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  • Thanksgiving Day reflection
    Thanksgiving Day reflection
    There is something holy, divine and inherently spiritual about your being. It’s one of the many things for which to offer thanks on Thursday.Earlier this month, I gave a workshop on integrating spiritual care with mind and body health. One...
  • Marilu Henner
    Marilu Henner discusses fitness and menopause
    Marilu Henner is a well-known actress and the New York Times’ best-selling author ofMarilu Henner’s Total Health MakeoverandThe 30-Day Total Health Makeover,I Refuse to Raise a Brat,Healthy Life Kitchen,Healthy Kids,Healthy Holidays...
  • Obesity costs $2 trillion globally, half the population will be obese by 2030
    Obesity costs $2 trillion globally, half the population will be obese by 2030
    A report from the McKinsey Global Institute on Thursday asserts that the global cost of obesity is now at $2 trillion. This makes obesity almost as expensive as smoking, and the combined cost of war, terrorism and armed violence, which both sit at...
  • sugar
    Concerns about the rate of diabetes
    One of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. is the high rate of obesity. Obesity is a contributing factor in many medical conditions including arthritis, cancer, heart disease and diabetes. There are many causes of this problem, from cultural,...
  • Thumbs up for winter activity
    Keep moving this winter
    Summer is over, cold weather is setting in and it’s getting dark earlier here in the Northeast. Football fans flock to the tube to see the game action, some brave enough to attend a live game and sit in the cold. Fleece wear starts sounding...
  • Shoveling for Heart Healthy Exercise
    Snow, snow, and more snow for winter exercise
    The snow has made a bee-line for Minnesota and people are struggling to dig themselves out so they can go on with their normal daily routine. How do Minnesotans get their exercise in the winter? Normally we sit in front of the television with a...
  • Snowy Fun
    Get your cold weather exercise on
    As Minnesota becomes more engrossed in the winter spirit, AKA the cold and snow decides to stay, people tend to become more hesitant about going outside and baring the seasonal weather. In a previous article, shoveling was the topic for an...
  • Sprout Nourishment
    Top 5 things to know about Sprout Nourishment
    Sprout Nourishment is a small business started up founded by a local couple. They are certified and work with individuals, groups, and companies in the areas of nutrition, exercise, and whole body wellness. It is a home grown company and not...
  • Barack Obama's lies catching up with him
    Jonathan Gruber perhaps more honest than Barack Obama
    The Obama administration is once again attempting to downplay another scandal concerning what many are calling the "Unaffordable Healthcare Act." Barack Obama has essentially called the architect of the law, Jonathan Gruber, a liar. In a...
  • Sylvia Burwell
    HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell playing defensive end for Team Obamacare
    Sylvia Mathews Burwell is the new Secretary of the United States Health and Human Services Department. If you’ve had the television or radio on in the past few week, you already know this as Burwell is President Barack Obama’s and the...
  • Fertilizer good or bad
    Effects of organic and inorganic fertilizer on the environment
    Fertilizers perk up your grass and plants by strengthening their root systems. They can be beneficial for new or frail lawns or plants. A healthy lawn also prevents pests. There are two types of fertilizer, inorganic and organic. Inorganic...
  • green algae and swans
    If you live in Baltimore, Maryland, you might not want to go near the water
    Scientists from Johns Hopkins have discovered an algae virus, never before seen in people, that may subtly alter a range of cognitive functions including visual processing and spatial orientation in those who harbor it.It seems scientist from John...
  • What to expect from a personal trainer
    What to expect from a personal trainer
    The image of a personal trainer yelling and pushing his clients until near collapse may scare some people away from hiring a trainer, but the benefits of using a personal trainer and what makes a good personal trainer should be considered...
  • World Diabetes Day:  Shining the spotlight on diabetes
    World Diabetes Day: Shining the spotlight on diabetes
    Have you heard the news? According to a Zee News report published on Nov. 14, an annual event that raises awareness about the escalating cases ofdiabetesaround the world is here. Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day (WDD) , a “holiday” that...
  • 2014 MAC’s Thanksgiving Gobble Cobble Turkey Trot will be on November 27, 2014
    2014 MAC’s Thanksgiving Gobble Cobble Turkey Trot will be on November 27, 2014
    Maryland Athletic Club & Wellness Center or MAC wants to help get your Thanksgiving holiday off to a healthy start. The 2014 MAC’s Thanksgiving Gobble Cobble Turkey Trot will be held Thanksgiving Day on Thursday November 27, 2014. This...