Fitness

Hate exercise? Small increases in physical activity can make a big difference

Libby Richards, Purdue University A new year typically brings new resolutions. While making resolutions is easy, sticking with them is not. Exercise-related resolutions consistently make...

Ritz Crackers Recalled Due to Salmonella

Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz...

Multi-State Recall of Broccoli Due to Bacterial Infections

There have been three separate recalls of broccoli due to the threat of bacterial infections to consumers. Giant Food Martin Food Stores Stop and Shop Markets  Consumption of...
Water Health Warning

Swimmer Dies from Flesh‐Eating Bacteria

After swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, a 31-year-old man has died from an infection with a flesh-eating bug, according to the British Medical...

CDC Report: Hand Sanitizer Causes Comas, Apnea, Acidosis from Improper Use

In a recent report by the CDC the organization identifies serious consequences of hand sanitizer exposure including apnea, acidosis, and comas in young children...
Health Insurance Denied

Health Insurance Denied

With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to? iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen...
Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance?

Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at Chicago Wearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds...

Why So Many People Regain Weight After Dieting

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task...

Exercise, Even In Small Doses, Offers Tremendous Benefits For Senior Citizens

New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and
Diet vs. Exercise: How You Really Lose Weight

Diet vs. Exercise: How You Really Lose Weight

Regular exercise and a proper diet are the most important part of physical fitness. But is one more important than the other? Watch this video...