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Find Room for More Fiber

One may argue that one of the biggest health problems in America may have a relatively simple fix. The problem is fiber intake; the solution is to eat more of it. Dietary fiber serves several functions. It’s well known that it plays an essential role in good digestion by softening and providing bulk to stool ...click here to read more

Fall Prevention Techniques

If you’re 65 or older, you’re at risk for a potentially serious fall. People in this age cohort suffer a fall every second in the United States, and it’s their number one cause of injury-related death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 20 percent of falls in adults tend to ...click here to read more

Stay Safe on the Slopes This Season

Many parts of the country are getting some snow, and while the general population may be fretting and planning to stay in, skiers and snowboarders are looking to hit the slopes. Although it’s enticing, you don’t really want to jump right off the chair lift and onto the slopes. Like any physical activity, skiing and ...click here to read more

The Importance of Muscle Strength with Age

As people get older, their muscle mass shrinks and strength and power go down. This can result in reduced mobility and a higher risk of injury. The process also starts earlier than you might think. But you can slow it down with strength training. Age-related muscle mass is medically known as sarcopenia, comparable to osteopenia ...click here to read more

10 Minutes of Aerobic Exercise with Exposure Therapy Reduces PTSD Symptoms: Study

New research led by UNSW Sydney psychologists suggests that exposure therapy and aerobic exercise may help reduce post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. It is common for people with PTSD to be encouraged to try exposure therapy, but up to half of the patients don’t respond to it. This lack of response from patients to exposure ...click here to read more