Physical activity is associated with longer life expectancy, even at relatively low levels of activity and regardless of body weight, according to a study led by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The study found that people who engaged in leisure-time physical activity had life expectancy gains of as much as 4.5 years.
Isabella Blackard's life began traumatically. When doctors removed her from her mother via cesarean section on Jan. 22, she was unresponsive and not breathing. Her mother, Cristin Blackard, had realized something was wrong when her water broke and it contained blood. She rushed to the emergency room in Klamath Falls where they found no heartbeat for the baby. Blackard was quickly in surgery. Once the… ... more