Providence Health & Services is offering a free heart-to-start program at Duniway Park.
A new study shows kids who get less sleep are more likely to be obese. Researchers from Temple University studied kids age 8 through 11 and determined when kids sleep more, they eat an average of 134 calories less a day.
Often we talk about activities for you or for your children to do. However, we don't often focus on things that you can do together. KATU's Debora Knapp found a class that both mom and child can do to be active.
There's a lot of fancy footwork going on at Peninsula Park Community Center, where parents and their toddlers are learning ballet together. CLASS INFORMATION
We know avoiding junk food can be a challenge, but there are some foods you may not know that you should avoid.
A recent study by the American Cancer Society found that an hour of walking lowered breast cancer risk by 14 percent for women in their 50s – when the risk is greater. Do more exercise and get nearly double the protection. The reason: Exercise cuts down body fat that can trigger cancer-causing hormones.
Paul Middaugh couldn't run at all just one year ago. Now, running on the treadmill at the gym is a piece of cake. But he's not going to lie – it's been a lot of work.
If you have trouble keeping the unwanted weight off, there's a new source that can help. And it's right on your smartphone.
You've been going to the gym for months. So why is the number on the scale headed in the wrong direction? We asked the experts to get you some answers and help explain why your workout isn't necessarily working out.
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has joined the growing ranks of Meatless Monday, an international effort to encourage the consumption of fruits and vegetables.
There's a new concept touted by a marketing professor at New Mexico State University: Having a mirror on your shopping cart to remind you of the adage, “you are what you eat.” Does it work?
We found a place that has all the fun of a nightclub with no spilled drinks or cheesy pickup lines! KATU's Melanie Wingo got the chance to feel the fitness beat at PulsePDX.
We often talk about what we should do in the gym or as we exercise at home. But as KATU's Melanie Wingo discovered what not to do when we workout is sometimes just as important.
Dr. Jamie Beckerman of Providence Health Services says don't use family health history as a crutch and think your path is predetermined; instead, use it as a reminder your lifestyle choices can reduce your risk.
Some are reaching the height of fitness in a high altitude training room.
It’s a cry for help we often hear: Eating healthy is expensive! What happens if you’re on a tight budget and either can’t make it to the grocery store regularly or afford those high-cost organic or natural foods.