Colby Adams, an environmental health expert with the Idaho Division of Public Health, discusses the health benefits -- or lack thereof -- of wearing masks over the mouth and nose to filter wildfire smoke.
Do face masks really protect you from smoky air?
She started training to lose weight and get fit, but then later finished a triathlon
What Is A Concussion?
Most masks won't protect against wildfire smoke, Boise pulmonologist says
Single-leg strength exercise keeps your body balanced
High intensity interval training: Effective and fast
Watch: After being bitten by a tick, this Oregon toddler couldn't stand
The novelty of goat yoga has arrived in Idaho
Before seasonal allergies really kick in, make sure you're prepared
Boise State researcher studying benefits shadow boxing may have on Parkinson's
Sarah Crowder of Meridian has trained with Jason Wanlass the past four years with the goal of losing weight and getting fit. On Aug. 12, she competed in a local sprint distance triathlon and finished under the time she set for herself.
Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to "a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability" each year, according to the CDC. In 2010, 2.5 million TBIs occurred either as an isolated injury or along with other injuries.
HIIT, or high-intensity interval training isn’t new, but it’s all the rage. And for good reason: It works. Jason Wanlass from Champion Fitness Training demonstrates four exercises in three circuits. Work for 20 seconds, rest for 20 seconds, repeat twice.
Three-year-old Evelyn Lewis was unable to stand in mid-May, but her parents couldn't figure out why. After a trip to the doctor's office turned up a tick in the toddler's hair and a diagnosis of tick paralysis, her symptoms disappeared.
The internet has been abuzz lately with cute videos of goats wandering through yoga classes. It seemed like a perfect fit for yoga teacher and goat owner Emily Nielsen. Here's how the practice has fared at her Boise studio.
Springtime brings sunshine and warm breezes – but also misery for millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Lily Pien, M.D., explains how being prepared can put you on the road to relief.
Pennie Seibert, PhD, a research scientist with Saint Alphonsus Health System and Boise State University, is studying the affect simple, non-contact boxing exercises have on Parkinson's Disease patients.
Jason Wanlass, of Champion Fitness Training, leads you through four exercises for a healthy core, which includes resisting twisting and bending sideways against unbalanced weight. It's fun! Try the landmine rainbows, farmer walk, pallof press and bird dog.
Hawaii is America's healthiest state, Californians keep their smoking to a minimum and Kansas saw the largest increase in obesity in the 2016 America's Health Rankings Report from The United Health Foundation.
The invisible, odorless gas claims about 500 lives each year. Symptoms may include headache, dizziness, vomiting, chest pain and confusion. If you or someone you're with develops signs or symptoms, leave the area and get fresh air immediately.
This time of year, the songs of the season are everywhere: at the mall, in elevators, on TV and in the earbuds of many personal audio devices. Why is holiday music so beloved? Mayo Clinic experts say music can benefit your health physically and emotionally.