Train drain: Stop running yourself into the ground CHICAGO — Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathl...
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ByBy Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz Chicago Tribune (MCT)The Paducah Sun
Prostate cancer grabbing focus of men Dad might be a subscriber to the if-it’s-not-broke-then-don’t-fix-it philosophy when it comes to staying healthy, but medical officials stress an ounce of prevention as the perfect gift for this Fa...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 | 48 |
BY WILL PINKSTON firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Paducah Sun
Employees stand up for work health There’s a button under Jeff Schwarz’s desk that he can push if someone absolutely has to have a sit-down meeting in his office. He taps the button, his desktop lowers, and he pulls his chair fro...
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By Diane Stafford The Kansas City StarThe Paducah Sun
Gene flaws common in blacks with breast cancer CHICAGO — Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensive testing in this racial group. The study found...
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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE Associated PressAssociated Press
Dunkin’ goes national with doughnut sandwich NEW YORK — Even as fast-food chains tout their healthy offerings, they’re also coming up with fatty new treats to keep customers interested. Case in point: Dunkin’ Donuts is adding a doughnut break...
Obesity surgery-diabetes study shows pros, cons CHICAGO — Obesity surgery worked much better at reducing and even reversing diabetes than medication and lifestyle changes in one of the most rigorous studies of its kind. But the researchers and o...
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By LINDSEY TANNER Associated PressAssociated Press
Sunscreen slows skin aging WASHINGTON — If worry about skin cancer doesn’t make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow...
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By LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated PressAssociated Press
Drug makes a difference for siblings MILWAUKEE — Only 1,200 people in America have the genetic mutation that causes a form of the rare lung disease cystic fibrosis. Two of them are brother and sister, Charles and Paula Heup. Las...
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By John Fauber McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun