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Steve Dorfman covers all variety of health and fitness topics, with an emphasis on those that affect Baby Boomers.

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ULTRAMARATHON MAN
 Frank McKinney doesn’t believe in setting limits — he believes in testing them. As a builder of oceanfront mansions. As a five-time best-selling author (with a sixth book being released today). And as a seven-time finisher of the world’s most challenging ultramarathon: the Badwater 135 in Death Valley, California. &ldquo...

Posted: 5 days ago

Frank McKinney doesn’t believe in setting limits — he believes in testing them. As a builder of oceanfront mansions. As a five-time best-selling author (with a sixth book being released today). And as a seven-time finisher of the world’s most challenging ultramarathon: the Badwater 135 in Death Valley, California. &ldquo...
New approaches bring hope to addicts
 Palm Beach County being the epicenter of the state’s ongoing heroin and opioid crisis is well-documented. However, September’s National Recovery Month brings a modicum of encouraging news: County officials project a year-to-year decrease in opioid overdoses of nearly 40 percent in 2018. Such news is tempered, though, by the fact...

Posted: 13 days ago

Palm Beach County being the epicenter of the state’s ongoing heroin and opioid crisis is well-documented. However, September’s National Recovery Month brings a modicum of encouraging news: County officials project a year-to-year decrease in opioid overdoses of nearly 40 percent in 2018. Such news is tempered, though, by the fact...
#MilesForMollie unites all female runners
 In the two weeks since 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts was found murdered after having gone for a run in her rural hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa, the nation’s running community has come together in mourning — and solidarity. The hashtag #MilesForMollie was established in her honor — enabling fellow female...

Posted: 19 days ago

In the two weeks since 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts was found murdered after having gone for a run in her rural hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa, the nation’s running community has come together in mourning — and solidarity. The hashtag #MilesForMollie was established in her honor — enabling fellow female...
FAU study highlights how muscle mass and brain health are connected
 The brain-body connection is well-established: Maintaining the latter helps maximize function of the former. But the latest research out of Florida Atlantic University’s Comprehensive Center for Brain Health and Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine sheds new light on risk factors for decreased cognitive function and potential dementia...

Posted: 27 days ago

The brain-body connection is well-established: Maintaining the latter helps maximize function of the former. But the latest research out of Florida Atlantic University’s Comprehensive Center for Brain Health and Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine sheds new light on risk factors for decreased cognitive function and potential dementia...
The WHY behind SELF-WOUNDING
 Dysfunctional families. Alcoholism. Teenage rape and murder. These are all topics ripe for prestige television. But a major subplot of HBO’s “Sharp Objects” — which is based on “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn’s debut novel of the same name and airs its finale Sunday — is one rarely covered...

10:00 AM Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018

Dysfunctional families. Alcoholism. Teenage rape and murder. These are all topics ripe for prestige television. But a major subplot of HBO’s “Sharp Objects” — which is based on “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn’s debut novel of the same name and airs its finale Sunday — is one rarely covered...
Stars bring awareness to all moms’ postpartum challenges
 The U.S. Open Tennis Championships start in two weeks and — just like last year — nobody is picking former world No. 1 Serena Williams to be a finalist. Of course, there was good reason for that last year: She gave birth to her first child on Sept. 1 — during the tournament. Since December, Williams, 36, has attempted in...

5:23 PM Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships start in two weeks and — just like last year — nobody is picking former world No. 1 Serena Williams to be a finalist. Of course, there was good reason for that last year: She gave birth to her first child on Sept. 1 — during the tournament. Since December, Williams, 36, has attempted in...
Health news

4:00 AM Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Caregivers, seniors educational event Thursday: 5 to 7 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton Executive Meeting Center (4431 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens) and hosted by the senior living community YourLife of Palm Beach Gardens; dinner will be served and estate planning will be discussed; call 561-507-0960 to register. Ongoing support groups Regents...
Zero tolerance … for prostate cancer
 Adriana Somberg makes her living as a Realtor, property manager and wedding makeup artist. But the 53-year-old Jupiter resident considers her mission to spread awareness and advocacy about prostate cancer “my full-time job.” Such has been the case since 2014 — when Somberg’s husband of 29 years, Reed, lost his wrenching...

4:10 PM Monday, Aug. 06, 2018

Adriana Somberg makes her living as a Realtor, property manager and wedding makeup artist. But the 53-year-old Jupiter resident considers her mission to spread awareness and advocacy about prostate cancer “my full-time job.” Such has been the case since 2014 — when Somberg’s husband of 29 years, Reed, lost his wrenching...
Is relapse inevitable for addicts?
 Demi Lovato’s drug overdose last week was shocking — but not surprising. All the warning signs were there. Splitting earlier this year from her longtime manager Phil McIntyre. Doing likewise with her sobriety coach Mike Bayer. And last month releasing the haunting single “Sober” — in which the lyrics are a de...

10:00 AM Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2018

Demi Lovato’s drug overdose last week was shocking — but not surprising. All the warning signs were there. Splitting earlier this year from her longtime manager Phil McIntyre. Doing likewise with her sobriety coach Mike Bayer. And last month releasing the haunting single “Sober” — in which the lyrics are a de...
HEALTH NEWS

4:00 AM Monday, Jul. 30, 2018

Ongoing support groups Regents Park Boca Raton (6363 Verde Trail, Boca Raton) offers the following free weekly support groups: • Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m.: Co-dependency Anonymous 12-Step Program • Wednesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous • Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous &bull...
ESPYs put best, worst of sports on display
 Last week’s ESPYs ceremony showcased some of the best — and worst — the sports world has to offer. Among the best: honoring the three Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School coaches — Scott Beigel, Aaron Feis and Chris Hixon — who sacrificed their lives to shield their students during the Valentine’s Day mass...

4:01 PM Monday, Jul. 23, 2018

Last week’s ESPYs ceremony showcased some of the best — and worst — the sports world has to offer. Among the best: honoring the three Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School coaches — Scott Beigel, Aaron Feis and Chris Hixon — who sacrificed their lives to shield their students during the Valentine’s Day mass...