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Women's fitness center opens in Fox Lake

FOX LAKE – As the days turn colder, some people will find it harder to stay on a regular workout schedule. Not members of Venus Fitness in Fox Lake.
Owner Virginia Svoboda said she wants her recently opened facility to serve as a means for area women to stay healthy.
“I’m very concerned with health issues,” Svoboda said. “[I] want women to become healthy at a reasonable price.”
Venus Fitness is not only unique in that it is open only to women, Read the rest of this entry »

New Year, New You: Fitness and Weight Loss in Darien

The New Year is a time of reflection for many — a time when individuals look back on the year that just passed and anticipate the year ahead. And of course, make resolutions.
One of the most popular, and also most broken, New Year’s resolutions involves getting in shape or losing weight.
Those looking to set a fitness goal as the clock strikes midnight can look no further than Darien. No matter one’s goal, there is truly something for all sorts Read the rest of this entry »

Injury was a good break for USF men's star

His foot buckled, and X-rays revealed a stress fracture. He wore a soft cast for a week, then a boot for two months. The injury healed, but the bigger issue was how it cleared his mind.
“I kind of had a revelation,” he said. “After being injured, I realized I didn’t have as much time as I thought I had (in college soccer). I got everything organized in my head and figured out what was important. At the end of spring, I had renewed energy and all Read the rest of this entry »

City man injured in hit-and-run accident

Buffalo police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that injured a man at Niagara and Hudson streets at about 8 a. m. on Saturday.
Hector Ferra, 42, of Buffalo, was crossing Niagara when a burgundy sport utility vehicle struck and injured him. The driver never stopped, police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said.
DeGeorge said Ferra was “able to hobble” to a friend’s house and the friend called for help. “The only information Read the rest of this entry »

Lightning's Heward released from hospital

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) – Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jamie Heward was released from a Washington, DC hospital Friday and is headed back to Florida after suffering a concussion during Thursday's game against the Capitals.
Heward was taken off the ice on a stretcher during the third period of Tampa Bay's 7-4 loss.
Tests at Sibley Memorial Hospital determined that no damage to Heward's spine occurred. He was kept overnight Read the rest of this entry »

Melamine found in new powder shipments

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found melamine in 100 tonnes of powdered milk shipped from China by dairy product manufacturer Dairy Plus Co.
The company is a subsidiary of Dutch Mill Co, which recently had a shipment of 22 tonnes of milk powder seized after it tested positive for melamine, a substance considered a lethal health hazard.
FDA secretary-general Pipat Yingseree said a Medical Sciences Department lab test showed the milk Read the rest of this entry »

Fitness club, doctor team up for self-defense classes

In light of recent news about the increase in burglaries around town coupled with Columbus news about a serial rapist and break-ins, a local fitness club and doctor have teamed up to help empower people with self-defense techniques.
Body Zone Total Fitness owner Tina Rinehart recruited Chris Clark, a Ross County Sheriff’s Deputy and black belt, and Tokey Hill, world-renowned karate guru, to teach a free class to female members of her club.
“I Read the rest of this entry »

WNY Healthcare Campaign Releases Scorecard on Lawmakers

BUFFALO, NY
The Western New York Health Care Campaign says most state legislators score poorly for promoting better health care for New Yorkers.
The report card released Thursday scores lawmakers on how well they are doing at making quality health care available and affordable to everyone. According to Doctor David Holmes, they are failing.
Holmes works at Good Neighbors, a free health clinic in Buffalo. He sees patients there who he says Read the rest of this entry »

Barbara Bush out of ICU after surgery

— Former first lady Barbara Bush was moved out of the intensive care unit of a Houston, Texas, hospital into a regular room Thursday after surgery to repair and seal a perforated ulcer, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Bush, 83, was in good spirits and was joking with hospital staffers, the Methodist Hospital spokeswoman said. She was being fed intravenously.
Her doctor said earlier she will be allowed no food by mouth for about a week, to avoid Read the rest of this entry »