Posted 1:43 PM 2/22/2012
(NBC) - So you're trying to get healthy and you know you should be eating less meat, but you may not be ready to go "cold turkey" on that steak and become a full-fledged vegetarian.
Turns out you're not alone.
More and more people are becoming flexitarians.
For 44-year-old (More)
Posted 3:28 PM 2/20/2012
(NBC) - Getting teens out of bed in the morning is one of those daily rituals that is notoriously difficult, though always necessary.
But a new study published in the Eastern Economics Journal says more sleep can actually hurt your teen's grades.
Conventional wisdom says a (More)
Posted 9:02 PM 2/16/2012
TUCSON - For a year, Pima County has been working with local restaurants to change the way Tucsonans dine out.
They've come up with the "Smart Choices" restaurant guide to help you find healthier options.
Around 25 local restaurants are participating.
"The choice is yours (More)
Posted 12:02 PM 2/13/2012
TUCSON - A conference next month will provide information about policy and system changes taking place across Pima County to address the growing obesity epidemic.
The free Healthy Pima Conference will be held on Friday, March 16 at the Westin La Paloma Resort, located at 3800 E. Sunrise (More)
Posted 8:31 AM 2/8/2012
TUCSON - The Health and Wellness Fair being held next month will feature free health information and screenings, presented by the UA's Arizona Health Services Center and community members.
The Health and Wellness Fair will be held on March 3 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the AHSC campus' (More)
Posted 3:19 PM 2/7/2012
TUCSON - For some families, there comes a time when an expert is needed to deal with family conflicts and issues. Many families are afraid to seek out therapy for a number of reasons.
Dr. Eric Schindler from Child and Family Resources stopped by the News 4 Tucson studios today to talk about the benefits of overcoming this fear of therapy.
Watch the video above to see Dr. Schindler's discussion with Martha.
Posted 2:06 PM 2/7/2012
(NBC) -A new report on how much salt there is in our daily diet is downright disturbing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concludes that nine out of ten of us are taking in over twice as much sodium as we should be.
The CDC says most of the sodium we eat comes not from (More)
Posted 4:17 PM 1/12/2012
TUCSON - The New Year has begun, have you made your resolutions? If you're pregnant, there are some you should be making.
On today's 'Baby on the Way' segment at News 4 at 4:00, pregnancy contributor Judith Schuler has these tips:Focus on Health:-- take prenatal vitamin every (More)
Posted 3:08 PM 1/12/2012
TUCSON - We saw a lot of trendy plastic surgery options last year, from thread lifts to stem cell procedures. So, what's in, what's out, and what's new for 2012?
Plastic surgeon Dr. Gwen Maxwell stopped by the News 4 Tucson studios to talk about just that.
Posted 1:46 PM 1/3/2012
Keeping you New Year's resolutions can be difficult, so why not let your smartphone help.
What if you had a reminder in your pocket every day? That's the goal of smartphone apps like Resolutions 20-12, which lets users choose goals, identify habits they need to change to meet them, and (More)
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