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Pierce County Herald
September 26, 2012
Nordic walkers take to the streets
They've been walking their neighborhood for about 11 years, but these days three New Richmond, Wis. women are shaking up their routine just a...
September 26, 2012 - 6:34am
September 25, 2012
Active Life is Key for Nonogenarian
At 91, Vernice Evans may be one of western Wisconsin's best examples of someone living a life of vitality. "I think staying active and having...
September 25, 2012 - 6:31am
September 24, 2012
Ease the discomfort of arthritis
Arthritis can make physical activity more difficult. In spite of that difficulty, exercise is an important part of staying healthy for men and...
September 24, 2012 - 7:05am
September 22, 2012
How to reduce prescription medication costs
For the millions of people who rely on prescription medications every day, the day when a drug faces generic competition is one many circle on...
September 22, 2012 - 7:02am
September 21, 2012
Aging Drivers: Growing old doesn't mean surrendering the keys
The significance of a driver's license never truly dissipates, which makes it difficult for aging men and women to address their abilities as...
September 21, 2012 - 6:57am
September 20, 2012
Precautionary measures older travelers must consider
Whether retired or simply an empty nester, older men and women often love their increased opportunities to travel and see the world.
September 20, 2012 - 6:54am
September 19, 2012
What you eat becomes more critical with age
With age people are often less active and prone to gain weight while losing muscle mass. Their immune systems weaken, leaving them more susceptible...
September 19, 2012 - 6:50am
Let caution reign when beginning a new exercise regimen
Exercise is an essential component of any plan to get healthier. Men and women who want to lose weight or change their lifestyles to reduce their...
September 19, 2012 - 6:46am
August 22, 2012
Safety tips: help keep kids safe, parents worry-free
It is recommended that parents walk the route to school with students before the start of the year to assess hazards and select a course with...
August 22, 2012 - 6:56am
August 20, 2012
A survey of practicing physicians by Everydayhealth.com yielded the following most-popular, doctor-prescribed resolutions: Monitor your blood...
August 20, 2012 - 6:51am
August 13, 2012
Colorful area CSA offers subscribers four months of produce, local connections
A southeast breeze rippled spring green stalks on a patch of Elephant garlic. Crimson early strawberries peeked out from deep green leaves surrounded...
August 13, 2012 - 6:43am
August 8, 2012
Depression need not be part of aging process
Myth: Depression is an expected part of growing older. Fact: While older adults are susceptible to depression, it is not a "given" that one...
August 8, 2012 - 6:37am
August 6, 2012
CUT CALORIES: without going hungry
All-time high obesity rates have led many people to seek ways to cut some fat and calories from their diets. Doing so doesn't have to be so difficult...
August 6, 2012 - 6:13am
August 1, 2012
Crow found in Pierce County tests positive for West Nile virus
A dead crow found in Pierce County has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Pierce County Health Department reported. This is the first bird to test positive for the disease in Pierce County since surveillance began May 1. "The positive bird means that residents of Pierce County...
August 1, 2012 - 12:51pm
July 30, 2012
Grass fed beef: Described by diners as 'the way beef used to taste'
CANNON FALLS - Since 2003, Thousand Hills Cattle Company in Cannon Falls, Minn., has experienced slow and steady growth. That just changed. In...
July 30, 2012 - 12:49pm