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Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 8:33 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKWhether your fitness journey started as a New Year’s resolution or a desire to fit into a swimsuit, you probably began with inspiration and motivation. You may have lost weight rapidly and noticed your body change in positive ways. That’s to be expected.

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 9:38 AM

“Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight and What We Can Do About It,” by Harriet Brown. Da Capo Press, Boston, 2014. 274 pages. $25.99.

Posted Apr 10, 2015 at 1:01 AM

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Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 2:39 PM

Q: My 17-year-old daughter says talking on her cellphone while driving is not a distraction, and I should stop bothering her about it. What do you think?

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 2:37 PM

Young children are very curious, and unfortunately they don’t always appreciate the potential dangers they may be facing when their curiosity gets the best of them – which is quite often.

Updated Apr 7, 2015 at 9:32 AM

Q. I think my husband has post-traumatic stress disorder, but he refuses to acknowledge it. He was in Iraq, and he’s experienced some stressful events at his job since returning home. He gets angry each time I mention his problems. Please explain...

Updated Apr 3, 2015 at 8:14 AM

Watch any top athlete compete and you can’t help but notice how gracefully they move. They have superb coordination, unbelievable agility, lightning-quick reflexes, and a firm, sculpted body. But strength and grace aren’t qualities that only sports...

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 11:07 AM

Since having weight-loss surgery, I set many personal goals.My first — and most important — goal was to get off my prescribed medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Mission accomplished.

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 9:07 AM

A group of squirrels were dashing around in my yard last fall. They looked worried. Rushing back and forth and up the trees, they were not finding a lot of nuts to save for the winter. I could see their furrowed brows as they chattered squirrel talk...

Posted Mar 20, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKSpring is upon us, and if you have seasonal allergies, you may be less excited about that than most. After all, what fun is finally freeing your face from that scarf if you’re just going to bury it in a tissue?

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 2:33 PM

“The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to,” said F. Scott Fitzgerald. Not getting enough sleep won’t just leave you groggy the next day. Sleep is a vital component of overall well-being, affecting mental, physical and emotional...

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