When establishing your workout regimen, resistance training exercises should be a part of it.
In 2007, two governments set into motion a massive public health experiment.
If you watch the news, you might have seen there's a proposal underway that would allow states to import prescription drugs from Canada, where costs are lower. Drugs are cheaper in other countries because their governments control the prices.
On average American drinks 28 gallons of bottled water a year. Most Americans drink bottled water because they think tap water is not safe. Municipal water has been in the news lately because of the lead getting into the water supply. Lead along does not make bottled water safer. Data shows that 25% or more of bottled water is tap water. Sometimes more treated than tap water. This means that bottled water may be just as likely as tap water to contain contaminants that include infectious organisms, pesticide residue and metals. The metals include lead.
Singer Miley Cyrus, former President Bill Clinton and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrities who’ve adopted a plant-based diet. Athlete Novak Djokovic, who recently won the men’s singles at this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament, is the latest celeb catching waves over his plant diet.
Traversing the twists and turns of the waterslide, perfecting your form on the diving board, and testing your cunning at a game of Marco Polo. These are just a few of the ways to steer clear of boredom and ensure a fun day at the pool.
It turns out that mindfulness — the practice of being fully aware of the present moment — can taste pretty good.
The new school year is just around the corner, and a large number of students will be traveling back and forth on a big yellow bus. So it’s a good time for a refresher on keeping kids safe on the journey.
U.S. District Judge William Conley overturned Friday a 1997 state administrative provision that barred coverage of "transsexual surgery."
Caffeine, a stimulant that occurs naturally in some 60 plant species, shows up in soft drinks, energy drinks, tea, cocoa, weight-loss supplements, and a national favorite, coffee. While many simply enjoy caffeinated beverages as a morning ritual and in social situations, there are those who are not fit to be around until they’ve had their daily fix.
Agriculture and dairy markets continue to struggle, as uncooperative weather and the unpredictability of trade wars add to the stress farmers face in southwestern Wisconsin.
Eat right and get plenty of exercise. How often have we heard that from our doctors?
A critical, but possibly overlooked, component of an adult’s health plan is vaccines and booster shots.
People have long tended to marvel at the ability of high achievers to do a hundred things at once. But as technology has made it easier to stay on top of email, social media, news and work at all times — in addition to keeping up with daily life tasks such as errands and family appointments — it’s not just those high achievers who are attempting to live a life of multitasking.
Psychedelic drugs are starting to be used to treat mental health disorders in Northwest Indiana and the country as a whole — and researchers are calling them game-changers for the field of psychiatry.
For too long I had put off having another hip replacement. I’d had the left hip surgery five years ago and it had gone well, including the follow-up physical therapy. I thought I knew what to expect. Instead I had a surprise.
With the school year already underway for some in the Region, we want to honor your favorite local teachers!
HAMMOND — Two of the foremost experts on childhood trauma spoke at a conference here Thursday about what one of them called the "largest public health discovery of all time."
A March study by Northwestern Medicine published in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that consuming eggs may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. These are the same food products that have been marketed as “Nature’s Perfect Food.”
In the is-it-good-for-you-or-is-it-bad-for-you medical discourse, the use of a baby aspirin daily has largely avoided the give-and-take.
Your body has myriad painful ways of reminding you that you are no longer that young sports hero you once thought you were.
If you're among the millions of Americans who believe they are allergic to penicillin, you might want to get that verified.
“Negative thoughts are just a normal part of life,” says Susan Hynek, outreach coordinator at Hartsfield Village, a Munster retirement community. “They are always running through our minds, most often when we are stressed.”
Doctors are, by their very nature, overachievers: educationally, economically, work-ethically.
Aromatherapy’s popularity has surged in recent years, with its global market valued at $1.3 billion last year.
MICHIGAN CITY — Some safety-net medical clinics in Northwest Indiana have started offering treatment for opioid addiction.
It’s Monday morning and you’ve made the decision to eat healthy. You walk into work and there's a box of your favorite doughnuts in the break room. The sweet aroma of yeast, chocolate, and jelly fills the air. Even the colored sprinkles are calling your name.