Scientist say parental fears could be making kids fat. For the first time, researchers say they can prove that ‘helicopter parenting’ – adults who micromanage their child’s every move — is fueling the childhood obesity epidemic.
Former first lady Laura Bush said Tuesday that she and former President George W. Bush have drawn inspiration on aging gracefully from their parents. Bush spoke at a Dallas conference for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
Did you hit the gym for an hour today? Chances are your job wiped out any benefits from your workout. Fast food and super-sized soda take a lot of blame for American’s bulging waistlines, but the biggest culprit could be your couch.
A strong body can help build a strong mind. So, one North Texas man is helping injured veterans get fit.
He’s on one heck of a trek! Josh Lydell is walking a whopping 2800 miles across the U.S. and he’s doing it for wounded soldiers.
The spirited sport known as parkour, that treats the world as one big obstacle course, is gaining traction outside of the urban enthusiasts whose acrobatics spread its popularity.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about this week’s top medical headlines, including the flu’s grip on North Texas and a recent study about teenagers not getting enough exercise.
With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.
In the poverty scarred pockets of East Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood, that life is a battle is a given. The only question is where the fight will be waged. For many of the lucky ones—it’s in the boxing ring at Montoya’s Gym.
Klyde Warren Park is getting a boost with programs designed to help people stay active outdoors, thanks to a new sponsorship with health service company Cigna.
There’s been a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines.
Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using a Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes, they’re also creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar.