Awake on the Table

The doctor ordered a “push” on my sedative, and I succumbed to the sweet blackness. But then something went wrong, and I was awake too soon, flailing and crying, the medical team scrambling to maneuver the tube that had been placed down my throat in what should have been a straightforward gastroscopy. I put up…

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5 Places: 5 Places to Visit in Ketchum, Idaho

Image Big mountain skier Alexis “Lexi” du PontCreditJon Mancuso Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of south-central Idaho lies Ketchum, an outdoors-obsessed city and home to America’s first destination ski resort, Sun Valley. At 9,150 feet, Bald Mountain, called Baldy, presides over Ketchum with 12 lifts, 105 trails, a sophisticated snow-making operation and impeccably groomed runs.…

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Athletes can rest easy: Extreme exercise does not raise heart disease risk or mortality

VIDEO: Experts from UT Southwestern have found that, contrary to early concerns, endurance exercise has many positive effects on heart health. view more  DALLAS – Jan. 30, 2019 – Exercise is often cited as the best preventive medicine, but how much is too much for the hearts of middle-aged athletes? Watch video: Running to extremes: High-endurance…

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