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Active for Life Archive

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Friends as family: On our TV screens and in our lives

Friendship

The April 10 Active for Life leads off with a discussion about the role of friends as family and its portrayal in movies and prime time TV. Other health and wellness articles discuss challenges of flirting, how to fit 30 minutes of exercise into busy lives, the growing number of escalator injuries involving older adults, elite athletes and academic performance and an emergency preparedness guide for people with intellectual disabilities. Mitch Rice takes us for a ride along flooded countryside. Full Story >>

Go figure

Go game

The March 27, 2008, IU Active for Life leads off with insights into what has given the 4,000-year-old game Go such staying power. The issue includes articles about a breakthrough that could improve the treatment of mood disorders and research findings involving overweight men and exercise, afterschool programs, and the HPV vaccine. It also discusses how a healthy heart can help fight cancer and provides insights into "excuse-ism" from Carol the Coach. Full Story >>

Desktop dating

Online Dating

The Feb. 14 Active for Life has Valentines Day-themed articles about dating online, "love handles" and the Kinsey Institute's revamped sexual health information service. The issue also includes articles about refueling muscles after workouts, children as data miners, nutritional tips for vegetarians and information about IU's third annual Healthy Living Conference. Full Story >>

Medical myth busters

Bottled Water

In the Jan. 17 Active for Life, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers "bust" medical myths often believed by physicians, too. IU experts discuss common mistakes when exercising in cold weather, the importance of treatment for non-cancer health issues when fighting cancer, adults going back to school, safeguarding home wireless networks, and tips for achieving New Year's resolutions. Mitch Rice gives a primer for cycling in the cold. Full Story >>

Holiday sneer or holiday cheer

Holiday Blues

In the December 2007 issue of Active for Life, psychologist Bernardo J. Carducci talked about ways to lighten up the holiday blues. Other topics discussed include Marty Siegel's E-Mail Diet Book, exercise and alcohol considerations, cooking as a helpful weight management tool, smoking bans and heart attacks, and Hot Stuff to Help Kids Cheer Up, a book about depression written for kids. Carol Sheets gives some last minute advice about prioritizing over the holidays. Full Story >>

Excuses, excuses -- do you need them?

Gender Differences

The Nov. 8, 2007, issue of Active for Life featured a story on self-handicapping. Other stories highlighted in this issue include healthful gift ideas for work, how Viagra affects the partner, managing exercise-induced asthma with vitamin C, and tips for negotiating over the holidays. IU staffer Mitch Rice's blog included details on city riding and improvements in the Bloomington area. Full Story >>

Life in the balance

Balance Training

The Oct. 11, 2007, issue of Active for Life featured research that predicts when older people are more likely to fall. Also highlighted in issue were stories about breast health and cancer prevention, details on why methods of meal choice may not matter, tips for parents who are trying to regulate their children's online time, information on why rating pain may not help your doctor, and information on why pneumonia is the leading cause of hospital readmissions after stroke. Full Story >>

Thinking of a career change? What's your passion?

Job Discontent

The Sept. 13 issue of Active for Life featured tips for finding your own passion and making a career change. Also in this issue are stories about pipe and cigar use among adolescents, creating uncrackable computer passwords, preventing child elevator accidents, and details about why pesticides and kids do not mix. Carol the Coach's next blog installment explains how to take back your power from people who try to make you feel angry, weak and powerless. Full Story >>

"Helicopter parents" stir up anxiety, depression

Helicopter Parenting

The Aug. 9, 2007, issue of Active for Life, examined the issue of helicopter parenting. Also highlighted in this issue were stories about shingles awareness, water exercise, preventing pain from backpacks and bags, advantages of a smoke-free workspace, tools for parents who have children with developmental, and a yoga centric blog by IU staffer Tracy James. Full Story >>

Phishers can use social Web sites as bait to net victims: Informatics study

Phishing comic

The July 12, 2007 issue of Active for Life features a story providing information about cyber sharks who pose as "friends," in order to your steal personal and financial information. Also included in this installment of the newsletter are the following features: How to fan (or rekindle) the flame, patient-centered care from a pharmacist, how to shed pounds by talking and writing, tips for how diabetics to avoid blindness, and Mitch Rice's blog about biking around Lake Monroe. Full Story >>

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