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Woodford Times - Peoria, IL
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Updated at 12:28 PM

My life has changed a lot since I began this journey more than a month ago. There have been ups and downs.I recently moved and donít have access to weights anymore, so Iíve had to become creative with my workouts. I have begun swimming laps daily.I grew up swimming and boating. Some of my earliest memories are on a boat.

Posted at 12:00 PM

These three recently released books offer tips and insights on weight loss, wellness and developing healthy habits.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 1:27 PM

I know Iím sticking my neck out here, but itís high time we take a deeper look at what lap-level technology is doing to our bodies as we spend hours and hours, day after day, year after year, looking down at our phones, our screens, and now, our...

Posted May 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Although U.S. officials have repeatedly stressed that Team USA's athletes face a low risk of infection, the measures taken by the Olympic staff highlight how seriously officials are taking the Zika threat.

Posted May 25, 2016 at 9:00 AM

What do safety statistics say about the risk, and what can parents do to ensure their children are safe?

Posted May 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Three interesting narrative lines propel "The Prodigy's Cousin: The Family Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talent," a new book by psychologist Joanne Ruthsatz and her daughter, science writer Kimberly Stephens....

Posted May 23, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Immune cells in the brain previously blamed for Alzheimer's actually protect against the disease.

Posted May 20, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Ideal blood pressure numbers can vary depending on age and medical conditions, but here is some general guidance:

Posted May 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM

We've heard it before: "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Such a cliche, right?

Posted May 18, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Two new studies released last week may have caused panic among parents, but they shouldn't. Here's why:

Posted May 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Google and Apple have some bright ideas about the future of health care. Not so long ago, AT&T and Verizon Communications had similar ideas: a networked world of devices and services that would revolutionize how medicine is practiced in the U.S. -...

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