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Busy people sometimes have a hard time finding the time to exercise. A long walk or scheduled soccer game may not fit into your schedule. Sneaking in exercise a few minutes at a time, three times a day can be a solution to those who want to be physically active but lead over-scheduled, full lives.
A simple intervention promoting cardiovascular risk assessment to children, brothers and sisters of patients with early ischemic heart disease can be a valuable tool for primary prevention.
Less sweet than refined sugar, rock sugar is simply crystallized raw sugar. Yet some claim this form of sugar has positive health benefits. There are other benefits of rock sugar as well.
Military veterans face numerous physical and mental conditions that may prompt them to file for disability. These men and women are suffering from war-time injuries and may not be able to work as a result. Soldiers often seek disability claims from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The gag reflex is an involuntary action. It is a contraction of the back of your throat to stop items from going down your throat. This is the body's defense mechanism to prevent us from choking. Some people have more sensitive gag reflexes than others; which can interfere with things such as brushi
What are the modifiable risk factors associated with the presence of prediabetes in men and women? Do they differ by gender?
This study examined various quality indicators associated with cardiovascular risk management in patients with coronary heart disease treated in primary care. Does practice size have an impact?
With these ideas for your school wellness committee, inspire your whole community to live well.
Guide review of the popular fitness DVD, Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred. Michaels is a celebrity trainer who helps contestants on NBC's The Biggest Loser drop pounds fast. Here she translates those intense sessions into a short workout you can do at home: the 30-Day Shred.
This study reports on new algorithms which have the potential to identify patients at high risk for developing chronic kidney disease.