Bowflex Barbie aims to touch the world through fitness

Dekel Quant started going to the gym at the age of 14 to accompany her father following her mother’s death from breast cancer. Today, the Bahamian is a fitness guru in her own right YouTube platform encouraging people across the Caribbean to take control of their health. Known as Bowflex Barbie, Quant says she just … Read more

Birth Weight Could Help Identify Children at Higher Risk of Psychological Issues

Summary: A child’s weight at birth could determine their risk of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder later in life. Researchers found for every kilogram below average birth weight, the more likely a child was to experience mental health problems through childhood and adolescence. Source: RCSI New research from RCSI University of Medicine and … Read more

Biden’s food-program funding binge will ensure anti-obesity programs fail

“Jackie, are you here? Where’s Jackie? I thought she was going to be here,” President Joe Biden pleaded Wednesday from the podium as he launched the White House Summit on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. He was looking for Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican congresswoman from Indiana who died last month in a car wreck. The … Read more

meta: Hurricane Ian latest update: Tropical storm regains strength as category one hurricane as it nears South Carolina

Hurricane Ian: Waves flood roads in Key West as storm strengthens to category 4 After spending most of Thursday as a tropical storm, Ian was upgraded to a hurricane again as it takes aim at the South Carolina coastline. The National Hurricane Center stated in its 5pm ET update that Hurricane Ian was “taking aim … Read more

Can Luka Doncic do it again?

After a decade of poor drafting and failed free agency plans, the Mavs finally won their first playoff series since 2011, including a demoralizing upset against the one-seeded Suns. Luka Doncic will look to carry the momentum from their trip to the Conference Finals into this season in hopes of bringing title number two to … Read more

Second Chance to Make First Pro Impression

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — OK, so it’s a round about kind of warped (maybe even a little dark) way to look at things, but Myreon Jones is certainly not the first college athlete to get a do-over of late on his senior season. Won’t be the last, either. The NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility … Read more