Columbus Telegram - Health-fitness

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

'Dancing doctor' faces malpractice lawsuits

Lawsuits allege dancing doctor was negligent

With a scalpel in her hand, Dr. Windell Boutte cuts into a patient's abdomen, in sync with the beat of O.T. Genasis' song "Cut it." She sings along. Read more

The Growing Solar Industry Lacks Diversity

Local man was door gunner, engineer on workhorse chopper

JIM OSBORN The Columbus Telegram

One of Dick Stamm’s last tasks as a Muleskinner assault support helicopter engineer was to scan the… Read more


US issues alert after employee in China reports 'abnormal' sound sensations

US officials have issued a health alert in China after a US government employee stationed there reported "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure" that indicated a mild brain injury. Read more

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity

Michael Jackson's musical achievements are legend: the first artist to win eight Grammys in one night; the first artist to sell more than a million digital tracks in one week. Read more

To eat more vegetables, grow your own

You're more likely to get your five-plus servings a day of fruits and vegetables if you garden-- because who isn't inspired to eat the beautiful produce you worked so hard to grow? If you have a family, there's an even better reason to garden, as studies suggest that kids who garden tend to eat more veggies--... Read more


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Which candies pack the most sugar?

While it's unlikely that candy will ever be classified as healthy fare, some confections have a lot more sugar jam-packed into their bright… Read more

5 things you should know about this year's flu

The nation is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad flu season. Read more

A ranking of fast food kids' meals, from most to least calories

Next time you need a quick and easy way to feed your little one, consider some of these kids' meals. Read more

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Your Medicare questions answered

Medicare plays a critical role in retirees' health care starting at age 65. But signing up for Medicare is just the beginning. You'll need to understand the difference between Part A, Part B and Part D, and make decisions about supplemental Medigap and Medicare Advantage coverage. Read more

The sweet facts about honey

We all know bees make honey, but you may be surprised to learn that honey harvesting dates back 8,000 years and, over the millennia, honey has been used as everything from an antimicrobial and wound healer to a much-loved sweetener. Honey starts as flower nectar collected by bees, and it is stored as simple... Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Tips to combat age-related forgetfulness

Q: Why do people become more forgetful as they age? A: It's common to have moments of forgetfulness about where we put the keys, why we walked into a room, or what an object is called. This reflects age-related changes in thinking skills. Read more