| Sep 20, 2012
Kicking the habit: a to-do list for people looking to quit smoking
Penn State University professor Dr. Johnathan Foulds talks about treatment options and ways to stop smoking, focusing specifically on how to follow through on many of the ideas. Visit...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Health and wellness guru — and sweat mistress of TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — Jillian Michaels will bring her “Maximize Your Life” tour to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford May 2.
In her two-...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Recently, I participated as a coach in a "Biggest Loser" weight loss competition hosted by South Pointe Fitness in Hagerstown.
Altogether five coaches led teams of 10 to 11 area residents through a six-week contest to see who could cross the finish line...
| Mar 5, 2013
1. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99). In this latest addition in the Alex Cross series, the detective returns to track down a slew of serial killers in Washington, D.C. Last week: —
2. "A Week in...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Joe Ostaszewski was an all-state high-school football player, and competed for a national championship in college. So, until recently, he had never thought of himself as a loser.
Ostaszewski, from Boynton Beach, is among the final five contestants on...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Childhood obesity expert Dr. Joanna Dolgoff says parents of obese children would rather talk to their kids about anything — even sex or drugs — than weight. But ignoring it could set a child up for a lifetime of health problems and emotional...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer.
"Twenty percent of...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City with a preview of "GRINCHMAS" with The Grinch, his faithful dog, Max, tons of fresh snow, and nightly celebrity readings as part of the vibrant "Whobilation" tree celebrity lighting celebrations at Universal...
| Apr 10, 2013
Being labeled the biggest loser in junior high is generally not a good thing.
But for Ryan Martin, a teacher's aide at Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn, being the "Biggest Loser" is a great thing. Martin dropped 28 pounds over eight weeks to win...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Each week on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off....
| Aug 27, 2010
Pick your pain: You can go to "The Biggest Loser," or "The Biggest Loser" can come to you.
NBC Universal Television is opening of a second fitness resort - this one in Malibu, not far from the ranch where the reality weight-loss show is shot. The first...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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