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Stories with subject: Physical fitness
  • Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:46 am
  • WASHINGTON - Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.

  • UNC Wilmington events focus on health, fitness 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:06 am
  • WILMINGTON, North Carolina - How you eat and how you take care of yourself will be the focus of a weeklong series of events at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

  • W.Va. agency allowed to consider ads on website 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:14 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Ethics Commission is allowing the Public Employees Insurance Agency to consider using advertising on a health promotion website to defray its costs.

  • Tucson gym for Parkinson's patients growing 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 9:02 am
  • TUCSON, Arizona - A little more than two years have passed since a small gym, sandwiched between a church and discount grocery store on West Fort Lowell Road, opened for people with Parkinson's disease.

  • Study: 56 percent of Mexican adults don't exercise 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:41 pm
  • MEXICO CITY - More than half of Mexican adults don't get regular exercise, a worrisome figure in a country with high rates of obesity and diabetes, a study published Wednesday found.

  • Illinois hospitals shift to consumer convenience 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 12:37 pm
  • CHICAGO - In cities and rural areas throughout Illinois, hospitals are extending services beyond their walls in a twin bid to improve health and capture more business.