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Flotation tanks create total sensory deprivation for mentaland physical benefitsFor thousands of years, the Dead Sea has attracted visitors in search of healing properties that... more

Mar 2, 2016 6:03 PM Community

Spring is known as a time for rejuvenation and rebirth. Spring tonic recipes traditionally utilize the early greens and plants to help cleanse the body, restoring fresh vitamins following [...] more

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To help control mosquitoes, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer, according to a press release. Spraying occurs at 3 - 6 a.m.The schedule for Aug. 8-29... more

Aug 8, 2013 3:28 PM Community

To help control mosquitoes, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer, according to a press release. Spraying occurs at 3 - 6 a.m.The schedule for Aug. 8-29... more

Aug 8, 2013 1:56 PM Arts & Culture

With the help of actors, this UK medical program helps future doctors learn to interact with patientsAn actor portraying an illness is commonplace on television... more

Feb 1, 2013 5:07 PM Community

A collection of fitness-oriented businesses find critical mass in National Avenue areaWhile we see more Kentuckians walking, running and generally exercising,... more

Feb 1, 2013 4:56 PM Community

Lexington Healing Arts Academy program is training the next generation of personal trainersShane Burry said worry about getting in trouble for helping friends... more

Feb 1, 2013 4:37 PM Community

Lexington Healing Arts Academy program is training the next generation of personal trainersShane Burry said worry about getting in trouble for helping friends... more

Jan 31, 2013 2:47 PM Arts & Culture

To the untrained eye, CrossFit 859 – a new gym in Brannon Crossing – looks more like a little kid’s playhouse than a hub for some major blood, sweat and tears.I have heard a lot about CrossFit over the years. I’ve encountered... more

Dec 21, 2012 3:18 PM Arts & Culture

Leigh Ann Mims, of BarreAmped. PHOTO BY EMILY MOSELEYWhile we see more Kentuckians walking, running and generally exercising, statistics show, unfortunately, that... more

Dec 6, 2012 7:59 PM Business

The newly formed health-care giant will tackle Kentucky’s worst health problemsThe state’s new health-care giant, KentuckyOne Health, has announced it will invest an additional $30 million in its Heart and... more

Nov 8, 2012 7:35 PM Business

Got your attention, didn’t I? Here’s how you do it: stand up really straight, pull your shoulders back and suck your gut in. That’s it. No, you didn’t actually lose 10 pounds, but you look like you did.Unfortunately, this... more

Nov 2, 2012 2:53 PM Community

Central Kentucky’s rolling bluegrass and iconic plank fences are synonymous with the Thoroughbred industry. Enter Lexington from almost any route, and you are greeted by the beautiful landscape and horses grazing within pristine fields.But... more

Oct 10, 2012 8:03 PM Business

So, you work out on a regular basis. You do this to lose and maintain your weight, stay or get healthy, and try to stay a couple steps ahead of “father time.”Although not in your top three, you also think that working out... more

Oct 4, 2012 7:57 PM Community

Recent studies shed light on growing practicesI’m sure many of you have read about the recently released Stanford University study that (in a nutshell) found that organically grown food is not inherently healthier... more

Oct 4, 2012 7:22 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington, Ky. - The restaurant industry has changed substantially in recent years with more nutritious offerings, fresh alternatives and the evolution of the fast-casual segment. More recently, several cities and counties... more

Jul 31, 2012 2:19 PM Business

Meredith Clark’s day begins around 4:30 every morning before the mother of three wakes up her family and gets started on a busy schedule. By 5 or 5:30 a.m. she is getting in her workout — either teaching group exercise classes at... more

Jul 5, 2012 3:06 PM Arts & Culture

There is not yet a computerized substitute for working out and eating right –– if you want to be fit and healthy, you still have to do it yourself. However, there is an abundance of computer and smart phone technology that can help... more

May 3, 2012 8:57 PM Community

I have to admit, I never tried barefoot running with the minimalist “five-finger” shoes. I don’t like the way they look, I don’t like things separating my toes (too many pinky toe breaks over the years), and just the thought... more

May 3, 2012 4:28 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington, KY - I hear a lot of people raving about quinoa. It’s gluten free. It’s a complete protein source. It’s low-fat. Health fanatics, particularly vegetarians and vegans, love this grain-like crop. It sounded like soy or... more

Apr 14, 2012 4:37 PM Community