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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
Weight loss medications can help in the eating struggle

Weight loss medications can help in the eating struggle

On the obstacle course of weight loss, many people get caught in the same spot again and again. Members of the medical community can help when trying to navigate the way to healthier living.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Erica Hein, a screening coordinator and cardiac rehab phase three at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, said it's important to do cardiovascular exercise that you enjoy.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Erica Hein, a screening coordinator and cardiac rehab phase three at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, said it's important to do cardiovascular exercise that you enjoy.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dress for success in winter work-outs

Dress for success in winter work-outs

Dressing for the weather can keep your fitness goals from dropping with the temperature.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
Parents can establish good exercise habits with their kids

Parents can establish good exercise habits with their kids

It's more important now than ever to instill good exercise and nutrition habits into children at a young age, area health and fitness experts agree.

January 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fitness tips for new moms

Fitness tips for new moms

Regular exercise after pregnancy can promote weight loss, improve cardiovascular fitness, boost mom's energy and mood and relieve stress.

January 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cold Weather Fitness: How to stay active in the winter

Cold Weather Fitness: How to stay active in the winter

The weather outside may have you running to hide under the covers, but exercising in the winter is necessary for good health. You can even have fun while doing it.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
Making muscles smarter

Making muscles smarter

This new machine, called the off-axis neuromuscular trainer, is an offshoot of the trusty elliptical trainer that has been a workout favorite for decades.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Winter workout tips

Winter workout tips

Just because the season has changed, it doesn't mean that you have to give up on your workout routine.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago endurance athletics blogger: Top five tips for a healthier diet

Chicago endurance athletics blogger: Top five tips for a healthier diet

What started as a bet for David Wallach, author of Chicago endurance athletic blog, Pace of Chicago, resulted in a healthy life change.

November 19, 2012 9:00 am
Hobart police workout areas offers healthy choice for employees

Hobart police workout areas offers healthy choice for employees

HOBART | Police clerk Karen Reid lost 30 pounds and improved her health just by walking down the hall.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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We Can program offering free youth health fair today in Gary

GARY | The River of Life Church is hosting a free health fair for children and young adults from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Center Plaza.

March 10, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Healthy living shouldn't take a holiday

GUEST COMMENTARY: Healthy living shouldn't take a holiday

It happens every year at this time. We simply run out of time to exercise because of all the parties to attend, the presents to wrap, food to cook and homes to decorate. The thousands of reps in the weight room or laps in the pool go to the wayside to fit in time for family and friends.

December 20, 2011 11:15 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Burn some fat cells to fuel your transportation

MITCH BARLOGA: Burn some fat cells to fuel your transportation

"America is growing ... fat." Back in 2005, I made this quip within the pages of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's 2005 Ped & Pedal Plan, which highlighted strategies to help our region bike and walk more. The 2010 update to this plan has just been completed, and th…

March 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Require physical education at every grade level

Author Ralph Waldo Emerson summed up the importance of physical education when he said, "Intellectual tasting of life will not supersede muscular activity."

November 15, 2010 12:00 am
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