Saturday, September 29, 2012

Logging the Miles, Blogging the Calories

Logging the Miles, Blogging the Calories
ABC News (blog)
Noone said her blog has played a huge part in her successful weight loss. "That simple commitment made a world of difference. Something happened. Something clicked," she said. "The goal of blogging weekly was something completely in my control.

ABC News (blog)

How to Lose Weight with Common Sense and a Few Simple Tricks
There are a lot of fad diets out there that will promise you the world, and this makes it oh-so-easy tolose track of the simple rules we all know we need to follow to really lose weight and get healthy. Simple biology and your metabolism is all you ...

1Body4Life Medical Weight Loss & Wellness Center
Rockford Register Star
At 1Body4Life Medical Weight Loss and Wellness Center we believe doctors should partner with their patients, listen, consult and customize programs/treatments aimed at prevention, thus improving patients overall wellness and quality of life. With this ...

Healthful Diet Should Be A Top Lifestyle Goal After Breast Cancer Treatment
Hartford Courant
A healthful diet, physical exercise and proper body weight contribute to well-being at any age. These lifestyle goals are particularly important during and after treatment for most health problems, including breast cancer. "A lot of the same [nutrition ...

How to Get Lean: 25 Ways to Lose Fat Faster
Men's Fitness
Not seeing the results you want with your current diet and weight-loss regimen? Try these expert tips to lose ... Whether you're stuck at a weight-loss plateau, or you just need to lose a few extra pounds for that wedding in a few weeks, we're here to ...

Men's Fitness

Surgery is an option to achieve weight loss
The Augusta Chronicle
Weight-loss surgery should not be taken lightly and is by no means an easy way to lose weight. Even after the surgery, patients will need major changes to their diet and lifestyle. However, patients with a body mass index greater than 35 should talk ...

Weight Loss for the Long Haul with The Digest Diet
Diets In Review (blog)
I just couldn't stick to the diet. I'm actually not as upset as I thought I'd be. I didn't lose any moreweight, probably from the uptake in sodium from eating/drinking out two nights in a row, but haven't gained any either. I fit into a pair of pants ...

Seven Healthy Foods that Might Surprise You
Medical Daily
Fad diets, such as South Beach, Atkins, and Low Carb, have gained renewed popularity in recent years because of their promise to help dieters quickly lose weight. Unfortunately, not only do these types of diets offer only short-term results, they have...

Medical Daily

Gluten-free diet: Should you try it?
Toronto Star
The Gluten-Free Edge by Peter Bronski and Melissa McLean extols the virtues of going gluten free to athletes, while WheatBelly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health by cardiologist William Davis captures a lot of attention ...

Toronto Star

'Changing Room' pics show more than weight loss
Artist Julia Kozerski didn't expect her personal weight-loss journey to become a piece of art in itself. When she began a self-guided program of diet and exercise in 2009, she wanted to just be healthier and find a new relationship with her body. It ...

Fat Loss Meal Plans - Diet for Weight Loss ... - Muscle and Fitness
By By Eric Falstrault
Let's say you lose 10 pounds. You could lose 10 pounds of fat or muscle mass, but on the scale, it still comes out to 10 pounds, but with very different health consequences. Losing 10 pounds of lean mass means inflammation and higher cortisol, lowered metabolism rate and, most probably, fat ...Although some people will say we still need fat to be healthy, if you stay within the range of 10 to 15 percent, you won't have any problem gaining lean mass and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Muscle and Fitness

A Duty of Health Care Workers
New York Times
Health care workers should know better than anyone that it is important to get vaccinated against the flu virus to protect their own health and prevent the possibility of infecting patients. There were some encouraging signs in an analysis issued ...

State House News -- Health care scholars critique Romney, draw skepticism
Wicked Local
Gruber said he helped Romney with the numbers associated with the health reform and was a Romney appointee to the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority. Altman has been involved in health care reform for decades, telling reporters that ...

Murdock: Leveling the health care playing field in Michigan
The Detroit News
Let's level the health insurance playing field and create real competition in Michigan. Michigan's health insurers strongly support the concept of creating a level playing field for all health ... Blue Cross — and all insurers — should be required to ...

Where is Republican anger over Obama's health-care law?
Washington Post
But as the presidential campaign enters the home stretch, health-care reform is the dog that has not barked. Polls still show that a plurality of Americans favors repealing the Affordable Care Act(ACA). But the political fury has faded. The shift in ...

Guards turn away health-care petitions
Columbus Dispatch
Lawyers representing Hobby Lobby this month sued the federal government claiming it should not be forced to provide workers with health insurance that covers the morning-after and week-after contraceptive pills. Some say the drug's ability to prevent a ...

Read health care act, then we'll talk
South Bend Tribune
19) about his vote for President Obama. This is the link to the full Affordable Health Care Act that is 906 pages long or more depending on the size of the lettering. Download the act from

State's health-insurance exchange beginning to take shape
The Durango Herald
The exchange system is an integral component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has pledged to repeal the law, often called ...

Sears Holdings moves to private exchange for health insurance
Chicago Tribune
The Hoffman Estates-based retailer has moved from a self-funded health plan, in which a company puts aside money to pay for employees' health care claims, to a fully insured plan where Sears has joined a private insurance exchange to cover employees...

Chicago Tribune

Informed Patients Will Improve Health Care
The Atlantic
Here's the icing on the cake in terms of health care spending: Patients also tend to choose less invasive (and therefore less expensive) treatment options. Even after those impressive results, shared decision making hasn't reached universal adoption.

The Atlantic

Obama dominates Romney on health-care issues, poll says
MarketWatch (blog)
The poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation also finds — in what may surprise many — that on handling the future of the controversial health-care overhaul bill, President Barack Obama holds a 53% to 33% lead despite trepidation among the population ...

Romney: My Health Care Law Proves I Care About the 47 Percent ...
By Blue Texan
And since he's arguing that there's nothing that "shows more empathy and care about the people of this country" than extending health insurance to all of its citizens, Romney just gave tacit approval to ObamaCare. Popcorn futures are going ...
Crooks and Liars

Krugman: Health care, social issues helped Obama take lead ...
By John Aravosis
Krugman argues that social issues, paramount among them health care reform, but also reproductive rights, has helped to make this an election where we on the left are mobilized while the right is in shambles. How did that happen? Partly it's ...

Employers Offer Buffet Of Health Care Coverage Choices -- But With ...
Some companies are offering employees a set amount to spend during the next open enrollment period for health insurance and making the employees choose coverage themselves -- instead of offering one or two plans to them. ... More companies are expected to adopt the model as health care reform gets under way and as they face higher health care coverage expenses as long as they run their own medical insurance programs (Guy and Knowles, 9/27). In the meantime, a report ...
Kaiser Health News Daily Health...

Analysis: Access to Health Care Starting to Resemble Access to Air ...
By (NCPB, Inc.)
How the Washington rollout of health care reform is changing the landscape of health care in California ... Some recent data and reactions to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act reinforce the trend. Here's an overview: ... That decision could void tickets to health insurance for an estimated three million people, says the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation, and possibly a lot more, according to ED Newsa critical analysis by two liberal legal experts. A ticket isn't the ...
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