Looking for a little extra happiness? Move. No, we’re not talking about packing your house into a U-Haul and heading for the coast. All you really need to do is get out of your chair and take a stroll around the office.
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We should all be familiar by now with the government’s official Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which recommend that for substantial health benefits, adults should get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (or at least 75 m
This year was going to be different, wasn’t it? You were going to hit the gym four days a week. You were going to prepare your own balanced, healthy lunch and dinner every day. You even bought an organizer to map out your life and keep all your big
As expected, the arrival of the new year has brought with it a rush of stories on new diet resolutions — along with some serious misinformation about how effective they might be. The “hot new trend” according to many of these stories is the ket
It’s February, so it’s time once again to start thinking about hearts — and we don’t mean making dinner reservations for Valentine’s Day.
February is federally designated as American Heart Month, intended as a reminder of the real heartb
By the time you read this, let’s hope that the intense 2017-2018 flu season is on the way out or gone entirely. As we write these words in mid-January, though, things still don’t look good. This season’s flu is more widespread than any of the l
A new Show Me The Evidence article over on Vox is providing us with an interesting review of the changing conventional wisdom when it comes to treating back pain. At over 5,000 words, it’s going to be TL;DR for most people, so we thought we’d giv
You’ve probably heard of RICE — not the food, but the acronym for a common treatment protocol: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. If you’ve ever had an athletic injury or even just sore muscles, someone has probably given you that advice.
A major assumption about knee osteoarthritis is being challenged by the results of a new study.
Medical professionals have long suspected that high numbers of osteoarthritis cases could be blamed on two factors that lead to increased wear and tear o