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  • Trucker health precautions

    Trucker health precautions
    Once tipping the scales at 412 pounds, commercial driver Glenn Horack now carries two precious things in his Peterbuilt truck to help with weight loss: His wife, Karla, — who keeps him honest — and a slow cooker. But Horack, who has dropped...
  • Deep cleaning

    Deep cleaning
    The road to good health is littered with controversial body-detox strategies promising to melt pounds, boost energy and suck out toxins wrought by poor diet and modern living. It makes sense that a cleaner body is healthier than a toxic one. But does a...
  • For long life, reach for the pumpkin, carrots and squash

    As you gaze across the bountiful Thanksgiving offerings on your table this year, be grateful for the life-extending benefits of orange. Orange as in alpha-carotene. Orange as in pumpkin, carrots and squash, the foods richest in this phytonutrient. A study...
  • Hot playground equipment warning

    Hot playground equipment warning
    Lauren Reedy spent a recent afternoon with her children and friends at a playground. The sun was shining and temperatures reached about 75 degrees. As the kids swung on swings and slid down sliding boards, a few were yelling and warning of how hot a...
  • Keep your athletes hydrated

    Keep your athletes hydrated
    With kids heading back to school athletics, band practice, drill team and the like across the country, this is a good time to discuss heat-related illnesses and their prevention. It's always at this time of year that I begin worrying about heat...
  • Do kids need supplements?

    Do kids need supplements?
    When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
  • Make sure exercise is all you get at the gym

    Make sure exercise is all you get at the gym
    When you go to the gym, do you wash your hands before and after using the equipment? Bring a clean mat for floor exercises? Shower with antibacterial soap and put on clean clothes immediately after your workout? Use only your own towels, razors, bar soap,...
  • Avoid the Dangers of Dehydration

    Avoid the Dangers of Dehydration
    When Tour de France cyclist Cadel Evans wanted to press on after fracturing his elbow in a fall in Stage 8, BMC Racing Team physician Max Testa, M.D., made the call. Seeing no risk of permanent damage, Testa gave Evans the green light. "It was a stable...
  • Dehydration, exercise and heat don't mix

    Dehydration, exercise and heat don't mix
    When Tour de France cyclist Cadel Evans wanted to press on after fracturing his elbow in a fall in Stage 8, BMC Racing Team physician Max Testa made the call. Seeing no risk of permanent damage, Testa gave Evans the green light. "It was a stable fracture...
  • Sweat For the Good of Your Skin

    Sweat For the Good of Your Skin
    Hot- yoga instructors, sauna devotees and exercise fiends all extol the wonders of sweating. One of the most popular plugs? That sweating "rids the body of toxins." That would be nice. But for the most part, it's not true. "Sodium, chloride, potassium...
  • How to fight cellulite

    How to fight cellulite
    You can't do much about those deposits of fat and waste products that dimple the skin on your thighs and buttocks, but you can do something. Here's what: Lose extra pounds. Yes, thin people can get cellulite. But extra fat in the body tends to increase...