Classes in curling, figure skating and more tend to gain popularity around the Games.

  • Stephanie Kanowitz
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  • Feb 8
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Katie Brennan, director of Inside Ski Training Center, holds the remote to the adjustable slope at the ski school while participants try it out. (Joylyn Hannahs Photography)
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What you think might be a craving could actually be an impulse or habit. Here’s how to cope with all three.

  • Carrie Dennett
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Handy advice for getting the most benefits, in the grocery store and in the kitchen.

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Instead of simply cutting salt, try adding this mineral to your diet as well.

  • Jae Berman
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  • Feb 13
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Lesbian couple was denied chance to be foster parents by taxpayer-funded charity. So they sued.

The couple said they were told by a federally funded charity that parents must “mirror the holy family.”

CDC warns about salmonella infections traced to kratom

The agency recommends that people not consume the botanical in any form because it could be contaminated.

Here’s what you should know about the flu season this year

Should you still get a flu shot, why is this year so bad, and when should you or your child go to the doctor?

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When we send kids the message that a number on the scale is most important, they suffer.

  • Rebecca Scritchfield
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  • Feb 9
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Classes in curling, figure skating and more tend to gain popularity around the Games.

  • Stephanie Kanowitz
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  • Feb 8
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The truth behind the not-so-new fruit variety with a buzzy label.

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They sort out the facts and call out false claims and pseudoscience that pervade the online world.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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  • Feb 6
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A diet rich in fiber and other essential nutrients, plenty of sleep and stress management can help.

Strong gains were seen even in people who had sedentary lifestyles.

  • Amby Burfoot
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  • Jan 29
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Increase training gradually, watch for symptoms, and seek medical help if you’re in pain.

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Your gut might be working against you.

  • Carrie Dennett
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  • Jan 23
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You’ll feel better, make more money, meet new people and hear new music — what’s not to like?

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Research shows you can gauge your readiness to exercise by heart rate and grip strength.

  • Carolee Belkin Walker
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  • Jan 17
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Virtual trainer apps and interfaces that connect users help motivate reluctant exercisers.

  • Stephanie Kanowitz
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  • Jan 16
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What to look for, and what to avoid.

Take Back #1 campaign includes free workouts to put D.C. back on top.

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Adding flavor — not fat, sugar or salt — will diminish mindless eating.

  • Jae Berman
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  • Jan 10
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Layout and strategies are designed to get you to spend more money, usually on the unhealthiest foods.

  • Christy Brissette
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  • Jan 9
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Start the year positively by cultivating respect for the body, saying “no” to weight stigma and focusing on wellness.

  • Carrie Dennett
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  • Jan 9
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  • Perspective

Cutting back on their intake doesn’t create healthy eating habits, but can cause them to sneak food or overeat.

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