| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:26 PM
During the '60s civil rights juggernaut, the "black is beautiful" movement flowered.
It was the next logical step in America's extreme racial makeover. It affirmed the African aesthetic. It issued a counterpunch to centuries of stiff jabs about the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Carll Crospy, 37, of 718 N. Congress St., theft by insufficient funds check, fined $240 and sentenced to 30 days in jail with all of the jail sentence suspended.
Carol Diaz, 49, of 419 Third Ave. N.E., fee for use of state parks, fined $120....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Petoskey exercised for fun and fundraising on Friday.
The Laps for Lincoln program, an annual fundraiser that promotes fitness, raised about $5,800 for the school to support field trips, assemblies and school...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Rodger Dee Thomsen, 45, of 902 S. Lawson St., No. 2, speeding, fined $125.
Malik Hassan Abdul, 20, of NSU Jerde Hall, No. 278, no driver’s license, fined $120.
Michael Parker Poling, 28, of 201 Third Ave. N.E., domestic abuse/simple assault,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:57 PM
(Reuters) - Obese children, adolescent girls in particular, are more likely to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) than normal-weight youth - with extreme obesity tied to a three- to four-fold higher risk of MS.
The study didn't prove that carrying...
| Feb 2, 2013
You've heard about the "Wheat Belly" diet, right? Well, technically, it doesn't exist.
Dr. William Davis points out that the word "diet" does not appear on either the cover of his bestselling "Wheat Belly" book published in 2011 or on the follow-up,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Most parents would do anything to protect their children, but many may not be protecting their children from one disease.
An alarming statistic shows more children than ever before are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. One in three new cases of Type...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Snoring is often the butt of jokes between couples. The wife complains that her husband's snoring keeps her awake. He's sick of the elbow to the ribs to wake him up.
But the truth is that sometimes snoring can be a sign for something that isn't a...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Call it a muffin top, beer belly or middle-aged spread--the fact is, by the time most Americans reach adulthood they've added inches to their waistline. And those extra inches put you at a higher risk for coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:45 PM
PIERRE — Lobbyists involved in South Dakota’s grain industry completed a silent kill today, working behind the scenes to block the Daugaard administration’s legislation to crack down on overweight grain trucks.
Not a word of...
| Jan 19, 2013
With two-thirds of U.S. adults overweight, it's not rocket science to conclude that we don't have a clue about how much to eat. But now there's a countertop gadget that looks a little like a kid's cooking set — perhaps not for nothing — that...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - Lobbyists involved in South Dakota's grain industry completed a silent kill Thursday, working behind the scenes to block the Daugaard administration's legislation to crack down on overweight grain trucks.
Not a word of testimony was taken by...