October 1, 2015
Exercise Away Your Back Pain
Source: University of California, Berkeley If you suffer from chronic low back pain, you may think that rest is the best remedy. But for most people with back pain, being active is far better. Exercise can help reduce back pain and, perhaps more important, prevent recurrences—at least as well as other conservative treatments. The question […]
September 29, 2015
Better sleep, naturally
Source: Harvard University The world looks very different at 3 a.m. when you’re lying in bed staring at the ceiling or the clock. “How will I make it through tomorrow without any sleep?” you worry. If you regularly can’t get to sleep — or stay asleep — and it’s affecting you during the day, then […]
September 24, 2015
Play sports? Protect your mouth
Sources: MedlinePlus, U.S. National Library of Medicine & Academy of General Dentistry Three million teeth/year get knocked out in sporting events View Full Article
September 22, 2015
5 Walking Strategies for Fitness Success
Source: Arthritis Foundation It’s not easy to keep walking, day in and day out. To improve your chances of success, try these five walking strategies. View Full Article
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