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  • Fitness Files: A Wonder is worth the workout

    We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation.
  • Fitness Files: Take advice with a grain of salt

    "Don't Toss Out Your Salt Shaker!" says Dr. Niels Graudal's Danish study, which adds that people with very low levels of salt in their diets suffer elevated mortality. Of course, a few lines down, Graudal's American Journal of Hypertension article...

    Commentary: Believe in a broader use of statins

    September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and it's time that people take the necessary steps to prevent and treat one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart...

    Reader Report: Stroke survivor gets back in the race

    Reader Report: Stroke survivor gets back in the race
    I recently completed my 10th competitive race at the American Heart Assn.'s Orange County Heart Run & Walk in Laguna Niguel. I did not finish first. I did not set a record. In fact, I was one of the last among the 5K walkers to cross the finish line....

    Fitness Files: A finger on the PulsePoint

    "Read this," my husband said, handing me Sunday's Los Angeles Times. He pointed to Steve Lopez's column: "Later this month, I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death." Only a writer would be jealous of Lopez's hook. Post knee surgery, Lopez...