MSO PRThe Who announced in a press release that the Los Angeles band Vintage Trouble will open the first part of their first North American tour in four years that begins November 1 in Sunrise, Florida. The tour will feature songs from The Who's 1973 double album Quadrophenia as well as other classics. read more ≫
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Fitocracy(NEW YORK) -- Need to sculpt your abs, drop a few pounds or run a marathon? There's an app for that.
On iTunes alone, there are more than 1,500 fitness software applications or "apps" from which to choose. In 2011, nearly 10 percent of cell phone users downloaded at least one of them to help track or manage their health, according to a 2011 Pew Research Center Internet survey. read more ≫
Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Obese kids, even as early as age six, can start showing changes to their heart muscles that could lead to problems later, a new review of previously published studies shows. And some obese kids had elevated blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar at age five. read more ≫
Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As the population ages, particularly those in the Baby Boom generation, people are deciding they want to stay more active and one option is to replace cranky, painful knees worn out from years of use.
While no one can fault older Americans the desire to stay on their feet, these knee replacement surgeries are coming at a cost since in the past 20 years, the number of operations among Medicare enrollees has doubled. read more ≫
Richard E. Aaron/RedfernsGuitarist Nokie Edwards of The Ventures is in a hospital in Sendai, Japan recovering from congestive heart failure. According to a message from his wife Judy Edwards on the band's official website, he is resting well. Edwards was admitted to the hospital a week ago, and Judy says the rumors that he suffered a heart attack are not true. Edwards uses a pacemaker, and she adds that with the proper treatment he will be fine. read more ≫