Category: General Health

Breast Reduction for Overweight Boys


As our society continues to spiral ever downward (or should that be ever OUTward?) into being fatter and fatter, the latest news is that it is becoming increasingly necessary for boys to have, quite bluntly, breast reduction surgery. According to the UK news site Times Online, doctors have seen a recent rise in cases of […]

San Francisco Rated the Fittest City – So What?


A recently released report by the ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) and the WellPoint/Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation has pegged the bay-side city of San Francisco as the fittest city in America, narrowly edging out its West Coast pal Seattle.  As interesting as this may be, what does it really mean? When you pull back the […]

Know Your Ingredients – High Fructose Corn Syrup


High fructose corn syrup (aka HFCS) has gotten quite a bit of press over the past few years.  And for good reason.  It’s estimated that more calories in the American diet come from this source than any other single source. So what is HFCS, and why do you care?  Let’s tackle the first half of […]