| Jun 25, 2011
| 9:24 PM
The first doctor who examined Roy Oswalt and read his MRI didn’t give him any indication his recent back struggles were career ending. However, Oswalt is opting to have a second opinion from Dr. Drew Dossett, a spine surgeon in......
| Dec 15, 2009
If you're carrying a few extra pounds, you're not alone. But this is one case where following the crowd isn't a good idea. Carrying extra weight - especially belly fat = can be risky.
Michael Jensen, M.D., an endocrinology specialist at Mayo Clinic,...
| Jan 8, 2010
Face and neck lifts can erase years off your appearance by reducing wrinkles and tightening skin around the eyes, cheeks, jowls and neck.
Types of Lifts
- Lower facelifts tighten the facial muscles around the jowls, jaw line and neck, raise the...
| Jan 19, 2010
When someone whispers that they recently had "some work done," right away the questions start: What was it really like? Did it hurt? Where did you get it done? How much did it cost? But even today, in our youth-obsessed world, people are reluctant to talk...
| May 23, 2010
Kourtney Kardashian makes gearing up for bikini season look so darned fun and easy. In a recent issue of Life & Style magazine she explains that she drinks a lot of water, works out with 2-pound dumbbells (while wearing a fun leopard-print T-shirt) and...
| Apr 19, 2010
A few simple techniques can make the difference between a sore back (or other body part) and a strong, healthy one.
Co-owner and director of Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Downward-facing dog: The body bends at the hips in an upside-...
| Apr 26, 2010
Renee Olsen was already late when she arrived at the Soccerdome in Jessup, Maryland, with her two young boys. The soccer game was under way, and she was still strapping on shinguards, pulling up socks and tying shoelaces.
The difference? They were her...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Botox injections can erase the effects of years of emotional expression on a person's face. But the cosmetic procedure that unfurrows brows, smoothes laugh lines and unwrinkles crinkles appears to come with an unseen price: an impaired ability to read...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 12:37 PM
It's the number one resolution for the new year -- to exercise and lose weight. Problem is -- most people go at it all wrong. A little advice to get you back on track.
In January -- the gyms are packed. Lots of people -- but are they working out...
| Oct 5, 2010
Even people with risk factors need exercise. In fact, people with risk factors stand to see the greatest gains from regular exercise, including a potential reduction in the very risk factors they once viewed as an impediment to it.
| Sep 15, 2010
Any exercise you do requires two things: muscle contraction and energy. You train your muscles with exercise, of course, but did you know you also train the mechanisms that provide the energy?
All cellular activity is fueled by adenosine triphosphate, or...
| Sep 24, 2010
Are there any holistic solutions for toned abs? It's bikini season and I need flat abs, fast!
The abdominal muscles are actually a set of six muscle groups that together support the body's core. They include the transverse abdominals, the internal...