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Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 12:53 pm

Creating an open dialogue with overweight girls is an exercise in positivity

You may approach the subject with the best of intentions, but nutritionists recommend you don’t talk to your teen daughter about dieting, and do not put her on a diet. “If you decide your ...
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 10:41 am

Hidden and not-so-hidden sugars could be sabotaging your diet – and your overall wellness

If shedding those extra pounds is your top New Year’s resolution, health experts say you should start small – with your sweet tooth.According to the latest figures from the United States D...
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 12:34 pm
Strong diaphragms aren’t the cause celebre of the fitness world, but becoming a better breather can enhance your life – and your appearance – as much as a firm backside and killer th...
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 05:52 am

All you really need to win the battle of the bulge is to eat simply and get moving

A peek inside the typical kitchen cupboard will give you a short history of American weight-loss fads. Every promise for a skinnier life, from fat-free to high-protein to reduced-carbohydrate foods, i...
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 01:47 pm
An entire day meditating in silence may not be how you usually fill a Saturday, but here’s an opportunity to try something different. Eva Muller and Juliet Slack are leading “A Day of Mind...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 11:55 am

SIU researchers say exercise is the best medicine

Brent Bohlen, a retired state worker and current exercise enthusiast, is an unlikely person to be speaking to doctors at a high-level conference on Alzheimer’s disease held this month at Souther...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 07:43 pm

Four tips to start the new year out right

Avoid the New Year’s resolution trapJanuary, 2010…you’ve been handed a proverbial clean slate -- another chance to shrug off your bad habits and reach for your dreams. It never fail...
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 06:51 am

Respected Springfield psychiatrist put his mark on medical community

Untitled Document The Frank J. Menolascino Award for Excellence, given yearly by the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed, was created to honor individuals ...
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 05:50 am

Get your blood pumping first, local experts say

Untitled Document Tim Butler used to run in high school and college, but he says it’s nothing compared to what he’s been up to for the past 13 years. ...
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 02:28 am

We do the hard work it takes to figure out simple movements that take the stress out of chronic and traumatic injuries before – and after – they happen

Untitled Document Got a fitness problem? Sometimes ... you’ve got to stretch yourself. The most common injuries are sorted int...


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