Fourth-graders from Eads Elementary School participate in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.
Fifth-graders from Eads Elementary School participate Monday in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.
Fourth-graders from Eads Elementary School participate Monday in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.
Third-graders from Eads Elementary School participate in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes on Monday at the Munster High School track.
Parent Maureen Gaither provides water for Eads Elementary School students as they participate Monday in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.
Third-graders from Eads Elementary School in Munster participate in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the high school's track.
Mom Paula Deen has passed on her fun and flair for southern cooking to her sons Bobby (left) and Jamie, along with helping fine-tune some recent new options for a healthier spin on traditional menu favorites.
There's nothing wrong with brothers being competitive for a mother's attention, as long as the rivalry is in the kitchen.
Dr. Thottathil Gopan, department of endocrinology section chief for Franciscan Medical Specialists in Munster, said older patients can present some unique challenges in their diabetes management.
A new long-term medical study from Northwestern Medicine suggests that individuals with healthy hearts in middle age live up to 14 years longer than peers with two or more cardiovascular risks.
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Coca-Cola's new ad-campaign targeting obesity has created a backlash in the science community. Scientists and marketing professors weigh in on the new ad and respond to the company's claim that it has improved the health content of its products.
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Kristina Greene of Methodist Hospital takes a blood sugar reading.
Everyone could use a little help keeping those New Year's resolutions to slim down. But if it means the government limiting junk food, the response is an overwhelming, "No."
Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages, but its health benefits have been largely ignored, while the benefits of wine have come to the fore. But some studies now show that beer is actually healthier than wine.
Eating healthy doesn't have to be difficult. Local businesses make it easier to choose better eating habits, and interest in their life changing programs continues to grow.
Currently, some researchers are hypothesizing that our lifestyles of saturated fats, too many sweets and overlarge portions of food may be one of the reasons why we’re seeing an explosion of Alzheimer's.
Three health care systems in the region are joining forces to assess Northwest Indiana's health needs, as required by the Affordable Health Care Act. This is welcome news.
Open house for new health center scheduled for Sunday
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