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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSara Sauer was a fit athlete who played golf and softball at LaVille Junior-Senior High School in Lakeville, but when she graduated in 2004 and got an office job, she ballooned to up to more than 200 pounds. The weight piled on, she said, because of...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — To say 18-year-old Tanner Hankins is half the man he used to be would be inaccurate, but the Cape Girardeau High School senior has managed to melt away nearly 70 pounds since January and 110 pounds overall. At his...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSmall steps have guided Jack Cooley through the first two years of college basketball, but the Notre Dame junior power forward recently took a big one to start his most important season to date. Eight days before the official start of practice, the Irish...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has a weighty problem. An annual report from the Trust for America's Health ranks Indiana as the 15th-fattest state with an obesity rate of 29.1 percent. Indiana's obesity rate has increased by 60 percent since 1995,...
Tags: Human Interest, Health, Medical Research, Mississippi, Illinois
PARIS (AP) — New research suggests that millions of cases of Alzheimer's disease could be prevented by curbing risk factors such as lack of exercise, high blood pressure, smoking and obesity. U.S. researchers developed a mathematical model based...
ATLANTA (AP) — Back in the 1990s, the federal government tried an unusual social experiment: It offered thousands of poor women in big-city public housing a chance to live in more affluent neighborhoods. A decade later, the results show that...
Tags: Medical Research, Obesity, Diabetes
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - A southern Indiana teenager serving life in prison without parole for killing his little brother has appealed the case to the Indiana Supreme Court, asking for a lighter sentence. On Monday, the justices heard arguments related to Andrew...
Tags: Lawyers, Health, Prisons, Crimes, Justice System
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio teens are practicing good safety on the road, but a state survey also finds they need to work on nutrition and exercise. The Ohio Department of Health says 83 percent of the state's teenagers report wearing seat belts,...
Tags: Health, Nutrition, Healthy Diet
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - Nearly 16 years ago, the Sisters of the Holy Cross built a tunnel leading nowhere. It began at Sanctuary at Holy Cross, a nonprofit nursing care and rehabilitation community in South Bend, and they hoped that someday it would attach to a...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A gym and fitness center with a rock-climbing wall, Nintendo Wiis, Xbox Kinects, circuit fitness equipment and an active learning lab might not seem like it would exist in a public elementary school. But a variety of the...
Staying motivated through out the work day can be tough, especially if your day starts early! WSBT's health and fitness expert, Stephanie Mansour visited our newsroom this week with an energizing exercise called the 'Cubicle Crunch.' Get a look at...
Tags: Human Interest, Health
MISHAWAKA — As temperatures flirted with the triple digits across much of the area Tuesday, people did everything they could to stay cool. At Merrifield Park in Mishawaka, people wore hats and men took their shirts off as temperatures soared....
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