Be Well

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:25pm

Protecting skin and hair from harmful effects of the sun pays off in the long run.

It wasn’t long ago that sunbathers would slather up with baby oil and squeeze lemon juice in their hair, baking for hours under that big ball of fire in the sky. What were they thinking? Here’s a sobering fact: Nearly 90 percent of skin changes associated with aging are caused by a...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2016 Mar 29 - 12:23pm

Beauty School

Whether you’re getting skincare advice from pinned coconut oil memes, infomercials promising to clear breakouts, or your best friend who swears by her pricey anti-aging cream, it’s time to get serious about your skin and consult a professional. Three Fort Worth experts gave us their...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Feb 17 - 3:11pm

Bones, Books and Life

In late 2010, Catherine (Cat) Ruehle was at the peak of her career. A regular on The Food Network Challenge, with a book and TV projects in the works, a thriving bakery, employees counting on her, and the major breadwinner of her family, she became ill with rheumatoid arthritis. The painful and...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Jan 20 - 3:34pm

Getting ready for an endurance run is just as much a mental process as it is a physical process.

Here is an all-inclusive guide on revving up for the 2016 Cowtown Marathon, including local runners’ tips, pre- and post-race meal suggestions and the latest-and-greatest running gear. Personal Records Local marathon runners share tips on getting ready for the marathon and how they got the...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2015 Dec 28 - 11:34am

North Texas Fitness Guide

Fitness trends change almost as quickly as fashion. In the ´80s, the focus was on abs and buns, just ask Jane Fonda. Cindy Crawford took over in the ’90s, as did the Tae Bo craze. While boot camps were the big trend last year, 2016 blends new fitness ideas and exercise modes ready for...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 16 - 3:39pm

| by Nicole Crites | One day we looked up and realized that smartphones are no longer just smart, they’re also fit. Among the millions of apps available, many are designed to help people stay in shape and live a healthy lifestyle more conveniently. From counting calories to donating...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Oct 21 - 2:53pm

To drink milk or not to drink milk? Raw or pasteurized? Those are the questions everyone is asking, and like most societal debates, there is not one affirmative answer.

The camps are divided, and the U.S. and Great Britain are the few places where people drink milk past toddlerhood. I spoke with two Fort Worth nutritionists, Dabney Poorter and Danae Fenti, to find out what exactly we are drinking. Let’s start with the milk available in U.S. grocery stores,...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2015 Sep 28 - 11:37am

Skincare products that deserve the most face time.

| by Jennifer Casseday-Blair | Editors are inundated with beauty product samples, and it is our responsibility to share with readers which ones should be at the top of the list. After testing many of the items sent to us, here are the best skincare products for keeping your skin hydrated and...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Aug 31 - 9:24am

| by Nicole Crites | On Barnes & Noble’s official website, more than 12,000 diet and nutrition books are available for purchase. Thousands of different plans, thousands of doctors, each claiming that his or her way is the right way. But what if the right way actually depends on your blood...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 31 - 10:37am

An innovative new health care procedure called the MonaLisa Touch is helping change the lives of patients who suffer from vaginal atrophy.

| by Nicole Crites | Atrophic vaginitis, mostly found in postmenopausal women, is characterized by thinning, drying and inflammation of the vaginal walls and can cause painful intercourse, itching, burning and painful urination. There are an estimated 64 million postmenopausal women in the United...

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