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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...
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:44 am
Untitled Document This year, keep your workout promise With the new year comes the promise of starting, then sticking with fitness routines. Make a difference...
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:26 am

More and more Springfieldians have asthma

Untitled Document Dr. Glennon Paul has worked with Springfield asthma patients for 33 years, but even he admits that he doesn’t have all the answers...
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 02:12 pm

There really aren’t any legitimate excuses for avoiding exercise

Untitled Document Let’s backtrack to Jan. 1, 2007. You swore you’d stick to your diet and finally rid yourself of that layer of fat that has come between ...
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 02:56 am

Springfield practitioners say yoga offers a path to better mental and physical health

Untitled Document Erinn Tanner’s yoga class begins with pupils on brightly colored foam mats, lying flat on their backs, arms at their sides (think starfish washed ashore) ...
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 07:00 pm

Old age doesn’t cause Alzheimer’s disease

Untitled Document First, let’s clear up a common misconception: Old age doesn’t cause Alzheimer’s disease. Rather, the risk of AlzheimerR...


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