Distinctly Catholic: We, of course, are former smokers. I began smoking as a freshman in college and, later, it was not uncommon to smoke two packs a day.
Pope Francis encouraged greater attention to those whose health is affected by environmental degradation and pollution. Francis meets many sick people who have rare diseases doctors can't explain.
Volunteers and staff at the Sister Maura Brannick CSC Health Center are hoping that this winter won't be as vicious as last year's.
Even in your 50s, 60s and beyond -- even if you are seriously overweight, have already developed high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes; even if you've indulged in a steady diet of bad habits or have never set foot in a gym or walked farther than where you parked your car, it's not too late.
With regular exercise, such as dancing, swimming or hitting the gym, you can still become stronger, healthier and more energetic while slowing the effects of aging.
Just Catholic: There are 900 million hungry people in this world. There is also an overabundance of obesity. Think about that when you fill up your plate.