Don’t read this if you’re younger than 50.
My physician told me I am obese and must lose weight. I thought my weight was simply a cosmetic problem. What exactly does obese mean, and what medical problems might I face?
College students have discounted options for staying fit
It can be hard to fight off the freshman 15 when the $15 in your bank account can’t be spared for fitness costs.
I am a petite woman (5 feet, 4 inches) and find it very difficult to maintain my weight near the 120- to 130-pound range I am told I should fit in.
Q: I went to see my doctor for abdominal pain. He said I may have diverticulitis. What does that mean?
To me, seltzer water is synonymous with Three Stooges gags. Who knew that the carbonated fizzy water is also the best sodium-free alternative to diet sodas?
Q. My dad's doctor called his slurred speech episodes a “mini-stroke.” What on earth is he talking about?
For better health, it’s time to loosen our grip on salt
Excess salt has been linked to a host of health problems. They range from heart disease and stroke to high blood pressure, which can lead to kidney damage, vision loss and memory loss, says Allison Knott, registered dietitian at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Ga.
Q: If I’m sweating more while exercising or sitting in the sauna, am I losing weight faster?
Chattanoogans enjoy water volleyball for fun, fitness
With the smell of chlorine permeating the air, a colorful beach ball is batted back and forth across a net to the sounds of screams and laughter.