Scottsdale, Arizona - Chances are you don't live to exercise. For many people, exercise is a way to maintain or improve their quality of life. And that's the focus of functional fitness.

Imperial, California - I hope 2017 can be a good year for you. Whatever you can do to assist with the success of your year will be very helpful. A local businessman remarked recently, "The harder I work, the luckier I get." All of us are recipients of some bad luck throughout life. Often some of our bad luck is because of people we are associated with in our lives. What other people do greatly impacts us. A spouse, a parent, a child or work associate all affect us for good or bad. It's good for us when people we are close to are successful and not so great when they mess up.  However, the bottom line is that we must all individually take ownership of our lives.

Rochester, Minnesota - Give this chicken recipe a try over the holidays! Almonds add crunch and nutrition to your same old chicken/Possible addition to salads for lunch/dinner. Learn how to make a savory, crunchy almond crust for boneless, skinless chicken breasts.

Scottsdale, Arizona - It's common to gain weight after you stop smoking, especially during the first several months - but it isn't inevitable.

Washington, DC - The search for thoughtful and meaningful gifts just got a whole lot easier. Send a gift in honor of someone you love through the Red Cross and bring hope to those who need it most.

West Lafayette, Indiana - The INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering brings an educational aspect to the holiday season with its third annual Engineering Gift Guide.