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7 health and fitness gift ideas

Fitness fanatics and exercise rookies alike will get a kick out of these goodies. And with 2017 fast approaching, now’s the time to give your friends and family a little pre-emptive nudge in the right direction, because “get in shape” has to be one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions.

Health News

Preventing arguments with teens

Q: In last week’s column, you advised parents not to argue with teenagers. That’s fine and dandy advice, John, but you failed to tell your readers how to stay out of or end these arguments. For example, my strong-willed, stubborn, argumentative 14-year-old daughter wants to argue with me about nearly every decision I make, every “No,” every rule, every instruction. I am going slowly insane. How do I make her stop?

Business

Legislature may curtail municipal retiree health benefits

A push to curtail health care benefits for current and future municipal retirees in Michigan is setting off a fight between Republicans and local governments who say billions in debt can no longer be ignored and Democrats, police and other public workers who contend it would cheat people out of their coverage.

Business

Legislature may curtail municipal retiree health benefits

A push to curtail health care benefits for current and future municipal retirees in Michigan is setting off a fight between Republicans and local governments who say billions in debt can no longer be ignored and Democrats, police and other public workers who contend it would cheat people out of their coverage.

Videos

Rev. John Foulkrod of Palmetto Presbyterian Church wants to help people with holiday blues

Rev. Foulkrod is offering a free seminar at the church on Dec. 10 called, "Surviving the Holidays."
Richard Dymond Bradenton Herald
Rev. John Foulkrod of Palmetto Presbyterian Church wants to help people with holiday blues 2:08

Rev. John Foulkrod of Palmetto Presbyterian Church wants to help people with holiday blues

Musician Maurice Myers makes thank you video for Lakewood Ranch doctor who repaired his thumb 3:43

Musician Maurice Myers makes thank you video for Lakewood Ranch doctor who repaired his thumb

Health tips for the new president that are good for you, too 0:37

Health tips for the new president that are good for you, too

Human trials begin for Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine 2:18

Human trials begin for Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine