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Annoying tips for handling weighty issues

Is it just me, or is it getting harder to lose weight? In my younger years, dropping a few pounds simply meant drinking more water and running an extra 10 minutes each day for a couple of weeks. Now that I am older, my efforts often bring about disappointing results.

May 05, 2015 | Amy Osmond Cook FamilyShare | Healthy Living


Pleurisy: the lung condition that mimics a heart attack

Pleurisy is inflammation of the membrane between your lungs and ribs, or pleura. The condition, which makes breathing both difficult and painful, often mimics the symptoms of a heart attack.

May 05, 2015 | Suzanne Carlile KSL | Healthy Living


Camping gear for your four-legged friend

Going on an adventure with your favorite four-legged buddy is always a great time. However, sometimes we don’t remember the little things when we’re having all that fun. Whether it’s during the car camping trips or the multi-day journey, below is a list the things you might need to make your trek a little easier.

May 04, 2015 | Jessica Kaing KSL | Healthy Living


Action speaks louder than words: How we set examples for our children

I ran my first marathon a week before my youngest daughter turned one. Never in her memory has there been a time when I didn’t dress primarily in spandex, consume copious amounts of gels and energy chews, or spend the dark early hours of a Saturday morning out on a run. It was after one of these long runs that I returned to find Ali, who was three at the time, on her stomach rolling back and forth over a foam roller. When I asked what she was doing she simply said, “Playing mommy.” In her eyes, this is ...

April 26, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


How to prevent sports injuries through warm-ups and proper stretching

Does stretching reduce sports injuries? This question is a hot topic with much debate and conflicting evidence. I will present a few studies and then make my recommendation based on experience. I have run four marathons and countless other long distance races and have some insight on this topic. I am also a chiropractor and treat many sports-related injuries.

April 22, 2015 | Steve Davis Deseret News | Healthy Living


Product review: 14 outdoor products for spring

In honor of the warmer days ahead, here is a look at several products that could possibly be of use on your next excursion. Big and small, they offer just a small glimpse into the constantly evolving world of outdoor gear.

April 16, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Healthy Living


Resilience skills topic of next St. Rose ITV presentation

The 10 factors of resilience will be the topic for the next interactive televideo (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

October 27, 2014 | | Healthy Living


More seniors are choosing the hustle of city life

Statisticians report that baby boomers are turning 65 years of age at a rate of 10,000 a day and that by the year 2030, twenty-percent of the U.S. population will be 65 or older, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.

October 08, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Remember to laugh it up for your health’s sake

Have yourself a good laugh when you feel stressed, particularly as you grow older, suggests the Association of Mature American Citizens. It's a well-known stress reducer and now investigators have found that it may minimize those senior moments.

October 08, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Healthy delights-okay to indulge sometimes

We all know that dark chocolate is good; now there's evidence that it's good for your health as well, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.

October 08, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Rosalyn Borchers explains benefits of St. Rose’s Kitchen Therapy

A Great Bend woman who has attended several of the Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy sessions is hoping for a big turnout at the next presentation. It will be the last one of the year.

October 08, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Brain exercises, fitness topics of next MCA presentation at St. Rose

Which would be more effective for your brain functioning – computer training or a gym membership?

September 16, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Local residents encourage others to join Kitchen Therapy at St. Rose

A Great Bend couple has been taking advantage of a monthly event at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center to become more familiar with ways to serve up nutritious meals.

September 10, 2014 | | Healthy Living


TOPS seeking members

Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a national not-for-profit organization that offers residents a cost effective option to lose weight and become healthier, and it is looking at expanding its membership locally, said Beverly A. Bednasek, a Kansas TOPS coordinator from Valley Center.

September 10, 2014 | | Healthy Living


TOPS seeking members

Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a national not-for-profit organization that offers residents a cost effective option to lose weight and become healthier, and it is looking at expanding its membership locally, said Beverly A. Bednasek, a Kansas TOPS coordinator from Valley Center.

September 09, 2014 | | Healthy Living


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Cross-training is a great help for runners

To be a good runner you have to run. To be a great runner you have to cross-train.

August 04, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


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