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  • Fitness Files: Eat a vegetable, don't be one

    When I left classroom teaching, a young teacher with a 100-watt smile took my place. Marlie's zany originality, no-nonsense manner and empathy for children made her exactly the person I hoped would replace me.
  • Commentary: Want to reduce stress? Try God.

    Many people believe that stress is a leading cause of a wide variety of health problems. Yet what might create an unhealthy physical or mental condition for one individual might be health-giving to another who may see the same stressful situation as a...

    Fitness Files: For health reasons, give gas a pass

    In a previous article, I discussed the hygiene hypothesis, which attributes the current prevalence of autoimmune diseases to the antiseptic environment we provide for our children. This means dirt's good. Some dirt. But passing gas? Who's says that's...

    Fitness Files: Making A's (sometimes) in health

    Sometimes I daydream about having a coach trained to help me get the most out of this old body. But then, I go on my way, doing what I do. My personal fitness formula is: —aerobic —strength —flexibility I give myself a grade of A...

    Fitness Files: Inside the medical wheat field

    "Do you see 'Complaint Department' written across my forehead in flashing neon?" I asked my husband as I hung up from my niece's call. She was in pain as usual, bloated, cramping and working in a very small space. "Co-workers can hear every bathroom...