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A delicious diet: Seattle Sutton and her staff help others lose and win with ideal menu plan

A delicious diet: Seattle Sutton and her staff help others lose and win with ideal menu plan

Months before last week's Ash Wednesday and the start of the Lenten Season, registered nurse-turned-sensible eating and menu planning guru Seattle Sutton was already thinking "meatless" meal options.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Weighting it Out: 10 contestants competing in Seattle Sutton Slim Down Challenge

Weighting it Out: 10 contestants competing in Seattle Sutton Slim Down Challenge

Editor's note: In 2010, Columnist Philip Potempa competed in the Seattle Sutton Slim Down Challenge.

February 19, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Stats show Indiana sinks at health

Stats show Indiana sinks at health

When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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10 contestants competing in Slim Down Challenge

10 contestants competing in Slim Down Challenge

Editor's note: In 2010, Times Columnist Philip Potempa competed in the Seattle Sutton Slim Down Challenge.

January 18, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Early detection is important for chronic kidney disease

GUEST COMMENTARY: Early detection is important for chronic kidney disease

According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, yet many do not know it. Early signs are hard to detect and are easily missed.

December 31, 2013 12:20 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
Heart-healthy habits extend lifespan

Heart-healthy habits extend lifespan

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.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart screenings can save lives

Heart screenings can save lives

Maybe that wasn't indigestion. And really, should carrying a sack of groceries up a few stairs be so fatiguing?

January 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart screenings can save lives

Heart screenings can save lives

Maybe that wasn’t indigestion. And really, should carrying a sack of groceries up a few stairs be so fatiguing?

January 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Healthy eating for people on the go

Healthy eating for people on the go

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.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Weight and high blood sugar during pregnancy may cause risks for baby

Weight and high blood sugar during pregnancy may cause risks for baby

Pregnant women who are even marginally overweight or with high blood sugar levels could face risks not only for themselves, but for their unborn babies.

May 11, 2012 9:00 am

Study: A heart-healthy lifestyle isn't so easy

CHICAGO | Only two of 17,820 participants studied met all seven ideal factors for a heart-healthy lifestyle, according to a study released at this month's meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago.

November 29, 2010 12:00 am
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