatment, which blocks facial nerve impulses, seemed to slow the ability to comprehend emotional language.
"We know that language moves us emotionally," said...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 2:56 PM
It's the latest pilates craze, and I tried out the first class of its type here in Dallas at Beyond Pilates.
The megaformer uses coils and pulleys, along with your own body weight to create resistence while you do classic pilates moves. Until now the...
| Jun 19, 2010
Weight lifting is an effective — if often overlooked — exercise for achieving a number of different fitness objectives. It can help you lose weight, build endurance and strength, or serve as an aerobic workout.
The ideal weight that you, in...