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  • 52 Diets 52 Weeks: Food and the Most Decadent Diet Ever

     
    Welcome to the nineteenth week of 52 Diets 52 Weeks, where Laura test-drives exactly that in exactly that, give or take a few weeks off for bad behavior. Diet 19, Day 2: Food component of the Most Decadent Diet Ever......
  • OT -- Tale of Pestilence, Misery and Woe Part IV

     
    Whoa, enough of the civil war in Owl Country. The degree of fandom is not as important as simply being a fan. Cease the sniping, and settle in for another chapter of your favorite summer reading adventure...and at least......
  • Obama chez Kennedy: 'Change the world'

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Barack Obama drove Ethel Kennedy's golf cart last night from the hilltop to the main house at Hickory Hill in McClean, Va., where supporters contributed $28,500 per person to a party fundraiser. And Obama fielded a......
  • DOD lobby led to billions in research

     
    By Euna Lhee When Fran Visco welcomed 1,600 breast cancer researchers and their advocates to Baltimore this week, she was doing more than opening a symposium for scientists. She was celebrating one of the most successful medical lobbying efforts in......
  • The weight-loss message in WALL-E

     
    I know, can you believe it? Three of the biggest summer movies -- Kung Fu Panda, Get Smart and WALL-E -- all have obesity subtext. I'm not going to give anything away in this most excellent animated movie, but suffice......
  • Jesse Helms, 1921-2008

     
    Sen. Jesse Helms high-fives Johnathan Prevette, 6, of Lexington, N.C., during pre-race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway near Concord, N.C., October 1996. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, file) by Frank James Jesse Helms, a conservative stalwart who for...
  • A cold, some scrounged-up Sudafed and, voila! a diet post

     
    My cold had my head stopped up somethin' crazy and the reformulated Sudafed wasn't doing a thing. So I scrounged around the bathroom and found a couple of 12-Hour Sudafeds that hadn't expired yet. They were the real thing (the......
  • Still interested in the Flat Belly Diet? Look for this lil' book

     
    The Flat Belly Diet remains the most impressive weight-loss plan I've seen introduced in awhile. (It's also generated crazy amounts of traffic to this blog some days!) The book won't be out in general bookstores until this fall, but Prevention......
  • Check out HeavyWeight Yoga

     
    This just in at The Skinny .... HeavyWeight Yoga by Abby Lentz Lentz is a 232-pound, sixtysomething exerciser who has even run a marathon. She devised her own brand of yoga for overweight and obese folks (her phrase, full-bodied people).......
  • Weigh to Go Wednesday: Dr. Kal has lost over 130 pounds, kept it off and is spreading the message

     
    You also can get more information on Dr. Kalvin Chinyere's blog, Dr. Kal's Weight Loss Blog:......
  • Go to camp and lose weight

     
    Here's a novel idea for losing pounds. Go to summer camp with your kids and lose weight. Close to home, Pritikin in Aventura has a two-week camp for parents and kids. If you want to get away: Wellspring Family Camp......