Staying Focused On Fitness

Keeping a fitness routine while traveling can be tough, but it all starts with a coordinated effort to pack all the necessary gear, such as running shoes, headphones and chargers for all your devices. Don’t Read More

Try Exercise to Improve Memory, Thinking

For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don’t be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cognitive Read More

Sitting Disease: The New Health Hazard

Sedentary behavior is the new norm as most jobs do not require active movement. Sitting in a car instead of walking, standing on the escalator instead of walking up the stairs, using an electric mixer Read More

Late Teen Years Are Key Period in Bone Growth

The late adolescent years are an important period for gaining bone mineral, even after a teenager attains his or her adult height. Scientists analyzing a racially diverse, multicenter sample from a large, federally funded national Read More

Get the Full Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has grown in popularity for a variety of reasons. Among them is its ability to reduce mental and physical stress, improve mood, and slow the aging process. However, some yogis feel that many students Read More

8 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Home

Yoga is tremendously popular now, and rightly so. It’s a safe, powerful exercise with many benefits that has been refined for thousands of years— the perfect antidote to the stress and hustle of modern life. Read More

Defeating Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a killer that doesn’t care about race, religious beliefs, or socio­economic status. Christine Horner, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon and the author of Waking the Warrior Goddess, says that once a woman Read More

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