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Armstrong Mea Culpa Rings a Bit Hollow

Lance Armstrong has long been a polarizing figure in the world of sport.  Fans have celebrated his ability to beat cancer in the mid-1990s...

Amplified!

According to USA Today, statistics indicate that approximately 1 million stents are inserted into the hearts of Americans each year. One million. Stents. You...

USA Allowed to Keep Athens 2004 4x400m Relay Gold Medals Despite Drugs Admission

The United States has been allowed to keep the gold medals they won in the women's 4x400 meters relay at Athens 2004, despite one...

A 20-Minute Bout of Yoga Stimulates Brain Function Immediately After

Researchers report that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improved participants' speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control,...

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season With Exercise, Smart Food Choices

(Editor’s Note.  All of us worry about putting on pounds during the time from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s celebrations.  Here is a piece...

Stop Taking Your Multivitamins

Bet, no one has ordered you to do this before: Stop taking those multivitamins! But now three new studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine...

Pressure on for McQuaid and Verbruggen to Resign from UCI following Armstrong Serial Doping...

Pressure is growing on International Cycling Union (UCI) President Pat McQuaid and his predecessor Hein Verbruggen to resign in the wake of the Lance...

Scale Back Alabama a Success Story at the Academy

The seventh annual Scale Back Alabama contest—a 10-week competition that encourages Alabama citizens to lose weight and improve their overall health—recently came to an...

10 Eating Tips for a Healthier College Football Bowl Season

Bowl season brings specific eating challenges for football fans. Tailgating is often centered on binge eating and drinking. Anxious and celebratory supporters often live...

Are We a Nation of Fat People?

Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants...

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