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Health, Wellness & Sports

Iconic athlete to visit SDSU

Former Olympian Tommy Smith will discuss the crossroads between sports and an athlete’s accountability during the kickoff event for Black History Month at San Diego State University.

Co-pay rising: How to save on prescription meds

Times are tough, but fortunately there are a number of ways to cut costs on prescription drugs, including accessing programs aimed at offering those in need free or reduced cost prescriptions.

McKinnon: Sleepless in San Diego

Defined as an inability to fall asleep or stay asleep, insomnia can also mean waking earlier than desired and is often accompanied with fatigue throughout the day.

Fast start fitness for men over 40

Give me a break, if you think you can be super diligent during the work week, only to drink and eat out all weekend and expect to have a six pack, it doesn’t work that way. You can still look like you are 20 with your clothes off, but it comes with hard work.

Gaydar in the age of the internet

Many people use websites as a supplement to their relational development, and online dating sites are of special significance to many gay males and lesbians in the initial stages of the coming out process.

Hot yoga poses unique obstacles, challenges

I popped into the first class I could and learned an important lesson - you should never, ever drink alcohol the night before a yoga class. Hot, strenuous yoga and alcohol do not mix. I do not recommend it.

How to stop smoking- naturally

Another New Year has passed, and thousands are making the resolution, for the first or fiftieth time, to quit smoking.

Taking it off

Last month SDGLN Editor Margie M. Palmer officially put herself in the hands of fitness & nutrition columnists Dave Zappasodi and Craig Morgan. Although they've banned her from eating Italian food, the results of this experiment have been impressive enough that she's just about forgiven them.

Burn calories for weight loss: your DNA

If you are worried about your weight, or even just concerned about your body mass index (BMI), you are certainly not alone. Recent surveys have shown more than 70% of Americans are struggling with their weight.