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There are many factors to be discussed when it comes to the subjects of body fat and lean muscle mass. Hopefully this column will touch on some helpful, but basic facts and tips to help you gain a better understanding of the two and how to improve on...
Contributing columnistHeart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women among all racial and ethnic groups. Approximately one million Americans die every year from this disease. Yet, despite increasing public awareness, the...
Holy Week services Our Savior Lutheran Church — Palm sunday:¿ 9:30 a.m. April 1, with the procession of palms; Maundy Thursday: 7 p.m. April 5; Good Friday: 7 p.m. April 6; Easter Sunday: 9:30 a.m April 8, donuts and coffee at 9:45 a.m.;...
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Health care providers at Ertel Medicine and Pediatrics know all too well the statistics about obesity in America. They know the statistics, and they know the people who are suffering from a myriad of health problems because of their weight. In September,...
CASA volunteer training begins in a week CASA at Woodlawn is in need of volunteers to speak for the best interests of local abused and neglected children. Volunteer advocate training using a mixed online/in-class format is now being offered for new...
Medicare beneficiaries offered free assistance A Part D enrollment event will be held 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Boyle County Senior Center to assist senior citizens in comparing their Medicare drug plan to other plans being offered in 2012. Participants...
Kentuckians are getting fatter. That’s not an opinion, it’s a fact, according to the latest study of obesity rates in the United States by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Kentucky ranked sixth in...
A Republican legislator from Northern Kentucky is proposing several bills that she says would improve children's health, defending herself from criticism by conservative bloggers who say she would extend government's boundaries too far, and picking up...
CAMP DICK — It’s just after 8 a.m. and there is upbeat music pumping from Room 210 at Camp Dick Robinson Elementary School. Inside, fifth-graders rotate their way through 11 work-out stations in 30 minutes of non-stop activity. There’...
Mount Prospect's public health nurse Jill Heinking said that after discovering far too many of the Latino families she treated were struggling with obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, she launched bilingual education programs targeting these...
More physical education in kindergarten through fifth grade means less chance of obesity, especially for boys, researchers say. The study provides some of the first evidence of a causal effect between gym and childhood obesity. It is to be published...
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
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