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Vic already leads a perfect life, so he has no need for New Year's resolutions. I, on the other hand, live the life of a slovenly lay-about, so I have a great need to renew my resolution to be a better person at the beginning of each year. It is never...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. They are also...
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Yoga is a tough, serious gig. When I think about yoga, I think about thin figures with steel-strong arms and legs. I think of people who can stand on their arms, which seems so unnatural. But yoga is not just for those "perfect" bodies. It's for me too....
Zap2itAbercrombie & Fitch's CEO Mike Jeffries has pissed off a whole lot of people with his comments that his clothing company is not geared towards overweight or uncool people. His statements about Abercrombie & Fitch's choice clientele spread like wildfire on...
Re "Abercrombie's pitiful pitch," Perspective, May 14 Robin Abcarian is right that Abercrombie & Fitch's refusal to make clothes for women who aren't skinny smacks of elitism. However, should we embrace the figures — 5 feet 4 inches and 162...
Harry Balzer has been studying what Americans eat for more than 30 years. And when it comes to what we put on our plate, much has stayed the same, says the chief industry analyst of Rosemont-based NPD Group. "I know what people will be eating in 10...
Francene Ruth Hoeft, 64, of 912 S. Lawson St., No. 3, DUI, first offense, fined $520 and sentenced to 60 days in jail with all of the jail sentence suspended; illegal lane change, charge dismissed. Kristi Beth Beck, 33, of 401 N. State St., speeding,...
HealthNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making headlines for his recent lap-band stomach surgery, which could help the overweight politician lose up to 100 pounds—if he changes his ways. The fact that his name features prominently on the news is good news...
Sanford Aberdeen’s Dr. Stewart Rendon will present a free weight loss surgery seminar Tuesday and May 21. Both seminars start at 7 p.m. The first is at the Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center conference room. The May 21 seminar is at Bethlehem...
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What’s it like to go out to eat with Jillian Michaels, the drill sergeant-like trainer on NBC’s weight loss reality TV series “The Biggest Loser” — known for getting in the faces of the show’s overweight contestants?...
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