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...
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

Health Check: high-intensity micro workouts vs traditional regimes

When it comes to health and fitness, there are rarely any quick fixes. But if you’re struggling to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day, micro workouts might be just the thing you need to start improving your fitness.

Four common myths about exercise and weight loss

It’s that time of year when many are trying, and some are failing, to live up to their New Years' resolution of losing weight.

What is the best exercise for losing weight?

It may come as little surprise that taking exercise is a way to lose weight. However, a debate about the best type of exercise for weight loss is likely to divide opinion.