Sixty-four-year-old Kate Levin knows to avoid eating any tomato-based sauce products in the late afternoon or early evening. "If I eat anything with a red sauce -- spaghetti, pizza, whatever it mig
It was Christmas morning.
Dressed in our pajamas, my wife, mother-in-law and I sipped coffee while we opened presents. As the fireplace crackled in the background, my mother-in-law picked up a pre
One of the big trends in fitness training this year is plyometrics, which registered dietitian and personal trainer Tina Marinaccio describes as "any exercise that involves jumping, punching and me
It's in our nature to try to conquer the next thing. We're looking for the next job. We want to write the next bestselling novel. We need the next hot toy. As I crossed the finish line of my seco
When perusing the aisles at groceries for health-conscious choices, it may be overwhelming to discern between the many products available. Labels on products from beverages to snacks to body lotion
It is your body and your life. It is your right and your responsibility to take an active role in the management of your health care. Local health care providers are educated in the field of medici
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. It belongs to a group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel diseases, or IBDs. Ten percent, or 140,000, of the
Humans have been cultivating grains for more than 10,000 years, so why now are so many people going gluten-free?
It may look like just another food fad, but for those with gluten sensitivity, the
Whether it is yogurt that makes you go or pills with active cultures, companies claim that these beneficial bacteria help regulate digestion, boost the immune system and even reduce lactose intoler
Q: I've heard that low self-esteem not only is a social problem but also can trigger many physical health problems. Is that true? -- "Worried" in Wyoming
A: I can directly relate to this questi
My first hint of the importance of breast thermography came from Dr. Christiane Northrup during a PBS pledge drive several years ago. I don't recall her exact words, but I certainly remember stoppi
After years of lifting weights, you can expect shoulder pain. It goes with the territory.
I say this as a 62-year-old man who has been lifting weights his entire life -- and as one who has seen co
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