She went from being a confident, independent woman to someone terrified of leaving the house for fear someone would attack her.
This flu season has hit especially hard. We have been told to wash our hands frequently, use hand-sanitizing gel and to avoid touching our faces. While those are just common sense approaches to germs, we sometimes forget about everything else including, for instance, our cell phones. When was the last time you sanitized your cell phone?
We all want a healthier, cleaner, more beautiful complexion, but with all the products out there, how do we know which to choose? On that quest, I discovered the ageLOC LumiSpa, by Nu Skin, which is headquartered right here in Provo. This is their newest product that was just released in 2018.
Cold season is dreaded by even experienced parents. It can feel like winter just brings illness after illness to your kids, interrupting their sleep, making them miserable and keeping them home from school.
Regardless of how deeply one delves into the minutiae of Title IX, the landmark ruling from 1972 that helped level the playing field in amateur athletics by mandating equal opportunities for boys and girls, there is no corresponding goal of achieving an equal share of sports-related injuries.
You go to the gym regularly, walk up the stairs instead of taking the elevator and never miss a Pilates class, but you haven't lost a pound. It’s enough to make a person want to hang up their workout clothes and reach for a bag of M&Ms.
For years, patients in Northwest Indiana had no choice but to make the 45- or more-minute trip to Chicago for advanced cardiac care.
Last February, aside from my research assistant responsibilities for The Times of Northwest Indiana, I'd planned a Valentine presentation for Feb. 14 at the Dyer Historical Society. A member of the National Valentine Collectors Association since 2009, I am fascinated with "things of the heart," their history, mystery, and messages.
For two decades, Community Hospital in Munster has been offering a class to prepare preschoolers and young children for their new roles as big brothers and big sisters.
For years, we’ve known that cigarette smoking leads to a variety of serious illnesses including emphysema and cancer, as well as significantly reduced lifespans. And yet, we still smoke.
As a way of disconnecting from screens and encouraging spending quality time with kids, Family Game Nights have been promoted big time in recent years from numerous sources — from school officials to bloggers to board game companies.
Welcome to the season of post-holiday beginnings. I’m guessing that most Americans enjoy an attitude of celebration that begins sometime in November and continues into the early days of January. Fun, family, friends, and feasts are wonderful, and can lead to a new year of, “I really need to get serious about getting healthy, again.”
With her training as a pharmacist, Schererville resident and nutrition coach Carol Slager knew she could turn to prescription drugs to help her sons, Ryan and Colin, with their dairy allergies growing up — especially because she and her husband didn’t share those allergies, but rather a mutual love for cheese, ice cream and other dairy-based goodies. But her passion for health and wellness — and her desire to make sure her family could share the same home-cooked meals — led her in a different direction.