| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Stressed out women have more difficulty getting pregnant than women with less stress, according to a new study this week in the journal Human Reproduction.
Although the relationship between stress and trouble getting pregnant has been hinted at before,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Aging affects multiple organ systems, from the heart and lungs to your bones and metabolism. Of all the changes, musculoskeletal issues have the most impact on the aging senior's sport. These include:
| May 7, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Nearly a decade ago, Susan Cressman was exercising regularly, but found she needed something to help with flexibility.
So she stepped onto a mat and started practicing yoga.
Cressman, of Bolingbrook, said she loved the variety of physical and mental...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Take a deep breath, meditation enthusiasts: A new study finds that research on mindfulness meditation has yielded moderate evidence that the practice can reduce anxiety, depressive symptoms and pain, but little to no evidence that it can reduce...
| Apr 4, 2014
Shanna King was intrigued by the idea of a relaxing candlelight yoga class at a small, low-budget studio in Chicago. Looking for more information, King emailed customer service.
Owner Joe Young responded but didn't address her questions. So King sent...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:39 PM
As she navigated through a difficult divorce five years ago, pole dancing offered Wheaton resident Michelle Tenuta, 35, a healthy outlet for her stress. "It was empowering, helped me get in shape, and was great with reducing stress," Tenuta said.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:55 AM
An Evanston middle school principal sent a letter home to parents Tuesday seeking to calm controversy over a dress code that appears to ban girls from wearing leggings in certain cases — a rule that is under review after some parents complained that...
| Mar 19, 2014
New technological devices may be on the horizon for students and teachers at Glenbrook High School District 225 in the 2014-15 school year.
District officials recently discussed buying more advanced, durable devices for its one-to-one technology...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Suffering from Alzheimer's disease, Edie mostly stayed in her room at a senior living center for those with memory impairments.
She didn't want to attend cooking, gardening or other classes offered there, according to Sue Kruse, senior director of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
This 10-day trip was the most enlightening I've ever taken. And all I did, basically, was sit. This meditation retreat was as challenging as a mountain trek and as reviving as a staycation. The benefits were personal, as varied as the spoils of exercise:...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Even with nostalgia so entrenched, most people are happy to bid adieu to the adage, "No pain, no gain." It used to be that if you didn't throw up after a workout, you might as well be a couch potato. Exercise devotees used to stick to one regime and never...