| Aug 9, 2013
On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:00 PM
It is an objective program.
You set a reasonable goal, you take the steps, and the pedometer doesn’t lie.
The 10,000 Steps program is a straightforward approach to realizing an active lifestyle, and it has caught the attention of about 30 people...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal.
The women on whom this approach has most recently...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dieters who drink more water have greater weight loss, according to a new review of several prior studies.
In one study that asked dieters to drink water before a meal, for instance, "the water enhanced the weight loss,"...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:29 PM
In many ways, Allison Kopach doesn’t seem like the sort of person who would feel self-conscious going out to run errands. The 31-year-old Michigan City native and former Mishawaka resident is, after all, an outgoing pageant queen who brought home...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Now that you've reached age 40, do you find it harder to lose weight? Despite the biological factors that adversely affect middle aged dieters, a youthful physique is still within reach!
It is true that your metabolism naturally slows by about 5% each...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Clare Domer’s ballroom dance will be held Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown.
Admission costs $5 per person.
Country music show
Cider Mill, at 47 Crystal Falls Drive, will host ...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Pharmacy shelves are full of medications for reflux "heartburn." Most of us know the symptoms: a burning sensation in the chest with belching, sour stomach fluid coming up into the mouth--or worse yet, awakening suddenly...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:43 AM
I have waited for this day; the day I could tell my story! Miracles come in many forms; however, the most rewarding Phenomena are those that require personal effort. I believe in Miracles because I now live one daily!
I was at the end of my rope: my...
| Jun 28, 2013
The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer exercise classes in beginning yoga, pilates, yoga/pilates combination, fitness fusion, prenatal yoga, Yin yoga and zumba starting July 15. The session will run for...
| Jun 29, 2013
Bob Harper is known for his "no shortcuts" philosophy toward weight loss. So what's he doing with a new book touting a three-week diet called "Jumpstart to Skinny"?
"This is not a shortcut," Harper says. "Jumpstart to Skinny" is aimed at people who...