| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids.
Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Take the quiz and total your score to see how well you are caring for your brain. (Points are in parenthesis.)
A. DIET: 20 Points Out of 60 Possible (33.3% of your total score)
1. How many servings of fatty fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel, trout,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 10:43 AM
January’s just around the corner, so of course we’re talking weight loss. And for those of you looking for something that’s effortless but can give you noticeable results, there are three relatively new diet systems on the market that...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:36 PM
More and more people are buying fish-oil capsules to reduce the risk of heart attack and
strokes. They’re reportedly the most popular supplement after multivitamins. Consumer
Reports just tested 15 top-selling brands purchased in the New York...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:07 AM
If you're looking for some last-minute stocking stuffers to help your family or friends live a healthy lifestyle, here is a list sure to please:
Ttry a gift card for sessions with a registered dietitian, personal trainer, Pilates, yoga, or massage. They...
| Dec 5, 2011
Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike.
| Nov 9, 2009
Leon Wittman tweaked his shoulder in 1994 while attempting to keep his basement from flooding during a thunderstorm by scooping water out of a window well with a bucket.
His left arm began to ache. He realized about a year later that he rarely used it...
| Aug 17, 2009
If you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system.
That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...