| Jun 30, 2010
Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
| Aug 26, 2010
To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it.
That's a long way to go when you'...
| Oct 1, 2010
We all know we're supposed to exercise, to move our muscles and be strong.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates about three-fourths of older adults are sedentary, despite informative articles insisting activity helps prevent many related...
| Jun 28, 2010
Fitness these days means balancing physical health with financial health. If the goal is to shrink that bulge under your clothes, you'll do it, but it will be coming from your wallet, not your spare tire. Before you sign a gym contract, consider these...
| Oct 26, 2010
Tony Horton — effusive, energetic, enthusiastic — bounds into a hotel ballroom on a recent Saturday morning and leaps onto the platform set up for him. The 300-plus people in the crowd cheer when he says he's 52. They get even louder when he...
| Jul 2, 2010
Elite and pro athletes using drugs to enhance performance is nothing new. But poker players? Really?
Researchers from Nova Southeastern University in Florida interviewed 198 professional, semi-pro, amateur and recreational players from the U.S. and...
| Jul 14, 2010
Attention, expectant dads: Moms aren't the only ones who experience health risks before or after birth.
Even though fathers-to-be don't go through the physical changes of carrying a child, some have insomnia, nausea, irritability or even labor pains, a...
| Jul 23, 2010
Staying healthy is more than an addition to your to-do list. Instead, it makes completing your list possible.
That said, we asked a doctor, oncologist Eric Nadler, for simple steps men can take to be their healthiest. Nadler practices medicine at Sammons...
| Jun 25, 2010
Men often measure their health in terms of numbers: how many minutes of exercise they have logged and how many calories and nutrients they have eaten. Dallas native Ron Nevelow believes too many men overlook an additional factor: emotional health, the...
| Aug 26, 2010
The angry outburst is never pretty. Just think of Mel Gibson's recent telephone rants at his ex-girlfriend, recorded and distributed for the world's listening horror.
The vitriol, the cussing, the nasty name-calling. None of it has endeared him to the...
| Jun 30, 2010
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Editor’s Note: We offer you our first impressions of the original pilots for fall shows. Keep in mind that these are not reviews and that the networks may make significant changes to these shows before they air. We reserve the......