Category Archive: Health

Study finds another reason to slim your belly


A big waist better indicator of stroke risk than overall weight   large waist circumference, which is known to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, may also raise the risk of stroke or… Continue reading

Smoking ban leads to big drop in heart attacks


Hospitalized cases fell 41 percent after one city’s smoke-free workplace law A smoking ban in one Colorado city led to a dramatic drop in heart attack hospitalizations within three years, a sign of… Continue reading

Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance


Weight loss is an important component to an overall fitness and health program. Weight maintenance is the companion piece, and it is a much tougher part.   Weight maintenance is absolutely critical to… Continue reading