| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Q: I am 55 and was diagnosed with osteoporosis last April. I just learned that I am deficient in vitamin D.
I have felt fatigued and mentally foggy as long as I can remember. Could I have been vitamin D deficient for years and, as a result, developed...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Some days it's all you can do to not eat the whole chocolate cake, covered with chocolate ice cream and slathered with chocolate syrup.
I had my annual visit to my doctor so she could write me an order to get my annual mammogram. She said the bone...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in people 65 years old and older.
"It's also the most common cause of hip fracture in people 70 years old and older," says Dr. Ning Sun, a neurologist on staff at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. "Falls are...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The law aims to protect men and women equally. Yet some types of cases nearly beg for female representation-and don't get it. That's why Karen Barth Menzies, partner at Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro & Davis, has devoted her career to taking on the...
| Jan 30, 2012
There is something surreal about a former champion bodybuilder lifting up her shirt to show you her abs in the middle of a coffee shop.
Sandra Bueckert is a 45-year-old mother of two and one of the best-known personal trainers in my hometown, and she...
| Jan 26, 2012
Numbers don't lie--over the past decade 16 million Americans started practicing yoga. Cindy has practiced for years and has seen the boom in the form of crowded classrooms and injuries.
"I have seen many people have yoga injuries but I usually find it'...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Sure, you should keep your weight, cholesterol and blood pressure in check. But getting there — and staying there — includes a multitude of physical, nutritional and emotional components. Here are cardiologists' top 10 secrets for getting...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 11:54 AM
To learn more about the caltons and read excerpts ftom their book NAKED CALORIES go to www.CaltonNutrition.com
Jayson B. Calton, Ph.D., FAAIM, DCCN, CMS, CISSN, BCIH, ROHP, A.M.P
is a Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine, a...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:41 PM
It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache.
We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
| Jan 11, 2010
Elderly white women with painfully bent backs have long been the symbol of osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that can cause devastating fractures. But now researchers are warning another group is at much higher risk for the condition than...
| Sep 28, 2009
Osteoporosis ("porous bones") is a silent condition in which bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. It's a major health threat for an estimated 10 million Americans with the disease and 34 million Americans with low bone mass.