Fitness Friday: Curb your food cravings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It happens to us all from time to time and it can strike anywhere...food cravings! You can be sitting at work, at home watching TV or in the car on the drive home..
Read More

A child's sense of humor develops early

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It may come as no surprise to parents of funny kids, but a new study shows children's sense of humor starts developing early.  Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul..
Read More

First lady to promote healthy food in Calif.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Northgate Gonzalez Markets may be the biggest Southern California supermarket chain you've never heard of.    That's set to change after fir..
Read More

Should there be a tax on cosmetic surgery?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. Bo tax,  New Jersey just repealed one and Connecticut just started one.  But should there be a tax on cosmetic surgery?  Dr. Michael  Kim joins..
Read More

Oral cancer virus affects 7 percent of Americans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - About 16 million Americans have oral HPV, a sexually transmitted virus more commonly linked with cervical cancer that also can cause mouth cancer, according to the f..
Read More

Pot-based prescription drug looks for FDA OK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A quarter-century after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first prescription drugs based on the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, add..
Read More

The truth of 'mini-facelift' recovery time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- "Mini-facelifts" claim quick recovery time, but how true is this claim? Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Kim joined us this morning with the answer.
Read More

The treadmill vs the elliptical

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For over a decade there has been a battle of machines brewing about the two most popular pieces of fitness equipment: the treadmill and elliptical trainer. There ..
Read More

NY woman's 2 babies grew in her 2 uteruses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A woman with two uteruses who had previously given birth from each, three years apart, has now produced twin boys, one from each side.    Alison..
Read More

Sex poses surprisingly low risk to heart patients

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Good news: Sex is safe for most heart patients. If you're healthy enough to walk up two flights of stairs without chest pain or gasping for breath, you can have a lo..
Read More

CDC: Many teens moms didn't think it could happen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.    In a survey of thousands of teenage mo..
Read More

Your child, alcohol and research

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Researchers know that adolescents with a family history of alcoholism are at risk for developing alcohol use disorders and a new article finds that their brains m..
Read More

It's all about a game plan on Superbowl Sunday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Superbowl parties are in your near future. That means chips, dips, pizza and  wings will be all around  tempting you. But don't fret; there are ways to ..
Read More

Trans fat ban proposed for Colorado schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Junk food in school cafeterias has been under attack for years. Now Colorado is considering the nation's toughest ban on unhealthy fats in school foods, a ban that co..
Read More

Obesity epidemic shows no hint of reversing course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - America's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and it shows no sign of reversing course.    That's according..
Read More

Pascagoula hospital has new pet therapy program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A south Mississippi hospital has launched a program that provides animal-assisted therapy.    The Mississippi Press reports that (http://bit..
Read More

Patients Under 50 Get Best Long-Term Results from Facelifts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS,  If your under 50 and already thinking about a face lift, then now just might be the time for you to do it.  Turns out younger patients achieve better results..
Read More

Are you fit?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  FORT MYERS, Fla.  Are you in shape?     It seems like a basic question to start out with when you are assessing your fitness level.   ..
Read More

New studies on children and sleep

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There were several articles in the Pediatric Literature this week. Some of the topics covered physical activity and school performance, along with sleep deprivati..
Read More

Company announces low-cost DNA decoding machine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A biotechnology company announced it has developed a machine to decode a person's DNA in a day for $1,000, a long-sought price goal for making a person's genome use..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×