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Gov’t pays 76 percent of premiums under health law

WASHINGTON (AP) - People who signed up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law are paying about $80 a month in premiums on average, the administration reported.

June 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

When school lets out for summer, hunger begins

WASHINGTON (AP) - For a lot of kids, the sound of school's final bell signals fun and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering from where their next meal will come.

June 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Not worth its salt

WASHINGTON (AP) - Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty - a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.

June 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Krug recommends Kitchen Therapy sessions at St. Rose

The Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy sessions at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center have caught the eye of Donna Krug, who strongly encourages people to eat well-balanced, healthy meals in her professional and personal lives.

June 10, 2014 | | Healthy Living

St. Rose Lab Fair important for wellness, preventive medicine

In recent years, physicians and patients have paid increasing attention to lifestyle changes and screening tests with the goal of disease prevention and wellness.

June 03, 2014 | | Healthy Living

St. Rose program demonstrates Jin Shin Jyutsu for fatigue management

Those who are living with cancer and other chronic illnesses may find a way to alleviate that tired feeling by learning about the ancient Japanese art of Jin Shin Jyutsu, said Liz Paugoulatos, practitioner of the art.

May 12, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Area-wide oration contest held Saturday

Catholic students from the Dodge City Diocese learned about the importance of forming healthy habits and spoke about their knowledge at the annual Civic Oration Contest held Saturday in Great Bend.

April 15, 2014 | Karen LaPierre | Healthy Living

Sleep your way to better health

Editors note: Below is the speech prepared by Josh Hoisington, winner of the Modern Woodmen of America Civic Oration Contest for the Diocese of Dodge City.

April 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Physical therapist shows simple exercises

The simple exercises that will be demonstrated at the next Parkinson's Support Group meeting could help with everything from walking to reaching for an item on a shelf.

April 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Twelve helpful tips to prevent cycling injuries

As cold winter months give way to prime bicycling weather, USA Cycling anticipates more than 70,000 Americans will take to roadways and pathways by bike this year. In fact, the number of cyclists has increased by 67 percent over the last decade.

April 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Questions raised on ethics of health leaders on drug company boards

CHICAGO (AP) - Leaders of many U.S. academic medical centers sit on the boards of some of the world's biggest drug companies, which a study suggests raises the potential for worrisome conflicts of interest.

April 01, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Egg whites work magic to make filling omelet

Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don't really count as eggs at all in my book), I've never met an egg dish I didn't like. But at the tippy top of my list of favorites is the edible magic trick known as the souffled omelet.

April 01, 2014 | BY SARA MOULTON The Associated Press | Healthy Living

Weight loss leads to other personal victories

Diana Hayward has lost nearly 50 pounds on her journey toward a healthier life. Although she has far to go, the Great Bend woman said she's already noticing she has more stamina and is breathing better as a result of her weight loss.

April 01, 2014 | Susan Thacker | Healthy Living

Hundreds of pounds lost in 'Battle of the Bulge'

One man lost over 70 pounds during the eight-week Battle of the Bulge 2014, conducted by Club One Fitness.

March 26, 2014 | Susan Thacker | Healthy Living

St. Rose surgeon reminds community about colon screenings

Ana Refinetti, M.D., knows that many people are aware that a screening for colon cancer is important.

March 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

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Articles by Section - Healthy Living

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS — In the past decade, belt-drive bikes have transitioned from a novelty to a legitimate alternative to the traditional chain. Things started getting ...

October 01, 2015 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

'Our chairs are killing us', experts say

You might have heard this phrase before: "Sitting is the new smoking." But have you ever taken the time to realize just how much you ...

September 30, 2015 | Jenniffer Michaelson News Division | Healthy Living

What’s the strangest lure you’ve ever used to catch a fish?

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — At one time or another, most anglers experiment with strange lures. Sometimes it happens when the last of the bait is gone ...

September 26, 2015 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Mommy Medicine: Exercising, eating right … and not losing weight

Weight loss isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

September 23, 2015 | Suzanne Carlile | Healthy Living


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