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Clark County Health DepartmentWe hear people causally speak about osteoporosis; however, it can be a very serious health problem. Bone is living tissue, which is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone does not keep up with the...
Harry Balzer has been studying what Americans eat for more than 30 years. And when it comes to what we put on our plate, much has stayed the same, says the chief industry analyst of Rosemont-based NPD Group. "I know what people will be eating in 10...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy women are less likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis than their slimmer peers, according to a new study. Researchers following more than 116,000 women found that morbidly obese study participants were 39 percent less...
Re "Abercrombie's pitiful pitch," Perspective, May 14 Robin Abcarian is right that Abercrombie & Fitch's refusal to make clothes for women who aren't skinny smacks of elitism. However, should we embrace the figures — 5 feet 4 inches and 162...
Zap2itAbercrombie & Fitch's CEO Mike Jeffries has pissed off a whole lot of people with his comments that his clothing company is not geared towards overweight or uncool people. His statements about Abercrombie & Fitch's choice clientele spread like wildfire on...
The Hartford CourantChristopher Buckley, the Forbes editor, journalist and author whose books tackle political and cultural sacred cows with a satirical twist, will give a free talk Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at The Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Road., Lakeville. Son...
Francene Ruth Hoeft, 64, of 912 S. Lawson St., No. 3, DUI, first offense, fined $520 and sentenced to 60 days in jail with all of the jail sentence suspended; illegal lane change, charge dismissed. Kristi Beth Beck, 33, of 401 N. State St., speeding,...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to be 30 pounds overweight and still be healthy? My blood pressure and cholesterol are normal, and I have no health issues other than being overweight. ANSWER: Weight is one important measure of health. But it's not...
This week, a suburban Washington, D.C.-area mom packed up her three daughters’ Abercrombie & Fitch clothes and returned them to the firm’s chief executive, Mike Jeffries, with a note explaining that she wouldn’t be letting her kids...
HealthNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making headlines for his recent lap-band stomach surgery, which could help the overweight politician lose up to 100 pounds—if he changes his ways. The fact that his name features prominently on the news is good news...
You've probably heard the term "chocoholic" before. Maybe you've even used it to describe your devotion to what the Mayans and Aztecs believed was a food of the gods. Usually said jokingly, "chocoholic" actually nods to a potentially serious question: Can...
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