Oh, you thought you were getting rid of me so quickly? I'm still alive and kicking and will make every effort to do a monthly column for my fr…

"There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin." This is one of my favorite qu…

In honor of the Southeast District Tennessee Senior Olympics being held this week, I thought we would discuss some of the health benefits of e…

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The number of overweight people in the United States, including children, has increased more than 30 percent in the last 30 years, and activit…

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I have a running joke with Greg Moses about how he has fallen in love and gotten off his diet kick. (Actually, do you know the difference betw…

A few months ago, I listed in this column the benefits of my newfound passion of cycling. About two months ago, I found out the new Eureka Tra…

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Our health and well-being can be greatly influenced by complex social factors such as where we live, and the strength of our families and comm…

All this week, poor Greg has suffered through what he claims is a severe cold. To most, it is probably just a case of the sniffles. Not to Geg…

Unless you live under a rock (no offense Greg Moses), chances are it wouldn't be difficult for you to find someone - including yourself - sayi…

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Recent research suggests that the more muscle mass older Americans have, the less likely they are to die prematurely. The findings add to the …

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As the festive season beckons, it's easy to lose sight of the health goals that you've been trying to achieve all year. Rich food, plentiful b…

I've heard all the talk about cell phones being the downfall of today's youth. Yes, I have two teenagers who text often. However, what constit…

Cyclists are a diverse group. Some of us ride fat tires down rocky trails, some of us ride road bikes up burly hills, some of us ride for spor…

My long history of knee issues has been well chronicled in this column in the past. In fact, until about a year ago, my left knee was fused (f…

The United States may not be the country with the most people, but we make up for it in girth. We are the top country in the world in terms of…

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Greg Moses approached me last week and asked, "Can you write Lee's Healthy Living column while he's out on vacation?"

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Henry David Thoreau once said, "Water is the only drink for a wise man." In contrast, W.C. Fields said, "I never drink water; that is the stuf…

You may want to stand up while you read this. Go ahead, stand up if you're able. You can thank me later. You too, Greg Moses - you need to sta…

As many of you know, we have gone through a major "reinvention" at the Athens-McMinn Family YMCA. Any time you make these types of changes, yo…

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