Health & Fitness

Life & Style When eating healthy becomes dangerous When eating healthy becomes dangerous (Video)
New diets and exercise plans are constantly popping up in the media and our daily conversations, but when does health go from a common consideration to an unhealthy obsession? A local doctor said awareness is growing locally around orthorexia, an obsession to consume only healthy foods that can leave sufferers far from well.
Life & Style To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab? To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab? (Photo Gallery)
Growing lungs and other organs for transplant is still in the future, but scientists are working toward that goal. In several labs, scientists study how to build on the internal scaffolding of hearts, lungs, livers and kidneys of people and pigs to make custom-made implants.
Life & Style Mom's obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids Mom's obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids
Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children's genes behave.
Life & Style Report: Nation's kids need to get more physical Report: Nation's kids need to get more physical
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.