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Clara Barton to hostSeafood at its Best' Monday, March 24

Easy to digest and with a high level of precious proteins, fish is considered an important part of a healthy diet. With omega-3 fatty acids, fish has an added bonus.

March 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Public invited to upcoming Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy session

Gloria Siefkes, R.N., has been involved in Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy for only a short time but already is impressed.

March 12, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Fall prevention: Key to avoiding brain injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI), followed by automobile accidents, being struck in the head and assaults. Furthermore, falls cause half of the TBIs among children aged 0 to 14 years and cause more than 60 percent of all TBIs among adults aged 65 years and older.

March 12, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Moran's memo: Defeating Alzheimer's Disease

Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease – a devastating and irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys an individual's cognitive functioning, including memory and thought. Alzheimer's currently affects more than 5.2 million people in the United States and more than 35.6 million worldwide. As the population ages, the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's after age 65 will double every five years, while the number of individuals 85 years and older with this disease will triple by 2050.

March 12, 2014 | By Senator Jerry Moran | Healthy Living

March is Bake and Take Month

Giving a home-baked gift is a great way to show someone you care, but it can be even better when you could win a prize for doing so. This March, the Kansas Wheat Commission is teaming up with the Home Baking Association to promote Bake and Take Month. For more than 40 years, Bake and Take Month has been an opportunity to celebrate relationships with friends and family by baking and sharing treats.

March 04, 2014 | | Healthy Living


WASHINGTON (AP) - Ice cream lovers beware: The government knows you're unlikely to stop after half a cup.

March 04, 2014 | | Healthy Living


There are bakers and there are cooks. It takes a chemist's love of precision to be a baker. Me? I'm a cook.

February 04, 2014 | BY SARA MOULTON The Associated Press | Healthy Living

Take care of your skin during the winter months

(BPT) - As the largest organ of the body, the skin should be well cared for and protected. Winter can pose a host of challenges for those who typically experience dry skin at this time of year. Between dropping and fluctuating temperatures and low humidity, it is easy for skin to feel the negative effects of the season.

February 04, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Slipping into a new habit this year

I began my year of walking more right after Thanksgiving. I live in a very walkable neighborhood in Great Bend. My house is just blocks from most of the things I need, as well as my job. There are restaurants, coffee shops, entertainment of all sorts, clothing stores, gift stores, grocery stores, banks, doctors and dentists offices, schools, convenience stores--you name it, it's probably within walking distance of where I live. And for me, walking distance is about a half-mile. That's six blocks, for simplicity's sake. Not even enough to work up a sweat.

February 04, 2014 | Veronica Coons | Healthy Living


LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every so often, Brandi Koskie finds dozens of photos of her 3-year-old daughter, Paisley, on her iPhone - but they aren't ones Koskie has taken.

January 28, 2014 | | Healthy Living

FDA to revise nutrition facts label

WASHINGTON (AP) - Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.

January 28, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

WASHINGTON (AP) - One in 13 children could see their lives shortened by smoking unless the nation takes more aggressive action to end the tobacco epidemic, the U.S. Surgeon General said Friday - even as, astonishingly, scientists added still more diseases to the long list of cigarettes' harms.

January 28, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Olympics on TV? Watch and nosh a healthy burger

Hunkering down to watch sports on TV usually involves grabbing the traditional grub - chicken wings, sliders, nachos, that sort of stuff.

January 21, 2014 | BY SARA MOULTON The Associated Press | Healthy Living

Gameday Funeral Salad a healthy alternative

Earlier this month, a group of five Tribune employees, me included, took up the Club 1 Fitness Challenge, and are working on changing the food we eat to develop healthier lifestyles. Okay--we're on a diet. But you're not supposed to say "diet" anymore, right? But we're working on coming up with good tasting, easy to make dishes. With this in mind, I'm extending that to the meals I make my family and friends.

January 21, 2014 | Veronica Coons | Healthy Living

Reaching a major milestone in week 10

This week I passed a major milestone. You may remember me mentioning a couple months back about the big plateau.

January 15, 2014 | Mary Hoisington | Healthy Living

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Articles by Section - Healthy Living

Product review: Belt-drive Classic from Priority Bicycles

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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