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Articles tagged with 'Health'


Life as a bodybuilder

Published Jan. 24, 2016

Andre Adams, Quinn Gleisner and Kelsey Noah are, on most levels, just normal people leading normal lives, following their passions and sometimes struggling to get out of bed and over to the gym. There, however, "normal" wouldn't come to mind describing these bodybuilders.


Is wearing a bro tank at the gym still a thing?

Published Jan. 22, 2016

"Bro, do you even lift?" One of the fundamentally important questions of our time, it's one that guys who wear bro tanks don't have to worry about because the answer is obvious. But is it a trend? Is it cool? Does that matter?


What I learned from working at the YMCA

Published Jan. 21, 2016

While working at the Downtown Y for a decade, senior writer Molly Snyder learned a few valuable lessons. She shares seven of them here, including, "the whirlpool is for arms and legs and backs only."


10 daily health habits worth adopting

Published Jan. 21, 2016

Our health journey is a marathon not a sprint. For me, I focus on it daily by doing the same things day in and say out. And, when I don't I feel off and unbalanced. Here's a glimpse into my consistent daily habits.


Milwaukee yoga studios guide

Published Jan. 20, 2016

It can take a miracle to drag ourselves away from the couch. An easy way to slip back into an active routine is with yoga.


"Dr. Carter" still ministers to community at 83

Published Dec. 30, 2015

Lester Carter has been a fixture in the community since he opened Carter Drug Store in spring 1968. According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, the 83-year-old former owner returned to work at the store in February.


Mobile fitness team helps city residents improve health

Published Dec. 11, 2015

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports on Robert and Jolie Brox, who started Fit 4 You five years ago with the goal of bringing low-cost professional physical training and knowledge of good nutrition to the central city community where Robert was raised.


Insurance medical examinations: A game you should know about

Published Oct. 21, 2015

If you have a personal injury case, or are injured at work, there is a good chance that the insurance company wants a "second opinion" on your care or condition and wants to have the examination done by an "independent physician." Typically, both of these statements are a red flag.


Urbal Tea blends taste with health

Published Sept. 11, 2015

Nick Nowaczyk knows he's not reinventing the wheel with his new tea company, Urbal Tea, but he does hope to reach as many people as possible who are not already in the know about the health benefits of ingesting herbs.


First garden reaps food and thought

Published Sept. 9, 2015

Today, as I pull out the remnants, I remember the crazy outburst of my very first garden and all of its significance gets etched into the big picture of food production.


CJ Lomas Foundation brings hope to heroin epidemic

Published July 19, 2015

In addition to the hefty work it does through the family support group, the CJ Lomas Foundation has hosted The CJ Lomas Recovery Foundation Golf Outing each year to raise money for opiate recovery organizations and to provide financial assistance for those in need to get help. This year, the event takes place on Friday July 24.