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  • 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...
  • How to kindle your own change

    How to kindle your own change
    ''WESTY" WESTENBERGER After the relatively indolent holidays, professional paddleboarder Michael "Westy" Westenberger jump-starts his training in January, which requires a bit of creativity, given the chunks of ice floating in the lake. The weather...
  • Britney Spears says abs are real, not airbrushed on

      Britney Spears says her abs are real and the product of hours spent with a personal trainer plus major yoga sessions. The singer told Shape magazine she works hard for her figure after speculation that the midriff she shows off in costumes in her...
  • What it was really like at the Algonquin Round Table

    "Harold Ross: Founder of the New Yorker. ... He loved to give the impression of being just a country boy. You know: Very simple, unaffected man. And his jaw was always dropping, and he always listened like a green reporter out on his first interview...
  • Mediterranean diet may protect against diabetes

    Without cutting back on calories, adopting a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil may protect people at high risk for heart disease against diabetes, a new study found. Researchers who analyzed data on more than 3,500 people at an...
  • Meditation can help with anxiety, pain, depression, study says

    Mindfulness meditation can help ease anxiety, depression and pain, but scientists found little evidence that meditation helped other conditions including substance abuse or sleep and attention problems. The scientists, reporting Monday in the Journal of...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 01/07/14

    Today's Birthday (01/07/14). It's your year for love, which creeps on soft kitten feet, pouncing on you, unaware. Discipline with health and fitness routines keeps you looking good. Parties and group activities occupy you until spring and summer, when...