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  • Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]

    Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]
    Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
  • Reality check for your fitness resolution from a reality show trainer

    If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to lose weight and get in shape in 2014. And, if you're like many Americans, you'll step on the scale a few days into your new diet and throw your hands up in discouragement at the lack of "The...
  • Kellan Lutz works hard to get that Hercules 'pop'

    Kellan Lutz works hard to get that Hercules 'pop'
    The skinny guy doesn't get cast as Hercules. Conversely, you can't just go down to the Gold's Gym in Venice Beach and hire some muscle head to play the lead in a big-budget 3-D movie. Acting chops to go with the bulging biceps and rippling midsection...
  • Single-leg pulse works lower body

    Single-leg pulse works lower body
    Looking for a new lower-body challenge? Try adding the single-leg pulse to your repertoire. This move will sculpt your backside, get your heart rate up and challenge different muscles than a regular lunge, says fitness expert Lacey Stone, who uses it on...
  • Study: African American women have a harder time losing weight

    Study: African American women have a harder time losing weight
    African American women who follow the same diet as white women and exercise just as much tend to lose less weight because they burn fewer calories, a new study suggests. "Many large and well done studies have demonstrated that African American women tend...
  • How a couple can reach agreement on retirement plans

    Dear Liz: My husband and I are 56. We need to plan for retirement, but whenever the topic comes up, I find that either we have no idea or we disagree on what we will do during our retirement. Naturally, our activities during retirement will affect the...
  • Have health-related New Year's resolutions? These resources can help

    Have health-related New Year's resolutions? These resources can help
    After Dan Williamson unexpectedly landed in the hospital a year and a half ago and underwent heart surgery, his doctor told him that if he wanted to live a healthier life, he was going to have to lose weight. So the 58-year-old chief executive of...
  • Bel Air woman learns outdoor leadership skills in trip to New Zealand

    Bel Air woman learns outdoor leadership skills in trip to New Zealand
    Hiking with a 50-pound backpack for the better part of a day is physically demanding, but doing so up the side of a mountain is exhausting. Wendy Cirko found that out the hard way. She could have been sitting on a couch in her Bel Air home, watching TV,...
  • Letters: Do doctors need policy classes?

    Re "The gap in medical education," Opinion, Jan. 3 I would like to commend Rahul Rekhi's advocacy for incorporating health policy in medical education. In addition to focusing on healthcare systems and health economics, there is a critical need to...
  • CES 2014: Consumer electronics show to feature 'Internet of things'

    CES 2014: Consumer electronics show to feature 'Internet of things'
    To glimpse the future of consumer electronics, get a grip on the world's first Internet-connected tennis racket. With tiny sensors embedded in the handle, the racket measures a player's strokes, topspin and just about everything else that happens when...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 01/05/14

    Today's Birthday (01/05/14). Gatherings and social activities brighten your horizons this year. This has you wanting to look especially good; expect great results around diet, health and exercise. Romance bubbles just below the surface, heating to a...