Say Goodbye to Low-Back Pain

Try these five stretches to get your life back. You’re not sure what you did, but your back is killing you. Could it be from working in the garden, a twist in your tennis match, or just old age? All you know is it’s now painful to sit or stand for long, it even hurts…

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Your Default Diet

Make healthy eating your go-to at every meal Ever find yourself envying the people who always seem to be eating healthy? You go out for lunch with them and what do they order? A salad, a low-calorie entree, and water—every time. And there you are with your hamburger loaded with bacon, cheese, and mayonnaise; French…

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How to help a child with ADHD succeed at school

Any parent of a child with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) knows the struggle is real. Listening, sitting still, following rules, and concentrating on schoolwork are no easy tasks for a child with ADHD, making it difficult to succeed. The problem isn’t a lack of desire but a neurological imbalance…

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Prediabetes: Time to Find Out if You Have It

                                Could you have prediabetes? It may be more likely than you realize. Approximately 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and more than 74 million are unaware that they have it. Prediabetes is an indicator of long term insulin resistance and…

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The dangers of sleep apnea may surprise you

The dangers of sleep apnea may surprise you. You may not even know you have the disorder. Actually, it’s often someone else sleeping nearby who hears the snoring and gasping for breath that encourages you to be evaluated for sleep apnea. While many people think the main problem with sleep apnea is annoyingly loud snoring,…

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Here’s what you need to know about plyometrics

Not intended for beginners, plyometric exercises are designed for seasoned athletes who want to improve their performance. Play tennis and want to pivot from side to side faster? Play football and want higher, faster explosive movements? Or play volleyball and want to jump higher? Then you can benefit from plyometric activities. Called “plyo” for short,…

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Not-So-Appetizing Appetizers

Looking to start your meal with an appetizer? Don’t order these. You’re out to eat and are so hungry you can’t wait until the food arrives so you order an appetizer to hold you over. Or maybe you’re entertaining dinner guests at your house and want to offer an appetizer while the meat’s grilling. Just…

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Anxious Kids

Don’t ignore childhood anxiety. Get treatment early so your kid can be a kid. Maybe they’re scared of being separated from their mom, fearful of the dark, or worried about their performance in school. While some childhood fears and anxieties are normal and short-lived, others become persistent, cause great distress, and interfere with quality of…

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Meatless Meals and Your Health

Research indicates that eating more fruits and vegetables is beneficial to your health. The Pritikin Longevity Center and Dr. Dean Ornish have clear data that a 10%-calories-from-fat diet does indeed reduce cardiovascular events and in some cases can reverse atherosclerosis. In his Cornell-China study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell has found lower rates of heart disease,…

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Seven Habits of Healthy People

Want to stay out of the doctor’s office? Adopt these habits. How is it that some people seem to avoid sickness while you and your family are in and out of the doctor every other week? Is there something you don’t know? When generally healthy people are compared to those who get sick more often,…

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