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Are apps apt?

posted: 05/25/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

It started with a Walkman.

Are apps apt?: Pro: Fitness bands provide motivation runner can't do without

posted: 05/25/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

I've spent the last year fully quantified. Every step I've taken, every run endured, every pound gained and lost, every calorie consumed has been tracked and logged and graphed.

Rogers' CPR app follows firefighters

posted: 05/25/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

When 911 dispatchers get a call that someone has collapsed and stopped breathing, they quickly notify first responders. In Rogers and hundreds of communities across the country, they also notify nearby citizens, via smartphone.

Wellness monitors make experts leery

posted: 05/25/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

A bodybuilder presses the iPhone's camera with a fingertip, and his heart rate and blood oxygen levels appear on the screen.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Ankle-foot brace needs special care

posted: 05/25/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

OPPORTUNITIES: Easter Seals race sets longer course with 8K

posted: 05/25/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

5Ks are a dime a dozen in Arkansas in the spring and summer. The Easter Seals Rock Run thinks so too, and so it offers runners the chance to set a record on an almost 5-mile course.

SLIM PICKINGS

posted: 05/25/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

WHAT: Zevia Zero Calorie Soda

Tylenol blunts emotions, study suggests

posted: 05/25/2015 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Recent research suggests the recommended-for-adults dose of the popular pain reliever acetaminophen (Tylenol) also blunts emotions, positive and negative.

MASTER CLASS: Pushup Hammer Curl works on core stability

posted: 05/25/2015 1:42 a.m. Discuss

As something fitness buffs strive for, core stabilization has gained an incredible amount of momentum over the past decade.

Chest presses plus disco can save life

posted: 05/25/2015 1:41 a.m. Discuss

A bystander needs only two things to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation and possibly save a life: a willingness to press hard on someone's chest and familiarity with the Bee Gees' disco hit "Stayin' Alive."

Why the blue in your carpet doesn't match the wall paint

posted: 05/25/2015 1:40 a.m. Discuss

Q: I heard that people can't look at a color in one room and then pick it out of a set of similar colors in the next room. But there are people with perfect pitch, so are there people with "perfect hue"?

Helpful Hints

posted: 05/25/2015 1:40 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Here is this week's Sound Off, about baby food jars:

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 05/25/2015 1:40 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Your generosity will attract stellar luck. When you invest in loved ones, you bring good fortune to all. In July, honor the traditions of your region and community and money follows.

On Christianity

posted: 05/25/2015 1:39 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: My boyfriend and I are beginning to get serious, but he doesn't want anything to do with God. He even gets angry if I suggest we go to church together. My faith is important to me. Do you think he'll come around if we get married?

Super Quiz: Gone at 27

posted: 05/25/2015 1:39 a.m. Discuss

1. The lead singer of The Doors

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