Study: US teens exercise just 39 minutes a day

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Researchers have a prescription for improving the health of America’s teens: Get more exercise at school. Public health experts recommend...

Doctor to discuss back care at Lunch N’ Lecture

Dr. Sean Gimbert will teach about “Bulletproofing Your Back” at the next Lunch N’ Lecture, set for Friday, Sept. 15. The Lunch N’ Lecture...

Study: Vegans could be missing essential nutrients

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The health benefits of a plant-based diet is well-known, but the question remains: Could vegans be at risk for...

Getting to the heart of the meal

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE The roots of soul food run deep. Mary McCallum-Stewart isn’t as well-known as Sylvia Woods, purveyor of Harlem’s legendary eatery,...

Complete Nutrition for Women

Vitamins and supplements to promote health From Family Features With so many different choices in the vitamin aisle, many women find it difficult to choose the...

Local youth participate in YMCA 5K at Speedway

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Nearly 200 kids from around Volusia County were joined by YMCA staff and volunteers on Feb. 7 during the inaugural 5-2-1-0...

HIIT is best way to slow aging process

High-intensity interval training requires short bursts of intense aerobic activity, intermixed with longer stretch of moderate exercise. BY ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS Lace up those sneakers. Exercise –...

High heart disease risk for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Studies have shown that if you have rheumatoid arthritis, your risk of developing heart disease is two to three...

Rare reaction puts kid on list for second heart transplant

BY JONEL ALECCIA THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS An 8-year-old Spanaway, Wash., girl has been hospitalized since December with a failing heart, waiting for a second transplant that...

Is weight-loss surgery a good option for you?

Doctors say lack of insurance and education keeping Blacks from going under the knife BY VICTORIA T. DAVIS NNPA NEWS SERVICE In the last few weeks, Dalelynn...

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