| Jul 18, 2011
They cuddle and purr. And they shed. They wag their tails and fetch your slippers. And they shed. They never talk back and they never hold a grudge. And they shed.
There are obvious pluses and minuses to living with pets, not only with respect to your...
| Mar 17, 2011
The stuffed grape leaves at Jasmine Mediterranean Restaurant in Anaheim deserve your complete attention. First: These are unapologetically lemony, in a way that says, "Hello! I am not in any way trying to calm myself down for middle-of-the-road taste...
| Oct 3, 2011
In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite.
I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Compared with other ethnic groups, Hispanic adults spend very little time engaging in leisure time activity. And their lack of playtime may be contributing to their kids' sedentary habits--and excess weight, says new research.
The authors of the study,...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 2:54 PM
Hey, what is your BMI? If that's a number you'd rather not share -- if, in fact, you can't help thinking there must be something wrong with the BMI calculator -- I feel your pain. And although I can't fix the calculator, I can tell you there's a growing...
| May 15, 2011
Most people do not know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at each of the forms the disease may take.
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune process in which the immune...
| Feb 21, 2011
The elliptical trainer and its smooth oval foot pattern was a hit the moment it arrived on the scene in the mid-1990s, but a good one that could stand up to regular home use without rattling apart has never come cheap. That's doubly true of some of the...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 11:25 AM
It goes without saying that children who are obese would benefit from aerobic exercise. However, they're likely to find the idea of going for a jog or spending half an hour on a treadmill about as appealing as watching Congress debate the fine points of...
| May 15, 2011
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you can help in the fight to avoid complications like heart problems, nerve pain and neuropathy, and foot problems. Here’s what you can do right now:
Lose weight. About 80% to 90% of people with Type 2...
| May 15, 2011
No group is immune to the threat of diabetes. But some groups have higher incidence of the disease than others. In the United States, the highest rates of diabetes appear to be among people of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander descent. In 2007, more...